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WEEK 18a:  June 6-9th, 2011

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Time to say Goodbye

 

MEETING OF THE MINDS!!

    

and finish

Arcadia

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BRING YOUR BOOKS and old hand-outs BACK ASAP!  Remember especially to bring back the Poetry Packet, Frankenstein Packet, Beowulf Packets, Hamlet packets--all that Jazz!

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Oh Captain!  My Captain!

 

DATE In-Class plan Homework (due next day almost always):
MONDAY, June 6th       day 82

MEETING OF THE MINDS--day 1

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Today's Allusion:

Benedict Arnold

Today's FORGOTTEN ENGLISH

Words of the Day:

Click HERE for a copy of more fun FORGOTTEN ENGLISH  

Words of the Day!

Here's the Story of the Day:

Life Cycle

This is a special bike that's not very good at listening to excuses, so it takes you exactly where you really want to go & if you kick & scream it makes you pedal harder & go up steeper hills until you're too out of breath to complain & after awhile, if you're lucky, you start to see that it doesn't really matter if you laugh or cry, because it just wants to ride like the wind

 

 

  1. Group check-in:
  • Weekend highs and lows
  • shar
  1. I remember when slips . . .
  2. MEETING OF THE MINDS
  3. Arcadia

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. ALL BOOKS and OLD HAND-OUTS, PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

  1. Work on MEETING OF THE MINDS

  2. AP LIT FINAL CC #4 (20 TEST points)--must be typed. 
    You are required to turn in 2 copies of each of the two letters.  This FINAL CC is due next Wednesday, June 8th
    For a copy of it--WORD document click  HERE.  For a pdf. copy, click HERE.

  3. Bring an 8 1/2 x 11 envelope self-addressed and stamped for us to use to send your final journals, papers, etc. in the mail to you.  Make sure you put adequate postage on it!

  4. BOOKS and old hand-outs! Remember especially to bring back the packets, too.

  5. Click  HERE for the CLASS OF 2011 PHOTO GALLERY.

    Click the following website for the WEB ALBUM GALLERY:

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TUESDAY, June 7th  day 83

MEETING OF THE MINDS--day 2

      

Today's Allusion:

Delphic Oracle

Today's Quote of the Day:

"I wanted a perfect ending . . . Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end.  Life is about NOT knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next--DELICIOUS AMBIGUITY!"  -- Gilda Radner

Let Be!

Today's FORGOTTEN ENGLISH

Words of the Day:

Pomander

A ball, or other form, composed of or filled with perfumes, worn in the pocket or about the neck.

--Robert Nare’s Glossary of the Works of English Authors

knocking up

One of the curious ways of earning a livelihood in the manufacturing towns.  The “knocker  up” wakes the different hands of a mill who cannot wake themselves, so that they can get to their work in time, and not be fined for being too late.  The general pay of the knocker up is twopence a head, per week.  I remember once a witness, being asked what he was, answering, “A knocker up,” deeming it, eventually, as much a trade as a tailor or a banker.

--Edgerton Leigh’s Dialect of Cheshire, 1877

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Words of the Day!

locutorium This was a place in the monasteries where the monks [who otherwise maintained verbal silence] met and talked together among themselves, from whence we call such a place in our houses a parlour.  They had another room which they called locutorium forinsecum, where they might talk with lay-men.

--Thomas Blount’s Law Dictionary and Glossary, 1717

 

high-jinks  Formerly in Scotland, boisterous and hilarious merriment, in which the dice were thrown to determine the person on whom some ludicrous penalty should be imposed, or should be called upon to empty his cup of liquor.

--Reverend James Stormonth’s Dictionary of the English Language¸1884

An obsolete drinking game; drinking by lot.

--Alexander Warrack’s Scots Dialectic Dictionary, 1911

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Words of the Day!

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Group check-in:
  • share
  1. MEETING OF THE MINDS--day 2

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. ALL BOOKS and OLD HAND-OUTS, PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

  1. Fantastic Healthy Food FINALE! Bring LOTS of food!
  2. AP LIT FINAL CC #4 (20 TEST points)--must be typed. 
    You are required to turn in 2 copies of each of the two letters.  This FINAL CC is due next Wednesday, June 8th
    For a copy of it--WORD document click  HERE.  For a pdf. copy, click HERE.
  3. Bring an 8 1/2 x 11 envelope self-addressed and stamped for us to use to send your final journals, papers, etc. in the mail to you.  Make sure you put adequate postage on it!

  4. BOOKS and old hand-outs! Remember especially to bring back the packets, too!

  5. Click  HERE for the CLASS OF 2011 PHOTO GALLERY.

    Click the following website for the WEB ALBUM GALLERY:

    https://picasaweb.google.com/103391408735368780157/2011APLitClassPix?authkey=Gv1sRgCIre876Uxtrs2wE#

     

 

Wally and her student Conn AP English --1977

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, June 8th         day 84

MEETING OF THE MINDS--day 3

ENJOY!

YOU DID IT!

MEETING OF THE MINDS

MEETING OF THE MINDS--day 2: Prideful Prayer

Hamlet & Frankenstein

  

    

Here's the Story of the Day:

Packets of Light

These are little packets of light & you need to plant them early in the year & remember to mark where they were because lots of times they look like weeds in the beginning & it's not until later that you see how beautiful they really are.

FINAL QUOTE OF THE DAY:

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small doesn't serve the world. There's nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We are born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others."

- Marianne Williamson (Nelson Mandela's inaugural speech)

When Death Comes

by Mary Oliver

When death comes
like the hungry bear in autumn
when death comes and takes all the bright coins from his purse

to buy me, and snaps his purse shut;
when death comes
like the measle pox;

when death comes
like an iceberg between the shoulder blades,

I want to step through the door full of curiosity, wondering;
what is it going to be like, that cottage of darkness?

And therefore I look upon everything
as a brotherhood and a sisterhood,
and I look upon time as no more than an idea,
and I consider eternity as another possibility,

and I think of each life as a flower, as common
as a field daisy, and as singular,

and each name a comfortable music in the mouth
tending as all music does, toward silence,

and each body a lion of courage, and something
precious to the earth.

When it's over, I want to say: all my life
I was a bride married to amazement.
I was a bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.

When it's over, I don't want to wonder
if I have made of my life something particular, and real.
I don't want to find myself sighing and frightened
or full of argument.

I don't want to end up simply having visited this world.

for more Mary Oliver poems, click here:

http://www.allspirit.co.uk/maryoliver.html

  

    

Nikki Hilton with Alex, Carina, Logain

FORGOTTEN ENGLISH

WORDS of the DAY:

green gown The supposed badge of the loss of virginity.

--John Jamieson’s Etymological Scottish Dictionary, 1808

A tousle in the new-mown hay…beyond the bounds of innocent play.

--Ebenezer Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, 1898

To give a lass a green gown:  to throw her down upon the grass so that the gown was stained.

--Walter Skeat’s Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Word, 1914

anabrochismus An operation for removing the eyelashes…by means of a hair knotted around them.

--Dr. Robley Dunglison’s Dictionary of Medical Science, 1844.

 

 

  1. Group check-in:
  • Take down your square and relate to the class
  1. MEETING OF THE MINDS--day 3
  2. I remember when slips . . .
  3. Celebrate!

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Carpe Diem!

  2. Carpe Diem!  Carpe Diem!  

  3. Carpe Noctum, too!

  4. Wear Sunscreen! Click HERE for the full text!

  5. "Remember me"

    Wanna read the AP FAREWELL POEM?

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That's all, folks!

 YOU DID IT!

 

by Mary Oliver

Who made the world?
Who made the swan, and the black bear?
Who made the grasshopper?
This grasshopper, I mean--
the one who has flung herself out of the grass,
the one who is eating sugar out of my hand,
who is moving her jaws back and forth instead of up and down--
who is gazing around with her enormous and complicated eyes.
Now she lifts her pale forearms and thoroughly washes her face.
Now she snaps her wings open, and floats away.
I don't know exactly what a prayer is.
I do know how to pay attention, how to fall down
into the grass, how to kneel down in the grass,
how to be idle and blessed, how to stroll through the fields,
which is what I have been doing all day.
Tell me, what else should I have done?
Doesn't everything die at last, and too soon?
Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?

for more Mary Oliver poems, click here:

http://www.allspirit.co.uk/maryoliver.html

 

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THURSDAY, June 4th   day 85

 

NO SCHOOL FOR SENIORS

  1. Group check-in:
  • Get r
  1. M o

 

  1. B

 

FRIDAY, June 11th

GRADUATION!!!

 

 

 

 

 

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