Please follow the reading schedule to the left of this page carefully each week.
Remember to do your packet and to choose one creative project.
Be ready for a pop quiz on the reading at anytime!
PACKET & PROJECTS DUE EACH MONDAY
Fill in the blanks and decipher this quote by James Joyce:
"A man's errors are his ________________ of discovery."
The proverb "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy" found in Araby
was also found in a famous movie. What was this movie?
What famous cartoon character has also been know to say this proverb?
Before you read...
You will be assigned a partner to present one of the following topics orally to the class by Monday, September 17th. You can work individually, but you will present together. Remember that your research topic may refer to Ireland, Dublin, and/or James Joyce.
1. You will begin to research your topic in the computer lab. Each student must research the topic, and then compare thier research with their partner's. Students will take their research home to create their poster.
2. You should include citations/bibliography on their poster. (We will learn APA style in class: Be sure to use it for citations!)
3. You will give a two-minute presentation based on the shared findings.
4. Students in the audience should take notes, as I will be creating multiple choice and/or short answer quiz questions based on each
TOPIC #1: WHO IS JAMES JOYCE?
TOPIC #2: CATHOLICISM AND IRELAND
TOPIC #3: IRISH MUSIC
TOPIC #4: THE IRISH CIVIL WAR
TOPIC #5: IRELAND'S ECONOMY (Research Dublin’s size, economic structure, and place in Europe. How did/does Dublin compare to other European capitals?)
TOPIC #6: IRELAND'S POLITICS IN THE EARLY 1900'S. (Research the politics of Joyce’s Ireland. What important historic events were happening in the when James Joyce wrote "Dubliners"?)
TOPIC #7: IRELAND VS. ENGLAND Research Ireland's relationship with England.
TOPIC #8: DUBLIN. Research information about Dublin. (Include an interview from one of your teacher's here from Ireland if you like!)
TOPIC #9: THE IRISH INDEPENDENT MOVEMENT/IRISH REVIVAL
TOPIC #10: THE POTATO FAMINE
Chris Rael wrote songs for each of the short stories in Dubliners.
Whose voice is better, his or Julia Morkan's?
Extra credit for those who interprets one of his songs and make connections with the stories.
Remember to give me exact quotes from the song to make your comparisons!
Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend a Christmas dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them.
This is the link to the movie for those who want to review!
Araby: A story of a first love
“When she addressed the first words to me I was so confused that I did not know what to answer. She asked me if I was going to Araby. I forget whether I answered yes or no.”
Have a look here at Farrington and his friends enjoying their
Use this short summary of "A Mother" set to music
to help with your comprehension of the story:
Audiobooks for Part 1 of Dubliners