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Monday, February 28, 2011

Reading Assignment for 2/28/11

For tomorrow, please read through Chapter 6 in Animal Farm, as well as complete Study Guide Questions through Chapter 6.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Reading Assignment for 2/16/11

Please read Animal Farm through Chapter 2 and complete all Study Guide questions for the first two chapters.

Journal #22: Analysis of Old Major's Speech

1.  Re-read Old Major's Speech in Chapter One.  Please make a list of his various arguments.  For each argument, say whether he is using logos or pathos.

2.  What evidence of Old Major's ethos appears in Chapter One.  Why do the other animals trust him?

(10 points)

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Communism/Socialism vs. Capitalism

After completing the two Frayer Models for defining Communism/Socialism and Capitalism, on binder paper, please list 3 pros and 3 cons for both Communism/Socialism and Capitalism.  You may do this in chart form.  Feel free to use the internet to help you with this task.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Journal #20: Final Questions on Things Fall Apart

1.  Explain how Okonkwo is a tragic hero.  (A tragic hero is a main character who has a flaw that eventually leads to his or her downfall).  -1 paragraph

2.  Why do you think that Achebe called this novel Things Fall Apart?  -1 paragraph

Thursday, February 3, 2011