Tuesday, October 8th

posted Oct 8, 2013, 1:09 PM by cpackham@newvisioncharterschool.org
8th
Today in class we:
completed grammar sentence 17
reviewed flashcards
worked on chapter one questions rewrite
worked on chapter two questions
both due at the end of class Wednesday
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?

Chapter 2

1. 
What skills does Olan use to improve their lives? What do you infer about her from this?

2. 
Why do you think Olan is so quiet?


7th
Today in class we:
completed grammar sentence 17
worked on chapter one questions rewrite
worked on chapter two questions
both due Wednesday end of class

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?

Section 2 of 7 The Law of Club and Fang”

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.     London warns us in the first paragraph that Buck will learn shocking lesson. Describe the first shocking event that Buck learns from. What lesson does he learn? How does this event impact his opinion of Spitz?

2.     Buck’s second shock was to be used as a sled dog. What tools were used to teach him? Was Buck a good student? What evidence from the text lets you know?

3.     Francois and Perrault acquire three more dogs. How are each of the animals described and what evidence is given to support this description?

4.     Buck learns where and how to sleep. Summarize Buck’s experiences until he finally finds a sleeping spot.

5.     London talks in detail about Buck’s food.  Answer these questions: How much was Buck being feed? How did his portion compare to the other dogs? How did he change his eating style? How did the dogs supplement their rations? What did Buck think of this method?

6.     London talks about the rise of ancient instinct in Buck. What are some examples that he uses to support this idea?



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