Tuesday, October 1st

posted Oct 1, 2013, 12:51 PM by cpackham@newvisioncharterschool.org
8th
Today in class we:
turned in our paper
reviewed RACE and received the rubric
started the chapter 1 questions for The Good Earth
We will work on these again Wednesday.

The Good Earth
Chapter 1

Directions: Use RACE to answer the following questions.

1.   What evidence do you have of Wang Lung’s present financial situation?

2.  How does he feel about his economic position?

3.  How does Wang Lung feel about his marriage? What is he hoping will change in his house?

4.  What are Wang Lung’s expectations of a wife? What is his father’s?

5.  What do you think of Olan? What details from the text make that impression?

6.  Make a prediction: Do you think this marriage will be happy? Why or why not?

HW: Vocab flashcards

7th
Today in class we:
turned in our paper
reviewed RACE and received the rubric
started the chapter 1 questions for The Call of the Wild
We will work on these again Wednesday.

The Call of the Wild
Section 1 of 7 “Into the Primitive”

Directions: Using RACE (restate the question in the answer, answer completely, in complete sentences, with evidence) or in the format dictated by the question answer the following question.

1.      Describe Buck’s life on the Judge Miller’s place. What were his rights and responsibilities?

 

2.      Copy onto your paper and fill in the following chart of Buck’s moves during the first section of the book.

From:   To:                         Exchange:           Treatment or Major Event

Judge    Manuel                 stolen                   confused, taken to train station,

Miller    The gardener’s helper                   transferred to stranger

 

 

Man with            Perrault and      money  in company of other dogs, taken

Red sweater      Francois              $300                     aboard a ship, fair and discipline

 

3.            Along with new masters, Perrault and Francois, Buck meets new dogs on the boat. He will spend a fair amount of time with these people and animals, so it is important that you sort each one out in your mind. How are each of the people and animals described and what evidence is given to support this description?

3.      Writer’s craft: What similes does London use to explain snow? Invent your own similes for snow.

HW: Vocab flashcards

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