Thurs. 9/7 – Thanks, Again!

WRITE DOWN THE HOMEWORK: Finish your “Thank You, M’am” Final Reflection (LONG PARAGRAPH of 7-10 sentences…at least a half written page).  It will be collected, so do not write it in your notebook!

TODAY’S GOAL IS TO continue analyzing the short story, “Thank You, M’am”

DO NOW:

  • Locate your English Handbook and open to page 2 for the homework check.
  • While your signature is being checked, open your notebook to the next page.
  • Write today’s heading, 9/7 – “Thank You, M’am” discussion.
  • Respond to the following prompt: How does Langston Hughes’ poem, “The Dream Keeper” relate to his short story, “Thank You, M’am”? Share (and cite) a detail from the poem and a detail from the story in your response.

Dream Keeper – Langston Hughes

  1. Bring me all of your dreams, you dreamer,
  2. Bring me all of your heart melodies 
  3. That I may wrap them in a blue-cloud cloth
  4. Away from the too-rough fingers of the world.

REVIEW DISCUSSION

  • Be prepared to provide a story summary detail
  • Be prepared to share a vocabulary definition
  • Be prepared to share an example of VERNACULAR
  • Be prepared to describe either Roger’s or Mrs. Jones’ character
  • Add to your notes as needed to make sure your work from yesterday is complete.

BREAK!

INDEPENDENT WORK – Warm-up

5) Analyze the moment when Roger begins to change.  Identify the paragraph(s) and explain the details that reveal his change.

INDEPENDENT WORK – Answer questions 6 and 7.  Each statement should include a reason that provides evidence from the text.

Your homework is Part 4:  Cross out questions 8-15 as a reminder that you do not have to complete them!