Sunday, November 18, 2012

HIROSHIMA by John Hersey

MONDAY

Chapter 1Discussion
-discuss journalistic style and tone
SOAPSTone analysis
-subject
-overview
-audience
-purpose
-style
-tone
(how do Hersey’s choice of adjectives influence the reader’s perception of the survivor’s experience)
Two recommended reading books to complement HIROSHIMA (optional)
HW Read Chapter 2 and 3Qs for Tuesday

TUESDAY
Review Chapters 2
-characterization
-structure
-point of view
HW Read Chapters 3&4 and 3Qs for Monday

WEDNESDAY
SSR
Journal #14
HW Conduct a Parent Interview

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

NEXT
-population behavior
-“Obligations” handout
-military behavior (WWII)
-National Character Studies (WWII)
“An Anniversary to Forget”
-marginalia
-reaction to the end
-Nuclear Worksheet
Persuasive Essay Style (synthesis-lite)
-authentic audience
-fallacies
-counterargument
-citing sources
(credibility, bias, integrating)
-paraphrasing vs. direct quotation
-signal phrases
-transitions
-format
Excerpt from Kurosawa’s Dreams
Fishbowl Socratic Seminar