October 20

DUE: Notes for Ch. 1-7 (will check off next class!)


  1. Collect Hamlet books (and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern if you had them)
  2. Ch. 1-7 Quiz
  3. Watch beginning of the documentary Salinger
    1. weird.
  4. Discussion: Holden, Ackley and Stradlater, characterization, Allie, etc.
  5. prose-practice


  1. Read Ch. 8-14; notes
  2. AFTER brainstorming solo or with another person for 15 minutes, set a timer for 25 minutes and write the essay for TASK B on the prose-practice worksheet (see #4 above).  I will collect this, but I will not score this with other timed writes.  This is practice.
  3. Bring Hamlet book if you haven’t already