5/14-5/15 English 1 & 9RCP Agendas



Imitate; Capsules; Intern; Notified; Wedged; Ferocious; Droop; Despite; Fuchsia

What is a bildungsroman?


a novel depicting someone’s growth from childhood to maturity

The protagonist grows, learns, and changes in order to take his or her place in the world

Bildungsroman is a German word that literally means “a novel of formation”

It is sometimes referred to as a coming of age story


“Papa Who Wakes Up Tired in the Dark”

“Born Bad”

“Elenita, Cards, Palm, Water”

“Geraldo No Last Name”

Please write down one sentence PER vignette describing what Esperanza learns or how she grows, and thus fits into the bildungsroman genre.


Sneeze 5/15/18

How do you want people to react when you die?  How would you want them to celebrate or remember your life?

“Edna’s Ruthie”

“Earl of Tennessee”



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