Formal visual analysis essay
Grant woods piece (American gothic, 1930) represents regionalism. The piece was made
in 1930 as a depiction of rural American subjects rendered in a representational style. The
pieces present locati
A thesis is the main idea
of your paper.
It is contained in a
So, just what the heck IS
a thesis statement,
A thesis statement is a sentence that answers these
questions for your readers:
What is the subject of
What is a thesis and where can it be found in a paper?
What three questions does a thesis statement answer?
_ you write in your _ should
What is a working thesis and what does it do?
Are you stuck with the working thesis you
A Career in Teaching
Thesis: Teaching can be an exciting and inspiring career; while it requires skills and education,
the challenges and rewards I will face as a professional in this career make it a goal I would like
Description of a Caree
A Career in _
Description of a Career in _
A. Skills/Aptitudes Needed
B. Average Salary
1. Entry Level
2. Salary scale
C. Demand for _
Rewards and Challenges
Incomplete Assignment 3rd Quarter
Read the short story The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman on page 766783. In addition, read the article, Why I Wrote The Yellow Wallpaper on page 784.
Then answer questions 1-8 on page 785. Please
Incomplete Assignment #2
Directions: You must handwrite each assignment. Typed responses will not be accepted.
Absent 6-9 times- Choose 2 articles from the Contemporary Literature textbook and
answer all of the discussion questions that are included at th
Part I: The Cover (15 points)
You will be designing a cover for your essay that describes you. Take the time to think
about yourself, who you are, and who you want to be. The cover can be in the form of a
Literary Essay for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Directions: Choose one of the following questions to respond to in a 3-5 page essay.
1. Ernest Hemingway says "All American literature came from Huck Finn" and
Huck Finn Essay
Topic that you are choosing:
Hook (How does it connect to the main purpose of your essay?):
How will you prove your thesis statement?
1. What are at least five specific scenes in the text that you can use to prove your th
Grammar Assessment Rubric
Grammar Assessment Rubric - Conventions
Numerous errors in usage, spelling, capitalization, and punctuation
repeatedly distract the reader and make the text difficult to read. In
fact, the s
General Rules to Remember:
1. Thesis is arguable and provable
2. You are using textual evidence (quotes from the
short story) as well as evidence from the
research (quotes and paraphrase).
3. You are transitioning into every piece of
4. You expl
The Great Gatsby Research Paper
Directions: You will be writing a 6-7 page research paper on your vision of the American
Dream and the connection to The Great Gatsby. We have spent the year reading American
Frankenstein Essay: Final Exam
Directions: Choose one of the following questions from the list below. Write a welldeveloped, unified essay that thoroughly analyzes the question from at least one of the
Final Exam/ Final Presentation
Directions: So now we are here! This is the last thing that you must do before we finish
this class and you go out into the world. You are going to write a 4-5 page essay con cerning the novel you read fo
The Psychoanalysts Report
The Catcher in the Rye is told as a flashback. In Chapter 26, the reader comes full circle
and meets Holden in the mental-treatment facility where he introduced himself in Chapter
1. He hints at being re
Final Exam: Short Literature
Directions: This is the last thing that you must do before we finish this class and you go
out into the world, so lets get this done. You are going to write a 5-6 page essay
concerning at least two short stories from the semes
One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest Essay
Directions: Write an analysis of One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest using a specific literary
theory or a combination of two or three. For example, how can you examine the text from a
psychological, gender, or cultural per
Name _ Date _
How it is used in
Cast & Credits
BY ROGER EBERT / November 20, 1998
The England of the first Elizabeth is a dark and sensuous place;
the court lives intimately with treachery, an
Experiencing the Death of a Sibling
as an Adolescent
Farewell to Childhood
Adolescence has been described as the "farewell to childhood", as the teenager lets go of his
or her childhood, grieves its loss, and begins to move into adulthood. Loss of a sibli
Eleventh Grade English
Smithtown High School East
Welcome to English 11R. This course will explore American Literature and language,
deepen our appreciation for literature, and prepare you for the English Regents Exam.
Directions: Please edit your essay and ask yourself the following questions:
1. Do I have a heading?
2. Do I have a title?
3. Does my introduction have a hook? What is the hook?
4. Do I introduce the title of the
Your next raise might buy you a more lavish vacation, a better car, or a few extra
bedrooms, but it's not likely to buy you much happiness.
Measuring the quality of people's daily lives via surveys, the results of a study published
1. Discuss the implications of Pauls confusing luck with lucre. How accurate is his
mothers definition of luck? What would constitute true good luck for him?
2. What function do Os
Directions: For our second novel, you will choose a book that you find interesting.
Please consider your choice carefully because this is the novel of which you will base
your final present
Required final pieces:
30 total pages
One longer original piece that is at least 10 pages written during the
workshop half of the class.
Six pages of poetry (can include the above)
Six pages of prose (can includ
An essay in which you will analyze one or two works of literature in terms of how
they do/do not illustrate the ideas in a given statement.
Essay must include references to TWO work