Monday/Tuesday - Midterms. Good luck!
Wednesday - Today is a shortened class due to the half day. Read/catch up with Alas, Babylon. Review midterms exam. Look ahead to the next couple of weeks.
Thursday - Looking at the major themes within selected excerpts from chapters 8-10. Students will listen to the excerpts and then write their feelings on the major themes that come up - greed, Darwin's law, hope, revenge, and love. Continue watching Thirteen Days.
Friday - What are the characteristics of a protagonist in popular books and movies? Students will get into groups and come up with the six most important character traits of a protagonist. How does Randy, Dan, Helen, and Malachi fit in? Is Randy a strong protagonist? Who is your favorite character? Why? Movie.
HW - Read to chapter 12 for Monday.