Lit and Comp: Colonial literature background (The Virginia Company and Jamestown, John Smith, Mary Rowlandson, Ben Franklin - slideshow on class webpage under "colonial lit"; introduction of "Tracking the American Dream" graphic organizer; we also began reading "What Happened Till the First Supply" from John Smith's general history of Virgina. The text is available on the class web page as a Word Document with hover-over definitions and notes. For tomorrow - finish reading "What Happened Till the First Supply," focusing on the highlighted passages. Be ready to discuss!
Hi-Lights I: Discussion of soft skills, their importance in the daily operations of our newspaper staff, and how they will be assessed in this class