A Little Context for Things Fall Apart

Let’s explore some information that should give you a sense that the analysis you’re doing of this novel is relevant and that it makes sense. I’m going to tell you a few facts, and then use those facts to make an argument about the dialogical nature of this text, and…

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This Week in Mr. McAteer’s Class: Sept. 29-Oct. 3

Maybe you didn't know just how much your teachers plan over the weekend, but every detail matters.

I’ve finally planted Phase One of my new lawn, tweeted my love for Coach Marinelli on win number 300 (though I’ve yet to congratulate him on his new granddaughter, born this weekend), and picked out my outfits for the week (Monday’s red for NCFB, Tuesday’s black for the WPHS swim…

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This Week in Mr. McAteer’s Classes: Sept. 16-20

Oh, we’re in the swing of things now, aren’t we? This, my friends, is what they mean by full-contact reading and writing. Are you ready for some Englishing? I said, ARE YOU READY FOR SOME ENGLISHING?! AP English We finish Oedipus and turn the corner into Things Fall Apart, with…

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This Week in Mr. McAteer’s Classes: Sept. 9-13

For seniors, this will be the last fragmented week for a while, as we contend with schedule drops and the necessary meetings with school counselors. We’ll get down to the business of reading books in the literature classes, and embark on our grand experiment in Journalism. Here’s how things will…

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