Author Archives: Allison Wall

Class Minutes: Wed. June 8th

We continued watching “Truman” and doing our exit slip.  We also took our class photos seen below.  

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Class Minutes: Monday, June 6th

We went over the explications of the Langston Hughes’ poems. We did a metaphor hunt with R. Kelly’s lyrics “The World’s Greatest.” Books were collected and Mrs. Wall told students their current marks. We went over the study resources on … Continue reading

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Class Minutes: Thursday, June 2nd

We went over the exam outline and study resources.  We completed a traffic light self reflection to prioritize and focus our studying. We finished our C&C thesis on “The Allegory of the Cave” and The Matrix. We created poor man’s … Continue reading

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Class Minutes: Tuesday, May 31st

In connections with the anti-theatricalists’ fears about illusion altering our sense of reality, we read an excerpt of Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and answered some accompanying questions.  We watched a TedEd that also summarized the allegory and helped us finish … Continue reading

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Class Minutes: Friday, May 27th

We made our dream catchers!  Also, textbooks were handed in.  Please bring them with you next class if you didn’t have them today.

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Class Minutes: Wednesday, May 26th

We viewed a collage of images and tried to discern what all the pictures have in common.  The answer was dreams. We discussed the prevalence of dreams today and in the past (Shakespeare) and across cultures. We did a gallery … Continue reading

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Class Minutes: Friday, May 20th

We reviewed the play with a quote mix n’ match (lines to character) and device searches.  

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Class Minutes: Monday, May 16th

We wrote our multi paragraph’s for A Midsummer Night’s Dream on the relationship between appearance and reality.

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Class Minutes: Thursday, May 12th

We started class correcting and adding to our Act IV questions and Epilogue questions by referencing the keys posted on the board. Then, we received notes on how to write a multi paragraph (the 4 paragraph structure and the formula … Continue reading

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Class Minutes: Tuesday, May 10th

We discussed the tensions in Elizabethan England around theatre (anti-theatricalist concerns vs. apologist defences) as immoral. We also discussed the role of the audience/ spectators (which term do we use? which sense is privileged by each?) as active participants with … Continue reading

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