On Monday, we had a seminar on two topics: 1) Does Chris make the right choice in going to war? 2) Why is June so sexual? If you missed class, write about a page in response to one or both topics. The today's meet thread from the seminar is here. Tuesday, we took a quiz on pages 268-368 and discussed the final essay (topics at: bit.ly/alfinalessay) and the final project.
On Monday, we worked on the final essay for most of the period. It is due Friday, and we will have 40 minutes in class on Friday so you can work on finishing touches. On Tuesday, we had a seminar on the arguments students chose for their English change on the final essay.
On Monday, Victoria, Reilly and Samantha presented, Daniel and Khari presented, and Erin presented. On Tuesday, Taylor, Maxime and Maddy, and Corey and Aaron presented.
On Monday, we had a seminar on several topics: 1) the relationship between June and Chris, 2) how do the issues that June/Chris had with their fathers affect their marriage? 3) do you feel sympathy for June? 4) do you feel sympathy for Chris? If you missed class, write about a page in response to one or both topics. The today's meet thread from the seminar is here. The final section of reading is due Friday. We did Journal 6 (choose a different topic from Journal 5 or write your own) and read the second "Spirit Journey" chapter (258-267) and discussed the purpose of it.
On Monday, we had the end of Pierre, Charlie and Micah's presentation on stand-up, as well as Jackie and Jenny's presentation on the ten types of humour. On Tuesday, Ryan presented about modern and classic slapstick.