Friday, March 27, 2015

A Little Dose of Realism: Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman

This week we begin studying poetry of the Realism era featuring Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman.

Reminder: Students have their 3rd checkpoint for the Junior Mini-Senior Project this Friday - this is 4/5 of the annotated bibliography.

Dickinson Day 1

Dickinson Day 2

Whitman Days 1 and 2 PLUS assessment 

Junior Mini-Senior Project Resources

Annotated Bibliography Rubric 

Annotated Bibliography Description  Plus Example

Research and Product Proposal Template Plus Example 

Blank Research and Product Proposal Template (for your use)

Presentation Rubric 


Your next checkpoint is due Thursday - April 2. 

This will be 5/5 of your Annotated Bibliography PLUS your proposal draft. 

Please re-read the following: 

Students you must follow these instructions to ensure the delivery and proper filing of your assignment. I have very limited time and will not have time to search for your project or to rename your project. 

Email both assignments in two separate attachments to:

The subject line of your mail should be: last name, first initial, BLK _____, Final Project 

Your assignments should be named: last name, first initial, BLK _______, Proposal 

                                                           last name, first initial. BLK _______, An. Bib.          

Failure to follow these instructions could mean a failure of your paper.           

Again, Proposals and Annotated Bibs are due before 4 p.m. Friday. April 17, 2015. Papers received after this time are subject to a grade of 0. Presentations are due Monday, April 20th. Late submissions will receive a grade of 0. 

Friday, March 20, 2015

A Little Dose of Transcendentalism

This week we began study the philosophical movement, Transcendentalism, and the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Henry David Thoreau.

Lessons 1 and 2

Lessons 3 and 4

Resources for Junior Mini-Senior Project 

See Synergy for due dates of check points. 

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