Tuesday, October 9, 2018

English 11 Blocks 1/2: Homework for Wednesday
  • If not finished, complete the following paragraph for "Gentlemen, Your Verdict". You may want to read these notes on point of view, too.
    • In a full paragraph, explain Commander Oram's dilemma and his solution. Do you agree with it?
  • Our first comparison essay will be due next Friday, Oct. 12. We will have no more class time for the essay, so this will be your homework.
    • The topic for the essay is as follows: Compare and contrast the movie Beyond the Reach with the original novel, Deathwatch.
    • Use a standard font at 12 or 14 size. Please use double or 1.5 space between lines.
  • Did you miss Tuesday's subject-verb agreement test?

      English 12 Block 3: Homework for Wednesday
      • Finish the questions for "Say Yes":
        • 1. Explain the argument that Ann and her husband are having. (2)
        • 2. Is the husband a sincere man, or is he deluding (kidding) himself? Is he over-compensating? Explain with reasons. (2)
        • 3. The story is told in the 3rd person limited omniscient point of view. Which character’s perspective is this story told from? Why do you think Wolff made this choice? (2)
        • 4. Explain what you believe to be the central theme of the story. What insight into the human condition is being offered? (2)
        • 5. Nothing is by accident in a short story. Explain what the dogs or the dishwater might symbolize. (2)
      • Did you miss the 3rd UTROD test (Chps. 13-20)?
        • Also finish the 3rd study guide (10 marks) and finish the vocabulary words (5 marks). 

          English 9 Linear: 
          Homework for Thursday
          • Finish your second technology paragraph, How does technology undermine our lives? as well as the first technology paragraph, How does technology enhance our lives? Finish both for next class on Thursday.
          • Get read for the 3rd spelling quiz on Thursday, Oct. 11.
            • 1. argument
            • 2. article
            • 3. artillery
            • 4. anticipation
            • 5. ascend
            • 6. association
            • 7. athlete
            • 8. attempt
            • 9. attractive
            • 10. audience
            • 11. authority
            • 12. auxiliary
            • 13. awkward
            • 14. basically
            • 15. becoming