Tuesday, September 8, 2009

The Discussion Schedule

Throughout the semester, we'll be reading, writing, and discussing essays in our book, "The Longman Reader." Here's a schedule of the discussion days. We read the essay the night before discussion, so we are prepared to write and discuss it in class on that day. Notes of the discussion will be posted on this blog a day or two after each discussion.

Discussion 1
Thursday, September 10th
Group Members: Sarah Rynbrandt, Marisa Levin, Ali Ventresca
"Beauty and the Beast" by Dave Barry on page 370

Discussion 2
Tuesday, September 15
Group Members: Hannah Rupert, Amber Gilson, Nicole Goldsmith
"What are Friends For" (No Author or Page Number Given)

Discussion 3
Tuesday, September 29
Group Members: Katie I., Lauren B., Brooke Himes, Stacey D'Orazio
"Tweens: Ten Going on Sixteen" by Kay S. Hymowitz on page 189

Discussion 4
Thursday, October 15
Group Members: Patrick Allison, Sean Brown, Perry Martin
"The Damned Human Race" by Mark Twain on page 525

Discussion 5
Tuesday, October 20
Group Members: Darnell, Brittany, Em
"Why We Crave Horror Movies" by Stephen King on page 400

Discussion 6
Thursday, November 12
Group Members: Tricia, Christina, Sarah O., Hannah W.
"The Ways We Lie" by Stephanie Ericsson on page 253

Discussion 7
Tuesday, November 17
Group Members: Jennifer, Paige, Jessica
"Driving to the Funeral" by Anna Quindlen on page 532

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