Writing: Literary Theory “Lens” Assignment and Portfolio/Blog Post

  1.  Read the worksheet (Google Doc.) you will be using and the literary “lens” definition handout (paper from Sandy).  The worksheet is shared in Google Docs – you will want to make your own copy of this. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1RXw6FOsMVyStURTiVFcWYCSc-hIlGKDvNtDMg18lMDE/edit#gid=0
  2. Read the short story “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/harrison.html
  3. Fill out the spreadsheet for discussion on 12/7.
  4. Post completed assignment and reflection on your blog and share with S. Frye.

Upcoming Events


11/16: u.talk presentations at 10:00 (Mya, Samantha, Ellie, Dani, Anthony). Families welcome.
11/16: Going to the Moxie to see “Loving Vincent” at 1:00, bring $8.00 for admission. Families welcome.
11/17: Potluck Thanksgiving feast at noon – bring a dish to share.
11/20-24: No school for Thanksgiving break.
11/30: 9:45 Tour of underground downtown Springfield. Wear shoes that can get wet, warm clothes and bring a flashlight.
12/1: First Friday Art Walk 6:30-8:30. Families always welcome.
12/14: Holiday party at u.school.  Secret Santa gift exchange ($20 price range), white elephant gift game, snacks, and movies.

12/15: No school for a teacher workday.  If you would like to have a conference please e-mail me and we will schedule it on this day.
12/18-1/5 No school for holiday break.