Sunday, April 24, 2011

Weekly Agenda April 25-29

MONDAY
OPTIC on image from Civil War
Review Break HW
-discussing the text
-rhetorical devices
HW Their Eyes Essay due tonight to turnitin.com

TUESDAY
AP Practice: Review figures of speech (schemes and tropes)
The Red Badge of Courage Close Reading Quiz
-3 options
NO H.W.

WEDNESDAY

Background on the textMemoir
-style and devices
Drafted and Goodbye Letter
-Journal #34
HW Read Chapter 1 for and write 3qs.
AND answer: How many figures of speech can you identify? And, what is their effect?

THURSDAY

Quaker Share #34
What would you carry?
Share excerpts from Chapter 1
HW Read "Love", "Spin" and "Rainy River" for Monday
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?

FRIDAY
Continue watching documentary
-notes


NEXT
Platoon movie excerpt
-sensation of 'being' in Vietnam
Platoon and Hamburger Hill movie excerpts
HW Read "How to Tell a True War Story"
-vocabulary
-quotations
-symbolism
AP Practice Multiple choice Review
K.W.(L.)
Geography Notes

Vocabulary List
-create concept circles
Conversations assignment
Multiple Choice Practice
-pair share
Look at Chapters "Enemies" and "Friends" and write a short paragraph for Journal # 35 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.