Thursday, September 16, 2010


Vocabulary warm-up #1

Finish watching TED talk by Chimamanda Adichie, "The Danger of a Single Story" and complete viewing guide

HW: Summer Free Choice Book Letter due tomorrow. Read "The Myth of the Latin Woman" by Judith Ortiz Cofer, pgs. 249-253 in McGraw-Hill Reader and "National Prejudices" by Oliver Goldsmith, pgs. 241-243 in McGraw-Hill Reader, and be prepared to discuss both as well as A Long Way Gone and Adichie's talk tomorrow.

NOTE: You do NOT need to answer the comprehension questions following the essays. Please read the essays carefully, and perhaps note a significant quotation. Think about connections among the four texts.

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