The freshmen in English 9 are starting their poetry unit by heading to Hawaii - in our minds at least. Wing Tek Lum’s “Local Sensibilities” contrasts tourists’/outsiders’ views of Hawaii with . . .
“Beware the ides of March.” For those of you familiar with William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, you know that March 15 is the day that Julius Caesar was assassinated in the Roman Capitol by . . .
Freshmen Read To Kill a Mockingbird by Emily Schnelle During the month of March, freshmen read To Kill a Mockingbird - a classic novel written by Harper Lee. They began the unit by . . .
An Attitude of Gratitude Emily Schnelle On January 9 and 10, students in Mrs. Lynn Morfeld’s English classes wrote thank you notes. Students gave thanks to anyone who got them a gift . . .
The senior English class is finishing their literature unit over the medieval period. Throughout the unit, students focused on stories of King Arthur, traditional ballads, morality tales, and Geoffery Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales. . . .
On Thursday, September 12, the seniors finished reading the Anglo-Saxon legend Beowulf in English class. While reading of the great hero, the students took turns re-enacting scenes from the story. They will also be writing a . . .
Seniors in British Literature are starting the year off with the Anglo-Saxon period (449 -1066). This time period was characterized by warring clans, feasting in mead halls, stories of sea monsters and dragons, and the legendary hero . . .
The juniors in American Literature are reading selections from the very beginnings of our nation. At the end of August, they read a portion of the Iroquois Constitution. Students were partnered up to complete projects using the . . .