Identities, E Block - HOMEWORK

For Friday, Sept. 11
Finish in class creative writing (Invent a character who shares 3 of your own identities but differs in two.  Have them tell of a time when they did something but didn’t know why.  Write in the 1st person.)

For Monday, Sept. 14
Re-read "I Like Guys."  Draw a picture or diagram of the "web of meanness."  If you'd like to listen again, the link is http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/27/the-cruelty-of-children.  Click on the icon for Act One.

For Wednesday, Sept. 16
Finish in class writing (Choose one of the following prompts):
Describe a time when you were afraid of revealing something about who you were OR Describe a time when you learned something about someone you knew they wanted secret. 
Describe the event/memory in as much detail as you can.

For Monday, Sept 21
Final (3rd) writing prompt:
Describe a time when you discovered something about yourself that surprised you OR Write a story in which a character discovers something about hirself that surprises hir.

PROJECT #1 (NARRATIVE SCENE) WILL BE DUE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2

For Friday, Oct 9
Think about the worlds you move between in your life.  Make a visual representation of who you are in at least two different contexts.  You may draw, use visual symbols or, if you prefer, write.

For Friday, Oct 16
  • Read to p. 45 in The Woman Warrior. 
  • Answer prompt questions for chapter 1 (What images does the chapter leave you with?  What questions does it raise for you?  What expectations does it leave you with?)
  • Fill out response sheet for first two sections of chapter 2

For Monday, Oct 19
Read to p. 53 in The Woman Warrior. 

Highlight passages that throw new light on what we've read so far


For Wednesday, Oct 21
Read to p. 75 in The Woman Warrior. 

Mark examples of the mother telling stories


For Friday, Oct 23
Read to p. 96 in The Woman Warrior. 

Continue filling in chart of mother's stories


For Monday, Oct 26
Read to p. 109 in The Woman Warrior. 

Continue filling in chart of mother's stories (attached below) -- you might have to take a different approach for this part...


For Friday, Oct 30
Read to p. 147 in The Woman Warrior. 

Expect reading quiz


For Monday, Nov 2
Read to p. 160 in The Woman Warrior. 

Expect reading quiz


For Wednesday, Nov 4
Read to p. 184 in The Woman Warrior. 

Expect reading quiz


Monday, Nov 16

Woman Warrior Essay due (assignment sheet attached below)


TALK-STORY PROJECT DUE , WEDNESDAY, 11/25
(project description below)

DEADLINE TO HAVE COPY OF INDEPENDENT READING BOOK: 11/30 (list below)



DUE DATES FOR INDEPENDENT READING UNIT (Overview with assignment descriptions attached below)
Assignment #1 (must cover at least ¼ of book): Monday, 12/7

Assignment #2 (must cover at least ½ of book): Monday, 12/14

Assignment #3 (must cover at least ¾ of book): Monday, 12/21

Changes Over Time Graph with Explanations (or essay):  Wednesday, 1/6
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