Students will present their exchange program essays to their classmates and will receive two grades; a paper grade and student rating participation grade. After the presentation student will continue reading the rest of Pacific Crossing which most students should finish this week. After Pacific Crossing, students will read two more short stories about exchange program adventures: a girl from Pakistan who stays a year in Kansas small town and boy from Sweden who joined a high school football team and became a champion. Student will compare/contrast the two stories and write a review essay about one of the experiences.
Students are in the middle of MAP testing this week, there will be not test this week and homework will be reviewing the two exchange essays and writing a draft of their review essay.