Today we read the introduction to the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and talked about it. Then we defended if we would rather be good, beautiful, or clever. See Captain for handouts.
We watched the rebooted Robocop and answered questions about humanity and the brain.
Today we discussed chapters 5-7 in groups of 3. Then we caught up on the questions.
We ended by going to the library to get a book for 4th term.
Book projects were due. Then we filled out a handout called "It's Not Me, It's You" where you wrote a letter to your dark side.
Today we talked about the chapter questions and many other topics. Such a great group and great discussion!
After presentations, we read chapter 1 of the book and answered questions about it.
After reading and presentations, we watched a video clip about Victorian rules.
After reading and presentations, we discussed the Freud article in groups and completed the back side questions.
After reading and presentations, we read and annotated part of an essay by Sigmund Freud.
After our first presentation, we watched a biography on Robert Louis Stevenson and took some notes that had us examine the dual nature of his life.
Today was dedicated to working on your presentations. We hand the laptops.
We listened to a podcast on how boredom is good for you.
We took notes using the 'what' style notes strategy.
Then we had time to work on out brain presentations.
Today we watched an episode of Brain Games on language.
Then we had time to research our brain topics with our partners.
Below are the instructions for the presentation.
This week, we watched the film version of the novel Frankenstein.
Then we talked about the paper requirements and annotated an article questioning Victor's masculinity.
We finished the book, the last questions handout, and had time to find support from the novel for our parenting styles paper.
Today we finished chapter 23 and then answered 21-23 chapter questions.
Then we read an article on anatomy and shared our findings.
We ended by looking over the book to find parent-child situations to go with your parenting paper.