Journal Evaluation  for                                                                                                                 circle:    WALLY or OLE  Term  ____   Year ________

                                                                       your name

OLSONíS OJ JOURNAL ENTRIES        (rev. MAY 26, 2011)                  

                                                      

                                                                                                     FINAL TOTAL  =  ________/205 = GRADE _____     

 

*    Boldly highlight the 3 entries which you most want the teacher to read/respond to.

 

*   ENTER ALL THE CURRENT POINTS FOR THE JOURNALS IN THE "POINTS"

       COLUMN BASED ON WHAT HAS  ALREADY BEEN STAMPED (PRE-SCORED)

 

DUE DATE

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF ASSIGNMENT OR YOUR OWN CREATIVE TITLE

 

POINTS

 

OJ 1

 Quote Pondering (Click on "Quote Pondering" & scroll down to see this Assign.)

       /10

 

OJ 2

 Universal Questions (see Assign B) lick HERE for the hand-out.

       /10

 

OJ 3

 Controversial Articles (3 topics over 2 sides) (see Assign C) (+5 for AP peer response in margins)     Click HERE for the articles.

       /15 with Peer Response

 

OJ 4

 Heroes articles Click HERE if you need a copy of the entire blue BEOWULF packet where you can find the description of this journal.

        /10

  OJ 5 Gardner's Grendel--2 sides covering 2 topics of 5 choices (click HERE)

       /10

 

OJ 6

 What's my COLOR? (front = initial reaction and articles      back = relate to lit. characters)

        /10

  OJ 7 OPTIONAL!  FRANKENSTEIN:  What the heck? NOTE:  ONLY OLES DID THIS!  OPTIONAL!        /0
 

OJ 8

 Reaction to first three AP MC and AP Essay exams

        / 5

  OJ 9 FRANKENSTEIN: M.I.B. and M.I.M.: Most Important Books and Movies--Interview 4 people plus you!  (inspired by the Creature's list in FRANKENSTEIN)        /10
 

OJ 10

FRANKENSTEIN: Parody

        /5

  OJ 11 Frankenstein Final thoughts (incorrectly numbered in one web posting)         /5
 

OJ 12

 Reaction to modern poetry, "Hollow Men" and class activity, etc.

        /5

  OJ 13

 Heart of Darkness:  Initial Reaction

        /5

 

OJ 14

 Heart of Darkness:  Follow-up Reaction to the novel

        /5

 

OJ 15

 Heart of Darkness:  Parody

        /5

 

OJ 16

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead--your 1st choice of 3 on goldenrod sheet         /5

 

OJ 17

LIT THEORY JOURNAL--4 parts over a minimum of 3 sides : a.)  Response to  general Lit. Theory articles (Bressler & Appleman)   b.)   Summarize/explain assigned lit. theory c.) Apply your assigned Lit. Theory to a summer novel   d.)   Response to  articles (Moore and Rosenblatt) Click HERE for actual copies of articles  AND Response to "Singing Lesson" and "Shooting An Elephant"  AND apply you r assigned theory to "Singing" or "Shooting"

        

       /15

C1  

OJ 18

HELLO CHAUCER (2 sides min.): background notes (pp. xiii-xxix) and  "Getting to Know You"   1/2 page on assigned character = ______  & 1/2 page on your own description of how you predict Chaucer would describe you

        /10

 C 3

OJ 19

CHAUCER: "The Knight's Tale" (15 pts) -- 2 sided worksheet Click HERE . & journal

      / 15

  OJ 20

CHAUCER (1 side min.):  "Pardoner's Tale" (1 side minimum--universal questions

       /5
  OJ 21 CHAUCER (1 side min.): "Canon Yeoman's Tale"--universal questions         /5
 

OJ 22

 Arcadia:  Notes on the First Read-Through and INITIAL REACTION (questions, comments, maybe some F.I.G. questions, initial confusions, and What do you "get" upon your initial reading of Arcadia? etc.  etc.  etc.)  (one side min.)

        /5

 

OJ 23

 Arcadia: Reaction to scene 1  (one side min.)  and  web research on a topic in scene 1  (one side min.)

                .     /10

 

OJ 24

 Arcadia: Reaction to scenes 2-3 (one side min.) and "Notes and Observations" (one side min.)  on the education of women, Arcadia as a concept, and Sir Philip Sidney's style.  Read LBT page 202-207 about Sir Philip Sidney with a couple of his sonnets.  Visit the following site on Sir Philip Sidney plus any of the others you might find interesting: <http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/sidbib.htm>  etc.

                .     /10

 

OJ 25

 Arcadia: Reaction to scenes 4-6

        /5

 

OJ 26

 Arcadia: Reaction to scene 7

       / 5

       
    EXTRA CREDIT JOURNALS!  ATTACH AT THE END!  (NOTE:  You can attach "OJ 7 Frankenstein:  What the heck?"  here) ___ EC

NOW, REFLECT ON YOUR OWN OJ JOURNALING EXPERIENCE  BY FILLING IN BELOW:                                         / 5

 

I was impressed by                                                                                                                                                                                             

I was disappointed                                                                                                                                                                                              .

I was surprised that                                                                                                                                                                                             .

I feel the quality of my entries                                                                                                                                                                           .

I could improve by                                                                                                                                                                                               .

I was delighted                                                                                                                                                                                                     .

Which OJ journals were your all-time favorites (try to list 3)?  Why?

  a.                                                                b.                                                                                     c.                                                                     .

Which OJ journals do you think could be eliminated (were of little value to you--try to list 3?  Why?  

  a.                                                                b.                                                                                     c.                                                                     .

I feel the value of my journals ______________________________________________________________.

My overall impression is                                                                                                                                                                                    .

    

Any question(s) I have for Olson:   ________________________________________________________.

                    

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