A Tale of Two Cities Blog

For your individual postings:

1) List the date you are making the post
2) List the page number you are currently on
3) Make your post

Topics to consider in your post:

  • the elements of fiction (point of view, setting, plot, character, and theme); author’s intent;
  • author’s style (mood, tone, syntax, detail, diction); and
  • connections to class discussion, other books read this year, or concepts from the course

Frankenstein Blog

For your individual postings:

1) List the date you are making the post
2) List the page number you are currently on
3) Make your post

Topics to consider in your post:

  • the elements of fiction (point of view, setting, plot, character, and theme); author’s intent;
  • author’s style (mood, tone, syntax, detail, diction); and
  • connections to class discussion, other books read this year, or concepts from the course

Pride and Prejudice Blog

For your individual postings:

1) List the date you are making the post
2) List the page number you are currently on
3) Make your post

Topics to consider in your post:

  • the elements of fiction (point of view, setting, plot, character, and theme); author’s intent;
  • author’s style (mood, tone, syntax, detail, diction); and
  • connections to class discussion, other books read this year, or concepts from the course

The Stranger

Lucas, Robb, Jason H, Alex L, Ethan Co, and Frank S.

For your individual postings:

1) List the date you are making the post
2) List the page number you are currently on
3) Make your post

Topics to consider in your post:
• the elements of fiction (point of view, setting, plot, character, and theme);
• author’s intent;
• author’s style (mood, tone, syntax, detail, diction); and
• connections to class discussion, other books read this year, or concepts from the course

4) (Done during class as final blog posting) At least one response should quote and comment on a source of literary criticism found on the Literature Resource Center. Be sure to introduce the quote by naming the author and the title of the work.

Ex. Peter Lisca in his article “Nick Carraway and the Imagery of Disorder” wrote, “Then copy and paste an appropriate and thought-provoking quote before commenting and connecting this quote to your group’s discussion.”
Please copy and paste your final reading schedule below. Thanks! Mrs. T and Mrs. E

The Awakening

Names: Margaret and Tierney

For your individual postings:

1) List the date you are making the post
2) List the page number you are currently on
3) Make your post

Topics to consider in your post:
• the elements of fiction (point of view, setting, plot, character, and theme);
• author’s intent;
• author’s style (mood, tone, syntax, detail, diction); and
• connections to class discussion, other books read this year, or concepts from the course

4) (Done during class as final blog posting) At least one response should quote and comment on a source of literary criticism found on the Literature Resource Center. Be sure to introduce the quote by naming the author and the title of the work.

Ex. Peter Lisca in his article “Nick Carraway and the Imagery of Disorder” wrote, “Then copy and paste an appropriate and thought-provoking quote before commenting and connecting this quote to your group’s discussion.”

Please copy and paste your final reading schedule below. Thanks! Mrs. T and Mrs. E

1) Begin reading, agree on a schedule, and post one blog for week #1 to page 30
2) Postings (at least one) during the week of December 17th to page 56
3) Postings (at least one) during the week of January 1st to page 82
4) Postings (at least one) the week of January 7th to page 112
5) Final post (1) including literary criticism will be the week of the 14th.

Things Fall Apart

Names: Annie D, Ethan C, Sam M, Ira, Maria, and Kate

For your individual postings:

1) List the date you are making the post
2) List the page number you are currently on
3) Make your post

Topics to consider in your post:
• the elements of fiction (point of view, setting, plot, character, and theme);
• author’s intent;
• author’s style (mood, tone, syntax, detail, diction); and
• connections to class discussion, other books read this year, or concepts from the course

4) (Done during class as final blog posting) At least one response should quote and comment on a source of literary criticism found on the Literature Resource Center. Be sure to introduce the quote by naming the author and the title of the work.

Ex. Peter Lisca in his article “Nick Carraway and the Imagery of Disorder” wrote, “Then copy and paste an appropriate and thought-provoking quote before commenting and connecting this quote to your group’s discussion.”
Please copy and paste your final reading schedule below. Thanks! Mrs. T and Mrs. E

The Catcher in the Rye

Names: Nicole, Sam, and Emily

For your individual postings:

1) List the date you are making the post
2) List the page number you are currently on
3) Make your post

Topics to consider in your post:
• the elements of fiction (point of view, setting, plot, character, and theme);
• author’s intent;
• author’s style (mood, tone, syntax, detail, diction); and
• connections to class discussion, other books read this year, or concepts from the course

4) (Done during class as final blog posting) At least one response should quote and comment on a source of literary criticism found on the Literature Resource Center. Be sure to introduce the quote by naming the author and the title of the work.

Ex. Peter Lisca in his article “Nick Carraway and the Imagery of Disorder” wrote, “Then copy and paste an appropriate and thought-provoking quote before commenting and connecting this quote to your group’s discussion.”
Please copy and paste your final reading schedule below. Thanks! Mrs. T and Mrs. E
Reading Schedule:

  • Read up through Ch7 and post during the week of December 17th
  • Read up through Ch 13 and post during the week of January 2nd
  • Read through Ch 19 and post during the week of January 7th
  • Read Finish the book and post during the week of January 14th
  • The next week post the literary criticism (week of January 21st)

Frankenstein

Names: Hilary, Sarah, Katie P, Sam R, Jack, and Chippy

For your individual postings:

1) List the date you are making the post
2) List the page number you are currently on
3) Make your post

Topics to consider in your post:
• the elements of fiction (point of view, setting, plot, character, and theme);
• author’s intent;
• author’s style (mood, tone, syntax, detail, diction); and
• connections to class discussion, other books read this year, or concepts from the course

4) (Done during class as final blog posting) At least one response should quote and comment on a source of literary criticism found on the Literature Resource Center. Be sure to introduce the quote by naming the author and the title of the work.

Ex. Peter Lisca in his article “Nick Carraway and the Imagery of Disorder” wrote, “Then copy and paste an appropriate and thought-provoking quote before commenting and connecting this quote to your group’s discussion.”
Please copy and paste your final reading schedule below. Thanks! Mrs. T and Mrs. E