Assignments Week of April 22, 2019EnglishSocial StudiesMonday, April 22 Day 2Class: Students will begin by submitting their poem #3 Specific Poetry B that was due the Friday before vacation. We will move on to begin the final section on Assignment 4 Free Verse Revised Examples
H.W: Work on your free verse - final poemMonday, April 22 Day 2Class: We will go over Summary of the Iliad, an Abridged adaptation of The Iliad, The Iliad Summary and finally An Animated Iliad Summary. Finally, here is a clip from the movie Troy of the battle between Hector and Achilles: Troy Achilles vs Hector Fight Scene Hopefully, after all these summaries, you will have a better grasp on why this ancient mythological story continues to endure in modern day.
H.W: Review all that we have learned today about The Iliad.Tuesday, April 23 Day 1Class: We will share out our poems and continue working on any that need some final tweaking.
H.W.: None, as long as you have submitted all your poem drafts for each assignment #1-4 from the past weeks.
Follow the packing recommendations for camp found on our website. Get a good night's sleep and think "Sunny Spring Weather!"
Tuesday, April 23 Day 1
Class: In our text, the words "honor" and "courage" are used to describe traits that were important to the ancient Greeks. Using only the information I have shared with you in class, use this information to answer the following question: In a well-developed paragraph explain the following: How does the epic poem "The Iliad" by Homer help to express the importance of the traits of honor and courage for ancient Greeks? Use specific evidence and/or quotes from either the abridged audio/text or video clips we watched in class to support your answer. Do not attempt to read actual portions of "The Iliad" yet, as that challenge awaits you in future years.
H.W.: Finish up your paragraph response and then get packing!! Homework cancelled.Wednesday, April 24 Day 2Class:H.W:
Grade 6 heads to Nature's Classroom Camp for the remainder of the week.Wednesday, April 24 Day 2Class:
H.W.: Grade 6 heads to Nature's Classroom Camp for the remainder of the week.Thursday, April 25 Day 1Class:
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H.W.:Friday, April 26 Day 2Class:
Friday, April 26 Day 2