Monday, November 6

  • return Of Mice and Men

    • return The Scarlet Letter!

  • Vocab quiz on Wednesday

  • vocab warm-up:

    • crossword puzzle!

  • Of Mice and Men references:

  • Literary and cultural criticism:

    • change text in second questions row:

    • What are the intentions of the person who created this text? What does this person assume?

    • Turn this in tomorrow at the beginning of class

      • 4 texts, 4 sides, 2 purple sheets

  • New texts to add to the stack

    • Sports section of the newspaper

      • sports news in general

        • what does it tell us about our priorities as a culture?

    • Crazy Horse memorial

      • why is this being built?

      • why now?

    • The Miss America pageant
      • what does this tell us about our priorities as a culture?
    • names of car models

    • names of sports teams

    • sports page of Register Guard

    • real estate section

  • Turn in two purple sheets - 4 texts - at the beginning of class tomorrow

Tuesday, November 7

  • turn in your purple textual criticism sheets!

  • vocab quiz tomorrow!

  • vocab warm-up:
    • Write sentences using four vocab words.
    • Include a sports car and a jungle gym
  • A short talk about reality:

    • Classes to take next year

    • what's your plan?

    • Why?

  • rhetoric notes!

    • Aristotelian appeals

    • fallacies

Wednesday, November 8

  • Vocab quiz:

    • Latin Roots II

  • November calendar

  • Practice rhetoric

    • look at ads

    • fill out ad charts

Thursday, November 9

  • 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

  • Look at ads

  • Look at inventions

  • Look at essay prompt!

  • Purple ad sheet due Monday, November 13

Friday, November 10