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Honors Communication 10 Summer Reading Required Assignments 2011.06

Honors Communication 10 Summer Reading Required Assignments 2011.06

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Honors Communication 10: 2011 Summer ReadingRequired Activities
Welcome! I am Mrs. Stevens and will work with you this summer on your requiredreadings and blog posts. What are we reading?
Speak 
by Laura Halse Anderson
and selections from
Readings in World Literature
Contact Information:
Blog:
Directions
Read through all of the directions andexplanations in this document. Then…
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1. Create a Gmail account like this one with graduationyear, last name, first initial: 13smithj@gmail.com.Please use this email to contact me if you have anyquestions (pstevens@fairview.iu5.org) or call me athome at 814.756.4880.
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2. Borrow or buy
Speak 
. Pre-read the novel discussion questions below, read
Speak 
, answer three study guide questions of your choice, and then read theworld literature selections
(4 short stories and 2 poems)
from the listbelow. Take notes, and if you
bought 
the novel, highlight. Do not highlightor take notes in the
Readings in World Literature.
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3. In a Word document, type your answers for
three (3)
discussion questions for
Speak 
(or
six (6 )
for the novel if you are not coming to a book talk). Saveyour file and name it as follows: lastname title of novel Discussion Answersand Replies 2011.
Example: Jones Speak Discussion Answers andReplies 2011.doc
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4. Go tohttp://pstevensfhs.blogspot.com/(if necessary, join using the sameformat as email account), and sign in to post your answers to the blog
underthe question of the same topic
. You may need to click on the links in theright-hand archive or on the “Older Posts” links to see all of the questions.Click on “Comments” link to access text box. Copy and paste your answersthere. After the due date
(July 10, 2011)
for the initial answer assignment,you will be able to read the other students’ answers and develop your replies.
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5. Then, read other students' answers. In the same Word document you usedbefore, develop a reply to
two (2)
students' answers for
Speak 
(or
four (4)
if you are not coming to a book talk). Save these replies to the document.Label the two sections
My
Speak 
Answers
and
My Student Replies
.
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6. Copy and paste your replies to students to the correct topic and student poston the blog by July 31, 2011.
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7. Choose and read the selection from
Readings in World Literature.
Beprepared to be assessed and to discuss these readings at the bookdiscussion.
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8. Upload your Word document to your Edline Honors Communication 10 classAssignment Homework Hand-In folder before Friday, September 9, 2011.
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9. Attend one of the book talks (Before August 9, 2011, email me and tell mewhich you plan to attend):
Thursday, August 11, 2011, from 1:00 to3:00 p.m. or Wednesday, August 17, 2011, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. inthe Fairview High School library.
 
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Be prepared to discuss characters, character development, plot, literarydevices, and symbolism for
Speak 
and the world readings and to take a quizon the world readings.
 
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Due Dates
 June 9, 2011:Create a gmail account.13smithj@gmail.com). Please usethis email to contactme if you have any questions (pstevens@fairview.iu5.org), orcall me at home at814.756.4880. June 9, 2011:Join our blog:http://pstevensfhs.blogspot.com/ July 8, 2011:Complete your reading and analysis o
Speak 
 July 10, 2011:Submit to the blog at least
three (3)
discussion answers to
Speak 
questions. After all students have posted their answers, Iwill approve them and you will be able to read your peers’answers. July 31, 2011:Post replies to
two (2)
other students’ original
Speak 
answers.August 10, 2011
:
Complete reading the selections from
Readings in World Literature 
August 10 or 18
:Attend either otwo book talks on Wednesday, August10, 2011, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. or on Thursday, August18, 2011, at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Fairview High Schoollibrary.If you cannot attend, post six (6) answers andfour (4) replies for
Speak 
.Friday, September 9, 2011:Before 9/9/11, turn in the discussion andreplies file through Edline’s Homework Hand-in in Mrs.Stevens’ (and your) Honors Communications 10 Edlinepage. See me or call me if you need any directions forthis assignment.
Readings in World Literature
 You will be quizzed on this material at the summer reading book discussion that youattend or during the first week of school during tutorial.
1. The Myth Makers
(Select one short story from the following)
“The Quest of the Golden Fleece”“Baldur”
2. The Making of Heroes
(Select one short story from the following)
Homer: “The Death of Hector, Book 22 of the
Iliad 
Virgil: “The Fall of Troy” from Book 2 of the
 Aeneid 
3. The World of Irony
(Select one short story from the following)
“The Piece of String”“The Train from Rhodesia”“A Sunrise on the Veld”“An Astrologer’s Day”
4. The Power of Love (
Select two poems from the following)
“On a Journey”“Parting”“A Wish”“Spring Road”

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