Friday, September 21, 2012

September 21

JOURNAL TOPIC: ["You Learn" by Alanis Morissette; "Short Memory" by Midnight Oil]

President Roosevelt visited nonagenarian Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes in the hospital and was surprised to discover Justice Holmes reading a book on Greek grammar. "Why are you reading Greek grammar?" the president asked. "To improve my mind," the justice replied. Many students rightly want to get out of school, but mistakenly believe that their learning ends when they drop out or graduate. What is the difference between learning and schooling, and what is the value of learning in your life? How long do you plan to keep it up?

1. Journal
2. Vocab quiz
3. Characters of Canterbury Tales
4. Character Study (III)

1. Your first stab at lit analysis should be complete; answers to questions and notes should be posted to your blog by the end of the day.
2. Complete Character Study (III)

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