MARCH 9-13 (A week)

  • 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.
  • Monday is a teacher workday. No school for students.


English 2:

  • Ask yourself… WHAT global region are we currently studying? Is it ancient or modern, or a mix of both? WHY do we need to read literature from other historical time periods and cultures? WHY is doing that important to you as a student and citizen of the world?
  • (major grade) Character Sketch from selected readings from southwest and south central Asia. DIRECTIONS: on a clean sheet of PRINTER/COPY paper, you will choose one character from one of the following stories, which begin on p. 475, then describe and draw that character:
    • “Woman of No Importance”
    • Sacred Texts
    • “Mahabharata”
    • “Kabuliwallah”
    • “The Weed”
    • “Like the Sun”
    • “By Any Other Name”
    • “The Wagon”
    • “The Panchatantra”

In addition to naming your character and listing which story s/he is from, you will draw your character AND include the following written context for them:

    1. Back story: why they are the way they are
    2. Wants: what the character wants and what stands in their way
    3. Personality traits: (adjectives like funny, outgoing, jealous, honest)
    4. Physical description: things unique to them (adjectives like athletic, petite, colorful dragon tattoo on shoulder, prosthetic leg)
    5. How they talk: slang, diction, expressions they say — what does this tell you about them?
    6. How they change throughout the story
  • Section Notes: Modern Europe (purple textbook, p. 860)
  • 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.

 

English 3:

  • Ask yourself… WHAT historical time period are we currently studying? WHY do we need to read literature from other historical time periods and cultures? WHY is doing that important to you as a student and citizen of the world?
  • “They Called Her Moses” documentary about Harriet Tubman (25 facts)
    • (major grade) Character Sketch from selected readings from literature of the Civil War. DIRECTIONS: on a clean sheet of PRINTER/COPY paper, you will choose one character from one of the following stories, which begin on p. 330, then describe and draw that character:
      • “My Bondage & My Freedom”
      • Spirituals
      • “His Promised Land”
      • “Owl Creek Bridge”

In addition to naming your character and listing which story s/he is from, you will draw your character AND include the following written context for them:

    1. Back story: why they are the way they are
    2. Wants: what the character wants and what stands in their way
    3. Personality traits: (adjectives like funny, outgoing, jealous, honest)
    4. Physical description: things unique to them (adjectives like athletic, petite, colorful dragon tattoo on shoulder, prosthetic leg)
    5. How they talk: slang, diction, expressions they say — what does this tell you about them?
    6. How they change throughout the story
  • TEAM Writing: Three Little Pigs