“it’s a Make it Happen Monday!” AP Literature and Composition / September 24, 2012 Mr. Houghteling
AGENDA • Imagery Man Quiz • Vladimir Nabokov— “Good Readers and Good Writers” • Slaughterhouse-Five
Vladimir Nabokov • Born to noble family in Russia. • Was trilingual at an early age. • After WWI, the Nabokovs fled Russia for England, then Berlin. After his father was murdered, Nabokov became a poet, fleeing Berlin in 1940 to U.S. • Wrote Lolita, ranked 4 on the Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels. Pale Fire was ranked 53 on that list. • Nabokov is noted for his complex plots, clever word play, and use of alliteration.
“Good Readers and Good Writers” • Reading Nabokov • Annotate. • Track qualities of good readers (be/have/do) on the table. • From this table we will create our own “Reading Rules” that we will apply throughout the year.
HOMEWORK • Complete your reading of “Good Readers and Good Writers.” Complete the table as you finish the reading. • Create our reading rules from the table we finished. • Read Slaughterhouse-Five! Use the notes from Nabokov as a guide while you read. • IMPORTANTE! “Good Readers and Good Writers” quiz tomorrow! • Slaughterhouse-Five quiz on Wednesday!