Monday - in class: Close reading (annotated) of ANNE BRADSTREET POEM. (See http://www.annebradstreet.com/verses_upon_the_burning_of_our_house.htm) or new textbook.
Homework: READ FOUR TO FIVE CHAPTERS A NIGHT - ASSIGNED NOVEL (1984 or BRAVE NEW WORLD).
Further reference: http://www.annebradstreet.com/anne_bradstreet_bio_001.htm
TUESDAY: in class -- Structured rhetorical essay.
Homework: READ FOUR TO FIVE CHAPTERS A NIGHT - ASSIGNED NOVEL
WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY - in class -plan your literary analysis/rhetorical analysis of Anne Bradstreet poem. This will be written in class FRIDAY.
THESIS = QUIZ grade.
PLAN with topic sentences and evidence for each paragraph = quiz grade.
All essays must be written in class (timed).
FRIDAY - Write essay, analyzing Anne Bradstreet's poem ("Upon the Burning of Our House").
NOTE: FINISH NOVEL BEFORE MONDAY, please.
Additional reading: Please read Anne Bradstreet's poem "The Spirit and The Flesh" (online). See http://www.poemhunter.com/anne-bradstreet/
WRITING PROMPT FOR ESSAY THIS WEEK: How does Anne Bradstreet's poem "Upon the Burning of Our House" reflect the struggles, both internal and external, that she has as a Puritan wife and mother?