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Posted: September 23, 2013

Eng 112 - Finish the worksheet on Cask of Amontillado. If you did not pass in your completed plotline, finish that as well. Eng 111 - Article of the week due tomorrow. Complete all work for Act 2 - creative extensions are due on Wednesday!

Posted: September 20, 2013

Eng 112 - Read the Poe story Cask of Amontillado and complete a detailed plotline to pass in on Monday.
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Posted: September 19, 2013

Eng 112 - Complete the 11 questions on Poe's The Black Cat using specific quotes in your answer to support your claims. Eng 111 - Today creative extensions on MacBeth Act 1 were presented in class.

Posted: September 19, 2013

Journalism 120 - Working in pairs, you will take a series of photos connected by a common theme.Your photo essay will:have a minimum of 10 images (no more than 15)tell a story, set a mood or convey a messagecontain a variety of shots (wide, medium and close up)contain images that follow the rule of thirds Your photo essay will be graded on:How well story, theme, mood or message is conveyed.Continuity (Do all the photos ‘fit’?)Sharpness (Are your photos in focus?)Creativity - Have fun with the angles!Rule of ThirdsOverall Impact

Posted: September 18, 2013

Eng 112 - Compete your reading on Poe's The Black Cat and create a detailed plotline to pass in tomorrow. Eng 111 - Creative extensions for Act 1 of MacBeth are due tomorrow!
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Posted: September 16, 2013

Eng 112 - Complete your detailed plotline (to pass in) and work on the 10 comprehension questions on the sheet.   Eng 111 - Read and write a one page reflection on the article of the week "SMU Chant" for tomorrow.

Posted: September 13, 2013

Eng 111 - Finish all questions for Act 1 and look over the attached creative extension sheet. We'll discuss these in more detail on Monday. Have a great weekend.
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Posted: September 12, 2013

  BroJo 120 - Work on Video Announcement Assignment.Click on Announcement Archives and browse through several examples. Choose your favorite morning announcement from any of the following websites: Open a new microsoft word document, put your name on it and answer the following questions:1. Was the Announcement that you chose engaging?  Why or Why not?
2. Did the graphics/subtitles used add anything to the piece?
3. Could you tell that there was a green screen used?
4. How were the audio levels?  Was there background noise?
5. Did you notice any other technical issues?
6. What segments could be added to our morning announcements to make them better?
7. What makes someone effective when reading the announcements?
8. Would you like to be on camera this semester? What role would you like to play in the creation of JMH's morning announcements? 9. Look for examples of what not to do in morning announcements.   

Posted: September 11, 2013

Eng 112 -  Re-read Frank Stockton's story "The Lady or the Tiger?". Using the analytical and evaluative levels of Bloom's Taxonomy, please compose a detailed one half page response to the following question: The question of her decision is one not to be lightly considered, and it is not for me to presume to set myself up as the one person able to answer it. And so I leave it with all of you: Which came out of the opened door - the lady, or the tiger? the_lady_or_the_tiger.doc   Eng 111 - complete the reading of Act 1, scene 3 and answer questions for those three scenes.
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Posted: September 10, 2013

Eng 112 - Be sure all work from Garner's "The Moose and the Sparrow" is done for tomorrow. Eng 111 - Review some internet resources on Holinshed's Chronicles to see how some of the historic elements compare with the dramatization and fabrication of Shakespeare's play "MacBeth". We will discuss / compile this information tomorrow before beginning our study. 


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