Friday, 2/20/15 - Giver projects are due MONDAY!
Movie/Book blog post due by next Friday.
- How can you perform a subtraction from seven so that the result will be even, but without subtracting any odd numbers?
- What is so light that anyone on Earth can hold it, but so heavy that nobody can hold it longer than 20 minutes?
- At noon, you look at the old-school clock in your bedroom. The big hand is on the five and the little hand is in between the three and the four. What time is it?
- Where do you leave a "place" by closing the window? (On a _____.)
a small town in the country, a male cow swallowed an explosive device.
The town newspaper had a front page story about it. Which
one-word headline did they use? * Shocking! * How? * Dangerous! * Terrifying! * Abominable! * What? * Horrible!
New Book. Non-Fiction.
1939 - 1945?
What does the word anthropomorphic mean?
Maus by Art Spiegelman. Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1992. It took him 13 years.
Maus Log: Sort of like KBAR Responding for in-class reading.
5 minute write - 5 points each - Checked Friday w/KBAR.
"Maus Log I - 2/20/15"
a) Read the first two pages:
Why do you think the drawings so simple and not more realistic? Why do
you think he used cats and mice instead of people to tell the story?
- Translate his father's last sentence into a normal English sentence.
- What does he mean?
c) What is your first impression of Vladek?
Aloud. Chapter One. Drama style with parts.
After-- Maus Log II, 2/2015.: Response.
- Art(ie) - author and artist. (Narrator for the "present.")
- Artie's wife, Francoise.
- Artie's father Vladek. (Narrator for the past.)
- His mother Anja (Anna) -- now dead--Vladek's true love.
- His stepmother Mala -- now married to Vladek
- Lucia Greenberg
- Fill ins for minor characters: 1 male, 1 female. (Vladek's cousin (f), Vladek's father and mother-in-law.)
Map of Vladek's Travels.
Valentino, gefilte fish