05.23.07

Core 1:

  1. Finish watching Animal Farm.
  2. Questions for analysis:
    • Why did the director change the ending so drastically?
    • Why did the director choose Jesse as the narrator?
    • What has been gained or lost by transferring this book to visual form?
    • How is this story more “American?” than the original?
    • Does the story now take on new symbolism?
  3. Start end of the year reflections.

Core 2:

  1. What do you think that you will be known for (at your new schools) as the first class of discovery students that have had me for 2 years?
  2. Begin further end of the year reflections.

Core 3:

  1. Finish watching the Outsiders
  2. Questions:
    • How did the characters of Ponyboy and Johnny change from the book to the movie?
    • Take at least one movie quiz. If anyone can answer more than 3/4 of the Difficult quiz I will buy them any kind of candy bar they want.
  3. Start end of the year reflections.

Core 4:

  1. Finish Animal Farm.
  2. Questions:
    • What is the moral of Animal Farm?
    • What is the moral of your Utopia?
    • What is the Allegory of Animal Farm?
    • What is the Allegory of your Utopia?

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