Friday, November 16, 2012
(BLOCK SCHEDULE - Today is period 2 only and is a repeat of yesterday's periods 3 and 5)
Seminar Part 2: How far should governments (local, state, and federal) go to protect our health and safety?
Prezi Introduction to The Scarlet Letter
Read Chapter 1, "The Prison-Door," of The Scarlet Letter aloud
Supports for reading The Scarlet Letter:
Free audiobook podcast from iTunes
The Scarlet Letter: No Fear edition, which gives a "modern text" side-by-side with the original text
Vocabulary from chapters 1-12
Introduction to argument prompt
Argument FLTs and notes
HW: Read chapters 2, 3, 4 of The Scarlet Letter for Monday. Be prepared to discuss:
1) Personality traits and descriptions of the appearances of Hester Prynne, Roger Chillingworth, and Reverend Dimmesdale
2) What deal do Hester and Chillingworth agree to? What is each character's motivation for agreeing to this deal?