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Homework 10/16

posted Oct 16, 2017, 9:56 AM by Nikki Shields   [ updated Oct 16, 2017, 1:43 PM ]
Assignment 1:

Copy the following into your "Personal Dictionary" section of your Writing notebook (on page W123) as your daily entry for Mon. 10/16. Define the word & write your own example using the word in a sentence.

Mon. 10/16    Oppression (NOUN). Paul Dunbar uses an extended metaphor in his poem "Sympathy" to describe his own oppression.

Assignment 2:

"Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou (In your "Reading" notebook on Page R22 (Regular ELA) & Page R23 (Pre-AP)

Read the poem & paraphrase each stanza on a separate sheet of notebook paper.

Your notebook paper should be set up like this (spacing will depend on the length of your paraphrase--this is just an example as to how you should set up the assignment): 

***When you click on the picture, it will pull up in the correct vertical (portrait) position***