Day 6- Block Sep 30 and Oct 1

Day 6 Block Sep 30 - PreIB 10 World Literature and Composition Block Day September 30 and October 1 Block Day Sep 30 and Oct 1 Today's Objectives

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Unformatted text preview: PreIB 10: World Literature and Composition Block Day, September 30 and October 1 Block Day, Sep. 30 and Oct. 1 Today's Objectives: Students will use literary models to improve their own writing. Students will demonstrate comprehension and understanding of Oedipus Rex. Students will demonstrate oral reading fluency and learn to use vocal inflection to illustrate understanding. Block Day, Sep. 30 and Oct. 1 Today's Agenda: Writing Invitation #6 Rootie Tootie Oedipus Recap: Any questions from last night's reading? Oedipus Quiz: Part 1 Read OTK: 503-513 Major Assignments, 20 points Note to Absent Students Upon your return, you will need to: Schedule an appointment to make up the quiz If you want to see the model for Invitation #6, let me know and I will let you borrow it. Right now: Keep up on your reading. Have read through p. 513 for Friday. Copy down the roots from the powerpoint so you have them for the next quiz. Work on your writing invitation #6 Anne Lamott Lamott is the author of several novels and works of non-fiction. She also teaches writing workshops for adults working toward become published authors. Lamott says, "I try to write the books I would love to come upon, that are honest, concerned with real lives, human hearts, spiritual transformation, families, secrets, wonder, craziness -- and that can make me laugh. When I am reading a book like this, I feel rich and profoundly relieved to be in the presence of someone who will share the truth with me, and throw the lights on a little, and I try to write these kinds of books. Books, for me, are medicine." (quote located on Wikipedia) Why Lamott as a literary model? Sometimes we get caught up in our frustrations with writing that it helps to hear that others have the same experience. Lamott captures that beautifully in this motivating book of "instructions on wiriting and life." Writing Invitation #6 Would you like to tell about your own experiences, struggles, frustrations, joys, etc. with writing? Would you like to work to revise your previous invitations? (You will be sharing one piece of your writing with the class on Block day, October 21/22) Today's Roots (9/30) PATH/PASS Feeling or suffering NAT/NASC Birth SEQU/SEC Follow TEMP Time FRAG/FRACT Break Block Day, Sep. 30 and Oct. 1 Oedipus Quiz: Questions from last night's reading? Oedipus Trivia #3 The blinding of Teiresias: Zeus and Hera have an argument about men and women. They consult Teiresias since he has been both a man and a woman. Teiresias sides with Zeus, and Hera loses the argument. She is angry, and so she blinds Teiresias, an appropriate punishment in her eyes for one who cannot see the truth. From that point on, Teiresias is known as the blind prophet. Block Day, Sep. 30 and Oct. 1 Oedipus the King, Part 2 Today's Cast JOCASTA MESSENGER CHORUS (whole class) OEDIPUS HERDSMAN Block Day, Sep. 30 and Oct. 1 Homework for Tonight Finish reading Oedipus selection (503513). Think about your long term projects... October 9th is coming quickly! Block Day, Sep. 30 and Oct. 1 On Deck for Friday Rootie Tootie Oedipus Trivia #4 Finish Oedipus (p. 513-524) ...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 113 taught by Professor Howard during the Spring '09 term at Grand Valley State University.

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