September 30, 2011


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September 30, 2011

  1. 1. Agenda for Friday, September 30<br />Proofreading Practice (10 min.)<br />Tier 3 Rhetoric Card Quiz (20 min.)<br />The Way to Rainy Mountain(45 min.)<br /><ul><li>Back Matter Check
  2. 2. Writing Task Intro: Mountain Model </li></ul>Questions? (5 min.)<br />
  3. 3. Daily Proofreading Practice 2.4<br />
  4. 4. AP English 11 Supir StuduntTier 3 Quiz 2 September 30, 2011<br /><ul><li>Define the following terms as comprehensively as possible. Each is worth a maximum of two points (2 x 20 = 40 points)
  5. 5. Write the term and then the definition.</li></ul>Thesis <br />Euphemism<br />Repetition<br />Hyperbole <br />Allegory<br />Colloquial<br />Metaphor<br />Episodic<br />Juxtapose (Juxtaposition) <br />Typography<br />Syntax<br />Tone<br />Concrete versus abstract <br />Idiom/Idiomatic<br />Alliteration<br />Diction (concrete)<br />Epigram<br />Analogy<br />Explicit<br />Cadence<br />
  6. 6. Rainy Mountain Structure<br /><ul><li>Headwaters (Poem)
  7. 7. Prologue
  8. 8. Introduction
  9. 9. The Setting Out
  10. 10. Chapters I—XI
  11. 11. The Going On
  12. 12. Chapters XII—XVIII
  13. 13. The Closing In
  14. 14. Chapters XIX—XIV
  15. 15. Epilogue
  16. 16. Rainy Mountain Cemetery (Poem)</li></li></ul><li>AP English 11 Your NameWtRM Back Matter September 30, 2011<br />“Epilogue,” pages 85—88. An epilogue is …<br />The authorial voice purports to have "added" this after all else was written; does this fulfill the function of an epilogue? Why? Whose voice do we hear at the very end? What about the picture of the falling stars?<br />“The Rainy Mountain Cemetery,” page 89—Read this out loud to your neighbor and then have them read it aloud to you (for a total of three times), then answer the following questions:<br />Analyze the structure and content of the poem: how many stanzas are there? Lines? Is there a rhyme scheme? What poetic form is being used? How do you know? What about the language being employed? Imagery? Who is the speaker? Form? Are there any motifs being <br />What does this stanza mean?<br />How does the author’s inclusion of this poem at the end of the book support either of the suggested themes?<br />
  17. 17. Writing Task: Mountain Model<br />
  18. 18. Writing Task: Mountain Model<br />Historical Commentary (H):<br />Interview an “elder” relative for a story that is thematically or content link to (A), when interviewing and listen carefully for any flourishes which will make your writing of their voice unique. Prepare a entry for the Bibliography.<br />Ancestral Voice (A):<br />Research a previously published myth, fable or fairy tale, NOT necessarily from a shared cultural background, and concisely summarize. Prepare a bibliographic entry of the source document for the Bibliography.<br />Personal Voice (You!):<br />A personal experience of a related event OR a consideration or comment about the relevance or relationship you share with either the A or H voices. Imbue with descriptive (and figurative) language.<br />Select an image and excerpt from the text for inclusion with your chapter.<br />
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  20. 20. Published Product<br /><ul><li>Published product is due next Thursday, October 6
  21. 21. Published product must be word-processed, 12 pt, New times roman or an appropriate LEGIBLE font, pages numbered.
  22. 22. Use Momaday’s book is a practical style guide.</li></ul>Page 2:<br />Historical and Personal Voices<br />Page 4:<br />Bibliography<br />Page 1:<br />Heading<br />Title<br />Ancestral Voice, itlaicised<br />Page 3:<br />Image & Caption<br />Page 5:<br />Rubric<br />Do NOT bring me your flash drive—come with the hard copy ready to submit!<br />
  23. 23. Homework Due Next Class<br /><ul><li>Select, research and draft myth, fable or legend (Ancestral Voice).
  24. 24. Interview an elder family member regarding a thematically related event in their life (Historical Voice).
  25. 25. Draft both Ancestral, Historical and Personal Voices in anticipation of peer review next class.</li>