YHS Volunteer Opportunities

Need some adult conversation?  Why not treat yourself to an hour and a half of stimulating discussion by being involved in .................

Community Book Discussion with Grade 11 English

Dates: Thursday/Friday January 13 & 14

Times: Discussions are 90 minutes long and take place in the following time slots, which correspond to our class periods: 7:55-9:25; 10:55-12:24; 12:55-2:25

Location: Yarmouth High School Library

Participant Expectations: Read the book and come prepared to talk with students.
Students will facilitate the discussion.

Project Webpage: http://communitybookdiscussion2010-2011.wikispaces.com/

2010-2011 Theme: Stories about Immigrant Experience and/or Cultural Identity

Student Chosen Novels:
Real Time Pnina Moed Kass
The Amazing Adventures of Cavalier and Clay  Michael Chabon
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky Heidi W. Durrow
Fugitive Pieces Anne Michaels
Sold Patricia McCormick
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian Sherman Alexie
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents Julia Alverez
Ask Me No Questions Marina Budhos
Little Bee Chris Cleave
The Jungle Upton Sinclair
The Samurai's Garden Gail Tsukiyama
Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow Fazia Guene
The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao Junot Diaz
What is the What Dave Eggers

Thank you so much,

Junior English Teacher
Anne Tommaso anne_tommaso@yarmouthschools.org