Sunday, January 10, 2010

Bi-Weekly Agenda 1/11-1/25

Travel Literature and Cultural Reflections
WEEK ONE


MON
Introducing AP multiple choice
-record different kinds of questions
-practice creating questions of your own
-swap and have neighbors practice by answering your questions
-add terms to rings
Pico Iyer
"The Humble Comma"
-identify and record rhetorical devices
--punctuation
--repetition
--parallelism
HW Add terms to rings x2 glossary entries
Read "Why we Travel" and write marginalia, identify devices

TUES
Freewrite: impressions of travel
-Quaker share
Review "Iyer Piece
-insight and salient points
-devices and emphasis
-imaginary essay: create a thesis
HW McGraw-Hill Reader p495
"The Language of Discretion" by Amy Tan
Answer questions: Comp #'s 1&3, Rhet. #'s 1,2&3, Write #1 in Journal #

WED
Review Tan
Connections between Iyer and Tan
Notes on Reading Film
-in foldables
--language
--techniques/symbolism
HW get movie permission slip signed

THURS & FRI
Lost in Translation (102 minutes) by Sophia Coppola
-cornell notes or OPTIC (you choose)
HW Travel Itinerary Pamphlet (see assignment and sample)


WEEK TWO

TUES
-finish movie
Share Travel Itineraries
HW "When Worlds Collide"
-marginalia and devices
-rhetorical box
Looking at TRAVEL in the world today
-how are places advertised
-what language is used
-what drives travel
Group Travel
-post high school
-where do you go and why
NO HW, bring outside reading book(s)

WED
Last Journal Entry
-reading book reviews
-reviewing and recommending books
--write your own review
HW brainstorm rhetorical devices, motifs from films and essays

THURS, FRI & MON
"Inviting the World to Dinner" by Jim Haynes
Speaker and notes