Week 4: January 26 – 30
Monday, 26 January
Tie up loose ends, In My Hands
More work on major details (using hooks’ essay) and You’re Not Listening video
Vocab workshop: Parts of speech
· Print out from Online Syllabus Documents M. Adler’s Essay “Marking Books” and preview it by writing down the topic and the main idea; then read it and divide it into sections, which you draw on your copy of the essay.
· Typed—double-spaced—reflection (at least one beefy paragraph—that’s 100+ words) about Opdyke’s memoir: answer either a) who would you recommend read this book and why? OR b) what most impressed you about the memoir—explain in detail.
· Prepare ahead: Wed. vocab quiz and Thursday: Set #3 vocab cards--4 from reading + 1 from listening.
Discussion of Adler’s essay about marking books
Paragraph quality and clarity: scrambled and better
Evaluating each other’s paragraphs about Opdyke’s memoir
ASSIGNED: Study for vocab quiz and find a website about Ancient Greece
11-11:30 attend Club Day fair in SUB
Book clubs meet and divide the book into 5 chunks
ASSIGNED: Bring to class Thursday, Plato, The Trial and Death of Socrates
Work on Learning Journal #2, due Friday
Vocabulary set #3 due. Previewing a different kind of text, an OLD dialogue.
Guest lecturer Richard Baldasty (SFCC History Instructor), Going Ancient: Athens in the 5th century B.C.E. , the world of Socrates and Plato
ASSIGNED: Read Euthyphro 1-9
Do Learning Journal #2
Discuss Euthyphro—what’s clear and what’s difficult about it.
Learning Journals collected
ASSIGNED: Finish Euthyphro 9-19. In the margins, mark every definition of piety that Euthyphro proposes and every time Socrates finds fault with that definition.