Sunday, May 2, 2010

Weekly Agenda May 3-7

Carry Over Agenda from Last Friday:
Read Michael Kazin's "A Patriotic Left"
-enumerate persuasive techniques
Read Josiah Bunting, III "Class Warfare"
and poem
Dulce Et Decorum Est
In groups, create a multi-layered rhetorical box and then compare and contrast the 3 texts in journal entry #36 (Challenge: IN the box, identify rhetorical devices; Outside the box, state how those devices enhance meaning)
HW Finish class work

Review Rhetorical Boxes:
-Note similarities
-m/c practice
Platoon Movie
HW Finish Book for Thursday (final inventory)

AP Essay Norming Groups
-grade 2/3 essays and pick one for ms. stevens to grade
HW Pick a Topic and a group

Review the book
Finish Platoon
HW Find evidence related to your readings
AND make sure ms. stevens has all of your work as the end of the grading period is tomorrow. Journals due MONDAY

Group Research Assignment
-planning, individual assignments, organization
-DUE MAY 17th to
Reminders: How to cite sources, etc.
HW Optional practice AP essay prompts and m/c
AND Independent Reading Journal Entry #37