This week, the grade 10 history class began their unit on the 1920s. Having studied World War I, students examined the war’s influence on the culture of the ensuing decade. They were also introduced to The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald to further explore the customs of the illustrious Roaring Twenties.
To conclude their unit on Shakespeare, the grade 10 English class watched a performance of Romeo and Juliet at Stratford and analyzed various aspects of the play. Students discussed how each character contributed to the play’s tragic events and outcome. The class also studied the themes, motifs, and symbols woven into the play.