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Tuesday, May 24 1. DCE: AB Rough Draft due: Peer Review and polish 2. Catcher: Review Chapters 1-24 quotes; QWs; Activities 3. Assign Giant Modernism/PM Socratic Seminar questions
HW: 1. PMLC 4 due Thursday! 2. Work on DCE AB Final Draft, due next Tuesday, Mat 31 (change from original calendar) 3. Giant Mod/PM SS questions (due next Thursday)
Thursday May 26 1. PMLC 4 2. DCE AB: questions, final fixes 3. Catcher: Continue reviewing Chs. 1-24; QWs; Activities 4. Final Exam Review Sheet (will be posted this weekend)
HW: 1. Catcher: Finish (Chs. 25-26) 2. DCE AB: Final Draft due next class, Tuesday: Hard Copy in class formatted as discussed in class; Digital copy submitted to Turnitin.com!!! 3. Giant Mod/PM SS questions due next Thursday
Tuesday, May 31 1. DCE AB: Final Draft due: Hard copy brought to class and make sure you have submitted it to Turnitin.com by midnight tonight!!! 2. DCE: A few last words re: Literary Criticism and what you will need to know for next year 2. Final Exam Review Sheet + Giant Review of what we have done this year (if time; if not, Thursday) 3. Catcher: Review 25-26, Wrap up activities
HW: 1. Giant Mod/PM Socratic Seminar 2. Bring something for our party 3. Begin reviewing for Final Exam (see era notes under Literature below)
Thursday, June 2 1. Library: 10 a.m. (2nd) and 12 p.m. (4th): BRING YOUR TEXTBOOK AND NOVELS!! 2. Giant Mod/PM Socratic Seminar 3. Have a nice end of year party!
HW: Study for your Final Exam!!
Literature: Postmodernism: Catcher in the Rye
We continue in second semester with the Postmodernist Era, reading Salinger's Catcher in the Rye and our PMLC novel.
Students will read a novel from the Postmodern Era using the Literature Circles process. Due dates and forms for the assignment below.
Students must also complete a Permission Slip which must be signed by parents/guardians and returned by Thursday, April 7. Students who do not turn this in will be give a 0 on their Lit Circle assignment until it is turned in.
All students must submit all assignments to Turnitin.com (except for the actual drawing for the Illustrator).
PMLC 1: April 19 (first 1/4 of book) PMLC 2: May 4 (second 1/4) PMLC 3: May 16 (third 1/4) PMLC 4: May 26 (final 1/4)
Bring materials to class each day that we have read them for homework! Speaking and Listening points will be deducted for lack of materials, and students cannot actively learn the required material by sharing a book with another student.
All assignments must be typed!
IMPORTANT MESSAGE ABOUT MAKE-UP WORK AND AERIES GRADES: UNLESS YOU HAVE RECEIVED PERMISSION FROM ME TO TURN IN LATE WORK, ALL NA'S WILL CHANGE TO 0'S IN AERIES AT THE END OF EACH WEEK, WITH NO EXCEPTIONS UNLESS YOU HAVE MADE PRIOR ARRANGEMENTS WITH ME. STUDENTS WILLING TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF THE ENGLISH III CURRICULUM MUST ALSO BE WILLING TO COMMUNICATE WITH ME, AND THUS BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN GRADES AND PROGRESS IN THE CLASS.