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MS Homework from January 16

1. MS Homework from December 16

1. Read Pilgrim's Progress, chapters 4-6. (If you have the print book, please read  page 37-51. Check out the link to find out how much of page 51 to read.) Answer the following questions in the literature section of your notebook.
1. Do you think it was wrong for Christian to try to get rid of his burden quickly and without danger? Why or why not? 2. How does going to church in Morality (believing that being moral can save you) "save us from the cross"? (the cross=danger) 3. List at least two verses that show us that the way to Jesus is not simple or easy. 4. Why can't Legality free us? 5. What does Good-will say about the "crooked and wide" ways on page 42? What does he say about the" straight and narrow" paths? 6. What does the parlor stand for? The dust? The water? 7. Who has the best wisdom, Passion or Patience? 8. Why is the man in despair (the cage)?
9. Where does Christian lose his burden?
10. What is a sepulchre (sepu…

MS Classwork for February 15

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1. Grammar Starter
the neighbors also came out to see him run; and, as he ran, some mocked, others threatened, and some cried after him to return; and, among those that did so, there were two that resolved to fetch him back by force.

2. Quick Quiz: On a lined sheet of paper, write sentences about the chapters read using the five words called out by the teacher. Spell the words correctly.

3. Check and review HW:
 1. What are three words Bunyan uses to describe Graceless's mood in the first chapter?
weep, tremble, lament, trouble, undone, burden, informed, distemper, sighs and tears, worse and worse, misery, solitary     2. What does Evangelist tell Graceless he must do?
Run! Flee from the wrath that is to come. Go towards the light, knock at the gate.     3. Did Graceless's wife believe him?
No     4. How did the townspeople treat Graceless as he began to leave?
mocked him and some chased after him     5. What did Graceless yell as he ran away?
Life, Life, Eternal Life     6. What do…

HS Classwork for January 15

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1. Grammar Starter--Correct and label clauses/phrases

but as I handed him the gun (ADV) almost sobbing with relief (PP) swede streaked past in her corduroy coat yelling ill get I'm ill get I'm and davy said aw let her chase the old bird down so I watched her go yellow hair bouncing behind her stocking cap (AB).

2. Review (and check) Old Man and the Sea HW.

3. Old Man and the Sea Test.

4. Review (and check) Sentence Composing HW.

5. Introduce Peace Like a River. 

A. Hand out Miracles Articles to pairs of students. Read together and answer these questions: (15 minutes)
1. Do you believe this actually happened?
2. Could this actually have happened?
3. Have you ever seen/heard of/been a part of an actual miracle?

B. Discuss answers as a class. 

C. Take NOTES:
Setting The Places: Roofing, Minnesota and the Badlands, North Dakota
The Time: predominantly the early 1960’ around 1962, but also 1951 to the present day Peace Like a River Character List

Reuben Land The eleven-year-old narrator who …

HS Lit Homework from January 15

HS Lit Homework from January 15
1. Read chapters 1-3 in Peace Like A River by Leif Enger.

2. Answer the following questions in the literature section of your notebook. For the vocabulary, copy the word and definition into your notebook and study.

Chapter 1 “Clay” What is the protagonist’s name? His brother’s name? His sister’s name? His father and mother’s names? As the novel begins—indeed, as the very life of this novel's narrator begins—a miracle happens. Describe it. How does it happen? Who accomplishes it?
Chapter 1 Vocabulary presume roweling—used in this case to mean “urging” or “rushing.” Ventricle smote miracle Nub
Chapter 2 “His Separate Shadow” Describe Dad’s third miracle. Where were they? What happened? Why was it miraculous?Why did Swede run from the goose? Why did she feel bad about it?How does Davy smell?What does Davy have that Reuben wants?What miracle does Dad do at the end of chapter 2?
Chapter 2 Vocabulary Homestead Veteran Safety Shinnied Adequate Desperado
Chapter 3 “Beauteous Ar…

HS Syllabus Semester #2

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MS Homework from January 9

MS Homework from December 9

1. Read Pilgrim's Progress, chapters 1-3. (If you have the print book, please read  pp29-37. Check out the link to find out how much to read.) Answer the following questions in the literature section of your notebook.
     1. What are three words Bunyan uses to describe Graceless's mood in the first chapter?
     2. What does Evangelist tell Graceless he must do?
     3. Did Graceless's wife believe him?
     4. How did the townspeople treat Graceless as he began to leave?
     5. What did Graceless yell as he ran away?
     6. What does "obstinate" mean?
     7. What does "pliable" mean?
     8. What does Worldly Wise say about Evangelist's way of getting rid of the burden?
     9. Are weariness, painfulness, hunger, perils, nakedness, sword, lions, dragons, darkness, and  death as terrible to Christian as his burden?
    10. How does Christian know about his burden?

2. In the grammar section of your notebook, copy each wo…

MS Classwork for January 9

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1.  (No grammar starter) Welcome Back! Talk about the holiday. Hand out Syllabus and go over--20 minutes

2. Explain Allegory: a representation of meaning beyond or in addition to the literal meaning of what has been depicted. For example: the Statue of Liberty is a statue that literally depicts a woman wearing a crown and carrying a torch; allegorically, the statue represents the concept of "liberty." (edsitement.neh.gov)
Show (out of order and choose which one represents which stage of life) The Voyage of Life by Thomas Cole from nga.gov:
Childhood
Youth
Manhood
Old Age
(15 minutes)

3. Intro to Pilgrim's Progress. Hand out John Bunyan article. Fill out the John Bunyan timeline as we read the article as a class.--30 minutes

4. Show PP map. Talk about the outline of the book. --10 minutes
Copy this quote on the top of your timeline:
"If you will go with us, you must go against wind and tide. You must own religion in his rags as well as his silver slippers; and stand by h…