2.Share it with
the two partners AND with me (“Kerrie Willis”).
other your list of fifteen clichés.
clichés on pages 12-13 you might want to use.
5.Talk about a
possible conflict, or a character.
Trio Story Requirements/Grading
1)YesNoWe used as many clichés as possible to
create a fictional story.
2)YesNoWe boldfaced the clichés so they stand
out from the story.
3)YesNoWe used least four sentences of dialogue
in quotation marks.
4)YesNoType between one and one and a half
5)YesNoWe doublespaced our story.
6)YesNoWe used paragraphs to indicate shifting
7)YesNoOur story is classroom
·I will be creating shared folders on google for our
·I will be commenting on your stories as you are
Free Rice—7,500 grains due by Tuesday, September 3rd
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AP English Peeps
Welcome, AP English
August 28th, 2013
Reading Journal (Your Notebook)
a reading journal from an AP alum.
a few minutes perusing it.What do you
it’s messy, cut and staple your entries into your notebook, so that you have a
to a fresh page, and date it with today’s date, then tape in today’s quote.
Reminder:Don’t forget to phrase or chunk the quote
with slash marks in order to analyze its parts more effectively.
Biography:Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), French novelist
of the realist period, is known best for his sensational Madame Bovary (1857),
a classic tale of romance and retribution. It is a portrait of the young
provincial Emma Bovary as fallen woman and her adulterous liaisons with
Rodolphe Boulanger. (It was criticised then banned for a period after its first
Select one of the following quotes
by Flaubert to respond to in your reading journal
➢“Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like
the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.”
➢“The artist must be in his work as God is in creation,
invisible and all-powerful; one must sense him everywhere but never see him.”
➢“The most glorious moments in your life are not the
so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and
despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future
Review:How can we respond to a quote?
ØCOMMENT:Disagree (in part or in whole).
ØQUESTION:Ask a question.
ØCOMMENT:Agree (in part or in whole).
ØLANGUAGE:Respond to both the LITERAL and the
ØCONNECT:…to something in your
own life or experience.
ØCONNECT:…to something else
you’ve read or viewed.
Start at 2:20; end about 2:30
with a NEW person today.Write your
partner TWO specific comments, and aim for academic language in your writing.
least two detailed sentences
ii.Tell him/her if the journal made you
think of a new idea/or something you hadn’t considered.
iii.Add on to an idea he/she says.
iv.Compliment their vocabulary—diction!
b.Signed by you
Nabokov "Good Readers, Good Writers"
We circled up and discussed questions from pages 15-18.