Introduction: structure, characterization, motifs, etc.
Reading Journal Entry #2 on The Grapes of Wrath (GoW), due TUES.
Rhetorical Analysis Practice Essay Prompt in your Journal, #3.
-timed writing, 45 minutes, 4 paragraphs
HW Locate and Print a Dorothea Lange photo
Include the url on your print out.
Review OPTIC technique:
HW Complete OPTIC to be turned in for grade.
AND, bring GoW tomorrow.
Get McGraw-Hill Reader
-review the benefits of marginalia
Share Highlights of OPTIC, turn in
HW In McGraw-Hill read "How to Mark a Book" by Mortimer J. Adler and write 3-level questions to share in class.
AND, print a short article (emphasis on SHORT) from the website search.
Tips for finding a good article:
-not more than 3 pages
-has a clear format
-is easy to summarize
-easy to print (do not copy and paste without the url, date of access, etc.)
IN the NEWS Assignment format
-practice annotating article and drafting IN the NEWS annotation
HW Type of PRACTICE IN the NEWS.
AND, JOURNAL #4: define socialism and humanism; find evidence in GoW that supports these two philosophies. Explore how they may have influenced Steinbeck's writing; and, link the language of Jim Casey to either philosophy.