World Literature


For the week of Dec. 15:

There will be a reading test on The Kite Runner on Friday, Dec 19.

The in-class essay on Rumi will be on Thursday.

Make sure your essay is on turnitin, and that you hand in the hard copy to me by Tuesday.



For Friday please have your rough draft ready for exchange.


For the weekend:

Finish reading The Kite Runner and have the comments on the novel ready for me to see in class.


For the week of Nov. 24:

Keep reading and taking notes on The Kite Runner.  

Finish working on the body of the essay.


For the week of Nov. 17:

There will be a quiz on Chinese prose and poetry this week, probably Tuesday.

Remember, your improved essay should be ready to hand in on Friday, Nov. 21.

Keep reading The Kite Runner.


For the week of Nov. 10:

Keep reading The Kite runner.  

Keep working on the revision of your essay on "Death in Midsummer."


For the week of November 3:

Don't foget about the quiz on "Death in Midsummer" on Tuesday.

Make sure you have your essay on "Death in Midsummer" ready to put on turnitin by Thursday night to make sure there are no problems.

Keep reading The Kite Runner.


For the week of October 27:

Please have the rough draft of your essay written in your notebook for Monday.  As we finish comments on the short story in class, you will be making changes and additions to this initial draft.

The quiz on your notes on "Death in Midsummer" will probably be this Thursday.

Continue to read The Kite Runner.


For the week of October 20:

Monday: Have your thesis on "Death in Midsummer" (and the work you did to construct it )written in your notebook (the writing section).

Keep reading The Kite Runner.  Make sure you take notes as you read.


For the week of October 13:

Begin reading the Kite Runner.  Take notes.

Start writing some preliminary ideas for your essay on "Death in Midsummer."

Take good notes in class in preparation for your next note test, a follow-up test on your notes!

 Please ask in class if you have any questions on your assignments.


For the week of October 6:

Tuesday: Reading Quiz on "Death in Midsummer."  

You should have your comments on the short story typed up, ready to hand in.

Please be sure to bring your copy of "Death in Midsummer" to class every day,

Get a copy of The Kite Runner.  You can start reading the novel as soon as you get it.


For the week of September 29:

Final, typed copy of your college essay is due on Monday.

Please have your notes on "Death in Midsummer" available for me to see in your notebook on Monday, 9/29.

Expect a test on your notes on Wednesday, 10/1.

Tentatively scheduled for Thursday, 10/2: Reading test on "Death in Midsummer. "

Typed copy of comments on "D in M" is due on Friday.


For the week of September 22:

D period, your guidance visit is on Monday, 9/22     G Period, yours is on Tuesday, 9/23.

G, please have your rough draft typed and ready to exchange by Monday 9/22.  D, please have your rough draft ready for Tuesday.  

We will be going to the library on Thursday to sign up for turnitin and receive instruciton how to use the online library.


For the week of Sept. 15:

Please have a rough draft of the introduction and the first paragraph of the body of your college essay written in your notebook by Monday.

Continue to read "Death in Midsummer" in a "scholarly way."


For the week of September 8:

Monday: Please have with you a  printout of the course requirements, a 100 page college ruled noteboo and a pen.

Wed: Please have a rough draft of your college essay written in your notebook.