Archive for May 18, 2020

Summer Reading Information

2020 Summer Reading!

Directions: Choose one of the books to read for the class you will be in next year. Then, complete this form:

2020-2021 Summer Reading Assignment

Book Assignments – CHOOSE ONE BOOK for the class you are going into next year (for most of you, that’s American Lit):

Greek Mythology: Pandora and Narcissus

Goals for the Week:

  1. Read and understand the stories of Pandora and Narcissus.
  2. Finalize all work for the semester!

Today’s Checklist:

  1. Go through the Nearpod Lesson on Pandora and Narcissus
  2. Read and understand the stories of Pandora and Narcissus.
  3. Write a paragraph comparing and contrasting the two stories.

Today’s Lesson!


  • ELAGSE9-10RL3 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

Learning Target: 

I can read and understand the myths of Pandora and Narcissus so that I can write a paragraph comparing and contrasting the two.


Check out the “What’s in the box?” video embedded in the Nearpod lesson below! 🙂

Work Session: 

Closing Session: 

Complete the paragraph writing activity in the Nearpod lesson. And…that’s it! You’re done!!


Looking Ahead: Have a great summer!

Congratulations, you have completed the strangest semester I have ever had the pleasure to teach! I hope everyone stays safe and sane, and I cannot WAIT until this is all over and we can return to school as normal – hopefully in August!

Please come by and see me next year!! I’ll miss you all 🙂