Tuesday, August 19, 2014

august 20

JOURNAL TOPIC: [today's tunes: "Freedom of Choice" by Devo; "Freewill" by Rush]

We use phrases like "pay attention" and "make a decision" all the time-- what do they mean to you? How would you teach a child to do either?  How might you improve your own abilities in these areas?

1. Journal/check lit analysis books
2. 1987 AP Exam feedback from partners (for Wednesday)
3. Resume (REH-zoo-may) -- click this link for reference
4. Vocabulary
5. Read pp. 2-14 in textbook / review note-taking strategies and foundations for study of English lit

1. If you haven't already, please post your notes from last Friday's Socratic seminar (and/or your "Right to Your Opinion" reading notes) to your course blog (title: MY OPINION ISN'T (A) RIGHT)
2. Finish reading & taking notes on pp. 2-14 in the textbook
3. Study vocabulary
4. Choose lit analysis novel (by Friday)
5. Post your recital of "This Life Is Your Life" (by Monday, August 25)
6. Nudge your partner :)


  1. Dr. Preston, are we expected to bring our textbook to class every day?