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For your Book Talk, you will give one 3 minute presentation on the book you're reading during silent reading time. The purpose of a book talk is to convince the listener to read the book you are recommending. This book talk is essentially a persuasive speech to convince the listener that they should read a … Continue reading ELA A10 – Book Talks
You will choose one of the stories we have looked at and create a visual representation of that story. Your visual representation should be on an 11 x 17 paper, in any artistic medium - pencil crayon, pastel, crayon, marker, collage, paint, watercolour, digital art, photography. Your work should depict a crucial scene from the … Continue reading Short Story Visual Representation
Think of an object that you own (or used to own), to which you have a sentimental attachment. Write a paragraph describing that object. (What does it look like? Has it taken any damage? Is it worn out or like new? How does it feel or smell? Etc.) Write a second paragraph explaining why you … Continue reading Objects of Significance
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
What are your impressions of the narrator? What is the setting of this poem? Describe it. How does the narrator respond to the noise he hears? What does the narrator ask of the raven? What is the response? What does the speaker order the raven to do? During the course of “The Raven,” what changes … Continue reading “The Raven” Questions
They’re Made Out of Meat Questions What does sentient mean? (look it up on your phone) Why will the meat creatures be viewed as “crackpots” if they try to relate what happened to them aboard the speaker’s vessel? What are some of the characteristics observed about “meat creatures”? Officially, what are the speakers in the … Continue reading “Popular Mechanics” and “They’re Made Out of Meat” Questions
What is the meaning of the story’s title? The narrator claims he is not mad. What proof do we have that he is? What evidence does he offer to suggest that he is not mad? What does the narrator do with the dead man's body? Why does the narrator want to kill the old man? … Continue reading “The Tell-Tale Heart” Questions