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2010-2011 10th grade books-readings

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Short Stories:

"The Monkey's Paw" in Prentice Hall "Blue" textbook pg. 50 or at http://www.americanliterature.com/Jacobs/SS/TheMonkeysPaw.html

"The Princess and All the Kingdom" in Prentice Hall "Blue" textbook pg. 638

 

1st Quarter Outside Novels:

The Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

 

Poems:

Tankas -

"Saying Goodbye" at http://www.chinatownconnection.com/tanka-poems.htm

"In the Check-Out Line" at http://www.ahapoetry.com/tanka.htm#lynx1

"Hazy Autumn Moon" at http://www.ahapoetry.com/tanka.htm#lynx1

"Thunderclouds Building" at http://www.readinga-z.com/poetry/lesson_plans/tanka/tanka_print.html

"Light, Airy snowflakes" at http://www.readinga-z.com/poetry/lesson_plans/tanka/tanka_print.html

 

Sonnets -

"Sonnet 18" in Prentice Hall "Blue" textbook pg. 990 or at http://www.shakespeare-online.com/sonnets/18.html

"A Basketball Sonnet" at http://www.voicesnet.org/displayonepoem.aspx?poemid=67139

"The Truth of Death" at http://www.voicesnet.org/displayonepoem.aspx?poemid=85362

"The End of Summer" at http://www.voicesnet.org/displayonepoem.aspx?poemid=78355

"Waiting" at http://www.voicesnet.org/displayonepoem.aspx?poemid=102365

"A Teenage Girl's First Crush" at http://www.poemsforfree.com/crush.html

"If We Must Die" at http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~wldciv/world_civ_reader/world_civ_reader_2/mckay.html

 

Villanelles -

"Do Not Go Gentle Into that Good Night" at http://www.writing-world.com/poetry/villanelle.shtml

"The Waking" in Prentice Hall "Blue" textbook pg. 986 or at http://gawow.com/roethke/poems/104.html

 

Free Verse -

"Introduction to Poetry" at http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/001.html

Various poems from books including:

The Treasury of American Poetry

The Best American Poetry 1993, 2001 & 2004

Best Loved Poems

The Spoken Revolution & The Spoken Word Redux

Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway....and More

The Rag and Bone Shop

From Totems to Hip-Hop

Langston Hughes Selected Poems

Healing Earthquakes

The New Yorker Book of Poems

Contemporary American Poetry

C-Train and Thirteen Mexicans

The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry

The Open Boat Poems from Asian Americans

African American Poetry

E.E. Cummings Complete Poems

Walking the Rez Road

Braided Lives

The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

The Poem I Turn To

Adrienne Rich Poems

The Complete Poems of Stephen Crane

Poetry Speaks

The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry

Carl Sandburg

Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest

 

Nonfiction Articles:

"From Lockers to Lockup" at http://www.newsweek.com/2010/10/04/phoebe-prince-should-bullying-be-a-crime.html

"Bullied to Death?" at http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2024210,00.html

"10 Big Green Ideas" at http://www.newsweek.com/2010/10/18/10-big-green-ideas.html

 

2nd Quarter Nonfiction Text (Long):

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

 

Related Texts for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks:

"Henrietta Lacks' 'Immortal' Cells" at http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/Henrietta-Lacks-Immortal-Cells.html

"The Race to Grow New Organs" at http://www.newsweek.com/2010/12/07/future-of-medicine-growing-new-organs.html

 

Traditional Drama:

Macbeth

No Fear Macbeth at http://nfs.sparknotes.com/macbeth/

 

Short Nonfiction (to hone reading skills):

"The Marginal World" in Prentice Hall "Blue" textbook pg. 660 or at http://www.brontaylor.com/courses/pdf/Carson--The%20Marginal%20World.pdf

"The Way to Rainy Mountain" in Prentice Hall "Blue" textbook pg. 676

"Keep Memory Alive" in Prentice Hall "Blue" textbook pg. 687 or at http://www.watergeek.net/Heroes/Elie%20Wiesel/wiesel_nobel.html (stop in the 8th paragraph after "...never the tormented.")

"Flood" in Prentice Hall "Blue" textbook pg. 712

"Star Wars - A Trip to a Far Galaxy That's Fun and Funny" in Prentice Hall "Blue" textbook pg. 734 or at http://movies.nytimes.com/movie/review?res=EE05E7DF1738EE70BC4E51DFB366838C669EDE

"Star Wars - Breakthrough Film Still Has the Force" in Prentice Hall "Blue" textbook pg. 737 or at http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19991201/REVIEWS/912010301/1023

 

Greek Drama:

Antigone

 

Novel:

Montana 1948

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