Friday, January 4, 2013

English 509 & 510 Mid-term

English 509 & 510 Midterm

Option #1: Create a either a "Who, What, When, Why, Where" booklet or;

Option #2:  Create a "Setting, Characters, Theme, Symbols" booklet to be turned in at the end of the period.

You will have once class period to complete your project (approximately 1 ½ hours). If you feel you will be unable to complete the project in the allotted time, you are welcome to begin working on you booklets ahead of time. For example, you may want to begin looking for pictures to include in your booklets.

Criteria (for both options):
*Names/Brief description of all main characters
*Setting: Time/Place
*Brief summary of the plot

If you choose Option #2, include a minimum of three themes and three symbols addressed in the book.

Everything must be typed. You must include at least four pictures in your booklet.

Midterms are worth 100 points.
80 points for content
20 points for appearance/creativity

Tuesdays with Morrie Project: For the next three weeks we will read Tuesdays with Morrie in class. You are expected to participate in class discussions of the "who," "what," "when," "why," and "where" for each chapter. Take notes. Transfer your notes into an ongoing timeline/graphic organizer demonstrating your understanding of the 5 ws for each chapter of the book. You may earn up to 10 points a day for reading, participation in class discussion, notes, and work on your graphic organizer.

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