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Heather McCollister

Class Name: Grade 8/9 Literature 2

This week’s focus: Context

To be completed this week:

Have as much of Huck Finn read as possible.

As we consider the context of Huck Finn answer the following questions this week on blank sheet of paper that you keep in a binder, or a notebook:

Who is the author?
Where did he live?
When did the author live? What events were taking place?
What did the author believe?

The Art of Poetry – Finish reading Chapter 2 entitled Metaphor and the poems left to enjoy. Copy your favourite poem from this chapter into your commonplace book. Complete activities 1 and 2 on page 25.

ENRICHMENT – Extra resources for children and families who desire more

Memorize the poem, The Highwayman Part 1


Details for this month’s submission will be outlined next week prior to our first class on Huck Finn with a marking rubric, so students have a clear idea of expectations.

Please contact with any questions and submissions.