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English II Honors Timeline

  • 500 BCE

    Lao Tzu

    Lao Tzu
    Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
    Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
    A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
    These are some quotes by Lao Tzu who is most known foe being the author of the Tao Te Ching
  • 500 BCE


    Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
    Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
    A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
    These are some quotes by Confucius most known for The Analects and being called Master
  • Guardian of the Pool

    Guardian of the Pool
    A silver water python, with mystical healing powers is a watcher of a whirlpool who just wants to be loved but people fear him. Ngosas mother is dying, so she goes to the whirlpool but is too afraid of the python to touch him for the healing powers.After she does this she runs back to her dying mother and touches her with the healing touch. The night after a full moon rose blood-red and the python uncoiled and arose to the surface. The son calls out to Ngosa and thanks her for her courage.
  • Ben Franklin Aphorisms

    Ben Franklin Aphorisms
    Hunger is the best pickle Three may keep a secret if two of them are dead fools make feast, and wise men eat them
  • John Ketes

    John Ketes
    John Ketes is the writer of Ode to the Grecian urn a poem we read earlier in the year in class that shows how something as simple as an urn can last for thousands of years and still tell a story.
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Story

    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Story
    In 1846, Benjamin Barker, a barber, arrives in London, accompanied by Anthony Hope.Years earlier, he was falsely exiled by the corrupt Judge Turpin, who loved Barker's wife Lucy. Barker becomes "Sweeney Todd" and returns to his old Fleet Street shop, above Mrs. Nellie Lovett meat pie shop, where she sells the "worst pies in London". Lovett tells him that Turpin raped Lucy, who poisoned herself. Todd vows revenge, and re-opens his barber shop after with the discovery of his old straight razors.
  • Ghana: The Ashanti (First collection)

    Ghana: The Ashanti (First collection)
    Rain does not beat a leopards skin, but it does not was out the spots. If you are in hiding, don't light a fire. One falsehood spoils a thousand truths. No one test the depth of a river with both feet.
  • Elie's Life Before Deportation

    Elie's Life Before Deportation
    Elie is a mature 12 year old boy who study's mysticism. His father believed that he shouldn't study at 12, but instead at age 30.His mentor is Moche the Beadle,a very religious man and Elie's mysticism "master" who was deported and returned to Sighet to warn the Jews that the Germans were coming to invade and no one believed him.
  • Deportation

    Elie has been put into a cattle car and is being deported with his family. They are on there way to the death camp Auschwitz. While they are on the train they experience the heart break from Madam Schachter as she turns insane from losing her family. She starts screaming ¨Fire,Fire¨ and is beaten by the others on the train because she wont quite screaming it. What no one knows was this was foreshadowing events to come.
  • Auschwitz

    Elie and his family are now in Auschwitz the worst death camp of WWII. When they arrive Elie and his father are separated from his mother and Tzipora. That was the last time he would see them. While Elie is at Auschwitz he considered it heaven because he was treated kindly by everyone even the man in charge of there barracks. What Elie didn't know was what was to lie ahead.
  • Stones in Water: Deportation

    Stones in Water: Deportation
    Roberto goes to see an american film with his brother Sergio and his friends Memo and Samuel. Just as the credits role at the end of the film German troops storm in and take the boys to a train station, They are being deported somewhere in Italy. All the boys are Italian except for Samuel who is Jewish. Sergio makes him take off his star of David and tells him from now on his name is Enzo. The boys get separated from Sergio and are left on there own to survive the horrors of the German troops.
  • Stones in Water: Work,Work,Work

    Stones in Water: Work,Work,Work
    Roberto and Enzo were separated from Memo and sent off to work. They were forced to pick away at the ground and build a holding for the Jews that would be coming in a few days. When the Jews arrive Roberto and Enzo notice a Jewish girl and her little sister. That night as Roberto and Enzo received there food they passed it to the girl and her little sister. From that moment on Roberto and Enzo were both happy and decided that they would make it their mission to keep them alive no matter what.
  • Enzo passes

    Enzo passes
    A big part of Roberto has just left the world. The night was was freezing and the boys around Roberto were beating Enzo for his blanket. Enzo´s wounds were to great to fix. Roberto held his friend as he passed away that cold winter night of December 25th,1944. Enzo left Roberto his boots and his clothing and Roberto buried him the next day in the field.
  • Death March to Gliwice

    Death March to Gliwice
    The Prisoners are being evacuated to another camp. In order to do this they must go on a death march. Elie just out of surgery has a sliced open foot and decides to go on the journey anyway. What he don´t know is 2 days after they leave the camp the hospital is liberated. Once they arrive at Gliwice they all slump down to rest but Elie and his Father who decide its to dangerous to sleep as those around them start to not wake back up for they had caught the silent death. This is Hitlers Fuhrer.
  • Elie's father dies

    Elie's father dies
    On January 29th,1945 Elies father passed away from dysentery. When Elie woke up the following morning he saw that there was no one in his fathers place he had been taken to the crematories. Elie wondered if he was still breathing but it did not matter his father was gone.
  • Elie is liberated from the concentration camp

    Elie is liberated from the concentration camp
    Elie has just been liberated from the concentration camp. All he had on his mind though was food and nothing but food. When Elie finally leaves the concentration camp he is put into the hospital with food posining. The last thing he wants to do though is see himself in a mirror when he does finally see himself he says he did not recognize the man staring back at him.
  • A Night to Remember: Walter Lord

    A Night to Remember: Walter Lord
    the Titanic's fatal collision and the behavior of the passengers and crew, both noble and ignominious. Some sacrificed their lives, while others fought like animals for their own survival. Wives beseeched husbands to join them in lifeboats; gentlemen went taut-lipped to their deaths in full evening dress; and hundreds of steerage passengers, trapped below decks, sought help in vain.
  • FALLEN ANGELS: Vietnam

    FALLEN ANGELS: Vietnam
    Seventeen-year-old Richie Perry has just been sent to Vietnam to fight in the war against the Vietcong. Perry's first impressions of Vietnam are surprised.Hot.Muggy.Bright.Muggy. This was at the airport in Tan Son Nhut. While at the military base Perry meets his ¨new¨ friend Peewee a small white soldier from Louisiana. What Perry does not know is that Peewee will become a close friend.

    {Fallen Angels Reading}(
    The reason I chose this section to read is because it gives an in depth look at how careful the platoon has to be so that they don't make mistakes and murder their own.This section also gave us a look of how terrified the soldiers were and how that was the leading cause to the murder of their first platoon.
  • FALLEN ANGELS: Lieutenant Carroll dies

    FALLEN ANGELS: Lieutenant Carroll dies
    The squad is ambushed and Lieutenant Carroll is severely injured. While he is in the hospital his squad waits for his passing. After he passes away Johnson comes up to Perry and ask him to write a letter to his wife mentioning how much of an honor it was to serve under her husbands corp.
  • FALLEN ANGELS:Lieutenant Gearhart takes Charge

    FALLEN ANGELS:Lieutenant Gearhart takes Charge
    After the passing of Lieutenant Carroll The squad is assigned a new Lieutenant who is not loved by many for he makes a lot of mistakes .
  • FALLEN ANGELS: Brew Dies

    FALLEN ANGELS: Brew Dies
    While on the battlefield Brew is struck by some stay bullets and is injured Perry tries to go over and help him but is also hit with bullets and injured. When a med-vac helicopter takes them away Perry watches as the medics try to bring Brew back to life but its to late and he dies on the plane.
  • Apartied

  • Mandela Nobel Peace Prize

    Mandela Nobel Peace Prize
    Nelson Mandela is awarded the noble peace prize and uses the platform to notice others who have help to end racial segregation. He also uses the platform to say that he wants to create a better world for children all over the world.
  • South African Apartheid

    South African Apartheid
    White supremacy has taken over South Africa. Blacks cannot attend the same places as whites this includes schools restaurants parts of land ect. Black children have lesser school knowledge due to low funding for black children. Only 13% of whites live in south Africa. The rebellion kicked off in Sharpsville after police killed 65 people and injured 130 people. Nelson Mandela helps destroy apartheid in 1991.
  • Kingdom Keepers

    Kingdom Keepers
    Five teens, Finn, Willa, Charlene, Maybeck, and Philby, have been selected to serve as holographic theme park guides, in Disney World. Due to a glitch in the technology they find themselves in Magic Kingdom each night and in war against Disney villains called Overtakers, led by Maleficent. They are helped by an original Imagineer Wayne, who reveals "The Stonecutter's Quill". They go to different attractions, and realize that the riddles refer to the first ever pen that Walt Disney owned.