Monday, November 15, 2010

AGENDA 11/15

The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary warm-up #1
Highlight and revise persuasive business letters to company directors

Checklist for The Bluest Eye letter
Introduce tonight's The Scarlet Letter Further Study (mini-research) directions and links
Discuss chapters 6 and 7 of The Scarlet Letter
Introduce rhetorical historical paper & independent reading requirement (if time permits)

HW: Research topic (art, philosophy, literary criticism, or sociology) using the links provided to enhance our study of The Scarlet Letter. Write a citation in MLA format for any website(s) you use; craft a paragraph of no more than 200 words to explain your findings, and be ready to present them tomorrow. Begin searching for an independent reading book. Books/topics need to be approved before next Tuesday, 11/23. Revise business letter; final drafts due Friday. You may either cc me on the final email, or print a copy of the final letter for me. If you are mailing the letter, I can provide you with an envelope in class on Friday--please print two copies of the letter (one for me, one for the company). If you are using a form to email the company, you may either take a screen shot or forward me a confirmation that you sent it.

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