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How does Bradbury create a gloomy, dreary mood? Record 2 lines to support your answer. What is the setting of this story? (setting includes: time, place, circumstances) Find an example of a simile, a metaphor, and personification in “All Summer in a Day.” Reread the paragraph beginning with “Margot stood apart”. What does the reader … Continue reading “All Summer in a Day” Questions
“The Guy in the Glass” (Dale Wimbrow, 1934, American) When you get what you want in your struggle for pelf, And the world makes you King for a day, Then go to the mirror and look at yourself, And see what that guy has to say. For it isn't your Father, or Mother, or Wife, … Continue reading “The Guy in the Glass” (Poem)
Answer the following on loose-leaf and in complete sentences. You DO NOT need to copy out the question. These will be handed in at the start of Thursday's class (September 7th, 2017). Make sure your name, the date, and the name of the class are included in the top right-hand corner of your submission. In … Continue reading ELA Introductory Survey
“Did I Miss Anything?” (Tom Wayman, 1993, Canadian) Nothing. When we realized you weren’t here we sat with our hands folded on our desks in silence, for the full two hours Everything. I gave an exam worth 40 percent of the grade for this term and assigned some reading due today on which I’m about … Continue reading “Did I Miss Anything?” (Poem)
Class Expectations: What do I expect from you? ... to ask questions. ... to respect your classmates and teacher. ... to be here and on time. ... to keep up with what’s going on. ... to come prepared. ... to have a positive attitude towards what we are doing and what we are working towards. … Continue reading Rules & Expectations