Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Death of a Salesman

One of my favorites! Show me paralellism for extra credit! Any other literary term?? type it out with direct quotation and you get points!!
Fritz :)

Monday, October 20, 2008

Respond to this Quotation

"Most great literature is so radical, it takes its knife so near the bone, that we sometimes don't want to deal with it. It is dangerous to stand in a classroom with literature in our hands." - Mary Rose o'Reilley

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Wuthering Heights

Classic Novel! Why is this novel referenced on the AP exam so many times?

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Welcome Parents!

This blog can be used by you to comment on class, assignments, books, etc. 10H is working on Impromptu speeches, 12AP is reading Wuthering Heights, and T as L is reading Taming of the Shrew. Join us!

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The Scarlet Letter

Have you seen the film also? Which did you like better??? In response to your question about the project...the literary analysis from a reputable source can be a theme and not just the full piece of work. :)

Saturday, August 23, 2008

Glass Menagerie

Hey Megan - How's the play? Tennessee Williams is one of my favorite playwrights. He loves to play with symbolism (hense the title). So which characters are made of "glass"?

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Media Workshop K-3

These are the sites I'm using for the NWRC Teacher's Media Workshop

Concept 3 is that media have embedded Values and points of view - this elusive concept that I couldn't remember came to me randomly at 6am! (I didn't search for it) :) I know, I'm a bit odd.
Check out these links:
Media Clearinghouse
Privacy Playground Game
Once upon a time Lesson
Media Awareness Network
Center for Media Literacy




Sunday, August 3, 2008

Invisible Man

Did you find it? Ironic, huh! :) Oh, how lame - English jokes...Guess I'm bored.
Enjoy this one, it's strange!

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Anna Karenina

One for all time! Long, so I'm glad you are starting in July (technically) :)
Anyone else up for this challenge? You won't be sorry!
Fritz

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Read this Essay and Comment

We will have this assignment in September:
Read Mortimer Adler's Essay "How To Mark a Book" and put his ideas into practice and improve your comprehension.

What is your opinion of Adler's Essay?

Monday, July 7, 2008

Catch 22

Sam I am is going to buy this novel...anyone else? Post a comment by book. This is the first book I'm aware of, so tell your friends to let me know what novels to post.