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Assignments 4/8 – 4/12

April 8, 2013

Monday 4/8

Vocab List #14

Langston Hughes

 

Homework

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

 

Homework

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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