09.07.07

Core 1:

  1. Write-On: What is the most difficult dichotomous choice (only two options) you have had to make in your life?
  2. Read The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
    • What do you notice in this poem?
    • Answer questions on theme and change (from handout).
    • Discuss poetry analysis, dichotomous choice, and change.
  3. Extension:
    • Answer the following question with supporting details from The Road Not Taken: What does this poem tell us about the idea of change?

Core 2:

  1. Write-on: Write the most simple sentence that you can think of that is still a sentence. Then write the most complex sentence that you can think of that is still a sentence.
  2. Share imponderables.
    • zebras.jpg
    • i-before-e.jpg
    • ice-cream.jpg
    • thongs.jpg
    • thongs2.jpg
  3. Continue reading “Thou Shalt Not Kill Thy Sentences.”
    • Take notes on types of sentences.
  4. Extensions:
    • Find a simple and a compound-complex sentence in a book (AR or otherwise) and bring it in for next Thursday.

Class Notes:

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Core 3:

  1. Write on: How can you change/question tradition when everyone else seems to buy into it?
  2. Read The Lottery by Shirley Jackson
    • Answer questions on theme and change (from handout).
    • Discuss the nature of this tradition, change, and choice.
  3. Extensions:
    • Answer in your notebook or on your blog: What lengths do we (in this American Society) go to in order to preserve our sense of tradition and society. (Categorize with 1940’s)

Core 4:

  1. Write-On: What is the most difficult dichotomous choice (only two options) you have had to make in your life?
  2. Share the best Authentic Writing Idea that you had with at least 4 other people.
  3. Read The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
    • What do you notice in this poem?
    • Answer questions on theme and change (from handout).
    • Discuss poetry analysis, dichotomous choice, and change.
  4. Extension:
    • Answer the following question with supporting details from The Road Not Taken: What does this poem tell us about the idea of change?

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