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Homework Due Wednesday, February 25th: Finish your Short Short Story for submission, submit any revisions to your paper from last block by Thursday at midnight, and be prepared to write about the Short Stories we have read.

In Class

Literature: We read “The Guest” and “The Wall” and discussed their connection to Existentialism and Absurdism. Both stories are also available in Drive.

Creative Writing: We had time to work on our stories and other assignments.

Grammar: none

List of Stories We Have Read:

Araby

The Garden Party

How Much Land Does a Man Need

Gooseberries

Two Blue Birds

The Garden of Forking Paths

The Night Face Up

The Guest

The Wall

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Homework Due Tuesday, February 24th: Work on your Short Short Story, which is due tomorrow.

Homework Due Wednesday, February 25th: Read “The Wall,” which is available in Drive. Do a one-paragraph response. Finish your Short Short Story for submission, submit any revisions to your paper from last block, and be prepared to write about the Short Stories we have read.

In Class

Literature: We read “The Garden of Forking Paths,” and “The Night Face Up,” and discussed their connection to Existentialism and Absurdism.

Creative Writing: We had time to work on our stories and other assignments.

Grammar: none

List of Stories We Have Read:

Araby

The Garden Party

How Much Land Does a Man Need

Gooseberries

Two Blue Birds

In Class Today:

The Garden of Forking Paths

The Night Face Up

For Tuesday (we will be reading these):

The Guest

The Wall

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Homework Due Monday, February 23rd: Read “The Garden of Forking Paths,” available here, and write 3 questions and select 2 quotes for class discussion. Turn in your Character Studies. Work on your Short Short Story, due the 25th.

Homework Due Tuesday, February 24th: Work on your Short Short Story, which is due tomorrow.

Homework Due Wednesday, February 25th: Read “The Wall,” which is available in Drive. Do a one-paragraph response. Finish your Short Short Story for submission, submit any revisions to your paper from last block, and be prepared to write about the Short Stories we have read.

In Class

Literature: We read “How Much Land Does a Man Need” and “Gooseberries.”

Creative Writing: We had time to work on our stories and other assignments.

Grammar: none

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Homework Due Friday, February 13th: Read “How Much Land Does a Man Need,” available here, and write a 1-paragraph response to it for submission. Continue working on your Character Studies sheet, due the 23rd, and begin working on your Short Short story, Due the 25th.

Homework Due Monday, February 23rd: Read “The Garden of Forking Paths,” available here, and write 3 questions and select 2 quotes for class discussion. Turn in your Character Studies. Work on your Short Short Story, due the 25th.

Homework Due Tuesday, February 24th: Work on your Short Short Story, which is due tomorrow.

Homework Due Wednesday, February 25th: Read “The Wall,” which is available in Drive. Do a one-paragraph response. Finish your Short Short Story for submission, submit any revisions to your paper from last block, and be prepared to write about the Short Stories we have read.

In Class

Literature: We discussed the final chapter of Heart of Darkness, and took our in-class essay on Heart of Darkness. The prompt is in Drive.

Creative Writing: none

Grammar: none

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Homework Due Thursday, February 12th: Please finish reading Part 3 of Heart of Darkness, which is available here. Please highlight areas in the text you feel are significant. You should have at least three quotes and two questions prepared for class discussion. Please put these in a document to submit. We will spend the second half of the block writing about the novella, so please be sure you are completely finished reading. Continue working on your Character Studies sheet, which is due on the 23rd.

Homework Due Friday, February 13th: Read “How Much Land Does a Man Need,” available here, and write a 1-paragraph response to it for submission. Continue working on your Character Studies sheet, due the 23rd, and begin working on your Short Short story, Due the 25th.

Homework Due Monday, February 23rd: Read “The Garden of Forking Paths,” available here, and write 3 questions and select 2 quotes for class discussion. Turn in your Character Studies. Work on your Short Short Story, due the 25th.

Homework Due Tuesday, February 24th: Work on your Short Short Story, which is due tomorrow.

Homework Due Wednesday, February 25th: Read “The Wall,” which is available in Drive. Do a one-paragraph response. Finish your Short Short Story for submission, submit any revisions to your paper from last block, and be prepared to write about the Short Stories we have read.

In Class

Literature: We discussed Heart of Darkness part two.

Creative Writing: We read through the Short Short Stories pdf and began our own Short Short Stories. Both the pdf and the assignment are in Drive.

Grammar: none

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Homework Due Wednesday, February 11th: Please start reading Part 3 of Heart of Darkness, which is available here, and this will be due THURSDAY. Please highlight areas in the text you feel are significant. You should have at least three quotes and two questions prepared for class discussion. Please put these in a document to submit on Thursday. Continue working on your Character Studies sheet, which is due on the 23rd.

Homework Due Thursday, February 12th: Please finish reading Part 3 of Heart of Darkness, which is available here. Please highlight areas in the text you feel are significant. You should have at least three quotes and two questions prepared for class discussion. Please put these in a document to submit. We will spend the second half of the block writing about the novella, so please be sure you are completely finished reading. Continue working on your Character Studies sheet, which is due on the 23rd.

Homework Due Friday, February 13th: Read “How Much Land Does a Man Need,” available here, and write a 1-paragraph response to it for submission. Continue working on your Character Studies sheet, due the 23rd, and begin working on your Short Short story, Due the 25th.

Homework Due Monday, February 23rd: Read “The Garden of Forking Paths,” available here, and write 3 questions and select 2 quotes for class discussion. Turn in your Character Studies. Work on your Short Short Story, due the 25th.

Homework Due Tuesday, February 24th: Work on your Short Short Story, which is due tomorrow.

Homework Due Wednesday, February 25th: Finish your Short Short Story for submission, submit any revisions to your paper from last block, and be prepared to write about the Short Stories we have read.

In Class

Literature: We read “The Garden Party” and “Two Blue Birds

Creative Writing: none

Grammar: none

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Homework Due Tuesday, February 10th: Please read Part 2 of Heart of Darkness, which is available here. Please highlight areas in the text you feel are significant. You should have at least three quotes and two questions prepared for class discussion. Please put these in a document to submit. Continue working on your Character Studies sheet, which is due on the 23rd.

Homework Due Wednesday, February 11th: Please start reading Part 3 of Heart of Darkness, which is available here, and this will be due THURSDAY. Please highlight areas in the text you feel are significant. You should have at least three quotes and two questions prepared for class discussion. Please put these in a document to submit on Thursday. Continue working on your Character Studies sheet, which is due on the 23rd.

Homework Due Thursday, February 12th: Please finish reading Part 3 of Heart of Darkness, which is available here. Please highlight areas in the text you feel are significant. You should have at least three quotes and two questions prepared for class discussion. Please put these in a document to submit. We will spend the second half of the block writing about the novella, so please be sure you are completely finished reading. Continue working on your Character Studies sheet, which is due on the 23rd.

In Class

Literature: We discussed Heart of Darkness and read “Araby.”

Creative Writing: none

Grammar: none