Click here to see Final Writing Piece Rubric--you should be working on this if you do not have anything else to do for the project. Click: HERE
HW: Artifact #5 is due Friday @ 320 PM
Review model text of journalism (Dreams Die in Drought) and answer discussion Questions
Outline the piece in a graphic novel style
Review outlining technique as group
What Q's do you have about artifact 5?
What is the initial idea of what your topic will be for Artifact 5?
Review the Ind Reading book you have chosen--plot, favorite character, overall opinion?
Finish "Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee"
Analyze 3 poems (handed out in-class) and note which devices work well...this is a model of a piece you can do for your final product for Hist of Am West project.
Turn in your FLIGHT book to Matt by tomorrow. Fee for losing book so we can buy a new one.
Review Artifact #4 assignment...click link below
Artifact #4 intro
Poetic school lesson
Exit journal: "What poetic school will you write your poem about? What ideas are you thinking of writing it about?"
Finish reading "Living Dry" article and Prewrite (either graphic or written)
1. What is Stegner's main argument and what examples does he give?
2. What Tone and Mood does his language create? Give a page #
3. What are the main themes and how does Stegner link pioneers of the past to modern-day times?
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Your Portfolio is due today @3:20 pm. Remember the late policy--the maximum grade is 80% for any late work. This applies to your portfolio.
Put your completed portfolio items in a nice little stack, and place inside your physical portfolio (which is on the desk near the door). Remember to have a table of contents!
You should have your own copy of the doc on how to finish the portfolio, but click
If you need to review anything.
I will be away from my computer today. Do your best and turn everything in. I'll see you tomorrow, we will begin the last part of this project, which is writing our own pieces about the west.
See you then!-Matt
Click on the link below to begin portfolio prep, or work on artifact #3
Theme Review of themes from Flight posted on the wall--any you want to add?
Find page #s where that theme takes place and put on post-its, put on wall under theme
Thesis creation using the wall of themes and the wall of lit devices...combine them into a thesis
Check it with Matt, post your thesis on the wall
Begin artifact #3