Sunday, November 25, 2012

Correction: Weekly Agenda 11.26-11.30

MONDAY
Review Glossary Entries
-create poster entries
More literary terms!
HW 1 more glossary entry

TUESDAY
Read "The Humble Comma"
-create an AP style multiple choice question:
-swap and answer question
Freewrite: Journal #13: No punctuation.  Letter to a place you would like to travel.  Now, apply punctuation: commas, periods, semi-colons, colons, em dashes (we'll review), exclamations points, questions marks, etc.
HW continue Journal #12: Write a descriptive sentence about your family when it travels.  Just one sentence.  Rewrite that same sentence (don't change a word) twice using different punctuation each time.  Be prepared to share.

WEDNESDAY
Assignment: The Travel Brochure
-create a brochure for your ideal trip
-it can be one or multiple destinations
-include: flight, carry ons, travel partners, itinerary, local hot spots, eats, local lore, music, books, clothes, length, time of departure, etc.
-note: your destination can be real or imaginative...be creative!
Brainstorm and design
HW Get permission slips signed by Monday
AND, Brochures due Next WED, Dec 5th
AND, Journal #14, McGraw-Hill: Amy Tan p495 "The Language of Discretion"
Comp., #1, 3; Rhetoric #1, 2, 3; Write #1
DUE TOMORROW for review

THURSDAY
Review Tan's "Language of Discretion"
-create AP style multiple choice question:
-swap and answer question
HW Work on Travel Pamphlet

FRIDAY
Notes on viewing and interpreting film
-OPTIC
-language: film glossary
-techniques
-symbolism
HW Work on Travel Pamphlet
AND, Journal #15 Independent Reading Format

NEXT
"Lost in Translation" by Sofia Coppola
OPTIC
Synthesis returned
Iyer's "When WOrlds COllide"
Pollan's "Unhappy Meals"
NY Times Mag.
Food and Culture Reader excerpts
AP Multiple Choice Practice: Sanders to Rushdie
Jim Haynes