Please gather in groups of four to share and discuss your responses to “Birches” and “Mannahatta.” Once you’ve discussed a poem, click on the link to a Google doc below, make a single copy at “File > Make a Copy,” share it with each other and me, and all take part in annotating the text . . . → Read More: Classwork: English 10 D & E – Poetry Discussion & Annotation
So, here’s a great podcast on poetry featuring the poetry critic from The New York Times to tide you over until either our English 10 course begins again in May or until the AP Lit exam. This podcast does a great job of exploring the ambiguity of poetry, and of the experience of reading poetry. . . . → Read More: “Demystifying Poetry” – A Podcast
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English 10 D Survey
All, please see the handout for the Photostory and the directions for producing one in Windows Movie Maker shared with you in Google docs and linked below:
Photostory Handout and Rubric
Photostory Technical Directions
Your sheet for review in preparation for the exam is linked below.
Final Exam Review
An interesting piece has been published today in The New York Times covering empty, or what Holden may call “phony” speech. Stanley Fish is a famous and well-respected professor of humanities and law at Florida International University, and his piece covers “words uttered largely for the purpose of ritual performance or cheerleading or letting off . . . → Read More: English 10 – A Professor Addresses “Phony” Speech
Please find the poems for this week linked below.
We Real Cool – Gwendolyn Brooks
The Golden Shovel – Terrance Hayes
Read both poems and note any similarities and major differences during your reading on this Venn Diagram, which has also been shared with you in Google docs. D and E blocks, answer the following . . . → Read More: English 10: Poetry Readings Week Ending 1/4
Please find the notes from the MLA Formatting lecture linked below and shared with you in Google docs.
D – MLA Notes
E – MLA Notes
The notes from the lecture on using the persuasive organizer to outline your essay have been shared with you in Google docs and linked below.
Organizing a Persuasive Essay E
Organizing a Persuasive Essay D
Linked below is an excellent article on immigration to Europe, particularly covering migrants from Northern and Sub-Saharan Africa to Italy, France, and Spain. This piece covers facts, claims, and counterclaims regarding a possible impending wave of immigration following the uprisings across Northern Africa. European attitudes on immigration are also covered.
“Revolts Rise Fears of Migration . . . → Read More: Resource: English 10 B, C, D – Immigration Article