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February 2005

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Students should have finished reading Ch. 4-5 of Brave New World for class today.

Class:  Students will discuss their reading of Chapters 4-5 of BNW.  If time allows, students will begin work on the Anticipation Guide Revisited.

Homework:  Complete reading journals for Ch. 4 & 5 on passages of your choice for tomorrow.  Also complete the Anticipation Guide Revisited.

Ch. 4 & 5 reading journals due.  Anticipation Guide Revisited is your ticket to class.

 

Class:  Fishbowl discussion of the Anticipation Guide Revisited.

 

Homework:  Read Ch. 6 for tomorrow.

Students should have finished reading Ch. 6.

 

Class:  Continued discussion from Wednesday and discussion of Ch. 6 if time allows.

 

Homework:  Read Ch. 7 for tomorrow.

Students should have finished reading Ch. 7.

 

Class:  Full-class discussion of chapters 6 and 7.

Homework:  Read Ch. 8 for Monday.  Complete an extended response on the book:  Which society, Malpais or the World State, is better?  Click here for more details about this assignment.

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Students should have finished reading Ch. 8 and completed their extended responses about Malpais v. World State.

Class:  Debate--Malpais vs. the World State.

Homework:  Read Ch. 9 and 10 for Tuesday.  Complete Ability Survey (due in class).

Students should have finished reading Ch. 9 & 10 and completed their Ability Survey.

Class:  Short discussion of chapters 9 and 10.  Then students will form pairs and work on the Brave New World Postcard Project.

Homework:  Read Ch. 11 for tomorrow.  Finish postcards, due in class on Thursday. 

Students should have finished reading Ch. 11.

Class:  Short discussion of chapters 11.  Then students will get into small groups (as assigned by the teacher) and begin work on the Character Portraits assignment for BNW.

Homework:  Read Ch. 12 for tomorrow.  Finish postcards, due in class tomorrow. 

POSTCARDS ARE DUE!  Students should have finished reading Ch. 12.

Class:  More group work on the Character Portraits assignment for BNW.

 

Homework:  Read Ch. 13 for tomorrow. 

Students should have finished reading Ch. 13.

 

Class:  Group work on Task Two of Character Portraits assignment.

 

Homework:  Read Ch. 14 and 15  for Monday. 

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Students should have finished reading Ch. 14 and 15.

 

Class:  Short discussion of chapters 12-15.

 

Homework:  Read Ch. 16 for tomorrow. 

Students should have finished reading Ch. 16.

 

Class:  Polar opposites discussion of John the Savage.

Homework:  Read Ch. 17 for tomorrow.  Finish Polar Opposites sheet for discussion tomorrow.

Students should have finished reading Ch. 17 and finished #3 & #4 on the Polar Opposites sheet.

Class:  Polar opposites discussion of John the Savage.

 

Homework:  Read Ch. 18 for tomorrow. 

Students should have finished reading Ch. 18.

 

Class:  Discussion of the end of the novel.

 

Homework:  Complete step one of Task 3 for group work tomorrow.

Step one of Task 3 should be completed in class.

 

Class:  Group work continues on Character Portraits; Tasks 3 and 4.

 

Homework:  none

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Presidents' Day

 

 

 

Class:  Group work continues on Character Portraits; Tasks 5 and 6.

 

Homework:  none

 

 

Class:  Group work continues on Character Portraits; Tasks 5 and 6.

Homework:  Finish group project work on Tasks 5 and 6, due Friday in class.

 

Class:  Argument begins with "What Happened to Winston?"

Homework:  Research your word:  pathos, ethos, or logos, write down a definition for the word that you understand (as it relates to argument), and find an example of an argument that works as an example of that kind of rhetoric.  Finish group project work on Tasks 5 and 6, due Friday in class. 

Group character portrait work is due.  Pathos, ethos, and logos work due.

 

Class:  "Slip or Trip?"

 

Homework:  tba

 

 

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