Block 1: Excellent presentations today.  The quality of the montages met or exceeded my expectations!  Well done!  For homework, complete the chapter 12-16 worksheet and read chapters 17 + 18

Blocks 2 & 4: Presentations begin tomorrow.  Please be prepared.  Homework: read chapters 19+20.


Important dates:

  • the due date for the medical report has been changed to Tuesday, March 1st
  • synthesis essay is due on Tuesday, March 8th
  • in-class timed write on Pleasantville will occur early next week, once we have finished watching the film.

Synthesis Essay Topics:  Choose 1 of the following:

  1. What is Holden’s theme song?
  2. Compare The Catcher in the Rye with the movie Pleasantville.