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NOTE: NO SUPPORT PERIOD MONDAY, AUG. 25 DUE TO ENGLISH DEPARTMENT COMMON CORE MEETING. PLEASE COME TO SUPPORT TUESDAY OR EMAIL MRS. H. WITH QUESTIONS.
Tuesday, Aug. 26 1. Share magazine story with your partner 2. Discuss Chopin story in groups; make list of ironies 3. Class Overview
HW: Read "Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?" by Joyce Carol Oates, attached below under Literature.
Thursday, Aug. 28 1. Read article on Charles Schmidt; discuss Oates story 2. Discuss Creative Non-fiction 3. Discuss Turnitin.com handout
HW: Answer Oates story questions in preparation for a practice Socratic Seminar Tuesday. Questions must be typed in MLA format.
Students MUST bring their books to class EACH DAY to avoid losing Speaking and Listening points.
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.