“What is Description” (skim and take notes) 135-152
“Reading the River,” Mark Twain (handout)
“Weasels,” Annie Dillard 164-168
“Ground Zero,” Suzanne Berne 158-163
1. Weekly Notebook
a. Classroom/Patterns notes
b. Daily writing
c. Response Journal: No summary, for all Patterns essays, focus on “what is said and how it is said,”one page or more.
d. Question Journal: Answer one question of your choice under Comprehension, Purpose and Audience, Style and Structure, and Vocabulary Projects for one essay per week(4 items in all).
2. Essay #4: Description
3. Vocabulary: literary and rhetorical terms
4. AP Test practice
5. Peer editing/ Prewriting for Essay # 4
6 Essay worksheet: on “Reading the River”
7. Strunk and White: Unit 1
8. In-class writing exercises: photography, modern art, advertising