Monday, September 5, 2011

Weekly Agenda Sept. 6-9

KINDRED

Tuesday
Discuss Kindred
  • title and implication
  • question of genre
  • 3-level questions discussion and review of text
  • characterization
HW Complete handout, which compares Kindred to Zeitoun, for Thursday.

Wednesday
SSR
Journal Entry #2
HW finish Kindred/Zeitoun worksheet from yesterday, for tomorrow.


Thursday
Journal #3: 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.
Review Text
-identity, narrative, themes, parallel conflicts, alienation
Introduce literary terms:
  • dynamic vs. static character
  • character foil
  • symbol
  • motif
  • theme
  • personification
  • -->pathetic fallacy
  • conflict
  • imagery
Practice Glossary Entry
HW SAVE FOR TOMORROW's Agenda

Friday
-cont. Define literary Devices
Literary Terms Quiz
Read excerpts from Octavia Butler interview and write a short essay (4 paragraphs) as journal entry #4.