Third Period Apocalypse - a prophetic revelation Inimical - unfriendly, hostile Vagary - an unpredictable action or notion; caprice Austere - harsh; severe; simple, unadorned Parochial - (lit. of the parish) restricted within the border of a parish; old-fashioned Demagogue - Leaders of people who use false claims to advance their own agenda, which is … Continue reading Vocabulary Words for 9/28
Making and flying a paper airplane in class won't impress me, but if you create an exact scale replica of an Airbus A380 and fly it in class, I'll call the company and make sure they give you a job. Watch: youtu.be/qiVv8YvftKE
We start our study of Edgar Allan Poe this week, and along with the master of terror and the father of the detective story comes some new vocabulary words. They're listed below and separated by class. Periods 1, 2, 4, and 5 Note: look up words 6 - 10 in the literature textbook glossary Vulnerable … Continue reading Vocabulary Words for 9/21
I'll use this page to put all things related to our study of Edgar Allan Poe (which starts this week), so keep checking back. For now, feel free to work ahead in our study of "The Tell-Tale Heart" (all periods). Additionally, third period will read "The Fall of the House of Usher" and write a … Continue reading Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” And Other Stories
Remember the double murder crime scene diagram we worked with in class? It was drawn by the investigators of the Robert Pruitt double homicide in Oxford, Mississippi in 2016. If you want to know more about it, you can read the incident report here and read the news coverage of the arrest here.