Clark Humanities

Clark Magnet High School     4747 New York Ave.    

La Crescenta, CA 91214     818.248.8324


Mon., May 15 -- notes due from three sources

Wed., May 17 -- narrative writing due

Thurs., May 18 -- narrative writing due in (11:59 p.m.)

Fri., May 19 -- slides for presentation due in Google Drive

Mon., May 22 – speech presentation practice

Tues., May 23Cold War essay (bring writing handbook and turn in blue note-taking paper); honors meeting at lunch

Wed., May 24Still Life With Rice essay (bring book to turn in after you write your essay)

Thurs. May 25 – presentations (human trafficking, water, child labor, poaching, air pollution, deforestation)

Fri., May 26 – presentations (state-sponsored torture / arbitrary detention, overfishing, lack of education, hunger, health care, terrorism)

Tues., May 30 – presentations (religious persecution, HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa, gender discrimination / women’s rights, malaria, refugees, poverty, LGBT rights); free-reading reflection

Wed., May 31 – DOL test, history mult. choice, turn in notebooks; turn in all of our library books and your history textbooks if not already turned in


Welcome to a new semester of Sophomore Humanities, a course which combines world history and sophomore English. We are finishing our study of the origins and development of the Cold War; Honors students are reading Helie Lee’s Still Life With Rice. All students are also working on a World Issues Project.

On-going assignments include:

  1. 1. Article of the Week (new article every other Monday; writing due in spiral notebook every Friday). See reminder checklist.

  1. 2. Object Speech/Writing assignment (due various times) -- be sure to submit your typed work to

Assignments/homework for May 2017