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Day 01- Jan 6 - LA11 American Literature and Composition...

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Unformatted text preview: LA11: American Literature and Composition Wednesday, January 6th, 2009 Wednesday, January 6th, 2009 Today's Objectives Students will gain an understanding of the expectations and goals for the next 6 weeks. Students will reflect on the appearance of women authors in literature and begin to discuss the themes and tones prevalent throughout many works. Wednesday, January 6th Today's Agenda Welcome Back! Updated Syllabus: Please have parents sign and return to me as soon as possible Introduction to Women Writers unit Quick Write Poetry Wednesday, January 6th, 2009 Intro to Unit Unit goals, expectations, essential questions Unit Calendar Graphic Organizer Wednesday, January 6th, 2009 Quick Write In your educational experience, do you think male authors are read more than female authors? If so, why do you think that is? If not, how do the works of female authors you have read compare to the works of male authors (subject matter, genres, etc.)? Wednesday, January 6th, 2009 Some Poetry Barbie Doll by Marge Piercy Phenomenally by Maya Angelou A Double Standard by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Wednesday, January 6th, 2009 Poetry Reflection Questions: Describe the tone of these pieces? What is the subject matter of these poems? Why do you think these poems have the tone they do? ...
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