Monday, Dec. 11th

We discussed Part I chapters 1-2 today, and wrote DIARY #2 on the clip of the “two minutes hate.”  Our focus was on Winston, and his life in Airstrip One, Oceania.

Please READ Part I chapter 3-4 for Wednesday.

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Thursday, Dec. 7th

We did an introduction to Nineteen Eighty-Four, focusing on the APPENDIX what it says about “newspeak.”  We started our “DIARY” with our first entry on the destruction of words and what the implications of this are.  This was handed in at the end of class.

Please read Part One chapters 1-2 for next class.

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Tuesday, Dec. 5th

We finished The Front and the synthesis exercise today.  The worksheet was handed in after we went over it.

We will be starting Nineteen Eighty-Four next class, so read over the APPENDIX (312).

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TERM TWO ASSIGNMENTS LIST

  • Synthesis worksheet on The Front and The Crucible…10…Dec. 5th
  • Diary #1:  Newspeak…5… Dec. 7th
  • Diary #2:  the “Two Minutes Hate”…5…Dec. 11th

TOTAL MARKS SO FAR…20

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Friday, Dec. 1st

After going over the Act IV expository composition, and the Act III irony assignment, we started watching, discussing, and writing parallels between The Front and The Crucible.  We shall finish this off next class.

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Wednesday, Nov. 29th

We wrote an EXPOSITORY COMPOSITION on Act IV of The Crucible today to wrap up Term One.

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Monday, Nov. 27th

The IRONY examples from Act III were collected today.  We read and discussed Act IV, focusing on the crucible metaphor and the Christ Figure.  You will be writing on ONE of these two topics next class to wrap up Term One.

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Wednesday, Nov. 22nd

We went over the argument you wrote for Act II, and then we read and discussed the whole of Act III.  For homework, find an example each of situational, verbal, and dramatic irony.  Include the quotation and a BRIEF explanation.

Have fun at the Winter Formal!

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Monday, Nov. 20th

After going over the components of an ARGUMENT, and practising the use of TRANSITIONS, we wrote our argument based on Act II and the appendix of The Crucible.

We shall carry on with Act III on Wednesday.

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Thursday, Nov. 16th

We finished reading Act II and the appendix (148), focusing on evidence that could be used for two arguments:  Accusing or defending the Proctors of witchcraft OR proving that Abigail is a villain or a victim.  We went over the aspects and vocabulary used in arguments.

Next class, we will be writing the argument (3 paragraphs) before starting Act III.

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