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Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 Tuesday, November 17
Today's Objectives th Students will use models of active reading, paraphrasing, and annotation (which they were introduced to last Thursday) to aid in their understanding of various Transcendentalist works. Students will practice active reading, paraphrasing, and annotation is preparation to answer critical reading questions. Tuesday, November 17
Note to Absent Students: th Be sure to pick up a copy of "Self Reliance" if you have not already received one. You need to read and annotate self-reliance and complete journal #2 by Block Day! Comic Strip and Song (With Explanatory Paragraphs) are due Block Day! Tuesday, November 17
Today's Agenda: th Self-Reliance Work Day! Begin Reading Emerson's Self-Reliance and annotate! Use today's time to read, annotate, and complete your journal entry! DUE BLOCK DAY: SELF RELIANCE JOURNAL AND PACKET, ANNOTATED! ALSO, SONG AND COMIC STRIP, EACH WITH AN EXPLANATORY PARAGRAPH! How Do I Annotate These Texts? Read the questions in advance so you know what major ideas you are looking for in your reading. Paraphrase each paragraph, or, at the very least, note the main ideas in each (this is called marginalia) Highlight important lines that might help serve as quotes for your essays or your comic/song explanations. Tuesday, November 17
Homework for tonight th Continue reading Self-Reliance and finish Journal #2 Self Reliance Journal is due BLOCK DAY! Keep looking for comic strip and song: Due BLOCK DAY!! Tuesday, November 17
On Deck for This Week th Block Day Self Reliance Journal, Comic Strips and Songs DUE! Self Reliance Socratic Seminar Presentations Begin Civil Disobedience Friday Introduction to research. Meet in Library Viewing Room Next Week: THANKSGIVING BREAK. ENJOY ...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course WRT 2009 taught by Professor Cullen during the Fall '09 term at Grand Valley State University.
- Fall '09