BALKAN LITERATURE PLUS UPPER SCHOOL ENGLISH: DUE TUESDAY, 9/15

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BALKAN LITERATURE PLUS UPPER SCHOOL ENGLISH: DUE TUESDAY, 9/15

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BALKAN LITERATURE AND BEYOND
- Memorize your haiku, and be ready to present it to the class this Friday, September 15th. Please see attached link to Elemental Haiku: http://vis.sciencemag.org/chemhaiku/.
- After you present, submit your haiku via email to me at ginny.light@yahoo.com. You will be graded as follows:
50% haiku (writing - 5/7/5 syllables - theme - on time - revision)
50% haiku presentation (memorized - recited in a clear, articulate manner - expressiveness - appropriate body language - audible)
- You may submit your haiku for publication in Soundings for extra credit after I have viewed it.
- If time allows, on Friday, we will have SSR (Sustained Silent Reading). Please see the attached SSR guide.
- If you're having trouble deciding what to read, here is a link to help you: http://www.pickmyya.com/start.
- For Monday, bring in a modern image (e.g., an ad, a place, a text, etc.) that evokes a Greek mythological image.

ENGLISH 9
- On Friday, we will have a quiz on Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. You should be familiar with: 1) characters; 2) setting; 3) conflict; 4) plot; and 5) themes.
- After our quiz on Friday, we will have SSR (Sustained Silent Reading). Please see the attached SSR guide.
- On Monday, September 18th, be ready to present your memorized haiku. Please see attached link to Elemental Haiku: http://vis.sciencemag.org/chemhaiku/
- After you present, submit your haiku via email to me at ginny.light@yahoo.com. You will be graded as follows:
50% haiku (writing - 5/7/5 syllables - theme - on time - revision)
50% haiku presentation (memorized - recited in a clear, articulate manner - expressiveness - appropriate body language - audible)
- You may submit your haiku for publication in Soundings for extra credit after I have viewed it.

BRITISH LITERATURE
- On Friday, we will have a quiz on Jane Austen's Mansfield Park and (Javier) Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter. You should be familiar with: 1) characters; 2) setting; 3) conflict; 4) plot; and 5) themes.
- After our quiz on Friday, we will have SSR (Sustained Silent Reading). Please see the attached SSR guide.
- On Monday, September 18th, be ready to present your memorized haiku. Please see attached link to Elemental Haiku: http://vis.sciencemag.org/chemhaiku/.
- After you present, submit your haiku via email to me at ginny.light@yahoo.com. You will be graded as follows:
50% haiku (writing - 5/7/5 syllables - theme - on time - revision)
50% haiku presentation (memorized - recited in a clear, articulate manner - expressiveness - appropriate body language - audible)
- You may submit your haiku for publication in Soundings for extra credit after I have viewed it.
- For next Tuesday, look at the authors on your syllabus. Which of them looks most compelling to you?

ENGLISH 10
- Due Thursday, September 14th: Write THREE Q&A’s about Charles Dickens' David Copperfield, and email them to me at GINNY.LIGHT@YAHOO.COM. Be sure to write complete sentences!
- On Friday, September 15th, be ready to present your memorized haiku. Please see attached link to Elemental Haiku: http://vis.sciencemag.org/chemhaiku/.
- After you present, submit your haiku via email to me at ginny.light@yahoo.com. You will be graded as follows:
50% haiku (writing - 5/7/5 syllables - theme - on time - revision)
50% haiku presentation (memorized - recited in a clear, articulate manner - expressiveness - appropriate body language - audible)
- You may submit your haiku for publication in Soundings for extra credit after I have viewed it.
- On Monday, we will have a quiz on Charles Dickens' David Copperfield. You should be familiar with: 1) characters; 2) setting; 3) conflict; 4) plot; and 5) themes.
- After your quiz, you may do SSR (Sustained Silent Reading). Please see the attached SSR guide.

AMERICAN LITERATURE
On Friday, we will have a quiz on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter.
After our quiz on Friday, we will have SSR (Sustained Silent Reading). - After our quiz on Friday, we will have SSR (Sustained Silent Reading). Please see the attached SSR guide.
- On Monday, September 18th, be ready to present your memorized haiku. Please see attached link to Elemental Haiku: http://vis.sciencemag.org/chemhaiku/.
- After you present, submit your haiku via email to me at ginny.light@yahoo.com. You will be graded as follows:
50% haiku (writing - 5/7/5 syllables - theme - on time - revision)
50% haiku presentation (memorized - recited in a clear, articulate manner - expressiveness - appropriate body language - audible)
- You may submit your haiku for publication in Soundings for extra credit after I have viewed it.
- For next MONDAY, look at the authors on your syllabus. Which of them looks most compelling to you?
Ms. G. Light
Upper School English Teacher
Thornton-Donovan School

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