Friday, September 10, 2010

Weekly Agenda Sept 13-17

MON
review homework
Discuss KINDRED
-the title and implications
-question of genre
3-level question practice
-class discussion and review of the text
-clarifying questions
-characterization
HW Complete the handout comparing KINDRED to A LONG WAY GONE

TUES
Review HW
Introduce new terms
-dynamic/static charcter
-foil
-symbol
-theme
-motif
-personification
--pathetic fallacy
-conflict
-imagery
Practice Glossary Entry
HW Finish Glossary entries (see handout)

WED
SSR
Journal Entry #2
Practice self-grading (see rubric)
SAVE HW for Later (Practice glossary entry due)

THURS
Pair Share Literary Terms Quiz
Kindred discussion
-identity
-narrative
-themes
parallel conflicts
HW Explore (in a thoughtful paragraph) time-travel as a metaphor; as it relates to slavery; how it makes the narrative unique and the message more persuasive. Journal Entry #3
And, Bring Journals tomorrow.

FRI
In-class essay
Read excerpt from Octavia Butler interview and write a short essay (4 paragraphs) as journal entry #4
HW Bring Kindred and journals Monday