American Literature and Composition – 3/21/2017

Quick Write: Who or what holds you back in life?  Please explain and give examples.  I realize the breadth of this question is great, so feel free to think about certain areas of your life such as family, school, jobs, relationships, extracurricular activities, etc.

Students engaged the reading process with the short story Black Men and Public Space. The story previewed some of the major themes in our upcoming novel, Black Boy.

Black Boy by Richard Wright: Students received the Study Guide for the novel, Black Boy.  Students then engaged the reading process with sustained silent reading.  Students should read chapter one for Thursday, 3/23.  Black Boy Calendar (link)