August 28, 2009
CLASSWORK
Not By Math Alone by Sandra Day O'Connor and Roy Romer

HOMEWORK
Narrative Essay: Superman and Me by Sherman Alexie
Read this essay and answer the following questions in complete sentences for class on Monday. Answers may be submitted via email to ecboyle@chatham.k12.nc.us or as hard copies in class.

Monday, August 31
Rough draft of song analysis due in class on Tuesday
Study first page of "AP Rhetorical Devices List" for quiz on Friday. You could be tested on any word.


Tuesday, Sept. 1
Complete Princess Diana article analysis

Read On Shooting an Elephant

And answer:

Wednesday, Sept. 2
EDITORIAL/NEWS ARTICLE ANALYSIS
1) CHOOSE AN ISSUE THAT INTERESTS YOU
2) FIND AN EDITORIAL AND A NEWS ARTICLE ABOUT THAT ISSUE. YOU CAN GO TO ANY NEWS SOURCE, SUCH AS:
THE NEW YORK TIMES
THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE
ESPN.COM
CHARLOTTE OBSERVER
RALEIGH NEWS AND OBSERVER
THE WASHINGTON POST
CNN.COM
3) WRITE A ONE PAGE SUMMARY, TEACHING THE ISSUE TO THE CLASS. IN YOUR SUMMARY, YOU SHOULD EXPLAIN WHETHER THE EDITORIAL OR THE NEWS ARTICLE WAS MORE EFFECTIVE AND WHY

You will present your summary to the class on Thursday.

Thursday, Sept. 3
1) Rhetorical device review
2) Editorial/Article analysis presentations
3) DON'T FORGET EICHMANN IN JERUSALEM FOR CLASS TOMORROW!


Friday, September 4

1) Finish presentations
2) Discuss how to deal with difficult texts: Double Entry Journals, Dialectical Journals and Close Reading
3) Discuss background for Eichmann in Jerusalem


Tuesday, September 8
1) Review page #2 of the Rhetorical Devices List for quiz on Monday, 9/14
2) Discuss your questions about Chapter 1 of Eichmann in Jerusalem
3) Respond to the Chapter 1 questions , either by yourself or with a partner. You must all have your own responses submitted by Wednesday, Sept. 9 either via email or paper copy.

Wednesday, September 9
1) Review Rhetorical Devices List
2) Discuss your questions about Chapter #2
3) Respond to Chapter 2 questions , either by yourself or with a partner.

Thursday, Sept. 10
1) Discuss Chapter 3
2) Read and discuss "On the Morals of A Prince"
3) Read Chapters 4-5 for homework; chapter 3 and 4 questions due Mon.

Monday, Sept. 14
1) Chapter 3 and 4 questions due
2) Discussion of EJ
3) Review practice AP test
HOMEWORK: Chapter 5 Questions ; scroll down!

Tuesday, Sept. 15
1) AP Rhetorical Devices Quiz #2
2) Discuss Chapter 5 of EJ
3) Form Chapter 6 Study Groups and Discuss
HOMEWORK: Re-read Chapter 6 for your own knowledge. Study questions are not for a grade but it is advisable that you complete them for test prep!

Wednesday, Sept. 17
1) Chapter 6 Pop Quiz (aren't you glad you checked the Wikispace?)
2) Chapter 7 Discussion
HOMEWORK: FINISH CHAPTER 7


Thursday, Sept. 18
1) Finish going over AP Practice Test
2) Chapter 8 Discussion
HOMEWORK: FINISH CHAPTER 8

      • NOTE: QUESTIONS ON EICHMANN IN JERUSALEM ARE NOW FOR STUDY, NOT TO BE SUBMITTED AS A GRADE
Friday, Sept. 19
1) Group discussion on Kant' s Critique of Practical Reason
2) Eichmann Review
HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 9

Monday, Sept. 21
1) Discuss page #3 of Rhetorical Devices (imagery - mood); QUIZ FRIDAY!
2) Review Chapter 9 questions
3) Complete Chapter 9 questions in study groups
HOMEWORK: Finish Chapter 9 questions for study (don't turn in); Read Chapter 10
Eichmann test Monday 9/28

Tuesday, Sept. 22
1) Chapter 3 Quiz
2) Review rhetorical devices
3) Read excerpt from A Critique of Practical Reason and analyze
4) Begin discussion of AP Analysis essay
HOMEWORK: Read Chapters 11 and 12

Wednesday, Sept. 23
1) Watch excerpt of "The Specialist: Portrait of a Modern Killer" and make five observations
2) Discuss in circle
3) Review rhetorical devices
HOMEWORK: Read Chapters 13 an 14

Thursday, Sept. 24
1) Finish rhetorical device review
2) Discuss questions about Ch. 13 and 14
3) Continue discussion of AP Analysis Essay: organize essay and Mrs. Boyle will model
HOMEWORK: Finish Eichmann and work on review questions

Friday, Sept. 25
1) Rhetorical device quiz
2) Eichmann review. Use review questions and test review at bottom of page. Just added (5:25 p.m. 9/24)


Monday, Sept. 28
1) Eichmann test
2) Begin take-home analysis essay

Tuesday, Sept. 29
1) Presentation on taking proper notes during lecture
2) Begin unit on Puritanism and The Scarlet Letter

Wednesday, September 30 (Early Release)
1) Take Practice Multiple Choice Quiz
2) Discuss

Thursday, October 1
1) Discuss Eichmann tests (first period)
2) Take notes on how to take Cornell Notes effectively
3) Take notes on how to write an analysis essay, using Cornell style
HOMEWORK: Rewrite your Cornell Notes in a form that makes sense to you (if necessary), complete AT LEAST FOUR questions and the summary

Friday, October 2
1) Discuss your Cornell Notes from Thursday
2) Mrs. Boyle will model how to write an analytical essay
3) Work on your take-home analytical essay -- DUE TUESDAY!

Monday, October 5
CLASSES WILL TAKE CORNELL NOTES FROM TODAY FORWARD!
Topic: Introduction to Scarlet Letter
I. Overview of Massachusetts Bay Colony

II. Background on Nathaniel Hawthorne

III. Thematic Connection: Sinners in the Hands of An Angry God (p. 102 in textbook)