Journal Evaluation  for                                                                                                                Term  ____   Year ________

(updated Nov. 3, 2010)                       (your name)

WALLY’S WA JOURNAL ENTRIES        TOTAL  =                  /______  = > GRADE ______            

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

BE SURE TO SCORE EACH JOURNAL IN THE POINTS BOX AHEAD OF TIME!!!

 

DUE DATE

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF ASSIGNMENT OR YOUR OWN CREATIVE TITLE

 

POINTS

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WA 1

Reflections (in class first day)  Click HERE  for how to do this.  and add 1/2-1 page commentary on 

         /10

A

WA 2

 First Impressions (response to list of topics A-G  AND  write 5 specific goals) (see Assign A)

/10

B1

WA 3

Universal Questions --Choose a group of Q's to respond to (front)/debrief (back) Click HERE for the hand-out.

        /5

  WA 4 Stay Hungry!  Stay Foolish! Click HERE for the hand-out.           /5

C

WA 5

Controversial Articles (3 topics over 2 sides)  Click HERE for the articles.

          /10

B2

WA 6

Quote Pondering (choose  quote and do a-c/back your own fav. .quotes and discussion debrief

            /5

--

WA 7

What's my COLOR? (front = initial reaction/back = reaction to COLOR group)

         /10

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WA 8

INTRO TO POETRY:  Response to 2 POETRY TOPICS:  Poetry Packet pp. OP 1-OP 18 (1 side)  AND visit Wally's poetry links and choose something that strikes you (second side)

         /10

  WA 9 WA 9:  DONNE,  "MEDITATION 17," & 6 Degrees Theory   (two sides minimum = 10 pts--cover 3 topics over two sides)         /10

I due ___

WA 10

Analysis of assigned "Individually Assigned Group Poem" (response to a-d)             MY POEM = ____________

         /5

J

WA 11

"Musee des Beaux Arts" (p. 1102 LBT)   SIDE ONE:  response to Assignment J a-d and "6 Degrees"  For a copy of the poem and the picture, click http://poetrypages.lemon8.nl/life/musee/museebeauxarts.htm Jot down on the bottom of WA 9 what you think/learned about the theory and anything you found interesting!  SIDE TWO:  Read OP 20-24  then OP20-29.  Add at least a page more commenting on anything of interest in these OP pages and particulary (required) a reaction to "Musee" critical reviews p. OP25  AND  connections between "Musee" and "Meditation l7"

          /10

 P

WA 12

Assignment  P: Final Poem Analysis or Spoken Word Presentation or Spoken Word Script or Media Presentation Script-- For a copy of these  click HERE.  Here are your choices:

a.        "The World is Too Much With Us"  by William Wordsworth (p. P29)

b.       "God's Grandeur" by Gerard Manley Hopkins  (p. P309)

c.        "Any Human to Another" by Countee Cullen  (p. P31)

d.       "The Death of a Toad"  by  Richard Wilburs.   (p. P32)

 

         /5

 

WA 13

Group Poems:  Write 1/2 to a full page for each group poem assigned journal.  Click HERE  for 2nd hour assigned poems and the exact journal(s) for each poem. Click HERE for 3rd HOUR assigned poems and the exact journal(s) for each poem

/10

Q

WA 14

Active Reading and "Singing Lesson" and "Shooting an Elephant" based on  Assignment Q (2 parts over 2 sides = 10 pts.)  Read the articles on Active Reading and write your thoughts on the concept and how it felt to actively read "Singing Lesson" and NOT actively read "Shooting."  Then write a response to the two stories.  What are the universal questions/themes posed in each story?

 /10  

 R

 

WA 15

 Literary Theory Assignment  R:  (3 parts over 3 sides = 15 pts.) after reading your assigned lit. theory article(s) very carefully.  Here are the three parts:  1. summarize theory  2.  Apply the theory to either "Singing" or "Shooting"  Summarize/explain assigned lit. theory AND apply it to "Singing" or "Shooting"   3. relate theory to summer novel scene, etc.

        /15

 U

WA 16

Modern English Language Issues (2 sides)--cover two areas of discussion:  1.  (1/2 page approx.) your personal experiences with English and   2.  (1-1/2 pages) thoughts/reactions to the articles you were given from class)  Click HERE for the yellow articles or HERE for the ivory ones.  3.  post-its

        /15

Beowulf A

WA 17

Names (response to articles--be sure to name the article!  and  your own personal views)

/5

Beowulf B

WA 18

Heroes  -- follow directions on salmon cover sheet of HEROES articles & your own views.  After reading "Heroes for Our Age," write 1/2 page notes and 1/2 page response)  This journal is a total of a minimum of 3 sides.

        /15

Beowulf C

WA 19

 Beowulf part 1--background notes, battle chart, quotes 1-19 & one of the three lays: "The Lay of Breca,""The Lay of Siegmund and Hermod," "The Lay of Finnsburg" pp. 71-81. For Beowulf assignment packet with complete explanation, click HERE.

        /15

Beowulf D

WA 20

Beowulf part 2--battle chart, Gardner's Grendel (response to excerpt, 5 Q's, Censorship article reaction) , quotes 20-29 & "The Lay of Higd and Thryth." For Beowulf assignment packet with complete explanation, click HERE 

       /10

Beowulf E

WA 21

 Beowulf part 3--battle chart, quotes 30-51 & "The Lay of the Last Survivor."  For Beowulf assignment packet with complete explanation, click HERE

        /10

Beowulf F

WA 22

 Beowulf  Lay of the Last Survivor--ME! (in class)  &  debrief the writing experience, react to "Late Night Thoughts," add something you learned about Mahler (2 sides min.) For Beowulf assignment packet with complete explanation, click HERE

        /10

Beowulf G

WA 23

Gardner's Grendel 1st choice topic --For the topics, click HERE and read page 8.

          /5

 Beowulf G

WA 24

Gardner's Grendel 2nd choice topic--For the topics, click HERE and read page 8.

          /5

  WA 25 Gawain & the Green Knight         /5
  WA 26 Gawain & the Green Knight        /5

 C1

WA 25

 Chaucer:  "Getting to Know You"  My assigned character = ___________ Click HERE for the Chaucer Packet.

        /5

 C3

WA 26

"The Knight's Tale" (5 pts) and if assigned, 3 FIG Questions (3 pts) Click HERE for Chaucer Pac.

        /5

 

 C2

WA 27

 Chaucerian Shadowing--CLICK HERE FOR FULL EXPLANATION (observation notes & deductions) and What's My Physiognomy? Click HERE for the Chaucer Packet.

 

        /10

 C6

WA 28

 3 CHAUCER TOPICS:  "Thin Gruel," "Miller's Tale" & "Reeve's Tale" TOPIC (front side) & Sal's Thesis Questions (back side)  and if assigned, 6 FIG Q's (3 on each of the two tales) (2 sider = 10 pts. + 6 FIG's) 

        /10

no FIG's

 C7 and C8

WA 29

 Gender Roles--SIDES 1-2:  Discuss some of all three colors (blue, pink, yellow of articles over min. of 2 sides (10 pts) SIDE 3:  1/2 page response to "Wife of Bath's Tale" (2 points)  and 3 FIG Questions (3 pts)   If you need copies of the articles, click a few of each COLOR and read!  PINK article 1, PINK article 2, PINK article 3, PINK article 4, PINK article 5, PINK article 6, PINK article 7, PINK article 8, PINK article 9, PINK article 10, PINK article 11, BLUE article 1, BLUE article 2, BLUE article 3, BLUE article 4, BLUE article 5, BLUE article 6, BLUE article 7, BLUE article 8 , YELLOW article 1, YELLOW article 2, YELLOW article 3, YELLOW article 4, YELLOW article 5.   If required,  (peer response = +3)

        /10

 

 

 

WA 30

CHAUCER: 3 OTHER TALES RESPONSE (1/2 page each tale):  "Nun's Priest's Tale": animal chart and universal questions/themes,  "The Pardoner's Tale": "talk the talk," hypocrisy, universal questions/themes, "The Physician's Tale": "death before dishonor," honor,  universal questions/themes  CHOICE (1/2 page): extra tale (plot and universal questions/themes) OR winning story of the contest

      /10

C9 and C13

WA 31

Partner Poem modeled after the templates of the three poems.  Click HERE for the poem templates.

        /5

 F8

WA 32

 Frankenstein M.I.B. (Most Important Books) Interview 4 people plus you 

        /10

 H-1

WA 33

 H-WA1: Hamlet--Quotes to Consider &  commentary on 3 Hamlet quotes on the back  and peer response    Click HERE to get a pdf. copy of the entire Hamlet Intro Packet.

        /15

 H-5

WA 34

 H-WA2: Hamlet--Advice (your own ideas on ADVICE or your own advice to yourself starting college or the PARENT ADVICE LETTER)

        /5

 H-8

WA 35

 H-WA3: Hamlet--Topics for Discussion after Act 1 (and peer response)

        /10

 H-9

WA 36

 H-WA4: Hamlet--Topics after Act 2/back: "If Hamlet were an EPHS student"  (and peer response )

        /10

 H-15

WA 37

 H-WA6: Hamlet--Topics for Discussion after Act 4  (and peer response)

        /10

 H-17

WA 38

 H-WA7: Hamlet--Words to Live By (do one of the two choices offered)

        /5

 

 

   FEEDBACK TIME!  NOW, REFLECT ON  ON YOUR OWN WA JOURNALING EXPERIENCE  BY ANSWERING THE QUESTIONS BELOW:                                                                                            

 

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YOUR NAME __________________________________________________  HOUR______

1.  I was impressed by                                                                                                                                                            

 

2.  I was disappointed                                                                                                                                                            

 

3.  I was surprised that                                                                                                                                                         

 

4.  I feel the quality of my entries  _________________________________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________.

5.  Which WA journals were your all-time favorites (try to list 3)?  Then, tell why it’s a worthwhile journal.

 a.  WA #__   Title: _________________________  Why?______________________________________________________

 b.  WA #__   Title: _________________________  Why?______________________________________________________

 c.  WA #__   Title: _________________________  Why?______________________________________________________

 

6.  Which WA journals do you think could be eliminated (were of little value to you)?  Why?  

 a.  WA #__   Title: _________________________  Why?______________________________________________________

 b.  WA #__   Title: _________________________  Why?______________________________________________________

 c.  WA #__   Title: _________________________  Why?______________________________________________________

 

7.  I feel the value of my journals ______________________________________________________________.

 

8.  My overall impression about journals is  ____________________________________________________________________ 

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________.

 

9.  Any question(s) I have for Wally:  

  1. __________________________________________________________________________________________________
  2. __________________________________________________________________________________________________