Read HOB ch. 6. Be sure to annotate for setting and think about what effect it has on mood. We will discuss in class tomorrow and you should be prepared to identify relevant quotes.
Read HOB chapter 5 for tomorrow.
Quiz tomorrow over HOB chapters 1-5 (10 short answer questions).
Threatening letter and accompanying paragraph due tomorrow PRINTED.
HOB letters and paragraphs are due Wednesday. Study for Friday's vocab test.
Today in class we will be reading chapter 4 in HOB and re-creating the threatening letter that Sir Henry receives. You will also have a short writing assignment accompanying your letter. Directions and rubric for the assignment are here. The letter and writing assignment are due Wednesday, September 14th.
Don't forget Vocab Unit 2 is due Monday!
Read ch. 3 in HOB and recreate the crime scene in a drawing. The drawing does not have to be elaborate (It can be just a sketch), but it should have precise details marked (hedge, path, gate, footprints, etc.).
Finish reading HOB chapter 2 for tomorrow. Work on Study Island!
Finish creating your graphic organizer for evidence and deductions made from the walking stick in chapter 1 of The Hound of the Baskervilles. Then read pages 11-17 for tomorrow.
If you're interested, here is an article about the history of phrenology with additional information about physiognomy (which will also be referenced later in Sherlock and Shakespeare).
Here is an article about Phineas Gage, whose traumatic brain injury fascinates scientists and offers a more serious look at brain science.
Both of these articles are taken from Gale Science in Context, so if you should need to log in the username is beachwood and the password is remote. There are many more articles on both topics available there as well.
No new homework tonight. Study for tomorrow's vocab test and work on Study Island for next week.