Monday, September 30, 2013

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Review Day with "A Rose for Emily"

-Bell Work (authority; perpetuate)
-Vocab Quiz
-Review Stations

-Get ready for tomorrow's test!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The Southern Gothic

-Bell Work
-Southern Gothic PPT
-Applying the Southern Gothic to "A Rose for Emily"
-What do we need to review before Friday

-Study for Friday
-Vocab quiz bumped to tomorrow

Friday, September 20, 2013

Boot Camp: Symbolism

Agenda (Mon and Tues):

-Bell Work
-Ethos, Pathos, Logos Review
-EPL in Commercials
-Symbolism Power Point

-Vocab Quiz
-EPL Review
-Symbolism con't

-Questions on "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings"
-Review "A Rose for Emily"

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Ethos, Pathos, Logos


-Bell Work (antithesis, adroit)
-Finish up with satire
-Ethos, Pathos, Logos reading

-Finish the two worksheets on ethos, pathos, and logos

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Mon and Tue: Summer Assignment Review & A Closer Look at Satire

Monday's Agenda:
-Bell Work
-Summer assignment review
-Worksheet based on the summer assignment

-Read "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings"
-Finish the worksheet based on the Foster text

Tuesday's Agenda:
-Bell Work
-Notes:  Satire con't as well as Satire & Parody
-Example of Parody

-None, just come to class tomorrow prepared to continue with our review!
-Keep the readings fresh in your mind!

Friday, September 13, 2013

Boot Camp: "A Modest Proposal" to Review Satire, Mood, and Tone

-Vocab (anaphora, impecunious, anecdote, delineate)
-Vocab Quiz
-Review of mood and tone in relation to AMP
-Satire Overview

-Answer the 3 questions related to satire at the bottom of the handout
-Read "A Rose for Emily" (p. 281)-->keep in mind all of the things that we have been going over in boot camp as you read

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Boot Camp: Theme wrap-up and Tone & Mood

-Bell Work
-Review of Theme
-Sharing themes from "Once Upon a Time"
-Writing themes for "Eveline"
-Mood v. Tone:

-Read Swift's "A Modest Proposal"
-Identify a mood that you felt while reading the piece
-Identify a tone that fits the piece using your tone word list
-Mark up the text.  Identify passages that support the reason you chose a particular theme.  Define any terms that you do not know.

Boot Camp: Rearranging Plot and Intro to Theme

-Bell Work (ambiguity, reprehensible)
-Complete plot diagram posters
-Theme power point

-Read James Joyce's "Eveline"

Monday, September 9, 2013

Bootcamp: Rearranging Plot

-Bell Work (morose, allusion)
-Review of Plot Diagram for "The Short Happy Life..."
-Rearranging the plot events--Does it affect meaning?

-Read Joyce's "Eveline" if you want to get ahead on homework for the week

Friday, September 6, 2013

Boot Camp: Plot

-Vocab Quiz
-Bell Work (Alliteration, capricious)
-Homework Questions/Review
-Plot Powerpoint
-Plotting out "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"

-Finish Plot Diagrams
-Read Nadine Gordimer's "Once Upon a Time"
-Write out what you believe to be a theme in the short story

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Bootcamp: Point of View

-Bell Work (none)
-Continue Powerpoint--
-"Quiz" on types of POV
-Rewriting Frankenstein (Chapter 4, paragraph on monster's creation)

  • 1st person major character
  • 1st person nonparticipant
  • 3rd person objective
  • 3rd person omniscient 
  • 3rd person limited omniscient
  • (Keep in mind that one of these already is the way in which the passage is rewritten. You do not have to rewrite the section for that one.  Do your best!  I am simply looking for that you understand the different points of view.)
  • ((Also remember that there is 2nd person point of view.  You do not need to rewrite the segment from this perspective!))

-Finish reading "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"
-Finish rewriting the Frankenstein paragraph from different points of view

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Boot Camp: Characterization Wrap-up and Point of View

*Bell Work: Superfluous, allegory, expedient
*Frankenstein Journal Question:  "Can Victor Frankenstein be considered a traditional protagonist locked in an external conflict with his monstrous creation, an antagonist?"
*Characterization and Journal Share Aloud
*Begin Point of View Power Point

*Read Hemingway's "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" (Perrine's pp. 77-105) for Friday
*Pay attention to point of view and plot structure

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Bootcamp: Characterization


  • Bell Work: Ad Hominem
  • Review of Bell Work Expectations
  • Review of Characterization
  • River Map Characterization
  • Finish the river map for Frankenstein or the Monster