I have heard complaints that you guys are having trouble navigating my web site. So I created this page to have only the current week's assignments. Until you get adjusted to this new page, I will make sure that your assignments are here, on the regular Advanced Lit. Analysis page, and on the lgaworldlit yahoo group.
In class discussion of "Roselily and "Araby" Test (1 hour) If you missed the in class test, there is an alternative test available. (See Genre Test button to the right. Passcode: Shortstory This test is only available until midnight April 9) Homework: Choose one of the novels on the Resource List and begin reading. You will have a literary analysis due April 29. In addition, read the selected poems (see Resource List) and be prepared to discuss them in class on April 22.
*Due to LGA standardized testing, there will be no class next week.
For homework, read:
"Marriage is a Private Affair"; answer Analyzing Lit. Technique questions 1-3;
"The Rain Came", answer Analyzing Lit Technique 1-3;
"Mista Courifer" and answer Analyzing Lit Technique questions 1,2, 4, 5.
(April 1) Read "Roselily" (USA) and Araby (Ireland) "Roselily" Answer Analyzing Literary Technique #1, #4
"Araby" Answer Analyzing Literary Technique #1-3
Prepare for test on literary terms.
(April 8) In class discussion of "Roselily and "Araby" Test (1 hour) Homework: Choose one of the novels on the Resource List and begin reading. You will have a literary analysis due April 29. In addition, read the selected poems (see Resource List) and be prepared to discuss them in class on April 22.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR QUIZZES
You have quizzes for five of the short stories we are reading. You may access the quizzes by using the buttons to the right or by using the Basic Quiz Link to the right and the appropriate pass code.Each quiz has a time limit. You are given one attempt at the quiz. The grade for the first attempt is the grade that will go in the gradebook regardless of how may attempts you make. ALL QUIZZES SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY APRIL 8
Pass codes are sent through the lgaworldlit yahoo group.
(April 15) No class due to SAT testing
(April 22) Discussion of poetry
Homework: Literary Analysis
(April 29) Present Literary Analysis
(May 4) No class, but you may pick up your final grades and your literary analysis
Read "The Tree" and "End of Game". For "The Tree", answer ALL of the question sets:Comprehension Questions, Understanding the Story and Analyzing Literary Technique. For "End of Game", answer only the Analyzing Literary Technique questions.
Write an essay (1 1/2 to 2 pages, typed, 12 font, double space,MLA style) in which you discuss one of the topics presented in class: Identify the main symbols and how they function (Sean's group did this one) OR analyze the ways in which this story's effectiveness as propaganda (Solomon's group did this one) OR Identify and analyze theme (Shaniel's group)
In addition, read The New Year's Sacrifice page 441 and answer Analyzing Literary Technique page 455.
Powerpoint notes through yahoo group
Feb. 11: Due Feb. 18
Allusion Project (Instructions were sent out through yahoo group)
Make sure you bring 22 copies to class.
Be sure to email last week's assignment by Thursday midnight
Feb. 4 (Due Feb. 11)
Analyzing Literary Technique Questions
Pg. 372 #1, 2, and 5
Pg. 434, #1,2,5, and 7
Read The Post Office and be sure to read the author information!