Monday, September 20, 2010

-Review Introductions for a persuasive essay
-Go over quiz from Friday
-Draw your version of Grendel with text support

-Revise your introduction from the in-class essay on curfews
-Completed Grendel drawings with text support and rationale
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

-Share and discuss Grendel drawing with rationale
-Read aloud with Cornell Notes up to Canto 8 (pg. 35 Line 498)

Homework: Cornell Notes/Re-read if necessary
Wednesday, September 22, 2010

-Read Beowulf aloud using summary sheet Canto 8-11 up to page 53 Line 789

Homework: -Finish reading if we didn't finish in class and finish summary sheet
-Write a one page vaunting (like the one Beowulf delivered to Hrothgar). Set up the situation with a couple of sentences about the person you are delivering the vaunting to and where it taking place, then write a page.
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Thursday, September 23, 2010

-Review the structure of persuasive essay body paragraphs - re-write yours for Monday!
-Read up to Canto 14 (page 67 line 989) in Beowulf

Homework: -Beowulf Quiz on Monday (about characters and sequence of events up to Canto 14 and know why Beowulf is an epic. HINT: Look over your epic handout and the epic conventions)
-Revised body paragraphs due Monday