If you have not done so yet, please turn in your signed class policies and your 26 questions at the beginning of class today. Thanks!
1. Considering why we read...and paying a little tribute to the late Robin Williams
- List the last five texts you've read (books, short stories, poems, articles, blogs, etc).
- Were they worth the time it took to read them?
- What was your purpose in reading them?
2. Reading and discussing Perrine's "Escape and Interpretation" (20 min)
3. Practicing Socratic seminar (25-30 min):
- Offering you an overview of what Socratic is and how it's assessed
- Prepping for Socratic with questions and nameplates
- What might Foster have to say about "Werewolves in Their Youth?"
- What about Perrine?
- Find a specific passage and form a question using one of the 20 formats distributed in class.
- Sampling Socratic with a 15 minute discussion of "Werewolves in Their Youth"
- (If time allows) debriefing what went well and what didn't
1. Bring notebook paper and a blue or black pen for tomorrow's first timed writing.
2. Reread "Werewolves" and the Perrine article to help yourself prepare for the timed writing; bring them both to class tomorrow.