Sunday, February 8, 2009

Agenda Monday 2/9-Friday 2/13

MON
Angier Quotation in Foldables
Reminder
-Twain Story Questions and Homework
-Books for tomorrow
Background/Bio on Twain and Hurston (fold-a-ble)
If Time...short essay and M/C practice
HW The Diary of Adam and Eve by Mark Twain and questions due tomorrow

TUES
3-Chair
-class discussion credit
Elements of Humor
-Sedaris
-Twain
-brainstorm: What do most stand ups have in common?
Twain's style
HW see reading Schedule for reading due Thursday

WED
Finally!! Stanton papers back
-mini-lessons
--grammar and mechanics
--style
Looking at previous feedback in portfolio
Rewrites due next week with short paragraph explaining why you rewrote what you did.

THURS
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Hurston
Close Reading (3x5 rings)
-Style Analysis
--dialect
--vernacular
--metaphor
--personification
--imagery
--rhythm
--word choice
--Biblical allusions
Worksheet Pair Work
Reactions to the text
HW Finish Worksheet
AND see Reading Schedule

FRI
Actual
Stanton Essay Reflection
HW McGraw Hill Reader
Theroux
"Being A Man" p 219
Answer: Rhetoric #'s 1 and #6
And as Journal Entry #3 respond to #2 of the Writing section

SAVE
Review Worksheet
Chapter 2 Think Aloud
Mother Nature Imagery
-conceit
Word Choice
Vocabulary List
HW Be Prepared to tell a story that you have heard or told to the class

NEXT
Supplemental Reading
Poetry
Oral/Folklore
Personification