May 31, 2013

May 31st, 2013 by Brian Stanton

Also due for Monday: Celebrity Playlist

May 31, 2013

May 31st, 2013 by Brian Stanton

We have selected the Sudden Fiction stories for which you need to be responsible.

There is a Man in the Habit of Hitting Me in the Head with an Umbrella

Bigfoot Stole My Wife


The Falling Girl

The Laugher


They should be read for Monday

May 17, 2013

May 17th, 2013 by Brian Stanton

Guidance was in today. We will hear about Battleground and Lawnmower Man Monday.

Test Tuesday.

May 15, 2013

May 15th, 2013 by Brian Stanton

We discussed I’m the Doorway and Strawberry Spring.

Tomorrow will be guidance.

As soon as possible we will hear about Battleground and Lawnmower Man. If we can take care of some of that Thursday, we will.

Here are more vocabulary words: effervescent, cicada, ostensibly, atonement, fissured, gelid, scrofulous, monolith, druid-circle, strawberry spring, caricature, pallid.

MAY 13, 2013

May 13th, 2013 by Brian Stanton

Today we discussed Night Surf and Boogeyman.

Vocabulary words: pall, skein, plodding, pyre, asphyxiation, coddle, inquest, permissive

Children of the Corn tomorrow.

May 9, 2013

May 9th, 2013 by Brian Stanton

We are starting with Night Shift.

I read a story aloud and you selected the rest. Here is the plan: Night Shift Syllabus

You should have three stories (including today’s) read for Monday’s class.

May 7, 2013

May 7th, 2013 by Brian Stanton

We did the Man’s Search for Meaning Exam

Poetry exam is tomorrow.

April 29, 2013

April 29th, 2013 by Brian Stanton

We saw a presentation on Ogden Nash and one on Dorothy Parker.

You need to done with the book.

The test on Man’s Search For Meaning is set for Friday.

April 26, 2013

April 26th, 2013 by Brian Stanton

I gave you this quiz: Man’s Search Quiz 21-74

And this writing assignment (due Monday): Man’s Search Writing to 85

Try to finish the book for Monday as well.

April 25, 2013

April 25th, 2013 by Brian Stanton

Shortened class. We discussed half of the quotations and that was it.

Expect that quiz to happen tomorrow.