Mrs.Byrd's English II Honors

January 20-23

Words of Wisdom...

"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."

-Charles Kuralt

Get your Winter Formal Tickets!

Spirit week next week

Winter Pep Rally on Friday, January 23

Winter Formal Dance on Saturday, January 24


  • 7pm-11pm @RHS
  • Tickets are $12 - sold at lunches

Weekly Agenda

Tuesday, January 20


https://www.blendspace.com/lessons/nPw6Sn97Uhxpsw/digital-citizenship


Wednesday, January 21

Quote:

"Bad things happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself"

- Walter Anderson


EQ:

How can I use background/historical information to better my understanding of the author's perspective?


Do Now:

Define - unreliable narrator and memoir

Explain how they might relate


Agenda:

- Introduction to "Reciprocal Teaching Notes"

- Oprah Interview


Thursday, January 22

Quote:

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”

- Leo Buscaglia


EQ:

How can I use background/historical information to better my understanding of the author's perspective?


Do Now:

Discussion Post


Agenda:

- Discuss 1/21 interview clips and "Reciprocal Teaching Notes"

- Read Excerpt from Dr. Miklos Nyiszli's Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account

- Complete the "Reciprocal Teaching Notes" as you read and review.


Remember to study your vocabulary!


Friday, January 23

Quote:

"To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing."

- Eva Young


EQ:

How can I use background/historical information to better my understanding of the author's perspective?


Do Now:

Discussion Post


Agenda:


Vocabulary Quiz

Work on Night Vocabulary and complete RTN

Send me pictures or I will find them!

I found more!