First, I would like to simply say “nice job” to those of you who I have conferenced with about your personal essays. After reading and editing quite a few essays, I can honestly say that you have done a great job getting your thought, stories and personal attributes down on paper.
Please keep in mind that the final drafts of your personal essays are due in class and on www.turnitin.com on Friday, June 1.
The current reading and journaling assignment for the book The Things They Carried is due tomorrow in class, and the final journal assignment should be written after class tomorrow for homework. Here is the original assignment sheet, followed by the grading rubric, as a reminder: Reading Journal Assignment – Things They Carried, and the reading journal rubric
Be prepared for a test and to dicuss the novel tomorrow (Wednesday) in class, and prepare for a structured dicussion/socratic seminar which will take place on Friday.