MECHANICS QUIZZES are FRIDAYS [do chapter to prepare]
NOV 28 - Single paragraph Literary Response: Which part of Polonius' advice to Laertes should Hamlet have learned.
NOV 21 - We are now at the end of ACT III. You should have a firm understanding of Hamlet's character and motivation based on your interpretation of the following soliloquys:
NOV 13 - The synthesis essay will be collected tomorrow along with your draft and the synthesis check list.
NOV 7 - due Tuesday - Write the intro paragraph and the first paragraph for the following question. [Use a before / after format] "Discuss how a change in perception affects the emotional state of the protagonists in "Miss Brill" and "Foxes"
HERE is a checklist to help you: Download SYNTHESIS CHECK LIST
NOV 6. - Read "Miss Brill" for tomorrow
Complete the novel for Tuesday
NOV. 5 - Read "Foxes" for tomorrow
OCT 24 - due Monday either a paragraph literary response or a synthesis essay.
ONE PARAGRAPH LITERARY RESPONSES
1. Discuss how imagery helps us understand the emotions experienced by the speaker in “Married Love.”
2. Discuss the evolution of the speaker’s marriage in “The River Merchant’s Wife.”
3. Discuss the symbolism of the mugs in “Taking Earth Inland.”
1. Compare and / or Contrast the relationships in “Married Love” and “Mr. Luna’s Two Kisses.”
2. Compare and / or Contrast the speakers in “Man Watching” and “I being born a woman.”
3. Compare the changing / evolving relationships in “Taking Earth Inland” and “The River Merchant’s Wife.”
Here is the Sadie and Maude wordiness results Download Sadie and Maude wordiness for editing
OCT 21 - They were in love - descriptive paragraph
OCT 18 - Read Lying article
OCT 17 - Complete "My Papa's Waltz" response: Evaluate the father/son relationship.
Memorize your five quotations.
OCT 14 Here is the "Halloween Party" wordiness edit:Download The Halloween Party wordiness
OCT 10 - Reaction papers are due tomorrow:
` 300 words, dbl spaced
OCT 8 - Complete syntax worksheet - all of it
Find and print five quotations on identity
Think of a topic for your reaction paper - 300 words
Here is the example discussed in class.
OCT 2 - Download and Read Halloween Party:
Do not answer the questions nor complete the writings.
SEPT 27 - Complete the Kogawa Style Writing Assignment
SEPT 25 - Read "Obasan" Download Obasan
SEPT 19 - Complete the cheating chart. Assessing whether the action is acceptable or unacceptable and defining why or why not. THINK - you will apply your conclusions on Monday.
SEPT 12 - Read over your literary terms for tomorrows competition
Here are the documents discussed in class:
Download: DEATH OVER WATER WORDINESS edit
SEPT 10 - If you want, you may download today's lesson.
A "G" means having 3 highlighters and keeping clear notes.
SEPT 9 - Find poetic devices in "Grating Parmesan"
Remember an organized notebook and supplies = a "G"
SEPT 6 - Purchase supplies for Monday
Review your poetic devices