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English 2

Important Class Files: syllabus Library Card Application Hero Cycle

This course is designed to improve your skills in reading, writing, speaking, and vocabulary. The literature will align with world history, so we will travel to all continents, reading across genres.

Weekly Work and Information

week of 8/21

Week of 8/27

Week of 9/4

Week of 9/11

week of 9/18

verbs

POM Quiz 4

POM ch 5 guide

journal #4 Analyze this painting:  by Salvadore Dali

week of 9/25

Week of 10/2

week of 10/9

Week of 10/16

Journal 1: Freewrite beginning with “I remember…..”

Reading Journal #1

girlnameddisaster

basic sentence parts

How-to-Write-about-Africa

Week of Oct 23

Week of 10/30

Week of Nov 6

Journal 4: Using this diagram, map out your main character’s own heroic quest. Please try to apply all 17 stages to your book. monomyth hero cycle

phrases

Vocabulary:

  • My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
  • Chrysalis 89
  • Refuse 89
  • Resurrectionist 92
  • Hastily 93
  • Warrant 107
  • Debarred 112
  • Jocose 129
  • Proverbial 140
  • Abhorred 142
  • Staunch 145
  • A Girl Named Disaster
  • Placate 141
  • Vile 141
  • Forage 147
  • Melancholy 155
  • Pariah 169
  • Knoll 258
  • Paradoxical 262
  • Dubious 269
  • Placid 270
  • Ushered 27

Week of 11/13

Journal 5: Can you be from two cultures at once?

Grammar: clauses

research: marriage customs of the Chinese, Chinese immigration to the US in the early 1900s, foot binding, Mao and Chinese communism, gender roles in China, oral storytelling in China, ancestor worship in China, or anything else that you might be interested in that relates to the context of the novel.

Week of 11/20

Read:

“Shaman” in Woman Warrior

Ch. 2-4 in So Far from the Bamboo Grove

*Do reading journal by Tuesday 11:59pm

Journal #6: Analyze this painting for theme:

week of 11/27

writing journal 7–analyze the photograph

pop-up topic: Should the US engage in talks with North Korea?

vocabulary words for Thursday’s quiz:

Woman Warrior

  1. protruding 3
  2. frivolous 6
  3. prodigal 6
  4. proxy 7
  5. whorls 10
  6. paradox 29
  7. foreboding 34
  8. palanquins 38
  9. largess 62
  10. evoke 68

 

So Far From the Bamboo Grove

  1. frolic 2
  2. bewilder 3
  3. alcove 3
  4. seethe 4
  5. billow 8
  6. emphatic 18
  7. gallant 40
  8. chemise 76
  9. altercation 80
  10. cunning 81

 


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