Unit 2 Homework

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Homework
2013 – 2014
Unit 2
English I
HOMEWORK
Each Week
USE YOUR GLENCOE TEXT!
(Assigned on Monday
DUE on Thursday
of the same week)
 Bio – Summary Sentences
 Preview – Vocabulary /Literary Elements
List the characters /Describe the setting
 Constructed Response Essay
NEED HELP – Come by Wed. For help:
 7:30 - 8: 25 AM
 3:35 – 4:30 PM
English I – A Literary Survey
Beasley
Unit 2– Nonfiction
Homework
2.1– Escape from Afghanistan ….. Autobiography Farah Ahmedi 307 - 315
2.2- Sayonara ….. Essay …Anne Morrow Lindbergh 348 -352
2.3 - A New Generation of Americans --- speech .John F. Kennedy 378-382
2.4 Only Daughter … memoir …. Sandra Cisneros 276 -280
2.5 Put Down the Backpack …speech … Anna Quindlen 412 - 418
2.6- Write an original poem about one of the stories in this unit.
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Homework 2.1
Biography on Page 306 (25 pts)
Read the Bio on page 306. On a sheet of paper, reduce each paragraph to one
sentence which states the main idea of that paragraph. USE YOUR OWN WORDS;
this is VERY IMPORTANT WORK.
Preview on Page 307 (15 pts)
Read all of page 307. Write a sentence with each of the vocabulary words and the
literary element on this page.
Quandry
Surge
Pervade
Stoke
Chide
tone
Farah Ahmedi
Pages 306 - 316
Read Carefully : … Escape from Afghanistan ….. Farah Ahmedi pages 308 - 315
Characters /Setting (20 pts)List the characters and describe the setting of this story
Constructed Response (40 pts) In a constructed paragraph, write about how the
writer uses imagery to talk about her life. (At least 4 sentences)
In Escape from Afghanistan, _____________uses imagery to relate facts about her life.
Homework 2.2
Biography on Page 348 (25 pts)
Read the Bio on page 348.
On a sheet of paper, reduce each paragraph to one sentence which states the main
idea of that paragraph. USE YOUR OWN WORDS; this is VERY IMPORTANT WORK.
Preview on Page 349 (15 pts)
Read all of page 349. Write a sentence with each of the vocabulary words and the
literary element on this page.
1. Conglomerate
2. Unintelligible
3. Bravado
4. Thesis
Read Carefully Sayonara …..Anne Morrow Lindbergh 350 - 352
Anne M.
Lindbergh
Pages 348 - 352
Characters /Setting (20 pts)List the characters and describe the setting of this essay.
Constructed Response (40 pts) In a constructed paragraph, name and discuss the
thesis of her essay. (At least 4 sentences)
In Sayonara, Anne Morrow Lindbergh
develops a thesis: ______________________.
Homework 2.3
Biography on Page 378 (25 pts)
Read the Bio on page 378.
On a sheet of paper, reduce each paragraph to one sentence which states the main
idea of that paragraph. USE YOUR OWN WORDS; this is VERY IMPORTANT WORK.
Preview on Page 379 (15 pts)
Read all of page 379. Write a sentence with each of the vocabulary words and the
literary element on this page.
John F. Kennedy
1. Venture
Pages 378 - 382
2. Negotiate
3. Eradicate
4. Testimony
5. Rhetorical Devices
6. Bias
Read Carefully A New Generation of Americans pp. 380-382 ….. John F. Kennedy
Characters /Setting (20 pts) name the audience and describe the purpose of this work.
Constructed Response (40 pts) In a constructed paragraph, write about the purpose
of this speech and include one the main arguments Kennedy uses to accomplish his purpose.
Homework 2.4
Biography (276):
Pages
276 - 280
Read the Bio– Summarize each paragraph
Vocabulary (277):
Copy and define the vocabulary and the literary element .:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Anthology
Retrospect
Embroider
Fulfill
memoir
Sandra Cisneros
Read Carefully : … Only Daughter by Cisneros Pages 278-280
Characters and Setting :
List and describe the characters and the setting
Constructed Response : In a constructed paragraph, explain how the writer uses
imagery to describe her life.
(At least 4 sentences)
Homework 2.5
Biography (412):
Read the Bio– Summarize each paragraph
Vocabulary (413)
Pages
412 -418
Copy and define the vocabulary and the literary element .:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Monogrammed
Template
Redundant
Denigrate
Author’s purpose
Anna Quindlen
Read Carefully : …Put Down the Backpack by Quindlen Pages 414 - 418.
Summary :
Summarize this speech in one sentence.
Constructed Response : In a constructed paragraph, explain the author’s purpose
for writing this speech. (At least 4 sentences)
Homework 2.6
Write a poem about one of the stories in this unit.
Any style of poem.
8 lines or more.
2 or more stanzas.

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