JOURNAL TOPIC: ["Bad Reputation" by Joan Jett; "Strength, Courage & Wisdom" by India Arie]
Former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden observed, "Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your
character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what
others think you are." Briefly describe your character and your reputation. What differences do you see between the two?
2. Reading quiz: your American novel
3. Writers' conferences/vocab study
1. Choose a novel if you haven't yet & bring it to class tomorrow (p.1 don't disappoint Bernardo!; p.2 don't disappoint Kristina!)