READING TASKS

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If you’re looking to improve upon your reading mark, here are a few opportunities to do so. Email jkent_at_wqsb.qc.ca if you have any questions. If you’d rather do an oral response, that could be arranged.

Be sure to check out the Reading response resources that I have put together and the Reading response task breakdown.

Write a response to one of the following stories
Journey to Ompah – We read this in class and many of you started a response to it so this should be your go-to task.

I’m Still Here – A stubborn man won’t leave his home. We worked on this in class. It’s a rich story about home, family, and land.

The Floating Life – This apocalyptic short story is about ship stranded at sea. It’s not zombies and Mad Max though. It’s a student and teacher trying to make sense of their worlds.

Everyday Use – A short story by Alice Walker who we read earlier in the year. It’s a complicated family relationship that explores tradition, tragedy, and race.

 

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