AP English III Language and Composition. August 29th or 30th. At the bell.
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August 29th or 30th
In your composition book write about a television show (or movie) you watched recently. Consider what, if any, stereotypes were presented. Describe the characters. What did the director utilize to present the character the way he/she wished viewers to perceive that character?
Complete discussion about Momaday’s The Way to Rainy Mountain
Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media in order to make informed decisions and solve problems, evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source and noting any discrepancies among the data.
Write formally and informally to a variety of audiences.
Evaluate a speakers point of view, assessing his/her tone.
Read pages 71-81 in Holt
You may obtain the textbook online. I’ll tell you as soon as I learn(!)
Your memoir paragraph is due on Friday (1st, 3rd, and 4th) and Tuesday (6thd)—remember a four-line heading on top left and center the title on the line after it
Submit your CB Friday.
Continue reading The Scarlet Letter. We will be discussing/writing about it week after next.
In your CB write about a life-changing moment in your life. It does not have to be THE most significant moment. Rather, choose one of the top moments that you do not mind someone (possibly) reading. I say possibly because one never knows who might peek into your CB sometime. Tell what happened and why it resonates as important to you.
Where do you see irony in the pages?
Teacher and scholar Kenneth M Roemer has argued that In the Way to Rainy Mountain, “Momaday links the survival of his people to their ability to remember, preserve and pass on stories” (quoted in Holt 63). Do you agree that a culture’s survival rests on this ability? Explain using evidence from this text.
“There are things in nature that engender an awful quiet in the heart of man:
Devil’s Tower is one of them”
What stereotypes are depicted?
Good guys/bad guys
Native American steretyping in
The Stagecoach, a film
The Lone Ranger, a TV show
Smoke Signal, a film
How could/can/will this knowledge presented today affect how you view media?