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Heather McCollister

Class Name: Grade 8/9 Literature 2

This week’s focus: Nobody’s Story

To be completed this week:

1. Complete Chapter 6 of Art of Poetry, Rhythm.
2. Read the short story Nobody’s Story by Charles Dickens 2-3 times this week, page 111. Complete a Story Chart.
3. With the confusion surrounding the Huck Finn final submission, and you lacking the clear expectations earlier, the deadline for November’s submission has been extended to December 11, 2020.
November Writing Assignment

*Create a short nonsense poem utilizing some of the elements of Sound (Chapter 5 – alliteration, cacophony, rhyme) and Rhythm (Chapter 6 – anaphora, stressed syllables, unstressed syllables)
*Chapter 6 – Activity #6 on page 76


Submit a Story Chart for either Nobody’s Story by Charles Dickens, or The White Silence by Jack London, page 427. Use the sheet we filled out earlier in September or if you feel that space was too limited, you can take the elements one by one and give each a brief description either typed or handwritten. This will be due on December 18, 2020.

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