A Moveable Feast: 11th American Literature/Composition

11th American Literature/Composition Winter 2008

Character Response: November 18, 2008 November 19, 2008

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Which character did you find most memorable from our novella?  Why?  Explain why this character stood out to you and was memorable.

 

November 12, 2008: Reflecting on Your Research November 13, 2008

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Reflect on what you have read and accomplished tonight.

1.   Discuss what you learned tonight—what information seemed important to you?  What information stood out to you? 
2.  What did you accomplish tonight?
3.  Do you feel ready to start taking electronic notes tomorrow?

You may respond in complete sentences; you may number your responses.

 

Monday, November 11, 2008: Responding to Chapters 8-9, Maggie November 10, 2008

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onsider what happened tonight in Chapters 8 and 9 tonight.

  • What are you reactions to Chapter 8-9?
  • What events, attitudes, or plot developments stood out to you our reading from tonight?
  • What was most surprising to you in tonight’s reading? Why?
  • Look back at each chapter. What do you think was the most important thing that happened in EACH chapter? Why?
  • In your opinion, what was the most interesting expression or quote? (give the quote and page number) Why?
  • Who is the most vivid character to you so far? Why? Describe that character and explain why he/she is so memorable to you at this point in the novella.
  • How did tonight’s reading make you feel? Why?
  • What do you predict will happen next?

Please organize your responses to these questions in a paragraph of 10-15 sentences. Think deeply and thoughtfully!

 

Monday, November 11, 2008: Maggie Research Project: Let’s Get Started!

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November 6, 2008: Responding to Chapters 6-7, Maggie November 7, 2008

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Consider what happened tonight in Chapters 6 and 7 tonight.

  • What are you reactions to Chapter 6-7?
  • What events, attitudes, or plot developments stood out to you our reading from tonight?
  • What was most surprising to you in tonight’s reading? Why?
  • Look back at each chapter. What do you think was the most important thing that happened in EACH chapter? Why?
  • In your opinion, what was the most interesting expression or quote? (give the quote and page number) Why?
  • Who is the most vivid character to you so far? Why? Describe that character and explain why he/she is so memorable to you at this point in the novella.
  • How did tonight’s reading make you feel? Why?
  • What do you predict will happen next?

Please organize your responses to these questions in a paragraph of 10-15 sentences. Think deeply and thoughtfully!

 

November 5, 2008: Responding to Chapters 4-5 of Maggie, A Girl of the Streets November 6, 2008

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Reflect on what we have read tonight in Chapters 4 and 5.  Consider these questions:

  • What are your impressions of Jimmie?  What do you think of him?
  • What are your impressions of Pete?  What do you think of him at this point?
  • What are your impressions of Maggie?  What do you think of her at this point in the novella?

Share your impressions and responses in a paragraph of 10-12 sentences.

 

Responding to Chapters 1-3: Maggie, A Girl of the Streets (November 3, 2008) November 4, 2008

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Consider these questions:

  • What was your first reaction to our reading?  Explain.
  • What events, attitudes, or plot developments stood out to you in the first three chapters?  Why?
  • What was most surprising to you in tonight’s reading?  Why?
  • Look back at each chapter.  What do you think was the most important thing that happened in EACH chapter?  Why?
  • In your opinion, what was the most interesting expression or quote? (give the quote and page number) Why?
  • Who is the most vivid character to you so far?  Why?  Describe that character and explain why he/she is so memorable to you at this point in the novella.
  • How did tonight’s reading make you feel?  Why?
  • What do you predict will happen next?

Please organize your responses to these questions in at least two paragraphs of 5-10 sentencesThink deeply and thoughtfully!