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English 1 & 2 Presentation and Homework 9/8 (A) & 9/9 (B)

English 1

Today’s Handouts

Homework: Due 9/12 (A), 9/13 (B)

  • Read through Chapter 4 (pgs. through pg. 29) of Breath, Eyes, Memory (we will call it BEM for short)
  • Write down or email me 2 questions you have after reading through Chapter 4.

Baseline Writing Task

Tell a story about an important event in your life. Why was this such an important event for you? How did it influence or change you? Your story should be a narrative: it should have a beginning, a middle, and an end.

All stories must be submitted online. Paper copies will not be accepted.

  1. Create a Google Doc.
  2. Title it: Your Name – English 1 – Class Period – Unit 1 Baseline Writing Task.
  3. Narrative format
  4. Share the doc from your nhps.net account with emily.wasley@nhps.net.

English 2

Today’s Handouts

Homework: Due 9/12 (A), 9/13 (B)

Baseline Writing Task

Choose between the short stories Thank You, Ma’am” and “Marigolds”. How does the story you chose illustrate the theme of social justice (or social injustice)?

All papers must be submitted online. Paper copies will not be accepted.

  1. Create a Google Doc.
  2. Title it: Your Name – English 2 – Class Period – Unit 1 Baseline Writing Task.
  3. 5 paragraph format
  4. Share the doc from your nhps.net account with emily.wasley@nhps.net.