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Applied Medical English (Period 2)

Instructor
Stephanie DeGraffenreid
Term
2018-2019 School Year
Department
English
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Today (Tuesday) we completed the in class essay. If you were not here, please complete the assignment below: 
 
In a 500 word, MLA formatted, 5 paragraph essay, discuss the use of colors and symbols in The Great Gatsby. Discuss how each color or symbol deepens the understanding of a character, a scene, or a theme. You must have EMBEDDED quotations in each body paragraph. Use your notes on colors and symbols from the beginning of the unit to help you. 
THIS ESSAY IS DUE ON MAY 28th, 2019. 

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Gatsby Poster is due tomorrow! 
 

Get into groups of 4-5 (DO NOT GO OVER 5)

Title: The Great Gatsby: Colors and Symbols

Create a COLOR/SYMBOL poster covering chapters 4-7.

Find a quote where a color and/or symbol is mentioned (refer to your notes) and write it on the poster, correctly cited.

Explain the quote and its thematic or symbolic element (at least A FULL paragraph!) If your quote covers a color AND a symbol, you must explain both.

Put a relevant image/drawing/color.

MAKE IT BIG! FILL THE POSTER UP!

***Each person in the group MUST DO 1 COLOR and 1 SYMBOL! NO REPEATS WITHIN THE GROUP!

Colors: red, yellow, grey, gold, silver, pink, green, blue, white

Symbols: green light, the clock, the telephone at the Buchanan’s, the eyes of Dr. TJ Eckleberg, East and West Egg, The Valley of Ashes

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Read chapter 4 and answer complete the Dialectical Journal assignment below. The first one is done for you as an example of what all other answers should look like. 
 

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Read chapter 3 and complete the questions attached below. 

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Gatsby Chapter 1 Vocabulary:

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Today we read Chapter 2 of The Great Gatsby and complete the analysis. Questions below. 

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Here is the extra credit assignment for the play. All of it must be done correctly in order to receive the extra credit. 

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Today we read chapter 1 of The Great Gatsby. Please complete the analysis below. We also received the vocab, which is due Monday. 

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Today we took notes on the colors and symbols of Gatsby, and then we read a few pages from chapter 1. 

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Monday we watched "The American Dreamer". Worksheet is attached. If you were not here, it is free on YouTube. It's about F. Scott Fitzgerald and his life. 

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Here is the guide for the rest of the novel. REMEMBER! You do not have to answer these on a sheet of paper, but rather use them as a guide for what you should retain for each chapter. 

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Since I will only see you twice this week, you have a large assignment ahead of you. Good news is, none of it is due until April 23rd. All work for the next week and a half is attached. 

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Please make sure you read chapters 21 and 22. There is a large quiz on these chapters tomorrow. Make sure you know what Night Doctors are and all the myths and legends that surround them, and also know the details of George Gey's cancer. 

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HeLa poster: 
 

Your job is to create a poster that summarizes the novel so far, focusing on the medical aspects.

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Title and author

Summary of the medical aspects of this novel up through chapter 20 (include the background of cell culture, the discovery of the cells (HeLa), how the cells are used, etc…).  This section must also have a relevant image.

Medical Terms- you need 10 of the most common medical terms from the novel WITH definitions and an image for each.

Mitosis section: Explain what mitosis is and draw or show each step.

HeLa cells present day: Include an explanation about how HeLa cells are being used in modern research. Include a relevant image.

YOUR POSTER SHOULD BE FULL! GROUPS OF 4-5 ONLY!

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Today was silent reading. 

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Today we read chapters 12 and 13 in class. Please read 14 and 15 for homework All questions are below. QUIZ TOMORROW ON 14 and 15! 

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Tuesday we read chapters 6 and 7. Chapters 6-10 work is below. 

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Today we read chapters 3, 4, and 5 of ...Henrietta Lacks. The questions are below.
 
  • Who was Richard Wesley TeLinde and what did he contribute to medicine?
  • Explain the two types of cervical carcinomas.
  • What is a pap smear? Who invented it?
  • Why did the medical field believe it was justified to use people from the public wards as research subjects? Do you agree? Why or why not?
  • What role do the Geys play?
  • What is the Gey Chicken Bleeding Technique?
  • What was the devastating result of the treatment on Henrietta?

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Today (3/15) we completed the vocabulary, and read chapter 1. The vocab is due 3/15 and the questions are due Monday 3/18. 
 
Vocab words: Cervix, Chemotherapy, Gene Mapping, In Vitro Fertilization, Herpes, Influenza, Hemophilia, Parkinson's Disease, Lactose Digestion, Appendicitis, Genome, Workhorse.
 
 

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Today (3/14) we checked out our next novel The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. We then completed the following questions covering the beginning pages of the book:
 
 

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If you were absent today, complete the assignment below. 
 
Read the article and answer the questions below: 
 
  1. Do you think it was natural that humanity blamed unexplained maladies on the devil? Explain your reasoning.
  2. What is “the microbial world”?
  3. What was “The Malleus Maleficarum” and how was it used?
  4. For each of the 4 illnesses mentioned, do the following:

-Explain what the illness is.

-Explain the symptoms that were misidentified as the devil/witchcraft.

-Explain how that illness is diagnosed AND treated today.

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Here are the prompts for the essay for The Crucible. Be sure to follow all MLA guidelines. You will be working on this essay in class on the 8th and the 11th. 

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Here is the study guide for The Crucible final test.

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Here are the Act IV questions. Please respond in COMPLETE sentences. 

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Here is the Crucible Infographic for Thursday and Friday. 

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Here are Act III questions. 

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Monday we continued the play and watched the film. 
 
Tuesday we finished reading Act 1 and watching it. 
 
Wednesday we added to our character chart and completed the worksheet below. 
 
QUIZ ON ACT 1 ON THURSDAY! 

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Here is the module for The Diving Bell and The Butterfly (attached below). Scroll through to find the occupation assignment. It's toward the end of the unit. 

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Here is the study guide for the Vocab test. 

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Part E Questions: 

1. The author found his work highly important before his illness. How does he reflect upon his time spent working after his illness?

2. What did the racehorse “Mithra-Grandchamp” represent for the author?

3.How did the author’s hearing disorder manifest?

4.Explain why the author dreaded Sundays?

5.Traveling created memories for the author that he was able to later reflect upon. If you had the ability to travel anywhere to create lasting memories, where would it be and why?

Part F is attached below. PART F is DUE MONDAY. 

 
 

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Part D questions below. There is no vocab for part D.
 
  •     In the chapter titled “Our Very Own Madonna” the author details a traveling experience that does not necessarily integrate with the other book topics. Evaluate the author’s decision to include this chapter and refute or support its inclusion.
  •     The author spends Father’s Day with his children. Speculate how the children’s interactions with him are reflective of their age.
  •     Why was hangman an appropriate game for the author?
  •     What profession did the author have before his illness?
  •     Rumors circulated that Bauby was a vegetable. How did these rumors impact the author?
  •     Who helped the author write the book? Why were they necessary?

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Part C vocab and questions are below. For the vocab, only the definition and sentence is required; no paragraph.