Thursday, January 9, 2014

january 9

JOURNAL TOPIC: [today's tunes: "Tears in Heaven" by Eric Clapton; "Mama, You Got a Daughter" by John Lee Hooker]

Why is death and disease particularly tragic when it happens to a child?  How do our feelings for children illustrate the existence of different types of love?

1. Journal
2. Discussion: "The Choice"
[UPDATE: We hacked the agenda this morning.  Tonight please write about a choice that involved an emotional commitment. We will go over vocabulary and your paths of inquiry tomorrow.]
3. Discussion: Hacking your education
4. Vocabulary

1. Vocab definitions and usage (title: VOCAB: SPRING 1)
2. Write about a choice that involved an emotional commitment.  (Please do this on paper and bring to class tomorrow.  You will revise and post to your blogs later.)


  1. What do you mean by an "emotional commitment"?

    1. Something that (figuratively) hit you in the heart, like giving up something/one you love or making a hard ethical decision.