Discussion about Kafka's The Metamorphosis
Chat about the essay prompt: timed write on Thursday.
Assign groups for artist project: requirements here
Turn in your last set of questions.
HW - none
Today, we discussed, to some extent, part III of The Metamorphosis. Monday, we will continue this, discussing the questions I handed you today. They are not homework; but will be due on Tuesday.
Test on your vocab words Monday.
8. blandishment (remember: this is a noun. 1 blandishment = 1 word or 1 phrase)
Welcome to class. I will miss hearing how you deal with the apple stuck in poor Gregor's back. Yuck.
Today, you will turn in the questions from yesterday's class, as well as the journal entries from part II of The Metamorphosis.
Then, you will work in your discussion groups to read the text OUT LOUD (yes, really. Take turns please). When you are done reading part III, please prepare for discussion groups tomorrow. You should walk out of class ready to start discussion. If you don't, then your homework is to get ready!
Your vocab test is being delayed, as I have not returned your vocabulary assignments to you.
HW - be prepared
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Today was your first day working in discussion groups. You were introduced to discussion roles, you chose one, and you began preparing for a discussion on part one of Kafka's Metamorphosis.
Also, you turned in your vocabulary for The Metamorphosis. You can expect a quiz on Friday.
Wednsday, you were discussion folks.
You brought notes to class, took notes on your group member's input, and graded yourself and your group.
HW - plan your group discussion role for tomorrow.
Art Response 13 - Edvard Munch "The Scream" (you can find it on Wikipedia).
You turned in your question papers if you hadn't.
You turned in your annotated NOSE packets, or lists of questions.
Unsure what this is? See post from Feb. 29
Written discussion responding to our class responses to the 3 questions we asked at the beginning of the unit.
Relocate Absurd notes categorize Stranger and Nose into Absurd and Existentialist frameworks.
Read the first 10 pages of The Metamorphosis in class and make a list of human vs. insect qualities.
HW - Read through part one (ends on page 20) and write a question paper in response: at least two question paragraphs (6 sentences or more each)--instructions are in yesterday's post.
Link to The Metamorphosis here