Sunday, August 24, 2014

Weekly Agenda 8.25-8.29

KINDRED by Octavia Butler

MONDAY and TUESDAY
Quaker Share Journal Entry #1 excerpt
-final share credit for this text, final self grade

KINDRED
-characterization, structure (time travel, genre) dialogue
-create 3Qs for Kindred
--class discussion;
-review figurative language: Figurative Language Graphic Organizer
-characterization (dynamic, static, foil), irony, metaphor, simile, imagery, personification/pathetic fallacy, digression, conflict/parallel conflicts, hyperbole, symbol, motif, theme, etc.
HW find evidence in Kindred of two or more kinds of figurative language; answer, how
 do these devices enhance the story.  Prepare for THURSDAY.

WEDNESDAY
SSR 
Journal Entry #2
THURSDAY
Review homework
Group-Class discussion: How does time travel work in Kindred; why does Butler use it (rather than some other device); and, is it a metaphor for slavery?  Does it make Butler's message more persuasive?
HW Complete literary terms quiz to be turned in for a grade, for MONDAY; it is 

recommended that you attach a typed or handwritten copy of your answers.

FRIDAY
Read Octavia Butler Interview
-respond to prompt
Find language to share aloud
-Quaker Share on excerpts that are related to the Two Worlds theme.

FREEWRITE 

Paragraph explaining the successes and failures of your education in 

regards to the Af. Am. slave's experience; compare/contrast them to what you learn 

from Butler's novel.

DO NOT turn in to turnitin.com.