Saturday, September 17, 2011

STUDYPATH* September 19-23, 2011

In-class assignments and class updates trump published blogs.



Bedford Reader textbook is required in class today for reading assignment and literary terms 11-20
Vocabulary Workshop books are required in class today for explanation of Unit One test format; Unit Two answers are due Friday in class
Virginia Woolf essay based on AP prompt is due today
Richard Rodriguez and Florence Kelley essays are returned to students; Rodriguez rewrite checklist includes tone, diction, and syntactical devices such as loose, periodic, balanced and interrupted sentences

Tuesday (Shortened Day)
Bedford Reader textbook is required in class today for literary terms 11-20; narration reading assignment and Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" writing assignment due Monday
(Assignment: Answer Question One and Four-Meaning; Answer Question One and Four-Writing Strategy; Answer Question Five-Language)
Unit One Vocabulary Workshop test is scheduled for today
Outlining Bedford Reader argument and persuasion is due today
Their Eyes Were Watching God novel assigned; talking points due Friday for Chapters One-Five class discussion

Synthesis essay assigned (access essay at 2011 Form B synthesis essay download) and due Tuesday midnight on web site
SOAP and rhetorical square discussed in class
Prose Passage #4 multiple choice work in class

Rodriguez rewrites due no later than today; new draft must be stapled to first draft
5 Steps to a 5 textbook assignment is scheduled in class

Class discussion of Their Eyes Were Watching God is scheduled today; talking points must be submitted in class (this assignment is postponed because novels have not yet been assigned to students)
Unit Two Vocabulary Workshop answers due
Weekend homework will be announced