rmartinezenglish11 Mrs. Martinez
Rocky Mount Senior High School English Instructor
 
WELCOME STUDENTS!

This website is designed to help you with assignments for your class.  Assignments will be posted on this web site weekly.  If you are absent, you can easily get your make-up work here.  All make-up work is due two days after you return.  You will also find helpful website links that may help you with a variety of problems you may face.  Use the activities at the bottom of this page to help you with vocabulary and concepts discussed in class.  As always if you have a problem, email me or see me in class.

All assignments will be posted for one six weeks.  After six weeks is over the assignments will be up-dated for the new six weeks.

3rd Six weeks:

Author to Author Letter:  November 21, 2000

Reading Circle Books:  Presentation--November 27, 2000

Transcendentalism Test:  November 22, 2000

Scrapbook Re-grade:  November 22, 2000

Variations and Departures Test:  December 6, 2000

Ellen Foster Test: December 15, 2000

1st Period Final Exam:
2nd Period Final Exam:
*Only seniors with a 90 or higher average will be exempt from the exam.

November 20:
*continue Transcendentalism
Read "What the Black Man Wants" by Frederick Douglass page 266-268.  Answer questions.
Read "Ain't I a Woman?" by Sojourner Truth page 270.  Answer questions.

November 21, 2000:
*continue Transcendentalism
Discuss Douglass and Truth's essays in light of Transcendentalism movement.
Review for test
Discuss Author to author letters
Reading circles

November 22, 2000:
Test Transcendentalism--Notes, Self-Reliance, Walden, Little Women, "What the Black Man Wants," "Ain't I a Woman?" and vocabulary for each work.
Reading Circle Book Presentations.

November 23-24, 2000:
THANKSGIVING BREAK

November 27, 2000:
Reading Circle Book Presentations
Pick out new book
Introduce Variations and Departure
Introduce Walt Whitman

November 28, 2000:
Read "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd" page 301-307.  Answer reading comprehension questions.
15 minutes for novel--reading response questions

November 29, 2000:
Read "Cavalry Crossing A Ford" page 312
Read "Bivouac on a Mountain Side" page 312
Poem worksheet
Begin personnel vignette--Homework: finish personnel vignette
15 minutes for novel--reading response questions

November 30, 2000:
Introduce Mark Twain
Read "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" page 330-333.
Short Story Work sheet
15 minutes for novel--reading response questions

December 1, 2000:
Read "My Heart Feels Like Bursting" page 343
Read "I Will Fight No More Forever" page 345
Answer questions
15 minutes for novel--reading response questions

December 4, 2000:
Read "Of the Meaning of Progress" page 379-385
Answer questions
15 minutes for novel--reading response questions

December 5, 2000:
Review for test
15 minutes for novel--reading response questions

December 6, 2000:
Variations and Departures Test
Read independent novel

December 7, 2000:
Introduce Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons
15 minutes for novel--reading response questions

December 8, 2000:
Begin Ellen Foster
15 minutes for novel--reading response questions
My Quia activities and quizzes
Transcendentalism Vocabulary
https://www.quia.com/jg/81097.html
Practice the vocabulary used in the four essays to help review for test on Wednesday, November 22
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd
https://www.quia.com/quiz/133389.html
Study Guide for poem by Whitman
Useful links
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