We talked about education and the educational system. We did this with a handout, in groups, and as a whole class.
Today we researched various parenting styles.
Then we picked 3 that we will research further.
We started creating an annotated bibliography for the 3 topics that we chose.
First day of term 2.
We started reading Frankenstein and taking notes.
We wrote a letter to our 11 year-old selves.
Then we watched videos about Gothic elements in literature.
We annotated and discussed an article about parenting mistakes.
We wrote a Romanticism style poem using stuff drawn from a hat.
Then we wrote contrasting paragraphs on what life would be like if the romantics had won the culture battle of the 1800's.
We learned about Romanticism and Romantic art.
We got an assignment to find a Romanticism poem or work of art. We will share them next time and state the Romantic elements of each.