• 4th 9 weeks- Corona virus/e-learning

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    -Email your assignment to Amy.Brown4@marion.k12.fl.us     I will be online mostly between 9-4 M-F

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    4/1= ONLINE TEXTBOOK-Collaborative Discussion pg 355. Then, students will compare and contrast the 2 works- citing 2 examples. This is from the reading 351; 352-355; 359-362.

     

    4/2-4/3= Students will be finding an article about the food industry and how they “trick” the public- similar to what you read in the texts on 4/1. They will be writing an essay on that and comparing it to the text with 1 citation from each of the works from the ONLINE TEXTBOOK 351; 352-355; 359-362.

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    4/6-4/7= ONLINE TEXTBOOK- Students will answer questions 4-6 on pg 380 that correspond to the work on 373-378. Also, cite what he says man is and explain.

     

    4/8-4/10=Students will need to go online and find the story A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner and then they will summarize the 5 sections, and create a conflict chart that has three topics: conflict type, citation, resolution (how the conflict was solved). You need to have at least 2 examples.

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    4/13-4/14= ONLINE TEXTBOOK- Performance Task #1 AND #2 page 399 from the story 395-397. Include 1 citation for each performance task!

     

    4/15—4/17 = Students will need to go online and find the story The Life You Save May Be Your Own by Flannery O’Connor and then create a chart on the following characters: Mrs. Lucynell Crater and Mr. Shiftlet with the following topics- goal or obsession and actions undertaken.

    ALSO, Explain the irony of what Mr. Shiftlet states at the end of the story- “Oh Lord!” he prayed. “Break forth and wash the slime from this earth! (O’Connor 1023).

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    4/20-4/21= Students will need to go online and find the story A Worn Path by Eudora Welty - Students will be creating a t-chart where one side states the obstacle and the other is how Phoenix responds/overcomes said obstacle. Each side should have 4 responses.

    In addition, they need to answer these questions with 1 citation: 1. Explain the importance of Phoenix Jackson's trip. 2. Why does the name Phoenix fit her?

     

    4/22-4/24-= Students will need to go online and find the Langston Hughes poems- 1. The Negro Speaks of Rivers, 2. I, TOO 3. Dream Variations and 4. Refugee in America.

    They will make a chart that has three topics: Racial Identity, Pride, and Perseverance. They will do this for all 4 of the poems. They are to look for the answers through the poem and the title of said poem. (For racial identity the answer is not BLACK- look harder. For pride, find the words that show they are happy to be them. For perseverance, find the words that show they push through and still accomplish even though there are obstacles in the way).

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    4/27-4/28- Students will need to go online and find the story Dust Tracks on A Road by Zora Neale Hurston.    Then answer the following questions including a cite for #2, and #7:

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    4/29-5/8= Mini research papers

    Topics to choose from:

    1. Spanish Flu and its symptoms/effects/ outcomes compared and contrasted to CORNONAVIRUS/ COVID-19.
    2. The Black Plague and its symptoms/effects/ outcomes compared and contrasted to CORNONAVIRUS/ COVID-19
    3. How have people reacted to disease? (Physically, emotionally etc.) Must include 2 from the past (other than the black plague and Spanish flu) and 1 from the past 50 years.
    4. How have countries and their economies been affected by disease? Make sure to specify the disease, country, time etc.

    Research Paper Rubric

     

    A= Has at least 4 citations in the paper and has 3 resources on the bibliography page. On topic, organized and is at least 2 AND ½ pages (not including bib).

     

    B= Has at least 3 citations, and has 2 resources on the bibliography page. On topic, a little un-organized and is at least 2 and 1/2 pages (not including bib).

     

    C= Has at least 2-3 citations, and has 2 resources on the bibliography page, on topic but unorganized, and is at least 2 pages (not including bib).

     

    D and F= Hardly any OR NO citations, just 1 resource on the bibliography page, somewhat on topic and is at least 1-2 pages (not including bib).

     

    CITATIONS HAVE TO BE IN PROPER FORMAT OTHERWISE YOU PLAGARIZED AND WILL RECEIVE A ZERO!!!! "whatever you quote" (AUTHOR'S LAST NAME ONLY #). ****USE BIBME FOR HELP WITH THE BIBLIOGRAPHY PAGE.

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    5/11-5/12= Story Cover- Students will be creating a story cover for one of the works we did this year.

    - On the front page- title page and picture.

    - front inside- summary and about 2 characters.

    - back inside- 3 drawings that symbolize the story.

    -back- about the author and 3 "reviews".

     

    5/13-5/15== Students will need to go online and find the story Everyday Use by Alice Walker.

    Then answer the following 2 questions in a paragraph each: 1. Explain how heritage plays a role in the story. Cite 2 examples. 2. How does language “define” you as a person? 3. How can the family be seen as divided? (Hint. Maggie and Dee) Make sure to de detailed!!

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    5/18-5/19= Students will need to go online and find the story The Feather Pillow by Horatio Quiroga. You are to use SIFT for the Feather Pillow-= S- Subject/Summary, I- imagery (what you can picture FIND 2) , F- Figures of speech (2), and T- Tone.

     

    5/20-5/22= Students will need to go online and find the story The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. You are to use SOAP with this. S- Subject/Summary, O- Occasion (what’s going on with the characters?-- especially the main ones), A- Audience (who was it written for? Hint: it is not just for who reads it!), P- Purpose (why was it written? No, it isn’t exactly what the A is, you need to dig deeper (or research better). Then, Answer the following question in a paragraph: Psychologically, in her mind, explain what is going on with the wife. Include 2 citations. (If you want to go online and look up schizophrenia and hallucinations that might help.)