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March 10-14, 2008

English 11
Discuss "The Life You Save May Be Your Own" pp. 528-539
Quiz - "The Life You Save May Be Your Own" pp. 528-539
3-12-08 and 3-13-08
Read and complete Short Fiction Chart for "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" p. 1035, "A Wagner Matinee" p. 688, and "The Story of an Hour" p. 783.
Quiz over reading selections; Introduce Independent Novel and Speech Assignment

AP English 12
Read aloud and discuss Trifles
Begin notes on Beckett
Introduce and practice multiple choice questions about MLA format
Read “Krapp’s Last Tape”
Discuss Krapp’s Last Tape – Listen to and discuss NPR This American Life episode about writing humor for The Onion – View and discuss film parody
parody film West Bank Story
Student essay choice –
Language test - Onion passage
Literature test – Drama passage

OH GLI A.1 "Recognize and identify how authors clarify meanings of words through context and use definition, restatement, example, comparison, contrast and cause and effect to advance word study."
OH GLI D.6 "Recognize characteristics of subgenres including satire, parody and allegory and explain how choice of genre affects the expression of a theme or topic."
OH GLI D.7 Analyze the characteristics of various literary periods and how the issues influenced the writers of those periods.