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Chapters 7 & 8 English 84 Spring 2012. What’s Due Next Meeting 1. Textbook Work Ch. 2 Review Test 3 on pp. 83-84 TYPED.

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1 Chapters 7 & 8 English 84 Spring 2012

2 What’s Due Next Meeting 1. Textbook Work Ch. 2 Review Test 3 on pp TYPED

3 What’s Due Next Meeting  2. Summary of Article “How Dual-Income Couples Cope” Summary should be typed. It is the first draft because you will have someone peer edit it in class Wednesday. Then, you will fix it and turn in a revised copy a week later.

4 Let’s talk about chapters 7 & 8  We are going to do something different.  I am going to ask for a volunteer to be a character in the novel.  The volunteer should be someone who has read the novel.  You will get a homework extension if you are a volunteer.  People in class will ask the volunteer questions, and he or she is going to answer the questions in character.  The questions should be thought-provoking.

5 Characters  Tita On the back of your paper, write 5 questions for Tita.  Pedro On the back of your paper, write down 5 questions.  Dr. Brown On the back of your paper, write down 5 questions.  Mama Elena On the back of your paper, write down 5 questions.

6 Please take out the article, “How Dual- Income Couples Cope.”  Write out a summary of the article on the template provided.  Use the template but modify if as needed.

7 In the articled entitled “Labeling and the Onset of Old Age,” James M. Henslin discusses the contributing factors that spur people to apply the label of “old” to themselves. First, Henslin describes how biology makes people call themselves old because of signs of aging, such as wrinkles. The writer mentions that another factor is an individual’s history or biography; accidents may cause limited mobility or other circumstances in life give self-concepts of being old. In addition, he points out that gender, age, and the relative that a culture places on men and women are interpreted as signs of being mature or old. For example, for individuals who marry with a great age difference, people assume that the woman is younger. Finally, Henslin concludes that signals of aging in society, such as birthdays, are traditions that make people feel old and cannot be controlled.


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