Monday, February 26

  • grammar warm-up:

    • notes on subject-verb agreement!

  • turn in Advertising Essay!

  • tomorrow:

    • turn in Edward Taylor Wasp poem q&a

  • One page creative writing -

    • what don't we know about Of Mice & Men?

  • Toni Morrison bio assignment

    • due Friday, March 2

Tuesday, February 27

  • grammar warm-up:

    • finish notes

    • Exercise 21-1

  • check out Sula

    • 8:50

  • "Barbie Doll" by Marge Piercy

    • article about men on back

    • What do our families and societies expect of us? Want of us?

    • Is that the same as what WE want?

  • get reading schedule

  • read beginning aloud in class
    • What's going on?
  • How do you read a book like this?

Wednesday, February 28

  • grammar warm-up

    • Exercise 21-A

  • study questions for pp.3 - 48

  • work time for

    • study questions

    • Toni Morrison bio

    • Of Mice & Men creative work

Thursday, March 1

  • grammar warm-up:

    • Exercise 21-B

  • Sula character notes

  • Characterization notes
    • Flat vs. round
    • direct vs. indirect
  • How is the reading going?

Friday, March 2

  • vocab warm-up: Greek Roots I

    • words related to PHOBIA

    • 1. phobia, n. - fear, dislike, or aversion

    • 2. acrophobia, n. - fear of being at a great height

    • 3. agoraphobia, n. - fear of open spaces

    • 4. claustrophobia, n. - fear of enclosed or narrow spaces

  • Turn in Toni Morrison bio

  • Turn in study questions on pp. 3 - 48

  • Next Tuesday, March 6
    • Quiz on Part One
  • Characterization exercise

  • time to read