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Tuesday, Aug. 25 1. Discuss Chopin story and questions 2. Begin homework: read Didion's "Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream" + answer questions (all homework must be typed!). Story and questions are attached below under the heading "Literature".
HW: Finish reading Didion story and answer questions
Thursday, Aug. 27 1. Discuss Didion story and questions 2. Begin homework: read Oates' "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" + answer questions (all homework must be typed!). Story and questions are attached below under the heading "Literature".
HW: Finish reading Oates story and answer questions
Wednesday, Aug. 19 1. Class Introductory paperwork: Descriptions and Standards, Plagiarism Contract, Speaking and Listening
HW: Have Descriptions and Standards and Plagiarism sheets signed and return by Friday
Friday, Aug. 21 1. Library to get literature textbook 2. Collect signed class sheets 3. Review class Descriptions and Standards 4. Pass out Chopin story and questions
HW: Read Chopin story and answer questions (typed!)
Literature: Short Story and Creative Non-Fiction
Students will read Chopin's "The Story of an Hour", Didion's "Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream" and Oates "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" and study the short story and creative non-fiction writing styles.
Students must download and print the stories, and answer study questions in a typed format. Stories may be accessed in class on a digital device.
Bring materials to class each day that we have read them for homework! Speaking and Listening points will be deducted for lack of materials, and students cannot actively learn the required material by sharing a book with another student.
All assignments must be typed!
IMPORTANT MESSAGE ABOUT MAKE-UP WORK AND AERIES GRADES: UNLESS YOU HAVE RECEIVED PERMISSION FROM ME TO TURN IN LATE WORK, ALL NA'S WILL CHANGE TO 0'S IN AERIES AT THE END OF EACH WEEK, WITH NO EXCEPTIONS UNLESS YOU HAVE MADE PRIOR ARRANGEMENTS WITH ME. STUDENTS WILLING TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF THE ENGLISH III CURRICULUM MUST ALSO BE WILLING TO COMMUNICATE WITH ME, AND THUS BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN GRADES AND PROGRESS IN THE CLASS.