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Timed Writing today! We are going over A&P, make sure you have your highlighters (green, pink, and yellow), a writing utensil (pencil or black/blue pen), as well as the Inferences and the Short Story Bingo practice handouts.

Prompt: In the short story “A&P,” what comment does Updike (the author), through the character of Sammy, make about society?

Last review of the short story “A&P” by John Updike. In fact, here is one last practice handout to help prepare for the first timed writing of the quarter.

We started the week on a strong foot and jumped right into it! We are diving further into Identity and The Self by looking at Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Also, to round out the class period we read and discussed the short story “A&P” by John Updike.