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English 10 4th 6 Weeks Assignments – Mr. Carroll

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Farewell to Manzanar

  • List 5 facts from “Before you Read.”

  • List 3 facts from “Building Background.”

  • Define the “Literary Element” and “Reading Strategy.”

  • Read the story

  • Answer the Reading Strategy and Literary Element questions in “After you Read.”

  • Answer the following questions:

  1. Why did the narrator’s mother smash the set of plates?

  2. Why did some Japanese Americans not object to going to camps like Manzanar?

  3. What does Shikata go nai mean?

  4. Describe the narrator when she got on the bus to Manzanar.

  5. What was the first thing the narrator’s family saw when they got to Manzanar?

  6. How did the narrator’s brother help stop sand from coming into their barracks?

  7. Describe life at Manzanar.

  8. Describe the perspective from which the story is told.

  9. Define patriarch

  10. Define designation

  11. Define alleviate.

  12. Define subordinate.

Kaffir Boy

  • List 5 facts from “Before you Read.”

  • List 3 facts from “Building Background.”

  • Define the “Literary Element” and “Reading Strategy.”

  • Read the story

  • Answer the Reading Strategy and Literary Element questions in “After you Read.”

  • Answer the following questions:

  1. What does the narrator think about the wild boys who live on the streets

  2. Why doesn’t the narrator’s mother send him to school earlier?

  3. What is a tsotsi?

  4. How did the narrator’s mother and grandmother get him to go to school?

  5. Define monologue, anecdote, and idiom.

  6. The narrator faces an internal conflict because he is torn between two worlds. What are the two worlds?

  7. Define coterie

  8. Define admonish

  9. Define peruse

  10. Define credence

  11. Define vehemently

First Impressions

  • List 5 facts from “Before you Read.”

  • List 3 facts from “Building Background.”

  • Define the “Literary Element” and “Reading Strategy.”

  • Read the story

  • Answer the Reading Strategy and Literary Element questions in “After you Read.”

  • Answer the following questions:

  1. Describe DeKooning as he comes to the United States.

  2. Why is Hoboken a logical first place for de Kooning to live?

  3. What was de Kooning’s first impression of America?

  4. Why does Leo Cohan tell de Kooning to go to Manhattan?

  5. Why is de Kooning shocked by his first job as a commercial artist?

  6. What did this story tell you about de Kooning?

  7. Summarize de Kooning’s experience of America.

  8. Define memoir, biography, monologue, and historical narrative.

  9. Define obligatory

  10. Define artisan

  11. Define belie

  12. Define torrential

Typhoid Fever

  • List 5 facts from “Before you Read.”

  • List 3 facts from “Building Background.”

  • Define the “Literary Element” and “Reading Strategy.”

  • Read the story

  • Answer the Reading Strategy and Literary Element questions in “After you Read.”

  • Answer the following questions:

  1. Describe the perspective from which this story is told.

  2. Why doesn’t the nun want Francis to talk to Patricia?

  3. What is Patricia’s attitude toward the nuns?

  4. How does Francis describe the reading of Shakespeare?

  5. How does Francis know for sure that his father has a new job?

  6. How does Francis know that Patricia is going to die?

  7. What is the tone (author’s attitude towards the subject matter)?

  8. How does the narrator convey his feelings about the nuns?

  9. What is the theme (lesson the reader can draw) of the selection?

  10. Define induce.

  11. Define potent.

  12. Define rapier.

Terwilliger Bunts One

  • List 5 facts from “Before you Read.”

  • List 3 facts from “Building Background.”

  • Define the “Literary Element” and “Reading Strategy.”

  • Read the story

  • Answer the Reading Strategy and Literary Element questions in “After you Read.”

  • Answer the following questions:

  1. Why did the narrator’s mother like the phrase “Terwilliger bunts one?”

  2. Why did the narrator’s mother ask her kids to spell hard words like poinsettia?

  3. What did the mother do when she got mistaken phone calls?

  4. What is the narrator’s hometown?

  5. What did the mother do when her husband bored her at the beach?

  6. What was the father’s reaction to his wife’s style of playing games?

  7. Why did the mother feel like “Samson in chains?”

  8. Define hyperbole. Give an example of hyperbole from the story.

  9. Define tremulously.

  10. Define eschew.

  11. Define advocate.

  12. Define stolid.

I’ve Been to the Mountaintop

  • List 5 facts from “Before you Read.”

  • List 3 facts from “Building Background.”

  • Define the “Literary Element” and “Reading Strategy.”

  • Read the story

  • Answer the Reading Strategy and Literary Element questions in “After you Read.”

  • Answer the following questions:

  1. What was King supporting when he gave this speech?

  2. What is an allusion? Give an example of King using an allusion from the speech.

  3. Why was King glad to live when he did?

  4. What did King urge his listeners to do?

  5. According to King, why was Pharaoh very effective at keeping people enslaved?

  6. After he was stabbed, King was particularly touch by something. What was it?

  7. Why did King hold the United States to a higher standard than Russia or China?

  8. Define grapple.

  9. Define relevant.

  10. Define agenda.

  11. Define compassion.

Living Well, Living Good

  • List 5 facts from “Before you Read.”

  • List 3 facts from “Building Background.”

  • Define the “Literary Element” and “Reading Strategy.”

  • Read the story

  • Answer the Reading Strategy and Literary Element questions in “After you Read.”

  • Answer the following questions:

  1. What is Aunt Tee proud of?

  2. What did Aunt Tee’s employers think of her parties?

  3. Describe Aunt Tee.

  4. Why does the narrator like visiting Aunt Tee’s apartment?

  5. What does Aunt Tee teach the narrator?

  6. What does the narrator believe about people with differences?

  7. What does the narrator believe about money and power?

  8. Define meticulous.

  9. Define commodious.

  10. Define convivial.

  11. Define scenario.

  12. define inhibits.

On Women’s Right to Vote.

  • List 5 facts from “Before you Read.”

  • List 3 facts from “Building Background.”

  • Define the “Literary Element” and “Reading Strategy.”

  • Read the story

  • Answer the Reading Strategy and Literary Element questions in “After you Read.”

  • Answer the following questions:

  1. What document does Susan B. Anthony mention to support her argument?

  2. What was Anthony arrested for in 1872?

  3. What was the historic phrase that Anthony refer to as the basis for her argument that women are citizens?

  4. Anthony says the Union was formed by what?

  5. What was the Union formed for according to the U.S. Constitution?

  6. In Anthony’s opinion, why is it particularly bad for men to rule over women?

  7. Anthony says that in the United States, women lived under a(n) what?

  8. Define domestic.

  9. Define ordain.

  10. Define Odious.

  11. Define aristocracy.

  12. Define dissension.




Date Assigned

Assignment

Due Date

1/9

1/10

Farewell to Manzanar (320)

1/11

1/12

1/11

1/12

Kaffir Boy (337)

1/13

1/17

1/13

1/17

First Impressions (360)

1/18

1/19

1/18

1/19

Typhoid Fever (373)

1/20

1/23

1/20

1/23

Terwilliger Bunts One (388)

1/24

1/25

1/24

1/25

I’ve Been to the Mountaintop (452)

1/26

1/27

1/26

1/27

Living Well, Living Good (353) & On Women’s Right to Vote (466)

1/30

1/31


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