Check Course Signatures
Journal Entry Format: Article
HW Complete Journal Entry #1 for Tuesday on GoW
Analyzing images using OPTIC:
-Dorothea Lange photography
HW Complete your own OPTIC on a picture of your choice from The History Place.
Review OPTIC, turn in.
Get McGraw-Hill Reader
-identify useful information
-the benefits of marginalia
HW Read "How to Mark a Book" by Mortimer J. Adler and write 3-level questions to share in class.
AND, print a short article form the website search.
Tips for finding a good article:
-not more than 3 pages
-has a clear author
-is easy to summarize
IN THE NEWS format and instructions (article annotation)
MLA style and handout
HW define socialism and humanism
AND, Journal #2: find evidence in GoW that supports these two philosophies. Explore how they may have influenced Steinbeck's writing; and, linkthe language of Jim Casey ot either philosophy.
AND, type up the IN THE NEWS annotation per format (see handouts).
Peer Review of IN THE NEWS
Review Journal Entry
HW Annotate assigned intercalary chapter (close reading) and create a working thesis.
Steinbeck's style/Nobel Speech/Essay
non-fiction reading list
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Welcome to the 2012/2013 School Year!
The Glass Castle
HW Create User for turnitin.com (ID# 5390824, PASS: Stevens);
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with user email and password
Sign up with email on homework blog
The Art of Close Reading
-annotation: Joan Didion Model
-collect & connect
Terms: contrast, dichotomy, juxtaposition
The Glass Castle excerpt
HW complete dichotomy worksheet
Practice Reading Journal entry
-The Glass Castle excerpt
HW Bring The Grapes of Wrath