Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Chapter 2 Blog Task


1.) This is one extremely smart author. Type one excellent sentence (word for word, with exact punctuation) here. Write about Lowry's sentences--how they flow, how they communicate, how they help the reader imagine. Lowry has won many awards for this novel.

2.) Write about one fear you have about graduation. Write about one thrill you have about graduation.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Unforgiven Ending

Write about the (wo)manhood shown in Unforgiven.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Thursday Unforgiven Blog Task


This task must be 20 minutes long. Which means, write for 20 minutes. Due today. Earn credit for writing the whole time and trying.

1. Summarize the film. What has happened so far. Make a list.

2. Write about gender roles. Will women ever become fully equal with men? Will we have a woman president soon? What powers, rights have women gained over the years? Why have gender inequalities existed? What gender roles do you see in the film?

3. Write about authority. What authority exists in our lives? Why do we listen to authority? Why do we sometimes ignore authority? What authority exists in the film?

4. Write about your new predictions (not the same as Tuesday) for the rest of the plot.

5. Write about why people seek revenge. Why are we not good at forgiving?

6. Write about how people make decisions. Why do we decide what we decide?

Tuesday Unforgiven Blog Task


This task must be 20 minutes long. Which means, write for 20 minutes. Due today. Earn credit for writing the whole time and trying.

1. Summarize the film. What has happened so far. Make a list.

2. Write about your favorite character. Open a link to make sure you know their names.

3. Write about your least favorite character.

4. Write about your predictions for the rest of the plot.

5. Write about how events become tall tales or "fish stories" (the fish grows in size over time). How do our versions of what happened become exaggerated? Why?

6. Write about how people can change, for the better and the worse.