Freshmen English – September 27, 2016

-American Born Chinese Essay Exam Preparation 

*Graphic Organizer (click HERE to download)

*Newsela articles

+Warner Bros. Expands Its Universe With DC SUPER HERO GIRLS

+Colin Kaepernick Protest Has 49ers Fans Burning Their Jerseys

+Is Disney’s portrayal of a Polynesian demigod culturally insensitive?

+Beyond the “Model Minority” Image: Asians In the U.S.

+N.C. governor declares state of emergency as Charlotte violence erupts


American Born Chinese Essay Exam Wednesday, September 28, 2016

*100 points (summative)


Newsela Article: N.C. governor declares state of emergency as Charlotte violence erupts

*Click HERE to read this week’s Newsela article

*Choose the a reading level that is most comfortable for you

*Take the correlating quiz by Friday


-Greek/Latin List #4

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

*Be prepared for a quiz on Friday – TODAY

*If absent, download by clicking on Greek/Latin List #4


Extra Time In Class? (Optional)

*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


Very Interesting Article (Optional)

Zuckerberg’s goal: Eradicate disease by 2100 with $3 billion pledge


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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