Thursday, October 23, 2014

DUE ON 10/28

Print and READ " What People Talk About Before They Die "
 By Kerry Egan
This article is to the right of this blog - It is posted as a link . 

For those of you who are now reading Sharples' essay " Young Love", your published writing is due on Saturday.

ALL of my students are responsible for bringing in the Egan article on Tuesday. 

Prepare for another lecture and fishbowl.

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Coming up Next week!

Tuesday 10/28
Love and Identity Continued
A life and reflection of LOVE (familial love) 

Thursday 10/30
Compare/Contrast PPT

Written Assignment: "The Brain In Love"  Helen Fisher

Love and Identity - SHARPLE's ESSAY

Sharples








Tuesday, October 21, 2014

NOTE

The MLA Works Cited link is on the right. If you scroll down it is on the right side and it is titled Works Cited MLA.

Love & Identity - Due Thursday 10/23


*****PLEASE FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS. THE ASSIGNMENT IS IN FOUR PARTS AND REQUIRES YOU TO RESPOND BOTH IN YOUR NOTEBOOK AND PUBLISH ON THE BLOG. 
PART I:   This is to be completed IN YOUR NOTEBOOK Construct a chart. Describe feelings that could best be associated with your definition of love. You can make this a T-chart, or a Venn Diagram. 
Do you remember the first time you fell in love (romantic love)? What was it like? Were you exhilarated? Frightened? Intrigued? Bewildered? 


PART II NOTEBOOK AGAIN: Are There different types of Love? 

 How can  love  as an overall concept contribute to who we are as individuals? Provide one concrete example to support your statement. 


PART III: Tonight : Read Young Love by Tiffany Sharples pg. 417 in the text.

Take NOTES WHILE YOU READ!!!!! Active REading -



PART IV: PUBLISH YOUR RESPONSE! please check for grammar and spelling before you post your response. I encourage you to type your response in WORD before you publish it. 

Identify the thesis. What is the essay essentially about?
  What is the author's purpose for writing this essay?  What ideas does Sharples wish to convey (communicate to her audience)?

Select a quote that you feel is signficant. Why do you believe this quote is so important?

 Sharples argues that "along with language, romance may be one of the hardest skills we'll ever be called on to acquire."

What do you think she means by that? Do you agree or disagree? Explain.