Monday, Jan. 30th

We discussed the last three chapters of the novel today, and then we went over the RESEARCH ESSAY TOPIC and the MLA FORMAT.

You will need to come up with your own THESIS STATEMENT and look at a minimum of three sources for this essay.  Gather the pertinent quotations from the novel tonight. On Wednesday, you will have the computer lab to begin researching and writing your essay.  The essay is due at the end of Friday’s class.

Nineteen Eighty-Four Diary

THE MLA FORMAT

Your ENTIRE JOURNAL will be due on Wednesday, Feb. 1st.  (100 marks)

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Thursday, Jan. 26th

We worked through Part III chapters 1-3 today, noting how Biderman’s Chart of Coercion applies to “Miniluv”.

Please read Part III chapters 4-6 for next class.

Nineteen Eighty-Four Diary

THE MLA FORMAT

Your ENTIRE JOURNAL will be due on Wednesday, Feb. 1st.  (100 marks)

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Tuesday, Jan. 24th

We discussed the answers to the questions on Part Two chapters 9-10.  For your journal entry, respond to these ideas. Agree or disagree with them.  Connect these ideas to the real world.

Please read Part Three chapters 1-3 for next class.

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Friday, Jan. 20th

We worked through Part Two chapters 9-10 with class discussion and a worksheet done in teams.  Most of you did not finish, so please do so at home.  We will go over the answers and Part Two chapters 9-10 next class.

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Wednesday, Jan. 18th

We discussed Part II chapters 7-8 today.  Please write a journal entry on the ideas we covered.  Read Part II chapters 9-10 for next class.

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Monday, Jan. 16th

We discussed Part II chapters 5-6 today.  Please write a journal entry on the ideas we covered.  Read Part II chapters 7-8 for next class.

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Thursday, Jan. 12th

We discussed Part II chapters 3-4 today.  The back row has a few more contributions to make, and we will start with them next class.  Please read Part II chapters 5-6.

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Tuesday, Jan. 10th

We worked through Part II, chapters 1-2, which included a reading quiz. Journal #8 includes what we wrote in class on the connections between Meryl Streep’s speech, the New York Times article on Trump’s lies, and the novel.  You can also write about ways to “rebel” against a dehumanizing system, just as Winston rebels against the Party.

Please read Part II chapters 3-4 for Thursday.

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Friday, Jan. 6th

We continued discussing Part I chapters 7-8 today, so we will deal with Part Two chapters 1-2 next class.

The PASSAGE ANALYSIS on  Goldstein (13), Golden Country (32), or the Paperweight (98) is the journal entry for today.  Feel free to write about the other ideas we discussed as well.

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Wednesday, Jan. 4th

We worked through Part One chapters 7-8 with a READING QUIZ and class discussion.

Please write Diary Entry #6, and read Part Two chapter 1-2 for next class.

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