Wednesday Humanities Homework

Read until page 131 in Feed Read Singularity (Merely Human? That’s So Yesterday) and make a table with three columns: Idea/Prediction¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Exciting¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Scary Do this for the whole article, which is ultimately due on Monday April 25th  

Humanities homework Tuesday

1. Read pages 86-104 in Feed and come with questions about what you didn’t understand. 2. Listen to the Story of Stuff and then divide your paper into two parts. On the top sketch and use words to explain what she says is currently our consumer production/consumption pattern. Then below sketch what she suggests is […]

Support Homework Monday (due Wednesday)

1. Look carefully over pages 16 and 17, and make sure you have a rich intellectual, social, philosophical, and physical life for your character. Think about the quirks, secrets, habits, and fears on page 17. 2. Then work on page 18 (make topic t-charts – at least three), a back story, and be ready to […]

Humanities Monday homework

Read through page 84 in Feed. Make a list of anything that is different/doesn’t exist in the world as we currently know it (could be inventions, nature, the things people do in their daily lives, etc.)

Support Homework

Whoops! Sorry this wasn’t earlier. I thought I had posted this. Go to the 5 Facts of Fiction in the Support class page. Work on your character, up through page 18, where it talks about what the character wants. Bring your journal too.

Another way to take notes

For the visual among us:

Homework Humanities Friday

Feed Homework: They are on the moon, and they have been hacked. Read pages 43 (title ‘Awake’) through page 63. Post, in response to this post in the comments: One paragraph explaining what happened during those pages. In the next paragraph, explain what the author is trying to say about the characters’ experience during the […]

Humanities Thursday

Read up until page 40 in Feed. Find more examples of language and commercialization and be ready to share them with us tomorrow.

Humanities Homework

Read pages 8-14 in Feed. Look for two examples how the author uses dialogue to help us understand the characters and their personal characteristics. Look for one example of commercialization. Come ready to discuss tomorrow.

Support Homework Tuesday

Finish your character interview. Also add a section in which you describe the physical appearance and the personal style of the character. Use details to show not tell. Email it to me before class on Thursday.

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