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Tag Archives: Grapes of Wrath
We had our debate today regarding Shockley’s essay on Christian symbolism as a main vehicle for understanding Grapes of Wrath and then Carlson’s direct rebuttal. You were on teams. We spent the first part of the hour preparing and then … Continue reading
We picked up where we left off yesterday with “Battle Hymn” and continued working as teams/as a class to explicate/annotate that song/poem and then the other team’s poem. We submitted these after providing a sentence of take-away at the bottom … Continue reading
We had to first finish our small group thematic presentations from Friday. You guys did very well and grades will be in later. I also let most of the hours know their summer quote work has been graded and entered … Continue reading
We finished up and presented our small group theme posters. Good job. I hit you with a lot of follow up questions, so well done. Some groups still need to present on Wednesday. I also gave you one of two … Continue reading
We spent the hour first playing “Say the same thing” outside. We then debriefed our impromptu essay from yesterday, and afterwards I talked to you about this Shockley piece concerning Christian symbolism in The Grapes of Wrath (you will annotate … Continue reading
We took 45 minutes today to write our impromptu essay based on the 6 prompts given to you to choose from. For homework, please try to bring a hard copy of your Grapes quote analysis assignment you have already submitted … Continue reading
After I passed back your Grapes impromptus with my comment key and general feedback (as well as a new, updated Gatsby calendar), we completed a 15-minute impromptu response to “Ode to a Nightingale” in which we needed to create a … Continue reading
We debriefed from the debate yesterday, and then we watched scenes from the 1940 Grapes of Wrath film to compare to the text (it’s on Netflix). We will begin Gatsby tomorrow.
We had a “polite” discourse regarding the Shockley piece and Carlson’s rebuttal today. Pretty exciting stuff.Good job! We then watched a bit of the Grapes film from 1940. We will debrief the debate tomorrow and continue with the film.