Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Schedule, August 29-31, 2012

Wednesday, August 29

Introduction to the course. Distribution of class materials.

Homework:  Read, "The Pristine Myth" for tomorrow.  Complete reading guide.  We will have a quiz over the reading tomorrow.  Make sure you bring book tomorrow.

Thursday, August 30  BRING BOOK TODAY

1.  Quiz over the reading
2.  Discuss the reading.  Complete an "Essential Fact File" for the article.
3.  Explain "specific definitions" using "The Pristine Myth" as an example.

Homework:  Read, "The Omnivore's Dilemma" by Michael Pollen, just pages 23-31.  Take notes and be prepared to discuss tomorrow.

Friday, August 31

1.  Lecture:  Corn and Colonization
2.  Discuss "The Omnivore's Dilemma" and complete an "Essential Fact File"

Homework:  Read the Prologue and Chapter 1 in The American Nation.  Complete reading guide for Wednesday. 

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