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English 1 & 2 Presentation and Homework 11/4 (A) & 11/4-7 (B)

English 1

In case you were out…

Homework

Due Fri., 11/4

  • Membean quiz

Due Weds., 11/9 (A), Thurs., 11/10 (B)

  • Compose 4 sentences:
    • Two that use a transition word and require a comma
    • Two that use a transition word but do not require a comma
    • Underline any INDEPENDENT CLAUSES
    • (Circle) the transition word
  • English 1 End-of-Unit Check In: https://goo.gl/forms/D9fURAGq3MKAATQs1

English 2

In case you were out…

  1. Read the following articles/true stories about street harassment. It’s a lot, so plan accordingly.
  2.  Read the lyrics of the song “Hey Mami” by Sylvan Esso.
  3. Listen to the song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mh2RctlGxc
  4. Complete the homework below.

 

Homework

Due Sat., 11/5

  • Membean quiz

Due Weds., 11/9

  • Compose a journal-style analysis about “Hey Mami”
    • In a 1.5-2 page freewrite response (double spaced, typed, shared in Gdocs) respond to the following questions.
      • Does the speaker’s voice, a woman’s voice, change the meaning or message of the song? Would it be different if sung by a man?
      • What do you think songwriters Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn’s perspective is on street harassment? In short—why did they write and produce this song?
  • End-of-Unit Check In: https://goo.gl/forms/Jleyd8v8IQ6Kemhn1