Here are the assignments for class on the 26th. The reading assignment is somewhat longer than usual. Get started early and do the best you can.
Reading Assignment: Read Chapters 2-4. pp. 19-68 of The 0utsiders
Writing Assignment: Katie, in Cynthia Kadhota's novel Kira-Kira, was profoundly influenced by her sister Lynn. Please write a paragraph or two about someone who had a similar influence on you. Please make sure to include an introduction that refers to the book, something like this:
"Cynthia Kadahota's novel Kira-Kira illustrates how profoundly another person can influence our behavior, and it is Lynn who helps her little sister grow into a responsible young adult. Like Katie, I can think of a person who had a huge influence on me. That person is....
The introduction for this assignment is somehwat harder than the others have been, so if you can't come up with your own, use this one. But please try to create your own.