War and Peace" "The Things They Carried" Short Story Blog Post (Primary and Secondary-2 days)
Prompt: Think about the items that you carry in your bag (backpack, purse, fanny-pack, man-bag, etc.). Choose two items and explain why you have chosen to "hump" these items wherever you go. What is the tangible and intangible element of each item and why? Then think and write about what these items say about you.
Primary Blog Post: 2 Full Paragraphs (5-7 sentences each - use at least one MLA cited quote from the short story)
Secondary Blog Post: 1 Full Paragraph (5-7 sentences) X 2 (one each for two classmates)
*please note: you may use a "pen name" for this assignment (both primary blog entry and secondary blog entry) but you MUST let me know who you are so that I may give you credit.
-(DAY 1) Primary Blog Post: Only those posted by the end of class will be scored.
-(DAY 2) Secondary Blog Post: Only those posted by the end of class will be scored.
*your blog must clearly relate to the prompt.
*connect to at least one aspect of the reading.
*show thinking that extends beyond simple summarization.
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