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Posted: September 20, 2011

1) Read the excerpt from Pierre Trudeau's speech on the Official Languages Act and answer the questions. 2) Go through the news at home and find 2 people who are making an impact on the world today in the same ways that the people we have just covered made an impact a generation ago. Each person should have a 1/2 page summary describing their impact and discussing their life. This assignment is due on Thursday.
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Posted: September 14, 2011

Please prepare answers to the following questions: 1) Which author had the most important piece? 2) Which piece was the most emotional? 3) If you had to follow one writer who would it be? The key to these questions is to have evidence from the text ready to support your answer There will be a follow up assignment to this seminar next week.

Posted: September 13, 2011

On Thursday and Friday this week we will be having group discussions of our non-fiction writings. Please make sure that you are well versed on the subjects. For further information please view the attached weblinks.

Posted: December 16, 2010

Find the definitions for the following words: Interlude Analogous Omnipresent Banal Read the Attached Article Answer the following the questions regarding the article: 1)What are the two main causes of the collapse of advertising agencies? 2)What did TV and Newspapers do when they started to lose ad revenue? 3)How have audiences reacted to these actions? 4)What is the overall message of this article?  
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Posted: December 16, 2010

You will begin keeping a media log for this class. The log will be a way of tracking your own exposure to various sources of media. Everyday when you go home you are to record how much time you spent: watching TV, reading books, magazines, newspapers, on the Internet, Listening to music, and playing video games. You should also record: What you were watching, reading, viewing, etc. What products/companies you saw placed within the media.  

Posted: December 14, 2010

Response questions are on the docutment

Posted: November 30, 2010

Please Re-Read Chapter 4 While reading I would like you to write down 15 questions about the chapter. I will be checking homework tomorrow

Posted: November 29, 2010

There are quite a few things coming up that you should take note of: 1) There is a test tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov 30) on chs 1-3 2) Your Essay Topics are due on Wednesday 3) Your second creative extension is due on December 8 4) Your essay is due on December 15

Posted: November 29, 2010

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Posted: November 29, 2010

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Posted: November 23, 2010

Please complete the following two questions for class tomorrow: 1) What songs does Kino hear in chapter 1?   - Name them and find the page that they are on. 2) Provide a 2-3 line description for each of Kino, Juanna, and the Doctor.

Posted: November 18, 2010

Try to reserve a few hours this weekend to finish The Pearl.

Posted: November 17, 2010

We will be starting John Steinbeck's novella The Pearl tomorrow. It will be important to have chapter 1 read for tomorrow. I also recommend that students have the entire story (90 pages) read for Monday, November 22.

Posted: November 16, 2010

Please complete the following questions for homework: 1) What is greed? Please write your own definition. Use a graphic organizer to compile your thoughts and then summarize them in 7-10 lines 2) Please define and give an example for the following terms: - Colonization - Imperialism - Capitalism - Inca - Peru - Communism