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					            March 16, 2010
            Word Choice Day 2
• In the first sentence, to whom does the
  term “man” refer, just males or
  everyone?
• What about when “man” is used in the
  second sentence?
• Does it bother you when the author uses
  masculine words to refer to both men
  and women? Explain.
• Change the occurrences of “man” to
  more inclusive words—words that
  represent both men and women.
      Today we will:
• Analyze two poems:
  “Eating Together” and
  “Grape Sherbet.”
• Analyze a speaker’s
  persona, tone, and voice.
• Interpret mood.
• Analyze metaphor.
• Organize research notes.
          “Eating Together”     “Grape Sherbet”


          1. Home             1. “Memorial” Day
SETTING   2. Before lunch     2. Graveyard:
          3. Weeks after         grassed-over
             father died.        mounds, stones,
                                 etc.

          1. Trout with
FOODS        ginger, green
                                Grape Sherbet: swirled
                                snow, gelled light, miracle,
             onions, sesame
                                etc.
             oil.
          2. Rice

FAMILY    Mother Father       Dad
MEMBERS   Brothers            Grandmother
                              Speaker
          Sister
          Speaker             Other children?
        Turn to p. 665.
• Take only a book and your chart
  with you to your group. No pens
  or pencils.
• As a group, discuss questions 6,
  8,9,11.
  – Have one person read the questions.
  – Take turns sharing your opinions.
  – Listen to each other.
  – REMEMBER!
      Get out a clean sheet of
               paper.
• On that paper, record the poem titles as
  your title.
• Now answer questions 6, 8, and 9. Each
  answer is worth 3 points.
• Answer question 11 to earn a bonus
  point.
• When you are done, return your
  literature book and get a language book.
• Read pp. 770 to 771.
• Get out your research notes and clean
  paper.
                           Organizing your information
Organize your information in accordance with the approach you have
chosen for your paper.
Group your note cards according to their keywords. Then put the groups in
the order in which you will discuss them in your paper. Finally, decide how
best to order the ideas within each group of cards.



    Disease Myth                             2
    “Forthwith escaped a multitude of plagues for
                               Fire Myth
    hapless man, such as gout, rheumatism, and                          4
                               The ancient revenge             Fire Myth
    colic for his body, and envy, spite, andGreeks also knew about fire,                             6
    for his mind.”                                             Prometheus
                                   their explanation of its origin was very was a Titan. The Greeks believed
                               butPage 8
                               different.                      that Titans were giants who lived on earth long
                                                          Pageago. Prometheus is credited with bringing fire
                                                                27
                                                               from the Sun down to man.                 Page
                                                               13
                       Gathering your information

Once your note cards are in order, use them to create an outline to follow as you
write your paper.

Begin with a working outline, arranging your details in groups without using
numbers or letters.


            Main idea from first group of cards:
              First point (note card text)
                     Supporting detail (note card text)

            Main idea from second group of cards:
              First point (note card text))
                       Supporting detail (note card text)
            Etc. . . .
                      Gathering your information

You may then choose to create a formal outline, with Roman numerals and
capital letters.
           Thesis
              I. Main idea from first group of cards
                 A. First point
                         1. Supporting detail
                         2. Supporting detail
                B. Second point
                      1. Supporting detail
                      2. Supporting detail
           Etc. . . .

Either type of outline will give you a map to follow as you write the first
draft of your research paper.
 Language text Page 461, Exercise 10
 by Monday.
 Quiz on Wednesday on Pronoun
 agreement.


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