In today's class, we began our African literature unit. In class, we read an excerpt from Isak Dinesen's memoir, Out of Africa, entitled, "The Iguana." Here is a link to the text:
After reading, "The Iguana," I introduced a personal narrative writing assignment centered around the concept of desire, which is explored in "The Iguana." The final draft is due at our next class meeting.
Chris Trompas - English teacher at the Learning Choice Academy in Chula Vista and La Mesa, CA.