- Complete "So What" response about "How Much Does It Cost to Make a Hit Song?"
- Review vocabulary for test on Sep. 20. No new vocabulary this week.
- Complete any work you didn't do while Ms. Miller was absent. 5th and 6th periods will go to computer lab to upload missing assignments.
- Learn how to correctly add dialogue to your short story. Revise your short story to include dialogue and all of the other requirements.
- 1st period: Read 4 myths/legends from the Prentice Hall textbook unit 6; "Sundiata", "Rama's Initiation", "Cupid & Psyche", & "Prometheus and the First People". Discuss cultural context and griots. With a partner, share a story that implies something about your own culture. Answer questions 7 & 8 after the Prometheus story and questions 7 & 9 after the Sundiata story.
- 3rd period: Read up to the end of "April" in Like Water for Chocolate. In class, discuss the following questions:
a. How is Tita different from the rest of her family?
b. Look at the metaphor and simile on pages 15 and 27, then create your own related to the book.
c. What's the purpose of the recipes and cooking descriptions? d. What does this book teach about Mexican culture?
- 7th period: Read examples of satire ("High School Students Demand Wars in Easier-to-Find Countries" & "How to Write About Africa") & decide the topic you want to satirize. Take notes on literary devices of humor (such as pun, euphemism, hyperbole, etc.).