We will be finishing up Taming of the Shrew.
FINAL DAY TO TURN IN ANY WORK FOR Q4.
NEXT WEEK IS DEAD WEEK. NO LATE/MISSING WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Hip Hop & Shakespeare - TEDTalk & written discussion
Finish Act I, sc. i, of Taming
Watched Act I of Zeffirelli's Taming with Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.
Music Assembly Schedule
Living Iambic Pentameter Activity
Tossing Lines Activity
Began reading Act I, sc. i, from Taming
Multnomah Country Librarian visited our class to discuss their summer reading program, discuss volunteer opportunities, and teen council work.
Finished watching Shakespeare Uncovered from yesterday.
Learned some commonly used Shakespearean terms and played around with Shakespearean insults.
VOCABULARY UNIT #16 was given out. This is our final unit for the year. Work is due Friday, May 25.
SBAC - Some who needed to finish state testing were able to finish today.
SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED - The Taming of the Shrew; narrated by Morgan Freeman. Discusses and analyses the play with clips and commentary from actors who have played the title roles (including Freeman in 1990). This film will be our introduction to the play.
MAY 14-18 (and possibly May 21) WE ARE TESTING (SBAC).
STUDENTS WHO ARE OPTED OUT OR FINISH THE TEST PRIOR TO FRIDAY, SHOULD HAVE WORK WITH THEM EVERY DAY - BOOKS TO READ, PAPERS/ESSAYS TO WORK ON, NEWSELA ARTICLES TO READ & QUIZZES TO TAKE.
BE SURE TO CHECK THE UPDATED Q4 CALENDAR - EITHER ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM OR ON GOOGLE CALENDAR. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE TO KNOW WHEN ITEMS ARE DUE.
JUNE 1 IS THE FINAL DAY TO TURN IN ANY WORK FOR Q4.
JUNE 4-8, IS DEAD WEEK. NO LATE OR MISSING WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED.
WASSON'S CLASSROOM LIBRARY CLOSES MAY 31. BRING ALL BOOKS BACK BEFORE THIS DATE, PLEASE. PLEASE REPLACE ANY LOST OR DAMAGED BOOKS BY THIS DATE AS WELL.
VOCABULARY UNIT #15 DUE FRIDAY, MAY 11
May 9 & May 10 - ARE THE FINAL TWO DAYS TO WORK ON BOOK IN A BOX PROJECT.
MAY 11 - BOOK IN BOX DUE
Ms. Wasson will not be checking or answering emails or phone calls while she is on the Ashland trip. If your child is on the trip and you need to reach them, please call the office for my cell number. She will return to work on Monday, May 14.
MORE OF WHAT WE DID ON MONDAY, MAY 7.
IF NOT ON ASHLAND TRIP, MAKE SURE YOU COMPLETE YOUR BOOK IN A BOX PROJECT BY THURSDAY NIGHT. WALK IN WITH BOX COMPLETED.
HAVE VOCABULARY #15 WITH YOU ON FRIDAY, MAY 11.
HAVE A BOOK TO READ ON FRIDAY, TOO.
MIDTERM MAY 8
BIG BOOK IN A BOX CHECK IN WAS CONDUCTED TODAY.
VOCABULARY UNIT #15 was given out today. IT'S DUE FRIDAY, MAY 11. For Ashland kids, it's due Monday, May 14.
MS. WASSON OUT MAY 9-11 - ON ASHLAND TRIP.
SECOND ROUND OF SBAC TESTING MAY 14-21.