Below is the link to the audiobook on YouTube of Maus- It’s the best way to read it from home!
Below is the PDF of Maus-
Persepolis PDF- it has both part 1 (the book we have in class AND book 2- not requited but awesome…it could take the place of one of the other books).
American Born Chinese audiobook from YouTube-
I can’t find a pdf at this time. If you find one, send me the link.
Questions over each- turn in as you finish each one.
Maus- answer every question
During Reading Questions for MAUS I
Persepolis questions – answer TWO questions for each chapter
Get them from me- sorry
American Born Chinese (ABC)- answer (at most) 4 questions for each chapter
Some videos about Graphic Novels-
Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud-
Chapter 2- we read this one in class
Type final piece in Google Docs. BRING ROUGH DRAFT back to class on Monday.
Important (you will lose points if you don’t do this)- name your document (period last name, first name) Ex (7 Watson, Christina).
SHARE it with me at firstname.lastname@example.org
rough draft *printed- Due – Thursday 10/3- bring a printed copy
Final copy should be 300-500 words and in MLA format & you follow the rules of punctuation with your dialogue- see sheet below-
Fairytale endings narrative instructions
Choose from one of the following fairytales- (if there is one you really want to explore that is not on here, see me):
- Little Red Riding Hood
- Snow White
- Sleeping Beauty
- Rumple Stiltskin
- Hansel and Grettle
- Jack and the Bean Stock
- The Pied Piper
- The Emperor’s New Clothes
- Hans my Hedgehog
Below is a link to all of the stories in their “original” form (in order as seen above)- scroll down until you find your story. Remember- you will need to have the same characters – maybe repeat something said in the story so you can see the thread of the story tying your new ending together with the old ending.
Fairy tales-new endings. You will create a new ending to a classic tale.
Begin your ending at the climax. Your first line will let us know where we are.
There are a few parameters that will be on the rubric:
- You must use one of the original versions from my blog or copies (class set- don’t take with you).
- You must have dialogue with correct use of quotations marks and punctuation.
- It must be in MLA format: 12 font- Times New Roman Double Spaced
- 300-500 words (name and title not included)
- Begin your narrative with a sentence that allows the reader to know the action you have started from or use an original line from the text.
- Keep the story in 3rd person. Keep it in past tense.
- Be sure that your details are consistent with plot possibilities and character dialogue is consistent with previous dialogue.
- Have fun with this- you will be sharing with your group. The winner of each group goes to the semi-finals!!! Yes- there is a reward for the winner in each class. (:
- You must have a written rough draft that will be written at school and turned in; however, you will be sharing your typed version with me on my gmail- email@example.com
- You must share your document with someone who will edit- they will get a peer edit grade, so they will need to edit your shared doc by Thursday. They need to write their name at top- as well as any changes they see that need to be made (they will have a list to look for in your paper).
- Due date for final typed copied (shared on gmail): Friday, Oct. 4th Late papers will receive 10 points off per day.
Join my vocab.com – assignment can be completed after you take the personality test- link below-
1st period 9th lit.
3rd period 9th lit.
7th period 9th lit.
We will be meeting and learning about one another the first weeks.
You will need a composition book for journal writing by August 7th.
Below, you will find my syllabus:
9th LitComp syllabus – Fall 2019
Your summer reading will be explore as early as Aug.6th- If you haven’t read Refugee by Alan Gratz, do so now and be ready. It’s a good and rather easy read. Pay attention to your three main characters.
One of your first assignments will be to create a “mini me” and be able to explain the symbolism of your choices. I will give you a template; however, the link below will give you one to work with and print out:
Below are some examples from past years.
First- sign up for Vocab.com through the link assigned to your class.
1st period 9th grade
3rd period 9th grade
7th period 9th lit.
Then- take the personality test on the following link- There is something to fill out responding to your personality results.
GOD/GODDESS OF MODERN INVENTION- VISUAL OF GOD/GODDESS, SYMBOL AND STORY OF THEIR CREATION DUE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17TH!
Below are some resources you may need during our unit.
Below is a link to the move The Odyssey-
Below are the viewing questions for Clash of gods Documentary (seen below)
Below is a link to the History Channel documentary of Odysseus – part two will be the next thread into the YouTube choice.
Below is a great review video over The Odyssey:
Text of The Odyssey: