Monday, Oct 15

Agenda:

  • have your PAPER copies of the essay draft and the peer editing sheet out on the desk
  • share your essay with someone in the room
  • continue to work on the essay:
  • you must hand in by the end of Wednesday:
    • one paper draft with signs of editing n the paper copy (today’s or another one)
    • a paper good copy with the corrections completed
    • staple both together
    • make sure you look at the peer-editing sheet yourself and your work before you print your good copy

Friday, October 12

Agenda:

  • marked discussion of The Shawshank Redemption:
    • one person starts with a question – in no particular order
    • that person picks another person who has their hand up – make sure you choose people from around the room – if no one has a hand up, random people will get chosen
    • each time you answer a question, comment or add to someone’s answer, you get a check mark
    • maximum of 10 checks per person

Tuesday, October 9

Agenda:

  • visit from the counselor for info on Grad Transition responsibilities
  • Parallelism review
  • review notes on Horses of the Night, specifically:
    • understand the role of the title – the allusions
    • the role of horses – symbolism
    • the allegory – Chris (Christ) fighting for balance in a world that only legitimizes the pursuit of tangible riches over intangible concepts (love, hope, charity etc.)
  • Make sure you have the parent permission form for Shawshank – movie is Wednesday and Thursday
  • Marked discussion questions for Shawshank is on Friday, Oct 12