Friday, August 16, 2013

Welcome back! Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Welcome Back! Tuesday, August 20th

Hello, Humanities Students!

I welcome you to an exciting semester! I am thrilled that you have chosen to take this class. Humanities is a senior English credit, designed to give you a broad understanding of the many facets that affect human perspective. Our focus will pertain to art, literature, drama, music, philosophy, religion and architecture concerning the Classical to the Renaissance time periods.

HOMEWORK for Thursday, August. 23rd
Please remember the following:

1. Your signed Disclosure Document. Please read this section of the document with your parents, cut and paste it as a Word document,  and then please sign it along with your parents. Please bring the signed form to class on THURSDAY!

Dear Parents,

 I amso excited to have the opportunity to work with your student this year; I sincerely care about them. Their progress in Humanities Academy is extremely important to me. If you are concerned about your student's academic standing, need clarification regarding the disclosure document, an assignment, or feel that we need to visit regarding other concerns , please contact me at school (801-610-8175 ext. 610), or I can also be reached by e-mail  ( Contacting me by e-mail is the most effective form of communication. I ask that you take an active role in your student's education at Timpanogos High School. I have developed a blog (, which is designed to assist students with their assignments and assessments. I believe you and your student will find it a useful and helpful source. If you would like to make an appointment with me, I am available during the B3 prep period time. I hope this will be a positive year for your student; I look forward to working with them and you!

Kori Crampton


I have read and understand the disclosure document for Humanities.

Student's Name (please print) _____________________________________ Date: ____________
Parent's Signature ______________________________________________ Date: ____________

2. Your notebook organized and set-up with the following tabs ("homework, handouts, notes, vocab./mechanics and journal)

3. Your assignment entitled "What are the Humanities? Why is studying the Humanities important?" 

As you consider these questions, remember the story shared with you in class today regarding the blind men and the elephant, specifically in relationship to the second questions.

As you consider these questions, remember the images and video clips that were shared with you today in class. 

I look forward to seeing you on Thursday..