Category: English 10

  • 70 Books read and so far in English 10

    The “tens” have been focused on “Decisions – Action or Apathy“. They have read over 70 books and published reviews at Mrs. Worobec’s STJ Library blog. They have library cards and had the opportunity to go to The Vermilion Public Library. They attended Lakeland College Performing Arts production of “Opening Night” written by Norm Foster […]

  • English 10: Final Essay 2008

    Choose one of the following: Write an essay based on literature you have studied in which the author examines Life Pressures. What idea(s) does the writer develop regarding Life Pressures? Write an essay based on literature you have studied in which the author examines Values. What idea(s) does the writer develop regarding Values? Write an […]

  • English 10: Choose Your Focus

    Write an essay based on literature you have studied in which the author examines Life Pressures. What idea(s) does the writer develop regarding Life Pressures? Write an essay based on literature you have studied in which the author examines Values. What idea(s) does the writer develop regarding Values? Write an essay based on literature you […]

  • English 10: Decisions–Action or Apathy

    We must constantly make decisions in daily life. Some decisions are simple choices while others affect people’s entire lives. Furthermore, every decision has consequences and often there is not a clear alternative. Decisions involve weighing alternatives and considering the consequences. This is an opportunity for students to examine values, beliefs, and pressures that surround decision […]

  • Stoics Reign on Caesar’s Parade

    Read the first scene of Julius Caesar(or here or here). Recall class discussions on the “Four Postulates.” Recall class discussion on Stoicism and Epicureanism. What is the Feast of Lupercal? Why would it have any appeal to an Epicurean? A Stoic? Are Marullus and Flavius more Epicurean or Stoic in their response to the citizens’ […]

  • Apathy versus Action(LOTF)

    Read, Lord of the Flies, by William Golding. Discuss the novel with the following focus: How and why must we act upon our knowledge, values, and abilities for the well-being of others? Related Questions: How can we justify a position or action? What moves us to action? What forces encourage apathy? How can we act […]

  • LOTF: Focus on Voice

    Consequences How do we live with the consequences of our decision making? Related Questions: What are the consequences of an important decision that you have made recently? What are informed decisions? What are uninformed decisions? What role does foresight play in our decision making? What are the advantages and disadvantages of hindsight? What is the […]

  • Examine early decisions in LOTF

    When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice. -William James Piggy, Ralph, and Jack make, or do not make, significant decisions in the first 3 chapters of Lord of the Flies. What are the common decisions they are learning to make? What are some of the […]

  • 3 Questions(English 10)

    What will be the next global catastrophe? What is the next step for human evolution? What future communication technology would amaze you?

  • How to Bake the Human Race?(English 10)

    Open a can of Manhattan Project. Stir in 3 parts Trinity. Add Einstein’s formula, but just a pinch. Mix thoroughly with a Bloom. Bake until done. Serve with a trackback.