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Assignments 1/7 – 1/11

January 7, 2013

Monday 1/7

Vocab List #9

Hemingway and “Hills Like White Elephants”


1.  Finish reading “Hills”

2.  Answer the questions I gave you in class.

3.  Get organized with the new vocab list.  Use Verbal Advantage and list each word, its part of speech, the definition and your own personal sentence.  Type it, print it and stick it in your vocab section.   I’ll check it on Tuesday.

4.  Bring a clean copy of your TIB essay to class tomorrow.


Tuesday 1/8

“Hills” and Hemingway review/discuss

Intro to “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber”

This I Believe peer editing (1000 —> 500)

Homework due Thursday 1/10

1.  Read pgs 5 – 23 of “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber”

2.  Write a 5 question LRQ with answers on a separate sheet of paper.


Thursday 1/10

“Francis Macomber” LRQ/review/discuss and finish story

Vocab review


1,  Study for vocab quiz

2.  Review “Francis Macomber” as we’ll have a close reading assessment in class tomorrow

3. Work on TIB essay revisions


Friday 1/11

Vocab quiz #9

Hemingway close reading assessment

Homework (due Monday 1/14)

Revised “This I Believe” essay is due.  This one must be 500 words!


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