Monday, November 7, 2011

Weekly Agenda Nov. 7-Nov. 10

MONDAY
Synthesis: You wrote on one side of the flag burning amendment argument on Friday,  now, write on the opposing side.
HW Have you complete Journal #13 yet?


TUESDAY
Journal #14:  In your McGraw-Hill Reader read "Four-Letter Words can Hurt You" by Barbara Lawrence, and answer Comprehension questions #2 & 4; and answer Rhetoric questions #3&4.  And, then read "Get a Knife, Get a Dog, but Get Rid of Guns" by Molly Ivins, and answer Comprehension #2; and answer Rhetoric #1-3 &6; and then write1-2 paragraphs in response to Connections #6 (p103).
HW Finish for homework


WEDNESDAY
Review Questions from Reader and share bits of #6.  Create counterarguments for #6.
Reviewing the language of argumentation.  (p62)
Recall Toulmin Method; appeals, etc.
Looking at our Billy Budd essential question: How do we maintain legal exceptions and still maintain order?
-reading

THURSDAY
Billy Budd, Sailor Introduction
-background
-Melville Biography
-historical context

FRIDAY
NO SCHOOL
Veteran's Day