ELA B90 – The Outsiders Chapter 2

Chapter 2: Answers for questions Vocabulary - Find the meaning for the following words in this chapter and write one paragraph that uses all 3 words correctly: Incredulous: Vaguely: Nonchalantly: Who is the fuzz?  Do you like police officers? Why or why not? If you were a member of a gang, do you think you … Continue reading ELA B90 – The Outsiders Chapter 2


ELA B90 – The Outsiders Chapter 1

Describe each of the characters in this chapter and their relationship with one another. (Ponyboy, Darrel (Darry), Sodapop (Soda), Steve, Keith, Dallas, Johnny) Who are the Socs? Who are the Greasers? In what ways is Ponyboy's relationship to his brothers, Darry and Soda, different? Explain. Why is the gang important to Johnny? Do you think … Continue reading ELA B90 – The Outsiders Chapter 1

ELA B90 – Unit 1 Review

You should have an understanding of the following terms: Noun (common, proper, pronoun) Verb Adverb Adjective Coordinating conjunctions (FANBOYS) Theme Science Fiction Setting Narrative perspective (POV) Types of conflict Metaphor Simile Personification Allusion Utopia Dystopia You should have an understanding of the following works of literature: "The Fun they Had" - Isaac Asimov "Robot Dreams" … Continue reading ELA B90 – Unit 1 Review

ELA 20 – Unit 1 Review

The following terms should be mastered for the test: Noun (pronoun, proper noun, common noun) Verb Coordinating conjunction (FANBOYS) Adverb Setting Theme Characterization (direct, indirect) Character Types (dynamic, round, static, flat) Point of view/narrative perspective Metaphor Simile Personification Diction Foreshadowing Symbol/symbolism Types of conflict Climactic Structure (exposition, inciting incident, rising action, climax, denouement, resolution) The … Continue reading ELA 20 – Unit 1 Review

Hills Like White Elephants (1927)

  Themes: Choices, Communication, Identity, Alcohol.   Explain the setting (time, place, circumstances) and its significance. Describe the characters.  What type(s) of conflict exist in the story? What literary devices does Ernest Hemingway use? Locate as many as possible. Are there any symbols in this story? (Hint: yes) What could be symbolic, and what is … Continue reading Hills Like White Elephants (1927)