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Literature Assignments

Your literature journals will now be turned in using Google Docs. Each week you will create one document with the title shown on the Google Assignments page (don't forget to include your student number!) The weekly document will be placed inside a Lit Journal folder within your student folder. Please don't fall behind!

While typing up your journal entries, be sure to take note of any words that are spelled incorrectly. Proofread!!! Remember to try reading your paragraph backwards.

Book Review Mini-Paper Blogs

posted Jan 22, 2012, 11:27 PM by Karen McMillan


The Giver Society Project

posted Nov 27, 2011, 7:55 AM by Karen McMillan   [ updated Nov 27, 2011, 7:56 AM ]


Giver Response #2

posted Nov 13, 2011, 7:35 PM by Karen McMillan   [ updated Nov 13, 2011, 7:36 PM ]

Sameness

In Jonas's community, every person and his or her experience are precisely the same. The climate is controlled, and competition has been eliminated in favor of a community in which everyone works only for the common good. What advantages might "Sameness" yield for contemporary communities? How would you feel about growing up in a community such as this?

Giver Response #1

posted Oct 15, 2011, 11:59 AM by Karen McMillan

Society Comparison

Compare and contrast the society in The Giver with our own. What similarities do you see? What differences stand out for you?

Hint: Before writing your blog post, create a venn diagram (on paper) comparing our two societies.

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