Friday, May 09, 2014

"The Economics of Happiness" - Period 7 & 8 Post Here- Due 5/9

http://www.yale.edu/opa/arc-ybc/v29.n22/story5.html

Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Optional: Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Monday, May 05, 2014

"America the Shrunken" ALL Classes Due 5/9

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/04/opinion/sunday/bruni-america-the-shrunken.html?src=me&ref=general

How does Bruni use content, tone, stylistic devices and/ or rhetorical devices to convey his attitudes about America and the current state of the American Dream? Provide strong and thorough textual evidence to support your answer.

"The Economics of Happiness" Period 6 Due 5/12

http://www.yale.edu/opa/arc-ybc/v29.n22/story5.html
Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Optional: Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

"The Economics of Happiness" - Period 3- Due 5/12

http://www.yale.edu/opa/arc-ybc/v29.n22/story5.html
Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Optional: Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

"The Economics of Happiness" Period 2- Due 5/12

http://www.yale.edu/opa/arc-ybc/v29.n22/story5.html

Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Optional: Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

"Dysregulation Nation" Period 6- Extra Credit

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/20/magazine/20fFOB-WWLN-t.html

Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

"Dysregulation Nation" - Period 3 Extra Credit

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/20/magazine/20fFOB-WWLN-t.html

Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

"Dysregulation Nation" Period 2 Extra Credit

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/20/magazine/20fFOB-WWLN-t.html

Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Ted Talk Post on Happiness- Period 6 Due 5/12

https://www.ted.com/playlists/4/what_makes_us_happy

Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to opinions of the linked videos  on happiness. What stylistic or rhetorical devices did the speaker use in his/ her speech?  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Optional: Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Ted Talk Post on Happiness- Period 3- Due 5/12

https://www.ted.com/playlists/4/what_makes_us_happy

Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to opinions of the linked videos  on happiness. What stylistic or rhetorical devices did the speaker use in his/ her speech?  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Optional: Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

TED TALK Post on Happiness- Period 2- Due 5/12

https://www.ted.com/playlists/4/what_makes_us_happy
Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to opinions of the linked videos  on happiness. What stylistic or rhetorical devices did the speaker use in his/ her speech?  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Optional: Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Blog Post- Due May 2- Period 8


http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/20/opinion/inequality-and-the-modern-culture-of-celebrity.html?src=me&ref=general&_r=0
Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The New York Times.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Blog Post- Due May 2nd- Period 7


http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/20/opinion/inequality-and-the-modern-culture-of-celebrity.html?src=me&ref=general&_r=0

Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The New York Times.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Blog Post - Due May 2nd- Period 6

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/20/opinion/inequality-and-the-modern-culture-of-celebrity.html?src=me&ref=general&_r=0

Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The New York Times.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Blog Post- Due May 2nd- Period 3

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/20/opinion/inequality-and-the-modern-culture-of-celebrity.html?src=me&ref=general&_r=0

Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The New York Times.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Blog Post: Due May 2nd-Period 2

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/20/opinion/inequality-and-the-modern-culture-of-celebrity.html?src=me&ref=general&_r=0

Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The New York Times.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Period 8 Blog Post- Due 4/25

http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/02/the-dark-power-of-fraternities/357580/

Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.  
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The Atlantic.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Period 7 Blog Post- Due 4/25

http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/02/the-dark-power-of-fraternities/357580/
Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.  
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The Atlantic.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Period 6 Blog Post- Due 4/25


http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/02/the-dark-power-of-fraternities/357580/

Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.  
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The Atlantic.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Period 3 Blog Post due 4/25

http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/02/the-dark-power-of-fraternities/357580/

Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.  
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The Atlantic.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Period 2 Blog Post Due 4/25

http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/02/the-dark-power-of-fraternities/357580/

Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.  
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The Atlantic.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Extra Credit Post- Due 4/11

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/01/opinion/the-things-she-carried.html
Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.  
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The New York Times.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Blog Post - Due 4/9: Our Guest Speaker---Dennis Mannion---All Classes Post Here

Despite the ongoing issues with lights and power, thankfully the show went on, and we were able to gain a greater understanding of an American soldier's perspective of serving in Vietnam.  I hope you were able to make connections between what Dennis Mannion shared and our reading of The Things They Carried.  Please take a moment to comment on the presentation, ask questions, or make connections between the presentation and the text.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Article of the Week- Period 8

Read the op-ed.  Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.  
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The New York Times.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/31/science/earth/panels-warning-on-climate-risk-worst-is-yet-to-come.html?action=click&contentCollection=Opinion&module=MostEmailed&version=Full&region=Marginalia&src=me&pgtype=article

Article of the Week- Period 7- Due 4/4

Read the op-ed.  Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.  
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The New York Times.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/31/science/earth/panels-warning-on-climate-risk-worst-is-yet-to-come.html?action=click&contentCollection=Opinion&module=MostEmailed&version=Full&region=Marginalia&src=me&pgtype=article

Article of the Week- Period 6

Read the op-ed.  Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.  
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The New York Times.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/31/science/earth/panels-warning-on-climate-risk-worst-is-yet-to-come.html?action=click&contentCollection=Opinion&module=MostEmailed&version=Full&region=Marginalia&src=me&pgtype=article

Article of the Week- Period 3- Due 4/4

Read the op-ed.  Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.  
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The New York Times.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/31/science/earth/panels-warning-on-climate-risk-worst-is-yet-to-come.html?action=click&contentCollection=Opinion&module=MostEmailed&version=Full&region=Marginalia&src=me&pgtype=article

Article of the Week- Period 2- Due 4/4

Read the op-ed.  Consider the author's tone, structure of the article, validity of evidence, persuasive techniques, and your personal reaction.  
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked articles from The New York Times.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/31/science/earth/panels-warning-on-climate-risk-worst-is-yet-to-come.html?action=click&contentCollection=Opinion&module=MostEmailed&version=Full&region=Marginalia&src=me&pgtype=article