Sunday, October 12, 2014

Weekly Agenda 10.13-10.17

THE CRUCIBLE 

MONDAY and TUESDAY
Share out some Fallacy Cartoons, Glossary Entries
Bridge GoW to Crucible: 1930s-1950s
Arthur Miller Background
-intentions
Puritan history
-SALEM

The Crucible
-crucible
-witch hunt
-hysteria
-paradox
-allegory
-vocabulary

Reviewing elements of the Rhetorical Essay
-Intercalary
-Speech

Arrangement (sentences): loose, balanced, periodic, cumulative
HW Make sure you read through page 20 for Wednesday; 
AND, complete Journal #10 on 1-2 paragraph rewrites from the Intercalary Essay OR Timed Writing.

WEDNESDAY
Questions
1) The tragedy in the Salem community "developed from a paradox." What is the paradox?
2) Analyze the following quotation: "But all organization is and must be grounded on the idea of exclusion and prohibition, just as two objects cannot occupy the same space" (7).
Characterization and Metaphor
-role of individual
-personal dignity
-human bond
Mention McCarthyism
HW Finish ACT I

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Begin reading "Why I Wrote The Crucible" by Miller
-respond to questions
HW Read ACT II for MONDAY; 
AND, complete Journal #11 on your independent reading, see journal format packet, A, __, __

NEXT
Film
Reader's Theater
Creative Writing Witch Hunt
Fallacies/Toulmin Quiz
Vocabulary Quiz
Bennett Letter Response
Digital Annotation Presentation Project (Create Prezi acct NOW!)