Archive for January, 2017

frederick-douglass-quotes-2In class we read some slave spirituals and an article on Harriet Tubman to introduce the Underground Railroad.  (Slave Spirituals questions)

On Wednesday (1/4) we’re starting the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.  You will have to complete a frederick-douglass-reading-guide each day.  We’ll also have some frederick-douglas-freewrites most days.

Click through the break to see some fun stuff on Douglass


AP Short Stories

Posted: January 3, 2017 in Uncategorized

colbertthelotteryshirlyjacksonWe’ve been been working with characterization and close reading a lot this quarter, which we’ll cap off with some super rad short stories.  You must have the story read when you come to class each day as we’ll start with short answer or multiple choice questions before moving into discussion.  If you miss a day, be sure to see me for your make-up assignment.  Then you’ll read two short stories of your own choosing and write a reflection.  Click through the break for links to the texts of all the stories.