Assignments for Sept. 12, 2013

English American Lit (2B, 3B):

  • Read pages 88-109 (“History of Virginia” and from “Plymouth Plantation”) from the textbook
    • Assignment
      • Write a news account that might have appeared in an English newspaper circa 1608 about Jamestown, using the words on the word list on page 97
      • Disease Fun: Research smallpox and scurvy, focusing on the physical effects and impact on the settlers and Native Americans in the time of early European settlement in the Americas. Create a presentation exploring how disease played a role in European settlement of the Americas and domination over Native Americans.
        • Share with me via Google Docs
    • Due Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

21st Century Journalism (5A):

  • Begin Journalism Jargon Project
    • Due Monday, Sept. 16, 2013