Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Week 19, Day 3
Objective: recognize distinctive and shared characteristics of cultures through reading; understand cultural background to literary texts, grade level vocabulary, and listening for understanding.

  1. Bell Work: Edgar Allan Poe is often considered America's first literary critic.  He believed in something called "the single effect."  Using Google, look up "the single effect" and explain what Poe meant by this.  
    1. This is to be done in your Google Doc
    2. 70 word minimum
    3. Use two SAT words from this semester (Week 17, Week 18, or Week 19)
  2. Bell Work Discussion
  3. Characteristics of a Short Story
  4. Single-Effect
  5. Author's Purpose
    1. Timed Writing Activity
  6. Reminders/Announcements:
    1. I NEED volunteers for our debate tournament THIS Saturday.  Please sign-up with me if you are interested.  Any time you volunteer can and will count toward community service hours that you may need.

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