Sunday, January 3, 2010
Agenda for Weeks of 1.4.10 & 1.11.10
image: Oyster Bar, Counter, NY (c) 2008
photo / photo-collage by Raissa Venables.
Hello all. Hope you are all well-rested and ready to go for next week.
Here's the schedule of events that will take us to the end of the quarter:
1.4.10: in-class work on Question 3 with your Indie reading Notes for book #2, in groups. Turn in notes.
1.5.10: Poem practice, "It's a Woman's World" Eavan Boland.
1.6.10: TBD, something poetry related, also explain assignments due for next week.
1.7.10: (long block) Begin Poetry Research Project, introduce
1.8.10: Poetry Out Loud class competitions, meet in the cafe to support Sandy!
1.11.10: no class, work on Independent Reading book # 3 and Poetry assignments due Wednesday.
1.12.10: no class, work on Independent Reading book # 3 and Poetry assignments due Wednesday.
1.13.10: Homework assignments: explication on Tom Phillips, assignment TBD & something else blog related, assignment TBD. In class: Poetry madness, TBD.
1.14.10: In class: Poetry madness, TBD.
1.15.10: In class: Poetry madness, TBD.
Midterm: Wednesday 1.20.10
1.22.10: (Friday) Last day of quarter: 50 post-its due in 3rd independent reading book. Question 3 on either of the last two indie reading titles.
When we return for 3rd quarter, we will focus primarily on completing your first research paper before February break. You will also have an independent reading assignment for February.
After February break: Hamlet, 2nd Research Paper & Jane Eyre (three of my favorite things) with a healthy dose of lit. crit.