Freshmen English – September 12, 2016

Newsela Article: Is Disney’s portrayal of a Polynesian demigod culturally insensitive?

*Click HERE to read this week’s Newsela article

*Choose a reading level you find most appropriate

*Take the correlating quiz by Friday

-Greek/Latin List #2

*Study the definitions for this week’s Greek/Latin stems

*Be prepared for a quiz on Friday

*If absent, download by clicking on Greek/Latin List Two

-Padlet Activity

*Click HERE and list a stereotype you noticed in the reading for either Jin Wang, the Monkey King, or Chin-Kee

-American Born Chinese

*Read pages 87-130

*If absent, download activity sheets by clicking on American Born Chinese Pages 87-130 Activity Sheet

Extra Time In Class?

*Play this game: Free Rice

+For every question you get right, they donate 10 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Program

*Play a quick video game starring the Monkey King by clicking HERE

ACT Prep (Optional)

*Kaplan ACT Practice Question Of the Day

SAT Prep (Optional)

*Kaplan SAT Practice Question Of the Day

*22 SAT Sentence Completion Practice Tests

*37 SAT Literature Practice Tests

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