Friday, August 24, 2012

Weekly Agenda 8/27-8/31

MONDAY
Check Course Signatures
Journal Entry Format: Article
HW Complete Journal Entry #1 for Tuesday on GoW

TUESDAY
Analyzing images using OPTIC:
-Dorothea Lange photography
--mini-biography
HW Complete your own OPTIC on a picture of your choice from The History Place.

WEDNESDAY
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

THURSDAY
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).

FRIDAY
Peer Review of IN THE NEWS
-check MLA
-spelling
-requirements
-language
Review Journal Entry
-Quaker Share
Define intercalary
HW Annotate assigned intercalary chapter (close reading) and create a working thesis.

NEXT
map
flow chart
essay
soapstone
cal. history
Steinbeck's style/Nobel Speech/Essay
vocabulary
ceoncept circles
literary terms
non-fiction reading list
Woody Guthrie