Thursday, May 26, 2011

Homework 5/26

ROAR posts postponed to Monday, May 30th

Huck Finn Examination
-be ready to defend your argument on whether Huck Finn should be taught in High School by making use of:
1) critical articles
2) your opinion
3) textual examples
4) historical context
5) literary elements [satire, irony, theme, romanticism vs. realism]  

link to Peaches Henry article:
link to Justin Kaplan article:
link to Julius Lester article:
link to Toni Morrison article:

The Daily Show on Huck Finn (contains some objectionable content)
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60 Minutes on Huck Finn

Happy thinking!

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Homework 5/24

read the article on the reverse side of your May calendar

tomorrow is a reading day, be ready for some strong thinking

Monday, May 23, 2011

Homework 5/23

Well done with your ROAR presentations. Teachers and former students have shared great praise for your work.

Back to vocabulary tomorrow. We'll have a quiz on lesson #16.

So, what's Huck's new plan? You trust him? Jim had a happy ending? Let's discuss.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Homework 5/10

read and notes, Huck Finn ch. 24-27

vocab quiz: lesson 15 on Thursday

Monday, May 9, 2011

Homework 5/9

Read and notes, Huck Finn 21~23

ROAR presentation outline

Vocab lesson 15 on Thursday

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Homework 5/8

Happy Mother's Day!

-read and notes, Huck Finn ch. 18-20

-ROAR proposal

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Homework 5/5

read and notes, Huck Finn ch.16+17

vocabulary quiz lesson 13+14

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Homework 5/4

read and notes, Huck Finn ch. 12-15

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Homework 5/3

-read and notes, Huck Finn ch.8-11

-vocab quiz #13+14 on Friday

-find that novella!