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Thursday, June 1

  1. page Daily Warm-Ups edited ... And spread her apron to it. She put out her hand Among the harp-like morning glory strings, …
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    And spread her apron to it. She put out her hand
    Among the harp-like morning glory strings,
    ...
    to eaves,
    As if she played unheard some tenderness
    That wrought on him beside her in the night.
    ...
    Monday, 5.22.2017
    What are you reading for your classic choice? Where are you and what is happening at this point? Do you like your choice--why or why not? Is there anything you're finding confusing?
    Friday, 5.17.20175.19.2017
    Freewrite
    Thursday, 5.16.20175.18.2017
    Tone
    Consider:
    ...
    Apply:
    Write a paragraph about an outing or situation that turned out badly. In your paragraph, express a change in tone. Begin with a positive tone and end with a tone of disappointment. Use detail, diction, and imagery to create the changing tone.
    Wednesday, 5.16.20175.17.2017
    DGP post assessment
    Tuesdsay, 5.16.2017
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Wednesday, May 31

  1. page Daily Warm-Ups edited Wednesday, 5.31: Imagery Consider: Part of a moon was falling down the west, Dragging the whol…
    Wednesday, 5.31:
    Imagery
    Consider:
    Part of a moon was falling down the west,
    Dragging the whole sky with it to the hills.
    Its light poured softly in her lap. She saw it
    And spread her apron to it. She put out her hand
    Among the harp-like morning glory strings,
    Taut with the dew from garden bed to eaves,
    As if she played unheard some tenderness
    That wrought on him beside her in the night.
    "Warren," she said, "he has come home to die:
    You needn't be afraid he'll leave you this time."
    --Robert Frost, "The Death of the Hired Man"
    Respond:
    1. Identify the visual, auditory, and tactile images in the lines above.
    2. How does the poet use imagery to prepare the reader for the announcement in lines 9-10?
    Tuesday, 5.30: Book Talks
    Friday, 5.26: Mrs. Young out
    Thursday, 5.25: Book Talks

    Wednesday, 5.24.2017
    ...
    you know?
    Tuesday, 5.23.2017
    Read the Robert Frost poem, "Out, Out--" two times through. Write a two sentence summary of the poem. What is your personal reaction to the poem? Finally, identify two literary devices used in the poem and an example of each. How do the devices affect the author's purpose?
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Thursday, May 25

  1. page Assignments edited Bringin' it on home Classic Choice Quote Project Quote Project Rubric Synthesis Paper, The Du…
    Bringin' it on home
    Classic Choice Quote Project
    Quote Project Rubric
    Synthesis Paper, The Dumbest Generation?
    pp. 166-173 in your Synthesis Chapter packet
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    5:20 am

Wednesday, May 24

  1. page Daily Warm-Ups edited Wednesday, 5.24.2017 Listen to Maya Angelou's iconic poem, "Phenomenal Woman". After li…
    Wednesday, 5.24.2017
    Listen to Maya Angelou's iconic poem, "Phenomenal Woman". After listening, identify the tone of her poem, and cite specific lines that provide support for that tone. Here is a link to the actual poem. What is the poet's purpose? How do you know?

    Tuesday, 5.23.2017
    Read the Robert Frost poem, "Out, Out--" two times through. Write a two sentence summary of the poem. What is your personal reaction to the poem? Finally, identify two literary devices used in the poem and an example of each. How do the devices affect the author's purpose?
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    7:02 am

Tuesday, May 23

  1. page Daily Warm-Ups edited Tuesday, 5.23.2017 Read the Robert Frost poem, "Out, Out--" two times through. Write a …
    Tuesday, 5.23.2017
    Read the Robert Frost poem, "Out, Out--" two times through. Write a two sentence summary of the poem. What is your personal reaction to the poem? Finally, identify two literary devices used in the poem and an example of each. How do the devices affect the author's purpose?

    Monday, 5.22.2017
    What are you reading for your classic choice? Where are you and what is happening at this point? Do you like your choice--why or why not? Is there anything you're finding confusing?
    Friday, 5.17.2017
    Freewrite
    Thursday, 5.16.2017
    Tone
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    5:34 am

Monday, May 22

  1. page Assignments edited Bringin' it on home ... Quote Project (forthcoming--just work on reading for now!) Synthesi…
    Bringin' it on home
    ...
    Quote Project (forthcoming--just work on reading for now!)
    Synthesis Paper, The Dumbest Generation?
    pp. 166-173 in your Synthesis Chapter packet
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    6:19 am
  2. page Daily Warm-Ups edited Monday, 5.22.2017 What are you reading for your classic choice? Where are you and what is happeni…
    Monday, 5.22.2017
    What are you reading for your classic choice? Where are you and what is happening at this point? Do you like your choice--why or why not? Is there anything you're finding confusing?
    Friday, 5.17.2017
    Freewrite

    Thursday, 5.16.2017
    Tone
    Consider:
    ...
    the end.
    --Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club
    Respond:
    ...
    2. How does the author's use of detail, diction, and imagery reveal the narrator's changing attitude?
    Apply:
    ...
    changing tone.
    Wednesday, 5.16.2017
    DGP post assessment
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    5:37 am

Thursday, May 18

  1. page Assignments edited ... in paper citations, (+5 bonus for proper Works Cited page) Source 8: "Shelved" New …
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    in paper citations, (+5 bonus for proper Works Cited page)
    Source 8: "Shelved" New Yorker cover
    Rubric
    BOOK TALKS--Thursday, 5.25:
    SSR Rubric
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