Journal Entries: Reflection and Reader Response
• Journal Entry 1: “What does it mean to be a soldier?” (Reflection/RR)
• Journal Entry 2: “Only the dead see the end of war…” (Reflection/RR)
• Journal Entry #3: “How does being a solider change a man (or woman)? Are people changed for better or worse or both? What is the effect on the person, and what is the effect on the nation?” (Reflection/RR)
• Journal Entry #4: “Reflect on the duality of words. How do words hold infinite ...view middle of the document...
• Journal Entry #8: “What tangibles and intangibles do you carry with you every day? Why are they important to you?” (Reflection/RR)
• Journal Entry #9: “In your opinion, can there ever be a true account of war? Why or why not?” (Reflection/RR)
• Journal Entry #10: “After all is said and done, what have you really learned about war and people? What happens to people’s bodies, minds, families, and lives? Is there anything we can do about it? What universal truths and themes have you gleaned from the stories and lives and heartaches of these men and women? Refer back to several characters from the literature.” (Reflection/RR)