- OWN YOUR ACADEMIC SUCCESS! Download the PowerSchool app and check for any missing assignments (0s mean I don’t have work for you). IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO MAKE UP ASSIGNMENTS AND TESTS.
- All juniors will take the ACT on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. Students: it is your responsibility to check the testing location assignments posted in the East, in the cafeteria, and in the W. Gym Lobby.
- Per WCPSS: There will no student make-up day for last Friday’s inclement weather day (Fri., 2/21) due to banked instructional hours.
- R.K. Narayan’s short story “Like the Sun” (a PDF of the text is available online). Focus Activity (p. 538): How truthful are you with people? Do you always say exactly what you think or feel? Explain. We will listen to the story in class (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B23NWS37Cy4), then define ANALOGY (Lit Elements, p. 542) and answer #1-10 p. 542, Analyzing Literature.
- “By Any Other Name” by Santha Rama Rau. Focus Activity (p. 544): How important is your name to you? What does your name (literally) mean? How do you feel when people mispronounce or misspell your name? Read the story, then define AUTOBIOGRAPHY (p. 550), and answer #1-10 p. 550, Analyzing Literature.
- Reading and comparing “The Wagon” (short story) and “River Light” (poem). Read p. 553-561, complete #1-10 p. 562. Then read p. 565 and complete #1-5 p. 566. When you finish that, read the directions and complete “Compare Stories” (draw out the chart) and “Compare Themes” on p. 567.
- If you would like to purchase your own copy of Night, Elie Wiesel’s memoir about the Holocaust, please make arrangements to do so this week. We will begin a Holocaust unit shortly.
- ACT Tuesday
- Pre-Registration materials (Wednesday & Thursday)
- Continue watching “Lincoln”
- “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” — we will begin with the original Twilight Zone (S5:E22) episode showing the 1961 French film based on the 1891 Ambrose Bierce short story, “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.” Begin by completing the Focus Activity p. 367. Then read the short story (p. 368-376) and completely answer ALL parts of #1-10 (p. 377).