WORLD LITERATURE JOURNALS JOURNALS EACH DAY UNLESS THERE

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WORLD LITERATURE JOURNALS

WORLD LITERATURE JOURNALS

JOURNALS • EACH DAY, UNLESS THERE IS A TEST OR A SPECIFIC EVENT IN

JOURNALS • EACH DAY, UNLESS THERE IS A TEST OR A SPECIFIC EVENT IN CLASS THAT PREVENTS US FROM DOING SO (LIKE MRS. TUCKER FORGETTING), THERE WILL BE A JOURNAL PROMPT OF SOME SORT ON THE BOARD. YOU NEED TO KEEP UP WITH EACH ENTRY (EITHER IN A SPIRAL NOTEBOOK, A WRITERS NOTEBOOK, OR ON LOOSE LEAF PAPER IN YOUR NOTEBOOK). YOU WILL NEED TO LABEL THEM ACCORDINGLY (I SHOULD HAVE THEM LABELED FOR YOU). EVERY 10 JOURNALS, I WILL DO A JOURNAL CHECK FOR A FORMATIVE GRADE. THERE WILL ALSO BE TIMES WHERE YOU WILL BE ASKED TO GO BACK AND LOOK AT A SPECIFIC JOURNAL AND EDIT/REVISE IT FOR A

ENTRY #1: THE CHILDREN AND THE MOUNTAIN: LOOK AT THE IMAGE AND WRITE A

ENTRY #1: THE CHILDREN AND THE MOUNTAIN: LOOK AT THE IMAGE AND WRITE A CREATIVE STORY ABOUT ONE OF THE INDIVIDUALS THAT YOU SEE. FORMAT DOES NOT MATTER. IT CAN BE IN THE FORM OF A LETTER, A SHORT STORY, A JOURNAL/DIARY ENTRY, ETC. JUST BECOME ONE OF THE INDIVIDUALS YOU SEE IN THE PHOTO AND TELL ME ABOUT THIS

JOURNAL #2: THE ALCHEMIST PROLOGUE • I AM GOING TO RE-READ THE PROLOGUE OF

JOURNAL #2: THE ALCHEMIST PROLOGUE • I AM GOING TO RE-READ THE PROLOGUE OF THE ALCHEMIST TO YOU. AFTER WARDS, I WANT YOU TO WRITE A RESPONSE TO THE PROLOGUE. WHAT DO YOU THINK THE STORY MEANS, HOW DOES IT CONNECT TO SANTIAGO AND OR THE NOVEL, WHAT DO YOU GET OUT OF IT?

JOURNAL #3: VOICE LESSON • COPY THE QUOTE FIRST: “ART IS THE ANTIDOTE THAT

JOURNAL #3: VOICE LESSON • COPY THE QUOTE FIRST: “ART IS THE ANTIDOTE THAT CAN CALL US BACK FROM THE EDGE OF NUMBNESS, RESTORING THE ABILITY TO FEEL FOR ANOTHER. ” –BARBARA KINGSOLVER • ANSWER: BY USING THE WORD ANTIDOTE, WHAT DOES THE AUTHOR IMPLY ABOUT THE INABILITY TO FEEL FOR ANOTHER? • IF WE CHANGED THE WORD ANTIDOTE TO GIFT, WHAT EFFECT WOULD IT HAVE ON THE MEANING OF THE SENTENCE? • APPLY: BRAINSTORM WITH A PARTNER AND DEVELOP A LIST OF MEDICAL TERMS; THEN WRITE A SENTENCE USING A MEDICAL TERM TO CHARACTERIZE ART. EXPLAIN TO THE CLASS THE EFFECT THIS TERM HAS ON THE MEANING OF THE SENTENCE.

JOURNAL #4: VOICE LESSON • WRITE THE QUOTE FIRST: “ONCE I AM SURE THERE’S

JOURNAL #4: VOICE LESSON • WRITE THE QUOTE FIRST: “ONCE I AM SURE THERE’S NOTHING GOING ON/ I STEP INSIDE, LETTING THE DOOR THUD SHUT. ” –PHILIP LARKIN, “CHURCH GOING” • ANSWER: WHAT FEELINGS ARE EVOKED BY THE WORD THUD? • HOW WOULD THE MEANING CHANGE IF THE SPEAKER LET THE DOOR SLAM SHUT? • APPLY: FILL IN THE FOLLOWING CHART. IN THE FIRST COLUMN, RECORD FIVE DIFFERENT VERBS WHICH EXPRESS THE CLOSING OF A DOOR; IN THE SECOND COLUMN, RECORD THE FEELING THESE VERBS EVOKE. Verbs for closing the Door Feelings evoked by the Verb

JOURNAL #5: STAGES OF THE HERO’S QUEST • TAKE OUT YOUR CONNECTIONS TO THE

JOURNAL #5: STAGES OF THE HERO’S QUEST • TAKE OUT YOUR CONNECTIONS TO THE 5 REQUIREMENTS OF A QUEST AND HOW YOU CONNECTED CHAPTER 1 OF HRLLP TO THE ALCHEMIST. NEXT, READ THE FOLLOWING DEFINITION: ALCHEMY: THE MEDIEVAL FORERUNNER OF CHEMISTRY, BASED ON THE SUPPOSED TRANSFORMATION OF MATTER. IT WAS CONCERNED PARTICULARLY WITH ATTEMPTS TO CONVERT BASE METALS INTO GOLD OR TO FIND A UNIVERSAL ELIXIR; A SEEMINGLY MAGICAL PROCESS OF TRANSFORMATION, CREATION, OR COMBINATION • ANSWER: WHY IS THE TITLE OF THE NOVEL AN APPROPRIATE TITLE? EXPLAIN USING DETAILS/EXAMPLES FROM THE BOOK. • CREATIVE RESPONSE: IF YOU HAD TO GIVE THE NOVEL A DIFFERENT TITLE, OR A SUBTITLE, WHAT WOULD IT BE AND WHY?

PEER EDIT • AS A PAIR, YOU DECIDE WHO IS IN CHARGE OF WHAT

PEER EDIT • AS A PAIR, YOU DECIDE WHO IS IN CHARGE OF WHAT (SEE LIST BELOW). ALSO, EACH PERSON WILL BE MARKING ON YOUR PAPER IN A DIFFERENT COLOR PEN TO INDICATE WHAT THEY WERE LOOKING FOR. 1. ORGANIZATION AND STYLE OF THE PARAGRAPH (HOOK, CLAIM, TEXTUAL EVIDENCE, LEAD INS, CONCLUDING SENTENCE, ARE THERE ANY CONTRACTIONS, ABBREVIATIONS, TEXT LINGO, ETC. ) 2. DICTION AND SPELLING (ARE THE WORDS TOO SIMPLE, WHERE CAN THEY USE HIGHER LEVEL VOCABULARY, ARE WORDS USED CORRECTLY, ETC. ) 3. SYNTAX AND GRAMMAR (ARE THERE TOO MANY SIMPLE SENTENCES, ARE THERE TOO MANY COMMA SPLICES, IS THERE ONLY ONE PERIOD USED IN THE ENTIRE PARAGRAPH…DON’T LAUGH, IT HAPPENS) 4. CONTENT (DO THEY PROPERLY ADDRESS THEIR CLAIM THROUGHOUT, DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT SOME OF THEIR ARGUMENTS, DO THEY MAKE MIND-BLOWING

JOURNAL #6: VOICE LESSON • WRITE THE QUOTE FIRST: “CLOSE BY THE FIRE SAT

JOURNAL #6: VOICE LESSON • WRITE THE QUOTE FIRST: “CLOSE BY THE FIRE SAT AN OLD MAN WHOSE COUNTENANCE WAS FURROWED WITH DISTRESS. ” –JAMES BOSWELL, BOSWELL’S LONDON JOURNAL • 1. WHAT DOES THE WORD FURROWED CONNOTE ABOUT THE MAN’S DISTRESS? • 2. HOW WOULD THE IMPACT OF THE SENTENCE BE CHANGED IF FURROWED WERE CHANGED TO LINED? • APPLY: WRITE A SENTENCE USING A VERB TO DESCRIBE A FACIAL EXPRESSION. IMPLY THROUGH YOUR VERB CHOICE THAT THE EXPRESSION IS INTENSE. USE BOSWELL’S SENTENCE AS A MODEL, AND SHARE YOUR SENTENCE WITH A PARTNER.

CATEGORIZING WORDS: • CAT • TREE • SADNESS • DOG • FLOWER • SHIP

CATEGORIZING WORDS: • CAT • TREE • SADNESS • DOG • FLOWER • SHIP • JOY • PERPLEXED • OCEAN • POLLEN • ANGER • DOLPHIN

THE ALCHEMIST PASSAGE ANNOTATION: LANGUAGE • READ ANNOTATE THE PASSAGE USING THE CHEAT SHEET

THE ALCHEMIST PASSAGE ANNOTATION: LANGUAGE • READ ANNOTATE THE PASSAGE USING THE CHEAT SHEET I GAVE YOU DAY 1. • THEN, CHOOSE 2 WORDS FROM THE PASSAGE. • WRITE THEM IN THE SPACE PROVIDED AFTER YOU SEE “END” • EXPLAIN WHETHER THEY ARE POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE AND WHAT EFFECT THE HAVE ON THE SENTENCE WHERE IT IS USED. • FINALLY, CHANGE THE WORD TO ITS ANTONYM AND PUT THE ANTONYM BACK IN TO THE SAME SENTENCE. HOW DOES THE OPPOSITE WORD AFFECT THE MEANING OF THE SENTENCE?

JOURNAL #7: VOCABULARY PRACTICE PERSONIFY AN OBJECT, ANY OBJECT, USING 2 OF THE VOCABULARY

JOURNAL #7: VOCABULARY PRACTICE PERSONIFY AN OBJECT, ANY OBJECT, USING 2 OF THE VOCABULARY WORDS LISTED BELOW (THIS CAN BE DONE IN MULTIPLE SENTENCES LIKE THE EXCERPT YESTERDAY WHEN SANTIAGO’S HEART IS PERSONIFIED). YOU MAY USE ANOTHER VOCABULARY WORD FROM THE LIST, BUT ONLY IN ADDITION TO 2 OF THE WORDS LISTED : 1. ABERRATION 2. BLITHE 3. EBB 4. GALVANIZE 5. HERETIC

JOURNAL #8: POEM WRITE A POEM THAT DESCRIBES/EXPLAINS YOUR FEELINGS ABOUT POETRY NEEDS TO

JOURNAL #8: POEM WRITE A POEM THAT DESCRIBES/EXPLAINS YOUR FEELINGS ABOUT POETRY NEEDS TO BE 10 LINES OR MORE (WHETHER IT RHYMES OR NOT IS UP TO YOU) AND NEEDS TO INCORPORATE 2 OF THE FOLLOWING POETIC DEVICES: • SIMILE • METAPHOR • PERSONIFICATION • ALLITERATION • ONOMATOPOEIA

JOURNAL #9: NARRATIVE WRITING. HTTPS: //WWW. YOUTUBE. COM/WATCH? V=XQ 4 XMP 9 XHIW PERSONIFYING

JOURNAL #9: NARRATIVE WRITING. HTTPS: //WWW. YOUTUBE. COM/WATCH? V=XQ 4 XMP 9 XHIW PERSONIFYING OFFICE SUPPLIES, DESCRIBE A SERIES OF EVENTS THAT OCCUR AT AN OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY. SCHOOL APPROPRIATE PLEASE. ALSO, PLEASE INCLUDE DIALOGUE IN YOUR NARRATIVE AND USE FIRST PERSON POINT OF VIEW.

JOURNAL #10: DISCUSS: SHOULD DONALD TRUMP BUILD A WALL TO KEEP ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM

JOURNAL #10: DISCUSS: SHOULD DONALD TRUMP BUILD A WALL TO KEEP ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM COMING TO AMERICA? WRITE A PARAGRAPH ARGUING YOUR SIDE, WHILE DISCOUNTING AT LEAST 1 ARGUMENT FOR THE OPPOSING SIDE.

PARTNER PARAGRAPHS: “A RED PALM” SYNTHESIS 1. IN PAIRS, COME UP WITH A SINGLE

PARTNER PARAGRAPHS: “A RED PALM” SYNTHESIS 1. IN PAIRS, COME UP WITH A SINGLE TOPIC THAT CONNECTS ALL 3 SOURCES (1. “A RED PALM” 2. THE GRAPHS AND 3. THE ARTICLE): 1. EXAMPLE: EDUCATION IS _________ FOR MIGRANT WORKERS. 2. WRITE A PARAGRAPH THAT ARGUES THE CONNECTION YOU MADE TO ALL OF THESE SOURCES. 3. USE TEXTUAL EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT YOUR ARGUMENT. 1. CITE %S FROM THE GRAPHS, QUOTES AND FACTS FROM THE ARTICLE, AND LINES FROM THE POEM.