Danielle K. Vogel, Ed.S.

Teacher Leader | PD Designer | Microsoft Learning Consultant

Book Trailer - Due May 9

Book Trailer Directions

- Book Trailer Critiques Due April 26 - YouTube, DigitalBookTalk, Bookscreening

- Book Trailer Planning Due May 2

- AR Test Due May 7 (or before)

- Book Trailer Due May 9

Book Trailer Rubric



Water for Elephants - Lenora Donovan



If I Stay - Dawn Cargill

Try our video maker at Animoto.


The Chocolate War - Robert Dixson

Make your own slideshow at Animoto.

The Compound - Damon Thorton


Betrayal - Chris Jones

Senior Last Will & Testament

On Love...Browing & Bronte

Read Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Read "A Warning Against Passion" by Charlotte Bronte

Complete the Vocab & Quiz

Browning Poetry

Fourth Period HW 3/22/12

Read the Browning poems found HERE

The Lady of Shalott

Sixth Period HW 3/21/12

#1 - Read Part IV of "The Lady of Shalott"

#2 - Answer the questions below

Stanza 1

What do the changes in the weather imply about what will happen next?

Underline what she writes on the boat's prow.

Stanza 2

Where does the Lady of Shalott look?

Underline the time of day she gets in the boat.

Stanza 3

What does the Lady of Shalott do as she floats to Camelot?


Stanza 4

Underline how you know the Lady of Shalott has died.

Stanza 5

Who shows up to see the Lady of Shalott?

Stanza 6

What is ironic about the end of the poem?

IRSC Presentations

Seniors!!!  Interested in learning more about what IRSC has to offer?  Sign up in Guidance for one of these March 27th informative presentations.

For the IRSC Programs & Careers Presentation:

  • How to chose a career from over 150 programs (Certificates, Associate, and Bachelor’s Degrees) at more than 10 locations
  • How to apply for Admissions
  • Cost of Tuition and How to Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • How to navigate our website
  • Student Activities & Student Affairs, Clubs & Organizations, Honors and more.

For the GHGA Application Workshop:

  • How to apply for admissions (IRSC Student ID number)
  • How to access your MYIRSC account
  • How to apply for Financial Aid
  • How to view the New Student Orientation Video online


Murder on the Orient Express

Google Docs Login Information

Romantic Poets Project

For EACH Poet:

Choose a poem

Read the poem

Write a summary of the poem or take notes on each stanza

Select the Creative project that goes with the poem

Byron Poems

"She Walks in Beauty" - Create border designs for an illuminated manuscript of this poem

"When We Two Parted" - Write dialogue for an imaginary conversations between the speaker of the poem and the person he addresses

"Childe Harold's Pilgrimage" - As the speaker of the poem, write an opinion column for a weekly newsmagazine, expressing your views on the foibles of society.

Shelley Poem

"Ozymandias" - Create a travel brochure advertising the desert landmark described in the poem

Learn more about "Ozymandias" here and here and here!

Keats Poem

"To Autumn" (It even has AUDIO!!) - (1)Rewrite one stanza from the poem, using images that portray another season of the year, (2) Design and create a collage that captures the mood of the poem

"When I have Fears that I May Cease to Be" - Design and create a collage of images and ideas that capture the message and mood of the poem

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

VBHS Varsity Soccer Senior Night 2012


Semester Exam

Satire Project

Satire Project Examples

Satire Project Rubric Link or download


Macbeth Portfolio Project

John Donne & Ben Jonson

Meditation 17 - Renaissance Poetry

Sir Gawain & the Green Knight

Chaucer Day 2011 Slideshow





Chaucer Day Project

Chaucer Day Project Directions

Use these websites below to find a tale (many are written in modern English OR have side notes to help with translation):