7th Grade

Short Story Selection: "Harrison Bergeron," by Kurt Vonnegut; "All Summer in a Day," by Ray Bradbury; and "Lather and Nothing Else"

Skills: Annotating while reading, story mapping




Upcoming Assessments:

HOMEWORK for Monday, Sept. 25th: Using complete sentences, answer the three critical-thinking questions about the film, "2081," and the short story, "Harrison Bergeron."

HOMEWORK for THURSDAY's class, Sept. 21st: Complete the questions on the short story, "Lather and Nothing Else." Use complete sentences and DETAILS from the text to support your points, please.

HOMEWORK for MONDAY, Sept. 18th: Write a 7-8 sentence news story about the events that take place in Ray Bradbury's short story, "All Summer in a Day." Your lead sentence should include the who, what, where, and when of the story. You will be "broadcasting" your news story "live" in class!

DUE on FRIDAY, Sept. 15th: Complete Lessons 1 & 2 in your Simple Solutions textbook.

Due Tuesday, September 12th: Read the biography on Kurt Vonnegut, author of "Harrison Bergeron," and answer the 6 questions about his life. 
HOMEWORK due Monday, Sept. 11th: Complete a reading response to the following question for Monday's class. The response must be at least 5 sentences (one paragraph). The question is, 
“Imagine that you were in the same situation as Harrison Bergeron. Would you have acted the way he did, or would you have done something different? Why?"