Today we worked on our rough drafts for the TFA essay, which is due Wednesday before class to TII.com. You also need to bring a hard copy to class on Wednesday for peer reviews!
Today we had a TFA work day. It was a blast.
Your outline is due tonight by 10pm.
Today was a work day on the Things Fall Apart outline, which is due tomorrow to TII.com by 10pm.
Here is the outline template.
Today we introduced the TFA literary analysis essay, which is due next Friday (with LOTS of work time between now and then).
Here is the assignment form, including prompts
Your homework tonight is to complete this Google Form
Yesterday we finished TFA! Then we talked about the burial of African tragedy in the American media.
Your alternative TFA cover is due tomorrow.
Today we talked about the challenges and successes that we've experienced during 9th grade at Skyline. It was a fascinating conversation, but was not at all related to TFA.
You have an Actively Learn reading to complete by Tuesday of next week, so this weekend you should do something that makes you happy.
Today we talked about perspective in Chapters 22 and 23! It was a great conversation.
Your homework is to:
`1. Read chapter 24
2. Pick any character in Chapter 22 other than Okonkwo (Enoch? Mr. Smith? The Egwugwu?) and re-write the de-masking of the egwugwu AND the burning of the church (one paragraph each) in first-person narrative form
Today we talked about the way assimilation can be accomplished through education.
Your homework is to read chapters 19-21 for tomorrow, and complete your t-chart for Thursday.
Today we had a lovely time writing an in-class essay!
You have no homework, though.
Today we talked about the two types of irony that show up consistently in Things Fall Apart. We also discussed chapters 14-16 and set up your writing assignment for Monday.
Your homework this weekend is to read Chapters 17 and 18 in preparation for an in-class write on Monday. You'll be responding to the following prompt and need at least 3 pieces of evidence.
Argue how the missionaries undermine cultural norms of the Ibo to gain converts to Christianity.