Saturday, October 08, 2016

STUDYPATH* October 10-14, 2016

In-class assignments and class updates trump published blogs.


The Lesson of Ups
Show Up, Keep Up, Speak Up, Measure Up

Monday October 10
Water conservation assignment distributed in class
Prewriting for satire paper is due in class today; choose the topic, write web, outline, chart of ideas, submit a written proposal (due today) includes issue, community members to be interviewed (if applicable), three research sources and subtopics to be researched; date due to be determined in class
Outlining Five Steps to a Five in-class assignment is scheduled today, tomorrow and Thursday (Comprehensive Review--Analysis)
Bedford Reader is required in class for Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" responses due today (hard copy)
Imagery-Syntax responses are due tomorrow (Bronte-Shields) (postponed to Thursday)
The Great Gatsby multiple choice assignment distributed and due Thursday

Tuesday October 11
Outlining Five Steps to a Five in-class assignment continues in class
Glossary literary terms continue in class (11-20 attitude-deduction); test date is Friday

Wednesday October 12
Today is an unassigned day and classes are not in session

Thursday October 13
Outlining Five Steps to a Five in-class assignment continues in class
Satire prewriting student conferences are scheduled; paper is due as hard copy BEFORE assignment is required; hard copies due date to be discussed in class
The Great Gatsby multiple choice assignment due in class today (hard copy)(postponed to next week)

Friday October 14
Glossary literary terms test is scheduled (11-20 attitude-deduction)
"Babylon Revisited" F. Scott Fitzgerald responses are due in class today (hard copy); link is on a previous blog
1.  What is the importance of the story's historical setting?  What is the significance of the title as it relates to the setting?
2.  What is stye story's theme?
3.  How does the story's point of view and tone have an impact on the reader?
4.  Explain why Charlie has or has not conquered his alcoholism.
5.  How long must one pay for past mistakes?
The Great Gatsby paper due October 18 by 8:30 A.M. on web site; prompt "Closing Line in the Great Gatsby) previously distributed in class
Affluenza Synthesis Paper #2 is due on web site by 8:30 A.M.
Check STUDYPATH over the weekend for next week's assignments and class updates