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Assignments 4/8 – 4/12

April 8, 2013

Monday 4/8

Vocab List #14

Langston Hughes



1.  Do your vocab stuff

  • 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.

2.  Read “”I, Too” (pg 471), “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” (pg 472) and “The Weary Blues” (pg 475).  Be ready for a little in class writing exercise on one of these poems.


Tuesday 4/9

Langston Hughes


Homework (due Thursday 4/11)

1.  Finish your essays.  1-2 pages with several direct quotes from the poem(s).


Thursday 4/11

James Baldwin and “Sonny’s Blues”

Vocab Review



1. Study for vocab quiz

2.  Read pages 483 to the bottom of 491 in “Sonny’s Blues.”  Be ready for an LRQ


Friday 4/12

Vocab quiz 14

“Sonny’s Blues”


Homework (due Tuesday 4/16)

1.  Finish reading “Sonny’s Blues”


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