Thursday, November 10, 2011

Weekly Agenda Nov. 14-18

BILLY BUDD, SAILOR


MONDAY & TUESDAY
Pass out texts (please donate $5 if you can afford to compensate for some of Ms. Stevens' out-of-pocket  school expenses)
-assignment for every chapter
-Marginalia

  • 3-level questions
  • comments
  • circle unknown words
  • definitions
  • summary
  • remark on rhetorical devices
  • remark on diction, syntax (tropes and schemes) and characterization
  • underline passages you understand and circle those you don't

Introduction to story
-background and bio on Melville
-ship jargon
-historical context:
-essential question: How do we maintain legal exceptions and still maintain order?
HW FOR TUESDAY, read Chapter 1 and complete 3 kinds of marginalia.  Book check tomorrow.


WEDNESDAY
Lit. Rings
-allusion
-synecdoche
-metonymy
Vocabulary List
-quiz next week
Brief Characterization Summary
-write short summaries using appropriate vocabulary words
Book check Chapters 2-5
HW See reading schedule


THURSDAY
Mencken
-questions and logic
Journal #16: McGraw-Hill Reader, read "The Penalty of Death" (pp85) and answer Composition questions #1-3, Rhetoric #5&6, and Write #1 (instead of an entire essay, write a paragraph).
King
-opinion on the continuum
HW Finish #16 


FRIDAY
2-corner debate
Grade Check