ENG 1D: Short Fiction

After reading an incredible short story, we will experiment with a form of writing called flash fiction. Though flash fiction has a  few variations, we will work with the premise that the story can be no longer than 55 words. I know this can be a real challenge; of course, this is why I am making you try it.…

CHY 4Y: Exam review 2015-2016

. FORMAT: A: Multiple Choice B: Short answer/definitions C: Apply the School (You cannot choose the same era for this question in section D) D: Essay (You cannot choose the same era for this question in section C) SCHOOLS The Great Man Theory Hegelian Dialectic Marxist Theory Great Forces Radical School Renaissance Early Maps Machiavelli…

CHY 4U: Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is

Remember the video we watched yesterday? The one about changing paradigms in education?  I can’t really follow that video with a lesson that is driven exclusively through a factory model, can I? On the other hand, we have a test next week, and I want you to feel prepared for it. Tests, as we know,…

CHY 4U: Cold War Theories

Today, you will be examining theories and how they relate to specific Cold-War topics. Each group will examine how one theory applies to a specific issue/event. Afterwards, each group will share its findings with the class through the method of the group’s choice (I am hoping for interpretive dance). Groups: Mutually Assured Destruction and how it relates to…

ENG 1D: a Day of Innovation

Our schedule will somewhat busy today; let’s see you at your best, ladies and gentlemen. For the first 25 minutes or so, we will create a project called a Sway. We are doing this for several reasons: we want to give Ms. Zammit an opportunity to show off these fancy labs to our visitors we…

ENG 1D: Juxtaposition

Today, you will watch Act III, scenes ii to iv. Here is a brief breakdown of what you will see: In scene ii, Juliet will learn of Tylbalt’s murder (at Romeo’s hand!) In scene iii, Romeo (who is staying with Friar Lawrence) will be visited by the Nurse.  Before her visit, however, he will learn…