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Rin-Tin-Tin was a famous silent movie star of the 1920's
Watch this movie about famous dogs throughout the decades--


Setting: Cranbury, Connecticut in the 1920's. Click below to listen to the song everyone was singing back in 1923: Yes! We Have No Bananas (click here to listen)
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"Yes! We Have No Bananas" is the title of this song by Frank Silver and Irving Cohn from the 1922 Broadway revue "Make It Snappy." Sung by Eddie Cantor in the revue, the song became a major hit in 1923 (number 1 for five weeks). Some speculate that a banana shortage at the time inspired the song.
Everyone was doing a dance called the Charleston. Click here to listen.

Ginger Pye Reading Schedule


Below is the reading schedule for Ginger Pye. You will be responsible for reading the assigned chapters for each literature discussion. Unlike the last book, you will answer a journal question at home before each meeting. Make sure each answer follows the rubric!

* Please note: if we do not have school one of the days we usually meet due to winter weather, please read ahead to the next assignment. We are going to keep to the schedule below.

This is my dog, Roger

Meeting 1 - Introduce book;
Homework: Read chapters 1 & 2
Complete Journal Entry online or in your Journal

Meeting 2 - Discuss chapters 1 & 2
Homework: Read chapters 3 & 4
Complete Journal Entry online or in your Journal
Alburtis Due: March 23, 2009
Wescosville: March 25, 2009


Meeting 3 - Discuss chapters 3 & 4
Homework: Read chapters 5 & 6
Complete Journal Entry online or in your Journal
Alburtis Due: March 30, 2009
Wescosville: April, 1, 2009


Meeting 4 - Discuss chapters 5 & 6
Homework: Read chapters 7 & 8
Complete Journal Entry online or in your Journal
Alburtis Due: April 6, 2009
Wescosville: April 8, 2009



Meeting 5 - Discuss chapters 7 & 8
Homework: Read chapters 9 & 10
Complete Journal Entry online or in your Journal
Alburtis Due: April 13, 2009
Wescosville: April 15, 2009


Meeting 6 - Discuss chapters 9 & 10
Homework: Read chapters 11 & 12
Complete Journal Entry online or in your Journal
Alburtis Due: April 20, 2009
Wescosville Due: April 22, 2009

Meeting 7 - Discuss chapters 11 & 12
Homework: Read chapters 13 & 14
Complete Journal Entry online or in your Journal
Alburtis Due: April 27, 2009
Wescosville Due: April 29, 2009

Meeting 8 - Discuss chapters 13 & 14
Complete Journal Entry online or in your Journal
Alburtis Due: May 4, 2009
Wescosville Due: May 6, 2009