If you signed up for AP English I for next year, your summer homework assignment can be found at the link below.
We'll complete The Outsiders this week by reading Chapters 5-12. The link to the Reflections for these chapters is below, and we'll have a test on Friday. Reflections, Ch. 5-12, are due at the end of the day Thursday. Here's how it pans out:
We begin our reading of S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders this week. This novel, and the viewing of the film, will take us to just about the end of the school year (with a break from reading next week during STAAR testing).
Here are the vocabulary words for this week:
We begin week one of a two week project to write (in groups of two or three) a children's story. This week is primarily research and analysis; next week will be creation. Here's how the week pans out:
This is the final week of the grading period. We'll spend the week reading some graphic novels (informational text) on certain battles of the Civil War. Here is how it pans out:
It's back to poetry this week, with students analyzing select poems and composing an original work of their own. Note poetry test on Thursday. Here's how it pans out.
Weekly vocabulary words and terms: attitude; create; emphasis; mental; style.