Monday, September 5, 2011

Weekly Agenda Sept. 6-9

The Grapes of Wrath

Analyzing Images using OPTIC
-Dorothea Lange photography
HW Complete your own OPTIC on a picture of your choice from The History Place's Website on Dorothea Lange's work.

Review OPTIC
Get McGraw-Hill Reader
-identify useful information
-the benefits of marginalia
HW Read "How to Mark a Book" by Mortimer J. Adler and 3-level questions.
And, print a short article from the website search.

Tips for finding a good article:
-not more than 2-3 pages
-has a clear author
-is easy to summarize

IN THE NEWS format and instructions
MLA style handout

Define Socialism and Humanism
HW Journal #2 Find evidence in GOW that supports these two philosophies. Explore how they may have influenced his writing; and, link the language of Jim Casey to either philosophy.
AND, type up In The NEWs per formats (see handouts)

Peer Review typed In The News
-check format
Review HW
-quaker share
Define intercalary
HW Annotate assigned chapter and create working thesis