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  1. DE Agenda for Aug. 29 • 1. Reminder: Your rough draft of essay on The Last Lecture is due tonight at 11:59 pm • 2. Read through articles on The Last Lecture in packet • 3. Begin discussion of The Last Lecture • Note: Bring Brave New World on Wednesday!

  2. DE Agenda for Aug. 31 1. Assign The Canterbury Tales outside reading and index- due October 12; Quiz will be October 14 • -go over background information • -listen to audio of lines 547-568 of Prologue at: • http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/nael/noa/audio.htm • 2. Peer Editing of The Last Lecture essay in Room 215 • 3. Finish discussion of The Last Lecture • 4. Pass out packet on Brave New World and assign group activity

  3. DE Agenda for Sept. 1 g • 1. Reminder: Your final draft of your essay is due tonight at 11:59 pm, as is your Journal! • 2. Assign Brave New World Group Projects • 3. Assign Readings for Writers and begin to read selections/Assignment/Discussion: “Guidelines for Critical Reading” 3-10 (in class), • Chapter 2: “What is Rhetoric?” 17-33; • “What—and How—to Write When You Have No Time to Write,” 37; • “Have a Cigar,” 48; • “How to Say Nothing in 500 Words” 61-71; • “Assignment 1: The Research Paper,” 705-712, • Chapter 10: “Illustration and Exemplification” 337-341; • “Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…” 356; • “Don’t Legalize Drugs” 364; • “Drug Use: The Continuing Epidemic,” 371

  4. AP Agenda for Aug. 30 • 1. Finalize what you are doing for your A Walk in the Woods presentation (5 minutes) • 2. Go over The Onion satirical essay; brainstorm ideas for writing (for intro, rhetorical strategies) with the PACAW chart and share with class; go over sample essays • 3. Go over They Say, I Say Templates, Absolute Final AP Hints, Rhetorical Analysis Brainstorming Template, Syntax Sheet —all of these can be used with Thursday’s essay (which will be worth 50 points)

  5. AP Agenda for Sept. 1 • 1. Turn in A Walk in the Woods presentation • 2. Do AP Essay #1 • 3. Begin A Walk in the Woods presentations

  6. SAT/ACT Agenda for Aug. 29 • 1. Work on packet; will be due Friday with the quiz

  7. SAT/ACT Agenda for Aug. 31 • 1. Computer Lab Activity #1

  8. SAT/ACT Agenda for Sept. 1 • 1. Study for Packet #1 and take Critical Skills Quiz #1