Monday: American Literature Pre-Test
Tuesday: Students receive 1st Article of the Week concerning the presidential debate: "Clinton and Trump tangle in their first presidential debate." Article is due on Friday with 7-10 annotations and one-page reflection regarding the article's topic.
Wednesday: Poetry Analysis-"I am the crowd, the mob." After poetry analysis, we watched a clip of an impersonation of Patrick Henry's "Speech to the Virginia Convention" and answered a few questions relating back to the text.
Thursday: Students broke into groups for discussion of Henry's speech, then Ms. Wickham arranged groups for continued discussion; begin analyzing the rhetorical devices used in Henry's speech.
Friday: Ms. Wickham is out; submit "Trump, Clinton" article with annotations and reflection; submit Patrick Henry's speech analysis