All the cool kids are doing it!
Quiz on these EOC terms: https://docs.google.com/document/d/17CNz_MXzRma2VpJrINAnGwP16ShW7oR9hSko9YMw-IU/edit?usp=sharing
FIRST PERIOD: read this story and answer all 26 questions on packet handed out in class.
Second period homeroom, I have hard copies of your Q3 report cards in A-261 if you want them.
1. a. Read the short story "A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings" This is a classic example of magical realism.
b. Review the definition of "magical realism," here: https://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms_M.html
2. Review the definition of "archetype," here: https://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms_A.html
All classes: We will begin Coelho's The Alchemist on Monday
PLEASE try to find yourself a copy of this book.
Quiz on Camus vocab
Honors: also finish grammar sheet on misplaced/dangling modifiers and parallel structure
First period: Test on Things Fall Apart
Second and Fourth: Prepare a handwritten response, citing support from the text, to one of the following discussion questions:
First period: Read and study pp. 504-505, and 508-509
Know griots, trickster, and archetype
Second and fourth: Finish writing your own original African folk tales. Also, prepare for quiz on
First period: Have Things Fall Apart finished, and all study questions finished.
Second and Fourth: in text book read 504-536
First period: read chapter 20. Have the entire novel finished, along with all study questions by Monday, 3/23/15
Second and Fourth: read Chief Seattle's speech at end of Things Fall Apart books (under "Conections")
ALL classes: TEST on selected aspects of African lit and Things Fall Apart on Wednesday, 3/25/15
be sure you have a text book at home!!!
Write an outline, following the format of the in-class handout http://www.lib.jjay.cuny.edu/research/outlining.html, of the following article:
Example section one:
1. African literature is difficult to define, because
A. Many different regions
B. No one knows "firsts"
C. Very long time period to cover
D. Many outside influences
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