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The Redlands High School Counselors want to encourage all our future parents and guardians to attend our annual 8th into 9th Grade Parent Night on Monday, April 10 at 6:00 p.m. in Clock Auditorium on the RHS campus. Topics to be covered included graduation requirements, registration forms, honors programs, summer school, student activities, and academic policies.  The High School asks that you download and print the registration documents.

Mr. Stewart

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Blog EntryBlog: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Quotes About Fear

I. Post 1 quote about fear in the online discussion. This quote must have a source cited!
II. Respond in a paragraph of no less than 5 words to someone’s quote.
III. You may not repeat a quote someone else has already posted! First come, first served!!

*Fusion accounts were not approved until significantly later in Wednesday evening than originally anticipated. Simply DO YOUR BEST to participate in the online discussion before class on Thursday. If you are not able to do so, you may continue the assignment until the start of class on Friday.

Posted by Mr. Stewart at 1:25 PM | 75 comments
Blog EntryBlog: Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Anne Frank Discussion Questions and Thinking Map Prompts

Notes: The prompts posted below for discussion questions are the same prompts used for the corresponding Thinking Maps presented in class. 

Act 1 Scene I Study Questions

  1. What is the author’s purpose in describing the apartment at the beginning of Act I?  What effect does it have on your reading of the play?  Cite specific examples to support your answer.
  2. How does the author use the time period to influence the exposition of the play?  Cite specific examples to support your answer.

 Act I Scene II Study Questions

  1. What can you infer about Mr. Frank from Mr. Kraler’s statement “I never thought I’d see the day when a man like Mr. Frank would have to go into hiding…”?  Based on your inference about Mr. Frank, explain why the situation with Mr. Frank is ironic.
  2. Explain the importance of sounds in the play.  Cite specific examples from the text to support your answer. 

Posted by Mr. Stewart at 2:12 PM | 0 comments
Blog EntryBlog: Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Night Discussion Questions and Thinking Maps

Night Ch. 1 Group Discussion Questions (Cite page numbers in all responses)

  1. Try to picture Elizer’s childhood. How is his childhood like yours and how is it different?
  2. Why does Elizer spend so much time with Moshe?
  3. What has happened to Moshe that caused a great change in him? How does the rest of the community react when he tells them what has happened to him?
  4. They spend 24 hours in a synagogue. What are the conditions like? Give examples.
  5. Write one original question concerning the events of chapter 1. What is one thing you did not understand? One thing you wish to know more about?
  6. Two additionally added questions form class discussion of number 5. 

Night Ch. 1 Thinking Maps

  1. Create 1 full page circle map about Elizer including, but not limited to, details on his childhood, family, friends, interests, daily activities, etc.
  2. Create 1 full page Tree Map. One branch should detail life in Sighet before the arrival of the Germans. A second branch should detail life when the Germans arrived/life in the ghetto. A third branch should detail life after the impending deportation is announced through the end of chapter 1.  

Night Ch. 2 Group Discussion Questions (Cite page numbers in all responses)
1. Who is Madame Schachter and why is she so upset? How do the others treat her and why?
2. What is the first thing the prisoners see when they got to Birkenau? What do they smell?
3. Use a minimum of two quotes from chapter 2 to infer the significance of Madame Schachter’s series of fits on the way to Birkenau.  This response should not be shorter than 8 compound, complex, or compound complex sentences. 

Night Ch. 2 Thinking Maps
1.    Devise a full page bridge map in which you compare Madame Schachter/the fires of Birkenau to a minimum of 4 other real life or fictional individuals who were seemingly “crying wolf,” but actually accurately foreshadowed events. Each entry should have a minimum of 1 sentence explaining the similarities to Madame Schachter.
2.    Construct a full page multi-flow map with Madame Shachter’s series of fits/outbursts in the middle.  

Posted by Mr. Stewart at 11:29 AM
Blog EntryBlog: Friday, August 30, 2013

Radioactive - Worst Song Ever?

Is "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons the worst song ever written? 
Every instance of commentary (opinion) in you response should be accompanied by at least two corresponding examples of concrete details (facts).

Posted by Mr. Stewart at 10:37 AM | 30 comments
Blog EntryBlog: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Night Discussion Week 3

What do you think Elie Wiesel means by the following:

"Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future."

Elie Wiesel

Posted by Mr. Stewart at 9:35 AM | 27 comments
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