Tuesday, November 8, 2011

English 10 Honors--11/9/2011

Jump Off --notebooks out--Realism as a Literary Movement

S. the C. -- agenda/rationale/HW, briefly discuss Regents research, essays in from those who took them back

On-Demand Writing -- "The Masque of the Red Death" or "The Necklace"
--writing time
--discuss approach after approximately 5 minutes of writing
--finish writing

Transition -- form a circle

Discussion -- "The Masque of the Red Death" and "The Necklace"
--commercial vs. literary fiction--how do our stories fit?
--stories as products of literary movements ("The Necklace" especially)
--notes/literary analysis

Transition -- re-row desks

Closure -- Controlling Idea
--after reading and discussing both "The Masque of the Red Death" and "The Necklace", create a controlling idea sentence (a theme statement that unites the two works).

--mindfully read Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat"--be prepared to discuss the story next class