Senior English 9/3/13. What do you think “mental coward” could mean? Instructor: "Isn't it remarkable how quickly the kids learn to drive the car?" Parent: "Yes, especially considering how slowly they catch on to running the lawnmower and vacuum cleaner.“
Goals –Explore the meaning of “mental coward” and the necessity of courage in school. Discuss AIW. Finish Analysis of Prospective Imigrants… .Analyze article and pursue a text-based discussion.
Homework –Write a well thought out answer to the following for discussion tomorrow: Finish poetry analysis write a conclusions using text-based Arguments.
Goals – Take notes and analyze an article. Discuss viewpoints using text-based arguments.
Homework – Write a well thought out answer to the following for discussion tomorrow: Is intelligence fixed at birth or can people become more intelligent? Use text based evidence in your answer.
Goals – Successfully complete Week 1 vocab. quiz. Fun with metaphors, similes and analogies.
Homework – Write a well thought out short passage including effective metaphors, similes or analogies. You will receive extra credit for sharing in class on Monday.