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Posted: March 13, 2012

Imagine 3 thoughts by the Republican sniper before the shooting.  Use 3 quotes from story to back up the thoughts.   Imagine 3 thoughts by the Replublican sniper after the shooting.  No quotes needed.   Value:  9
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Posted: March 13, 2012

"The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes assignment due Friday   Major poetry assignment due March 27

Posted: March 13, 2012

Read "Two Kinds" by Amy Tan Cheet on Character Analysis (mother or daughter)   "The Sniper" sheet due Thursday

Posted: February 28, 2012

We will finish "Dead Poet's Society" tomorrow and start assignment for this in class.  It will be due Friday, March 2, 2012.

Posted: February 28, 2012

We read chapter 2 of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas.  Point of view was discussed.   Homework:  Vocabulary exercise and 6 questions.

Posted: February 28, 2012

Today we looked at the elements of a short story and focused in on Point of View.  We read the story "Charles" by Shirley Jackson and discussed how the reader's experience would change with a different first person narrator.   Homework:  There is no real resolution to the story "Charles".  Write an ending for the story, resolving some of the issues (half page)

Posted: February 26, 2012

Look up Anti-Jewish propoganda from the era of WWII.  Bring in an example.  

Posted: February 26, 2012

Practice rants   Write about your favourite (or list favourite short story) and why you feel that way.

Posted: February 26, 2012

Homework: Complete stanza of poetry modeled after "Assignment Poetry"

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