week of February 18th 2014

“The future isn’t so much about absorbing or tolerating change, it’s about making change.” Seth Godin

Ap Lit

We will begin our work with Metamorphosis by Kafka. Things we will read include “Primer of Existentialism” by Gordon F Bigelow, “The Meaning of Life to the Existentialist” by Abraham Kaplan, Chapters 1 and 2 of “The Metamorphosis” by Franz Kafka, and assorted poems that connect with this weeks big ideas.

Am Lit

We are reading Edith Wharton’s “April Showers” this week.  We are talking about dream jobs and the positive and negative aspects of them.  In addition, I have handed out the prompts for your Huck Finn essay that is due the 27th.