A Separate Peace Ch 12 Quiz

Report
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evaluate science-fiction’s sub-genre of utopia vs.
dystopia.
1) Science-Fiction: Martian Chronicle Dialectical
Planetary Prezi Grading Rubric:
1) Creativity/Imagination:
30 pts
2) Use of Visual Aid:
20 pts
3) Outline of Economy:
10 pts
4) Outline of Government:
15 pts
5) Outline of Cultural Views: 10 pts
6) Constitution:
15 pts
Total:
100pts.
• Create a Virtual Tour via Prezi that illustrates Your
Committee’s Utopian Planet.
• You may use pictures, illustrations (that you have
made).
• A Constitution Outlining:
• Your System of Government (Democracy,
Oligarchy, Monarchy, Totalitarian, etc.
• Economic System
• Cultural Views
• Political, Economic, Cultural
– What type of system will exist?
– What are the advantages of this system?
– What problems do you foresee with this system?
Today’s Agenda:
1) Complete the Do Now
3) Finish Utopian Planet Prezi (due
Monday)
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analyze the characters, themes, and conflicts of The
Jungle
1) List 1 Vocabulary Quiz TOMORROW
Today’s Agenda:
1) Tomorrow Vocabulary List 1 Quiz
- words & definitions are on
MrPandit.net
2) Wednesday you will have a test
on:
- - The Jungle Chapters 1-9
3) Today & tomorrow are Catch-up
Days
- We will review possible answers
from the quizzes and begin 7-9.
GET INTO YOUR GROUPS!
• GET INTO YOUR GROUPS
Reading Group Questions: The Jungle Chapters 1 & 2
Chapter 1:
1) Describe the following characters:
- Ona, Jurgis, Teta, Tamoszius
2) Which one of the characters introduced in Chapter 1 do you think is the
protagonist of the story? Support your choice with an excerpt from the chapter
establishing his or her importance in the story.
3) What is the setting for this story? Include in your answer the city,
approximate time period, and, if possible, neighborhood where the action takes
place.
4) Find examples of social injustice in this chapter.
Chapter 2:
1) The literary term “in media res” means to begin in the middle of the action.
In Chapter 1, Sinclair begins the story by describing Jurgis and Ona’s wedding.
Why do you think he begins the novel in this way?
2) In Chapter 2, the story flashes back to Jurgis’ life in Lithuania. This
flashback provides the reader with the necessary background information about
Jurgis and Ona so that the reader will accept and understand the motivations of
the characters in the action to come. Why does Jurgis decide to immigrate to
America?
3) When Jurgis and Ona’s family reach Chicago they “were pitiable in their
helplessness; above all things they stood in deadly terror of any sort of person in
official uniform, and so whenever they saw a policeman they would cross the street
Reading Reading Group Questions: The Jungle
Chapters 2 & 3
Chapter 2 (Cont’d):
1. The term naif is used in literature to describe a naïve
character who in the course of the story becomes
wise to the ways of the world. What evidence is there
in this chapter that Jurgis is an example of this
classic literary type?
Chapter 3:
1. What happens to strengthen Jurgis’ belief in the
American Dream?
2. Read the description of the killing of the hogs in this
chapter. In what ways is this description an allegory
for the lives of unskilled laborers in the stockyards,
and, in the author’s view, for America at this time in
history?
New terms in chapter 1
• acziavimas – a Lithuanian wedding custom in which the
men take turns dancing with the
• bride and leaving money in a hat at the conclusion of each
dance altitudinous – relating to heights
badinage – playful, teasing talk
cortege – a train of attendants, a procession
• incommode – to bother, inconvenience
incongruous – lacking harmony or agreement,
incompatible lugubrious – sad or mournful
perforce – through necessity
precipitately – hastily or rashly
promiscuous – consisting of different elements mixed
together seraphically – in a heavenly way
veselija – Lithuanian wedding
Vocabulary List 1
1. eccentric (adj.)
2. elusive (adj.)
3. eminent (adj.)
4. exorbitant (adj.)
5. expound (v.)
6. extricate (v.)
7. extrovert (n.)
8. abdicate (v.)
9. aberration (n.)
10. abhor (v.)
11. supercilious (adj.)
12. supersede (v.)
13. amorphous (adj.)
14. anarchy (n.)
15. anomaly (n.)
16. atheist (n.)
17. unfettered (adj.)
18. unfounded (adj.)
19. unparalleled (adj.)
20. unremitting
eccentric
• adj. off-center; weird; odd; peculiar
elusive
• adj. out of reach; hard to catch; evasive
eminent
• adj. outstanding; prominent; notable
exorbitant
• adj. out of orbit; unreasonable
expound
• v. to explain in great detail
extricate
• v. to free from an entanglement or difficulty
extrovert
• n. a person with an outgoing personality
abdicate
• v. to give up or resign, especially from a
position of power.
aberration
• n. a departure from what is typical or normal
abhor
• v. to intensely dislike
supercilious
• adj. arrogant, haughty, thinking one is above
others
supersede
• v. to take the place of; to surpass
amorphous
• adj. without a clearly defined shape or form
anarchy
• n. a state of disorder; the absence of authority
anomaly
• n. something that deviates from what is
standard; not normal
atheist
• n. a person who does not believe in the
existence of a god or gods
unfettered
• adj. freed from restraints
unfounded
• adj. having no foundation or basis in fact
unparalleled
• adj. exceptional; having no equal
unremitting
• adj. never relaxing or slackening
Literary Terms
1. in medias res – beginning in the middle
2. Allegory - a story that represents abstract ideas or
moral qualities.
• WHEN TWO PARTS OF A SENTENCE CAN
STAND ON THEIR OWN AND ARE SEPARATED
BY A COMMA, IT IS CALLED A COMMA SPLICE.
• ;
• Create two sentences that use a semi-colon.
The Week in Review (Classwork)
1. Why is prewriting crucial for effective writing?
2. When prewriting for a persuasive task, what are the
first two steps?
3. What is a thesis statement?
4. What is the formula for a thesis statement?
5. Why is writing effectively important?
6. In terms of grammar, what are the purposes of
articles and adverbs?
7. What occurred at a U.S. Navy yard on 9/16/13?
8. Name two places where severe weather has
devastated communities.
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Do Now: Parts of Speech 1
• n. = noun – a person, place or thing
– (example?)
• v. = verb – the action, state, or occurrence in a
sentence
• adj. = adjective – a word used to describe a
noun
• adv. = adverb – describes an verb
• art. = article – specifies a particular item or
object.
Vocabulary List 1
1. eccentric (adj.)
2. elusive (adj.)
3. eminent (adj.)
4. exorbitant (adj.)
5. expound (v.)
6. extricate (v.)
7. extrovert (n.)
8. abdicate (v.)
9. aberration (n.)
10. abhor (v.)
11. supercilious (adj.)
12. supersede (v.)
13. amorphous (adj.)
14. anarchy (n.)
15. anomaly (n.)
16. atheist (n.)
17. unfettered (adj.)
18. unfounded (adj.)
19. unparalleled (adj.)
20. unremitting (adj.)
CNN Student News
• Part I: Interpretation: Write down five
things you learn from CNN Student News.
• Part II: Reflection: Choose one story from
the above five and explain how it may
affect your life. (No more than two or
three sentences).

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