Friday, March 28, 2014

Weekly Agenda 3.31-4.4

SBAC Testing all Week in T110
-please continue to read your text; reading journal #12-#14; get information on turnitin.com discussions; and, extra credit Twain reading.

Bring books to read!

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Weekly Agenda 3.24-3.28

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
LINK--please see reading schedule--
 -please have your McGraw Hill Reader, Novel, and Journal every day this week.
 -expect an independent reading check

MONDAY and TUESDAY
Creating a timeline of Women's role in America
#12) Read Gould's "Women's Brains" essay
-answer questions
-practice multiple-choice

#13)  Read Stanton's "Declaration of Sentiments"
-answer questions
-practice multiple-choice
-supplemental reading: response to Seneca Falls Convention

#14)  Read Tannen's "There is no Unmarked Woman"
-answer questions
-practice multiple-choice
HW Finish for Thursday, Journal Entries need to be clearly marked
Journal #15: Rewrite 1 paragraph from your Travel Timed Synthesis essay.

WEDNESDAY
Their Eyes
-Chapter 1 literary devices: WHAT, HOW, WHY
HW See Reading Schedule

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Back to Gould's Piece
-annotation and discussion
-rhetorical elements
-Rhetorical FLTs

Rhetorical Analysis Timed Writing

NEXT: Hurston Bio; Harlem Renaissance Timeline; Symbolism of the Barbie Doll; Atwood, Angier, Theroux; elements of humor; Twain, The Onion; more Tannen; Hughes and Bennett; 
Iyer.

THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD Reading Schedule


Their Eyes Were Watching God Reading Schedule

*Their Eyes Reading Schedule

Their Eyes Were Watching God 
by Zora Neale Hurston

Chapters 1 & 2 for Wednesday, March 26th
Chapters 3-6 for Friday, March 28th
Chapters 7-11 for Monday, March 31st
Chapters 12-17 for Wednesday, April 2nd
Chapters 18-20 for Friday, April 4th
*Culminating Timed Rhetorical Analysis (which will be very difficult to write without reading the text)
Be prepared to read additional materials while meeting these deadlines.  
You are also expected to read your independent reading book(s).

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Weekly Agenda 3.1-3.21

Travel, Food, Culture and Identity

MONDAY and TUESDAY
Group Work on synthesis elements
#1-prompt
#2-#7-Source a-f
HW Journal Entry #8: 4-Square Reflection and paragraph rewrite of Gatsby essay.

WEDNESDAY
Timed Writing Synthesis

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Get Books: Their Eyes Were Watching God
-see reading schedule

Norming, grading essay in groups.
-selecting best of the bunch
-class feedback on what works and what needs work
HW Read Chapter 1 for Tuesday.


Saturday, March 8, 2014

Weekly Agenda 3.10-3.14

Travel, Food, Culture and Identity

MONDAY
Food
-salt and culture in Jamaica
-Listen LINK: "Inviting the World to Dinner" by Jim Haynes
Inspect how different writers work senses and emotion into their style.
HW Travel Journal Extension, due tomorrow!

TUESDAY
Gallery Walk: Journal highlights

EAP Practice
-the format
-FLTs

WED
College Center Visit

THURSDAY
EAP Timed Writing

FRIDAY
Synthesis
-group work
--creating prompt and sources

NEXT
Synthesis Timed Writing on Travel, Food, and Culture



Saturday, March 1, 2014

Weekly Agenda 3.3-3.7

TRAVEL, FOOD, CULTURE

MONDAY, TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY
Review Iyer's works: "Why We Travel" and "Where Worlds Collide"
LINK-sentence style: cumulative, periodic, balance, parallel

Sophia Coppola's Lost in Translation (102 min)

Check in on Brochure and Journal

Examples of writing about food: nytimes.com, anthropological studies, ...
-Pollan
-?

Debrief close reading of movie.

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Review Synthesis FLTs

Listen and Read: Jim Hayne's "Inviting the World to Dinner"

Timed synthesis essay.