Friday, November 30, 2007

Blog Response #10: "Dead Poets Society"

In lieu of a writing prompt you'll be writing a response to "Dead Poets Society," which is due at 6 pm Sunday.  In the response you are to:

  1. Rate the film on a scale of 1 to 10.
  2. Justify your rating.
  3. Explain its relevance to studying poetry.
  4. Argue for/against showing this film in future AP classes. 

Saturday, November 24, 2007

for Monday 11/26

1.  choose a a poem or song.
2.  do a close reading like i did with "sky blue sky."
3.  make 18 copies or email me the text and i'll make copies.
4.  post the lyrics to your blog.


Friday, November 16, 2007

Blog Response # 9: Poetry Prompt 1

See link for prompt.
Choose one prompt.
You may write or type.
Due at end of class.

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Blog Response #8

By Thursday at 7 am, listen to this album and post a 500-word response.

Sunday, November 4, 2007

Blog Response #7: "The Hunger Artist" by Franz Kafka

Read "The Hunger Artist" by Franz Kafka here.

By Thursday, 11/8 at 7 am, you must:
1. Complete a Close Reading.
2. Post 5 provocative questions for Thursday's discussion.
3. Rewrite and post the story in no less that 500 words without losing the central themes and message.