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Assignments 1/14 – 1/18

January 14, 2013

Monday 1/14

Revised “This I Believe” essay due

Vocab List #10

Hemingway wrap up and writing

Homework

1.  So there’s no confusion this week–this is what you need to do for EVERY 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 about Marianne Moore (354 – 357) and her poems “Poetry” and “Silence” that follow.  Read actively and bring in questions and comments for tomorrow.

Tuesday 1/15

Intro to Poetry

Moore

Homework (due Thursday 1/17)

1.  Read about E.E. Cummings (pgs 362 – 364) and the poems that follow.  Read actively and bring in questions and comments for tomorrow.

2.  Listen to this interview with Cummings’ biographer, Christopher Sawyer-Laucanno

Thursday 1/17

Vocab Review

Cummings

Homework

1.  Study for vocab.  We are up to 100 words!

2.  Work on Cummings/Moore response paper–it’s due Tuesday 1/22

Friday 1/18

Vocab Quiz #10

More Cummings

Intro to Wallace Stevens

Homework (due Tuesday 1/22)

1.  Cummings/Moore response paper due

2.  Watch at least the first 15 minutes of this video about Wallace Stevens

3.  Read his obituary from the New York Times.

4.  Read “The Disillusionment of Ten’ O Clock”

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