English I students went over the first scene of Romeo and Juliet, adding a few more lines and settling into the story slowly. We’ll be spending a few days on this first scene to make sure everyone sees how things are going.
English 8 students began the new unit, looking at outlining in anticipation of their coming book work.
English 8 Studies: none.
English I Honors:
finish reading act one scene one of Romeo and Juliet;
The most talented young musician currently working today is a young man from Oklahoma named John Fullbright. He writes music that’s mature and self-assured, and his lyrics sound like he has at least 40 more years’ experience than he actually has.
This is my favorite song by him. The album version (with a full band) is a little better, but this is a good version.
This one comes in a close second:
Or maybe this one is the close second:
Hard to decide — the fellow hasn’t created a bad song I’ve ever heard.