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  • High school English teacher for forty years.  Bachelor's degree in English Education from Louisiana State University.  Master's Degree in Education from University of New Orleans.  Stratford teacher for eight years. 

 

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MARY ROUSE

Classes:

A Day                                                                B Day

Period 1           Conference                       Period 2             English III AP  

Period 3           English III AP                      Period 4             English III AP     

Period 5          Study  Hall                          Period 6            English III AP

Period 7         English III AP                        Period 8             Conference

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Tuesday and Wednesday 3:15-4:15 P.M.

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Calendar – The Great Gatsby

 

 APRIL 23-24

Language of Composition – “Letter from Birmingham Jail”

Ø Analyzing argument of clergymen pp 260  -- Analyze the argument made by the eight clergymen in the Birmingham newspaper -  Write an introductory paragraph stating the position of the clergymen and the rhetorical elements

Ø   Assignment :  Work on reading and analyzing King’s speech as an argument in response to the letter of the clergymen

o  Divide his letter into parts and discuss the strategies he employs

o  1. To which part of the clergymen’s letter is he responding in your section  (2)  What is the purpose of this part  (3)  what is his rhetorical style in this section – (a) name the elements, (b) give examples and show how it responds to his purpose in this section of his letter  

 

1.  p 261 -  Beginning after letter

     P 263 – good – faith negotiation

2.  p. 263 – Then last September

         264 . . . more immoral than individuals

3.  264 We know

     266. . . for they are morally wrong

4.  p. 266 Let us consider

         267. . antireligious laws

5.  p. 267  I must make two honest confessions . . .

         268 . . . solid rock of human dignity

6.  p. 268  You speak . .

         270 . . . creative extremist

7.  p. 270  I had hoped that the white moderate

         271 – creative protest

8.  p. 271 – yes, these questions . . .

         272 . . . echoing demands

9.  p. 272 Before closing --  

10-  Do assignment for #7

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

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 TitleOwnerCategoryModified DateSize (Kb) 
Rubric Cather PaperMary Rouse 4/26/201124.06Download
Rubric Gatsby BkMary Rouse 4/14/201439.94Download
SCARLET LETTER CALENDAR 2013Mary Rouse 9/11/201314.67Download
Non Fiction Bk PrPtMary Rouse 4/24/2014398.85Download
NON-FICTION BOOK CLUB TICKETMary Rouse 3/18/201326.62Download
Poetry analysis #1Mary Rouse 1/13/201124.06Download
Scarlet Letter Dialectical Journal PrPtMary Rouse 9/13/2013204.29Download
short story pwrptMary Rouse 1/30/20131,173.50Download
Summer Reading Dialectical JournalMary Rouse 8/21/201319.33Download
Summer Reading RubricMary Rouse 9/3/201312.36Download
Scarlet Letter PPt DJMary Rouse 9/13/2013204.29Download
Scarlet Letter Romance Power pointMary Rouse 9/25/20121,933.66Download
short story power pointMary Rouse 1/30/20131,173.50Download
Ch 3 SynthesisMary Rouse 11/30/201029.70Download
College List Mary Rouse 9/29/201024.58Download
College Night QuestionnaireMary Rouse 9/23/2010140.26Download
Fiction Book Club Discussion GuideMary Rouse 1/22/201325.09Download
AP Vocab AnalysisMary Rouse 9/16/201024.06Download
Catcher outline Mary Rouse 4/26/201127.14Download
College packet resourcesMary Rouse 5/16/201214.41Download
Junior Research Paper #1Mary Rouse 9/10/201226.11Download
Myth handoutMary Rouse 9/4/201312.29Download
Native American LinksMary Rouse 8/27/201310.45Download
Connecting Device to MeaningMary Rouse 2/14/201410.79Download
English III Academic Course OutlineMary Rouse 8/20/201040.96Download
English III AP Course OutlineMary Rouse 8/21/201317.90Download