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June 1, 2012 Aim: How can we review for the critical lens portion of the final exam?. Do Now: Explain what each of the following quotes means. “In literature, evil often triumphs but never conquers.”

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June 1 2012 aim how can we review for the critical lens portion of the final exam

June 1, 2012Aim: How can we review for the critical lens portion of the final exam?

Do Now: Explain what each of the following quotes means.

“In literature, evil often triumphs but never conquers.”

“When writers write from a place of insight and real caring about truth, they have the ability to throw the lights on for the reader.”            - Anne Lamott (adapted)

“It is the responsibility of the writer to expose our many grevious faults and failures and to hold up to the light our dark and dangerous dreams, for the purpose of improvement.”                        - John Steinbeck

 “All literature is protest.  You can’t name a single literary work that isn’t protest.”         - Richard Wright

“The bravest of individuals is the one who obeys his or her conscience.”                                  - J.F. Clarke (adapted)

HW: Study for the final exam!


Critical lens format

Critical Lens Format

Introduction:

  • Copy the quote

  • Paraphrase the quote

  • This quote is true/false.

  • Explain how two pieces of literature we have read prove your thesis. Use a literary term or two.

Thesis


Body paragraphs

BPI

First Piece of Literature

TDEC

BPII

Second Piece of Literature

TDEC

Body Paragraphs


Conclusion

Conclusion

  • Re-State the quote

  • Rephrase your interpretation of the quote.

  • Mention the titles and authors – again.

  • Concluding sentence (EXTEND BEYOND THE TEXT.)


What have we read this year

What have we read this year?

  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

  • The Pearl by John Steinbeck

  • The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

  • Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence

  • Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare


In groups

In groups:

  • Paraphrase the quote

  • Identify three pieces of literature that can be used to prove the quote.

  • Identify literary terms and concrete examples from the texts that support your thesis.


In literature evil often triumphs but never conquers

“In literature, evil often triumphs but never conquers.”


June 1 2012 aim how can we review for the critical lens portion of the final exam

“When writers write from a place of insight and real caring about truth, they have the ability to throw the lights on for the reader.”            - Anne Lamott (adapted)


June 1 2012 aim how can we review for the critical lens portion of the final exam

“It is the responsibility of the writer to expose our many grevious faults and failures and to hold up to the light our dark and dangerous dreams, for the purpose of improvement.”                        - John Steinbeck


All literature is protest you can t name a single literary work that isn t protest richard wright

 “All literature is protest.  You can’t name a single literary work that isn’t protest.”         - Richard Wright


The bravest of individuals is the one who obeys his or her conscience j f clarke adapted

“The bravest of individuals is the one who obeys his or her conscience.”                     - J.F. Clarke (adapted)


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