their way in a hostile world.
Task 1: Read the novel and keep a dialectical journal of your thoughts while you read. An example of a dialectical journal is attached to this assignment. Your journal should have a minimum of 15 entries and your excerpts and analysis should focus on important quotes from...
The term “Dialectic” means “the art or practice of arriving at the truth by using conversation involving question and answer.” Think of your dialectical journal as a series of conversations with the texts we read during this course. The process is meant to help you develop a better...
Animal Farm Quotes
To be used with dialectical journals
Directions: Find the quote in the novel, put it into context, add the page number from your book and then respond insightfully.
“And remember also that in fighting against Man, we must not come to resemble him. Even when you have...
factories and farms which then resulted in a shortage of food and material. The people rioted against the poor conditions and low pay but Czar Nicholas did not agree and came back at them with violence. This is what caused the Russian Revolution.
In Animal Farm, the animals of Manor Farm felt that their...
have been expressed about the pessimistic nature of the body of works widely available and taught at the sophomore level (Of Mice and Men, Night, Animal Farm, Lord of the Flies, to name a few) – and the dearth of material that might provide a more optimistic perspective on things for the 10th graders.
until recently has the thought of applying these devices to modern living come to play. RFID tags can and have enabled the possibilities of tracking animals and identifying them; transmitting information for commerce purposes; tracking humans, such as criminals and Alzheimer patients; storing information...
E. coli), is a Gram-negative, non-sporulating, facultative eubacterium that is commonly found in the lower gastrointestinal tract of warm-blooded animals. E. Coli was first discovered by German pediatrician and bacteriologist Theodor Escherich in 1885. E. coli now falls within the Enterobacteriaceae...
Most people don't eat animals because we must in order to survive; we eat them because we want to. We are damaging the environment unnecessarily, subjecting animals to torture, and subjecting ourselves to greater risk of disease just to satisfy a desire, not a need.
First of all, it has...
Diary Entry chapter 1:
Today the intelligent Old Major promised us that he would be revealing a vision that he had the previous day. All my companions were clustered together in a small area, when he arrived we made way for Old Major as he strutted towards the haystack. Old Major started...
urban dairy.” Journal of Environmental Health 74.7 (2012): 22+. Print.
This journal describes a study shown in Mexico on the effect of feeding operations on cattle. Within the process it explains how the production rate of farms has gone up, but at the same time the number of overall farms has gone down...
JOURNAL OF PUBLIC RELATIONS RESEARCH, 17(1), 29–47
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Public Relations As Structuration:
A Prescriptive Critique of the StarLink
Global Food Contamination Case
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
University of Iowa
Introduction . . . . . . . 3.
Crop Rotation . . . . . . . 3.
Environmental Stewardship . . . . . 5.
Entry Level Stewardship . . . . . 5.
ELS Options . . . . . . . 6.
Higher Level Stewardship . . . . . 11.
HLS Options . . . . . . . 11.
ethanol demand has created a new market for corn, and agricultural policymakers see expansion of the ethanol industry as a way of increasing farm income and reducing farm program payments, while helping the U.S. economy decrease its dependence on imported oil.
Importance of Ethanol
Ethanol is simply...
in the recognized organs of philosophy that were being founded at the time: The Monist (1890), The International Journal of Ethics (1890), The Philosophical Review (1892), and The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology, and Scientific Methods (1904). And, of course, these philosophers were banding together...
Journal Entry 1
Nature and Environmental Lit.
Leopold gives the animals and nature certain human-like characteristics in this book because he wants us to connect with them in a way we likely have never done before.
People don’t really stop to think about where their...
totaled $6,000. The journal entry to record the requisition from the store room would include a:
6. Question :(TCO F) Valles Corporation had $22,000 of raw materials on hand on February 1. During the month, the company purchased an additional $75,000 of raw materials. The journal entry to record the purchase...
Regular’s or Honor’s class and three novels if placed in an AP English class:
Several grades will be given for the summer reading.
Dialectical response journals for each book (rubric attached).
Exams on the assigned novels within the first days of school.
In class essay questions on each of...
persuasion is an extremely effective way to gain power. These include the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell, Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore, and Purgatory by Renata Pari.
A theme that is evident throughout both the novel Animal Farm and the film Fahrenheit 9/11 is the use of manipulation of weaknesses....
University and you’ll see a growing collection of misfits. By randomly disabling the rodents’ genes, the scientists here are churning out hundreds of odd animals, assembly-line style. They have created mice studded with skin tumors and mice that grow tusks. There’s a mouse with male-pattern baldness, hair everywhere...
day of class. For each day late, 10% will be deducted from the grade, not to exceed 30%. The journals are worth a test grade, and the multi-media assignment is worth a project grade.
1. Left-Right Journal – one for English book AND one for History book
2. Multi-media assignment – for English
Old Major’s Journal
Entry 1: The revolution took place today after Jones pushed my comrades too far. It’s all as it was in my dream. They are making a perfect society and all the humans have been chased out. Right now, they are dealing with purging the farm of anything that the humans used to force...
Mockingbird Dialectical Journal
We will begin a thorough study of Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird this week. In order to participate in class discussions and activities it is mandatory that you keep up with the reading. While you read you need to add entries to your dialectical journal, detailed...
Beginning after World War II, the agricultural industry moved from small farms to predominately factory-based farming. This switch resulted from the rise of industry and the use of the assembly line; by this time, machines had already begun replacing laborers around the globe. With...
the Pacific. Along the way, they opened up a new system through the youngest parts of the United States. As they walked, entries in their journals documented over 300 plant and animal species unknown to scientists in the 1800’s. Some plants included the American Silver berry, Black Cottonwood, and Indian...
Treatment of Animals vs. Factory Farms
The first questions we have to ask ourselves; do animals have rights, do they have feelings, do they feel pain, do they need as we do?
To find the answer, one needs merely to think back on empirical data if one has ever owned or been around an animal, a dog...
the historical context and the structure of the novel. Due first day back.
Dialectical Journal – a dialectical journal is a “discussion” with the text. You will be responsible for creating a total of 7 dialectical journals on the novel. See the directions for further information. Due within your first...
Journal # 3 (chapter 5-6)
Life before and Life after the Rebellion
In this journal entry I will be comparing and contrasting how life was before and after the revolution on animal farm. Even though a lot of things changed after the rebellion, I find that overall everything is still just as difficult...
Journal Entry 1:
Chapters 1 &2
1) he manor farm is owned by Mr. Jones a drunken man and his wife Mrs. Jones. One day after he falls asleep drunk, his animals came out for a meeting at the big barn requested by the eldest animal in the barn named Old Major, a wise pig. He gives a speech...
the contemporary society. The most famous novels are Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels (1726), Kingsley Amis's Lucky Jim (1954), George Orwell's Animal Farm and Randell Jarrell's Pictures from an Institution (1954).
Stream of Consciousness: James Joyce's stream of consciousness is all about the thought...
Summary: In this article Meaningful Art in a Meaningful Universe: the Fallacies of Abstractionist Ideology, by Frederick Turner discusses the idea of bringing forth and supplying the world and universe with meaningful art that is included in everyday things such as nature. He states...