Friday, December 14, 2012

English 10 Honors--12/17/2012

Jump Off
--Open your vocabulary book to page 58.  Look through the list of words and put a star next to all of the words that you are pretty confident about knowing already.

S. the C.

Instruction -- Vocabulary Unit #5
--go over Unit #5 word list (page 58) and five "Whimsical Words"
--For HW, begin preparing for the Unit #5 assessment, which will take place this Friday.  Make sure to familiarize yourself with the “Whimsical Words”.

--Pick up a copy of Thomas C. Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor, as we will purposefully read the chapter “He’s Blind for a Reason, You Know” (page 201) together.  What is our purpose, again?
--Form a circle.

Discussion -- LotF Chapters 1-4
--complete the reading from Foster together
--engage in discussion--boy oh boy, do we have a lot to talk about (including, but certainly not limited to, the following topics: symbols, an interconnectedness of everything, names as significant, dark/light imagery, good or bad island?, conflicts, human nature, application of Foster’s ideas)!

HW Time
--begin purposefully reading Chapters 5 and 6

--Finish purposefully reading Chapters 5 and 6 of Lord of the Flies as preparation for analysis/discussion next class.
--Bring your vocabulary book to class next time.