American Literature Per. 1, 2, 3, 5

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Objective: Use factual documents and literary texts to construct evidence-based theories about period to period change . American Literature Per. 1, 2, 3, 5. TUESDAY 10-22-2013. Bell Work: No New Bell Work: Review Previous Lit Term (THEME). PRACTICE
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Objective: Use factual documents and literary texts to construct evidence-based theories about period to period change. American Literature Per. 1, 2, 3, 5 TUESDAY10-22-2013 Bell Work:No New Bell Work: Review Previous Lit Term (THEME) PRACTICE Is it a theme statement for Dialogue with the Gout?____1. You need to cut back on your food and drink; moreover, you must exercise more.____2. Often, our vices give the best advice, motivating real and beneficial change in our actions. ____3. The only remedy to discomfort is to listen to the voice of discomfort or to ignore it at your peril.____4. Temperance and Moderation. Always. Use model annotation to check your Thomas Paine annotation (12 min) STARAT HERE AT NOON
  • Directions: Read and annotateMI: Main Idea: Find the main idea of each section or paragraph, underline it and write “(mi)” in the marginsE: Evidence: Find at least one piece of evidence to support each main idea you find. Write an “E” in the margins.
  • S: Signal words: Box the word and put an S near it. These are words that help you with the writer’s organization. They can include words like “first,” “second,” “finally,” “next.”SI: Supporting Idea: Find the supporting ideas (claims that persuade readers of the main idea). Underline them and write SI in the margins. Note: These often come after signal words.
  • T: Transition:Box the word and write a T near it. These are words that help you understand the author’s logic. They can be words like, “however,” “but,” furthermore,” “again.”
  • ?: Questions:Use a question mark to show what you don’t understand or need help on.
  • !: Interesting Ideas:Use an exclamation point to show what is interesting or new to you.
  • X: I disagree: Use an X when you thinking the author’s claim is wrong or evidence is unconvincing.
  • (Sample: Paragraph 1, 2) THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives everything its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as FREEDOM should not be highly rated. Britain, with an army to enforce her tyranny, has declared that she has a right (not only to TAX) but "to BIND us in ALL CASES WHATSOEVER" and if being bound in that manner, is not slavery, then is there not such a thing as slavery upon earth. Even the expression is impious; for so unlimited a power can belong only to God.Whether the independence of the continent was declared too soon, or delayed too long, I will not now enter into as an argument; my own simple opinion is, that had it been eight months earlier, it would have been much better. We did not make a proper use of last winter, neither could we, while we were in a dependent state. […] ! Like a bandwagon fan? ? Expensive? ? Ungodly Didn’t Do homework? Get alternative worksheet and complete it by block day. It’s located in the red folder holder on the side board Homework: Read and Annotate pages 1-7.5 of Crevecoeur’s Letters from an American Farmer, Chapter 4: ‘What is an American?’Prepare for the Seminar
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