Assignments & Due Dates:
12/7: Motif Slides
12/7: BNW Chapter 1 slides
12/7: Rough Draft of Outline due to TurnItIn.com before your class period. Thesis statement help.
12/3: Outline Format and Topic Proposal Help
12/3: Comparative Essay Topic Proposal Due.
11/27: Socratic Seminar Questions
11/26: Biblical Allusions Poster.
11/14: Fascist Candidate HW.
11/7: Televangelist HW
10/23: Children of Men is rated R; want to opt out? Complete this form and turn it in to Smith for a different assignment.
10/22: Socratic Seminar sheet.
10/12: Oligarchy Slides.
10/12: Socratic Seminar: questions.
10/8 to 10/11: Oligarchy Group Assignment. Go here for the details.
10/4: Julia Characterization sheet due.
10/2: Concerned about your privacy? Look at some of these unvetted links: (1); (2); (3).
10/1: Read "Homo Sovieticus" handout and demonstrate your knowledge doing one of the following:
9/24: Read 20-37 (1.2 and 1.3) in 1984.
9/20: Finish reading the first chapter in 1984 and:
Create a drawing or floor plan of Winston’s apartment (flat). Your drawing must:
• Be labeled with 4-5 quotes from Chapter 1.
• Be created with 3 or more different colors.
• Be your own unique work.
• Include a key (if doing a floor plan or overhead shot).
• Show what the telescreen can and cannot see.
9/19: Dystopian Tragedy?
9/17: Composition Notebook and On Tyranny.
9/14: Unit 1 links.
9/10: What Makes You Mad? Presentation.
9/10: Syllabus Signed.
9/7: Register for your NYTimes daily email blast here. More information on expectations here.
First Period (1st)
5th Period (5th)