Monday-Tuesday, April 8-9:
Heart of Darkness Literary Criticism Webquest - Work in Writer's Work Bench
Literary Criticism Dictionary:
Reader Response Criticism:
Wednesday, April 10:
Heart of Darkness Book II Due
Begin discussion of HoD as racist novel
Thursday, April 11:
Listen to or watch:
Chinua Achebe's NPR Interview http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=113835207
TEDTalk: Don't Misrepresent Africa http://www.ted.com/talks/leslie_dodson_don_t_misrepresent_africa.html
TEDTalk: The Danger of a Single Story http://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story.html
TEDTalk: http://www.ted.com/talks/chris_abani_on_the_stories_of_africa.html (WARNING: Foul language used at the beginning of the clip. DO NOT watch if you are easily offended.)
Friday, April 12:
Read and answer questions to "How to Write About Africa"
Last week wrap up: Sonnet notes and practice, justice essay, finish Chapter 8 multiple choice, red room close reading
Jane Eyre: Introduce Symbol Project
Jane Eyre: Computer Lab: Online discussion posts, symbol presentation
Sonnet Project-Due February 28
Jane Eyre: Chapters 16-26 DUE (Quiz, Discussion, Reading)
Jane Eyre: Finish Chapters 1-10 Quiz, Miss Victorian England Pagaent, Jane Eyre as Victorian Woman
Jane Eyre: Block Party, Discuss Chapters 1 and 2 (Red Room Analysis, Close Reading)
Jane Eyre: Finish Chapter 2 Discussion and Activity
Sonnets: Presentation and notes
Jane Eyre: Chapter 8 Multiple Choice, Chapter 2 Close Reading/Essay Outline
Writing Boot Camp Week Two: Prose Passage Analysis
Monday: Review Dickinson/Frost Dark/Night essays, begin analyzing 2006 Q2
Tuesday: Continue 2006 Q2 passage
Wednesday: Write 2006 Q2 Essay
Thursday: Peer grade 2006 Q2 Essay
Friday: Write prose essay
Today we will go over the requirements for your research paper, which is due TOMORROW!
Research Paper Check List
Please turn in the items below in the order listed. Miss Lamb will have paper clips, staples, etc.
¨ Research paper w/Works Cited (stapled)
¨ Extra Works Cited
¨ Annotated Bibliography¨ Copies of 2 artifacts if poem, song, painting, photograph, etc.
After this, we will return to our discussion of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. As we read, look for 1 sentence to embody the existential idea you were assigned yesterday!
As we read R&G today, we will be looking for elements of existentialism.
We will start today with two multiple choice practices from R&G. We will complete them with a time limit first, and then we will go over them together, finding textual evidence for every question.
Then, back to reading! :-)