TUES Hand back papers Argument Essay Reflection Mid-Year Portfolio Reflection Double-Entry Journal -new format and requirements NO HOMEWORK
WED Reading Sedaris "Me Talk Pretty One Day" -humor and style "The Declaration of Independence" -rhetorical box HW "I Have Dream" -McGraw Hill p312 Rhetoric #3 Questions for Comparison #1 As Journal Entry #1
THURS Review Rhetorical Box -differentiate --fact --value --policy (Ethos, Pathos, Logos) Rhetoric of the Concluding paragraph -parallelism "I Have A Dream" -Rhetoric Review Journal Entry #1 HW Rewrite Declaration truths and rights as they would apply to high school.
FRI Course Outline Quaker Share Read revised Declaration -AP Practice multiple choice --15min Review answers In pairs write an explanation for each answer HW Read Stanton's "Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions" #8-Consider carefully the title of Stanton's piece. Write and 2-page (MLA) essay in which you explain her probable reasons for writing a "Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions" rather than one of "Independence."
MON Share Travel Itinerary/Brochures Reading Film Glossary -language -techniques/symbolism -OPTIC for film NO HW
TUES Lost in Translation (102 minutes) -viewing and notes
WED cont. Lost in Translation -viewing and notes -reflect and share HW finish OPTIC worksheet
THURS -Share conclusion (the "C" in OPTIC) Introduce "When Worlds Collide" by Pico Iyer -begin reading -chart motifs from film and essays -note rhetorical techniques (by name) HW finish Iyer piece and write copious annotations
FRI Listen to "Inviting the World to Dinner" by Jim Haynes -notes Speaker: Rebecca Hardt shares about bringing together her multifaceted world of experiences to help solidify her identity. -notes HW To prepare for final, review two Iyer essays about travel and Tan essay about language and culture, consider notes about film, Haynes piece, and Hardt presentation. Recall what is required when you write a synthesis essay and make sure you bring all the above materials to class on your assigned final day.
MON Freewrite -Impressions of Travel Quaker Share "Why We Travel" by Pico Iyer Biography HW Identify Rhetorical Elements and look up allusions and create 3qs
TUES Review Rhetorical Elements and 3qs The Travel Lit. Genre Independent and group practice of Rhetorical Terms HW Complete 1 practice Rhetorical Term Glossary Entry
WED "The Humble Comma" by Pico Iyer Identify Rhetorical Elements -add terms to rings Review kinds of multiple choice questions -create questions (groups/pairs) based on reading -swap and have other groups take the test HW Complete 1 Finish adding terms to rings in glossary entry form
THURS McGraw/Hill p495 "The Language of Discretion" by Amy Tan Questions Comp # 1 & 3 Rhet # 1,2, & 3 HW Amy Tan p502 Write # #1 in journal (#___)
FRI Connections between "Why We Travel" and "The Language of Discretion" Reviewing Rhetorical Elements
NEXT Reading Film -aspects of film and how one can "read" a film Brainstorm examples for each element/aspect Lost in Translation "When Worlds Collide" by Pico Iyer -questions Final