Saturday, September 8, 2012

Weekly Agenda 9/10-9/14

The Grapes of Wrath


MONDAY
Hand back papers
Nonfiction Book List (check out Amazon Reviews)
California history as it relates to GoW
Read essay on Didion work
Style
-syntax
-passage imitation
HW Final Essay due this evening to turnitin.com by 11:59; bring in hard copy with rough draft tomorrow.

TUESDAY
-early release-
GOW Vocabulary list
-charting
-concept circles
Steinbeck's Nobel Acceptance speech
-SOAPSTone (finish for HW)
HW Journal #4 (journal format)

WEDNESDAY
Review Journal
Listen to Woody Guthrie's song "Tom Joad"
-reflect and apply to GOW
HW McGrawHill: Read Steinbeck's "American and the Land."  Write annotations on 2 post-its, bring to class.
See tomorrow's HW to "get ahead."

THURSDAY
Journal #5: In groups of 3-4, students will share annotations and then answer questions at the end of essay, page 671: Comprehension #1 & 2; Rhetoric #1, 2, & 6; Writing #1 (1-2 paragraphs).  Groups may discuss and have similar answers, but each individual must write their responses in their journal.
HW Consider the definitions of deductive versus inductive, in journal #5 decide whether or not Steinbeck uses deductive or inductive logic.
AND, review GOW chapters 22, 26, & 30.
AND, study for vocabulary quiz tomorrow (15 min).
Book TEST next Thursday (vocab, OPTIC, short answer essay Qs)

FRIDAY
Vocabulary Quiz
Review Lit. Terms (rings)
HW Complete glossary entry on persona

NEXT
Rhetorical Box
3-chair
GOW Test