Sunday, April 11, 2010

Weekly Agenda April 12-16

OPTIC on image from Civil War
Review Break HW
-discussing the text
-rhetorical devices
Get Books?
Drafted and Goodbye Letter
-Journal #
HW Their Eyes Essay due tonight to

Background on the text
Reflect on Essay -Writing process
-style and devices
HW Search for a fact about Vietnam (not Wikipedia)


Platoon movie excerpt
-sensation of 'being' in Vietnam
Geography Notes
Confirm dates for Practice AP
Read Chapter 1
HW What would you carry? Finish Chapter 1 and 3qs

Vocabulary List
-create concept circles
Conversations assignment
Multiple Choice Practice
-pair share
HW Read "Love", "Spin" and "Rainy River"
AND identify stylistic devices. Define ambiguity, ambivalence, and apathy. In what way do these ideas create a new sense of what it means to fight in war?

Platoon and Hamburger Hill movie excerpts
Read "How to Tell a True War Story"
Conversations #2
HW Look at Chapters "Enemies" and "Friends" and wrote a short paragraph for Journal # __ in which you discuss why O'Brien places these chapters together. Comment on the structure of the novel, the chronology, the juxtaposition of specific themes and stories.