Monday, February 25, 2013


Bring in your Hughes and Wilson books.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Tuesday addendum

Review “Poem to a Dead Soldier,” “Open Letter to the South,” and “Dark Youth of the U.S.A.” Here is a .pdf of the IOC rubric.


Game day tomorrow! Here is the pack of notes from your fellow students. It has all notes turned in today, including those from late in the class period.

Thursday, February 14, 2013


Please bring your Langston Hughes book to class tomorrow, A-day. Everybody, work on your assigned poem for next class.

Orals begin Wednesday.

Monday, February 11, 2013


Read “How the Poor Die” for next class. Expect a reading check!

Monday, February 4, 2013


Complete your guide on “Down the Mine” and read “The Spike” for next class.

Friday, February 1, 2013


Read and annotate "Down the Mine."

Alert: Your free eight-minute section of your oral commentary WILL BE ON HUGHES. The twelve-minute discussion will be on Wilson and Orwell.