Week 4

Week 4

Day 1

  • Read: Students should start the [Read, Write and Learn] section by reading Chapter 10.
  • Write: Students should choose their favorite passage from the chapter and write it in their journals. If they prefer, we have chosen a passage in the [Copywork] section in the next lecture. Copy the chosen passage exactly as it is written in the book. Instructions are given in the "What to Note about this Quote" in the next lecture.
  • Learn: Students should continue to look for examples of hyperbole in their reading. Add any new characters to your character list. We will be learning about homophones this week. Have students look for homophones in their reading.
  • Vocabulary: In the [Vocabulary and Spelling] section have the student look up the vocabulary words for Chapter 10 and write them in their notebooks.


Day 2

  • Read: Students should continue the [Read, Write and Learn] section by reading Chapter 11.
  • Write: Copy the passage from Day 1 again.
  • Learn: As the student is reading they should note any instances of hyperbole and homophones and write them in their notebooks. Add any new characters to your character list.
  • Vocabulary: In the [Vocabulary and Spelling] section have the student look up the vocabulary words for Chapter 11 and write them in their notebooks.
  • Grammar: Students should complete the [Grammar] section by reading from Painless Grammar.
  • Rabbit Trail: Whiting


Day 3

  • Read: Students should continue the [Read, Write and Learn] section by reading Chapter 12.
  • Write: Copy the passage from Day 1 again.
  • Learn: As the student is reading they should note any instances of hyperbole and write them in their notebooks. Add any new characters to your character list.
  • Vocabulary: In the [Vocabulary and Spelling] section have the student look up the vocabulary words for Chapter 12 and write them in their notebooks.
  • Rabbit Trail: Quadrille

Day 4

  • Read: Students should catch-up on any reading of the last three chapters.
  • Write: Let the student review the copywork passage once more. Then dictate it to the student while they transcribe it perfectly onto the paper. Check their work or have them compare it to the quote in the book.
  • Vocabulary: In the [Vocabulary and Spelling] section, have the student practice the Quizlets.
  • Questions to Ponder: The student should read and discuss the Questions to ponder with you. After the discussion, set a timer for 10 minutes and have them freewrite about one of the questions.
  • Party School: Gather supplies needed for tomorrow's party school. Choose foods, decorations and activities from the [Party School] section.


Day 5

  • Writing Project: As instructed in the [Writing Project] section, students should read the essay from The Norton Sampler. Then read the article about fiction writing. The student will write a fictional story about one of the characters from this month's stick figuring.
  • Show What You Know: Students should complete the Grammar quiz, review the Literary Elements and compare to the ones they found, and complete the Vocabulary quiz for a grade.
  • Party School: Invite friends and family over to celebrate the novel and its very interesting characters.


Congratulations! You've completed the month of language arts for high school! We hope you enjoyed our Alice in Wonderland Online Book Club for Teens.

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Our party school this week!

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