Thursday, May 20, 2010

Today's Menu ~ May 20

Take a few moments to make any final corrections/changes to your synthesis essay.

Of Mice and Men -- Essential Question: Am I my brother's keeper?

  1. Finalize thoughts on your blog post about Dorothea Lange's photographs.
  2. Discuss Jodi Picoult's bookcovers to My Sister's Keeper.
  3. Analyze this photo for support of our essential question/big idea. What detail(s) would you select to use if writing a paragraph on this topic?
  4. Steinbeck Short Biography here.
  5. Discuss setting...check out Google Maps.
  6. Discuss Reading Notes.
  7. THIS UNIT'S WRITING ASSIGNMENT: Part 1 - Under a heading entitled DETAIL, complete the critique on your blog. See your Google Docs for the graphic organizer I shared with you. As I gave you "view" rights only, you will need to "make a copy of" and then draft your thoughts.

    “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.”
    Robert Burns, Scottish poet
    "To a Mouse"

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