Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Weekly Agenda Jan 10-14

Lost in Translation
(102 minutes)
-viewing and notes

Share Travel Itinerary/Brochures
Reading Film Glossary
-OPTIC for film
cont. Lost in Translation
-viewing and notes
-reflect and share
HW finish OPTIC worksheet

-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

Current Reviews of Travel destinations
-note language and tone
HW Journal #19: Independent Reading Journal Format

Multiple-Choice Practice
Cartoons about Travel
Listen to "Inviting the World to Dinner" by Jim Haynes

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

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.