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Assigments 11/26 – 11/30

November 26, 2012

Monday 11/26

Vocab List 8

Twain wrap up

Intro to Emerson and Thoreau and Transcendentalism

Homework

1. Get organized with the new vocab list.  Use Verbal Advantage and list each word, its part of speech, the definition and your own personal sentence.  Type it, print it and stick it in your vocab section.   I’ll check it on Tuesday.

2.  Read pages 203-208 of “Self-Reliance.”

3.  I gave you some questions to think about after you read this excerpt.  Think about them and be ready to talk about them tomorrow. Take some brief notes for each one.

Tuesday 11/27

Emerson

Thoreau

Homework (due Thursday 11/29)

1.  Read the info about Thoreau on pgs 223-226 and the first part of “Civil Disobedience” pgs 228-239.

2.  I gave you some questions to think about after you read this excerpt.  Think about them and be ready to talk about them tomorrow.

Thursday 11/29

Thoreau

Intro to Whitman and “Song of Self”

Vocab review

Homework

1.  Study for vocab quiz tomorrow–last 20 words and multiples of 7

2.  Read about Whitman (pgs 258-263) and the first 10 stanzas of “Song of Self” (pgs 265-274)

Friday 11/30

Vocab quiz

Whitman and “Song of Self”

Homework due Monday 12/3

Finish your “Song of Self” and pay careful attention to the requirements on the handout I gave you in class today.

 

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