Saturday, September 8, 2012

Senior English--Our Purpose in Reading The Alchemist

The following information should help you read the novel purposefully:

In reading Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist as Senior English students, our goal is to work together via rich discussions to pull maximum meaning out of the text.  As such, we will be working in class on speaking and listening skills while dealing with the text.  One of our main focuses is connecting the novel to the last-year-of-high-school-looking-toward-the-future experience.