Tuesday, November 29, 2011

HIV and AIDS: what is it?

In class today, we read an article called "HIV and AIDS: what is it?" This article explains what HIV and AIDS are and how people can get them. You can read the article by clicking here.

In your post, please list at least five facts that you learned about HIV or AIDS (you can list more if you like) and ask any questions you have relating to HIV or AIDS.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

It Happened to Nancy #3

Nancy found out that she is HIV positive because of rape. What did you think of her emotional and physical response? Was it logical?

Essay topic, theme, and thesis

Briefly describe the topic, theme, and thesis of your literary essay. Also, include some evidence from the book, short stories, or movies that support your thesis.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Nancy and Imperical

Today in class we read about how Nancy found an injured bird and kept it as a pet. What do you think this pet means or represents for Nancy? Remember, she called it her "miracle."

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Philadelphia Part 2

Now that we've finished watching the movie Philadelphia, what did you notice about Joe Miller's (Denzel Washington) characters change? Throughout the movie, his actions, viewpoints, and actions shift. Explain to me how he changes and why you think this change takes place.

Secondly, why is it significant that this movie is set in Philadelphia, the city where the Declaration of Independence was signed?

Monday, May 17, 2010

Philadelphia: Part 1

Today in class we began watching the movie Philadelphia. Based on what we saw, what did you notice about Andrew's appearance in the movie? How does it make you feel about the HIV/AIDS virus?

Three Little Words: Chapters 3 and 4

For homework, click here to read chapters three and four of the story "Three Little Words."

In this story, reflect on the readings and think about why Jane was so worried about her son using her husbands razor. Do you think she was being paranoid or was this a reasonable fear?