Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Mar 10

ENGLISH 9 – 2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Monday, March 27th

  1. There Will Come Soft Rains” – Group Qs (All Qs) AND Story Map —> Man vs. Earth  AND Dear Future Generations: Sorry— Check out this Slam Poems both by Prince Ea & Consider how they connect to the story & the themes & the journals we’ve been discussing & doing
  2. Journal #5 – Hubris & Irony – Discuss the HUBRIS and IRONY in the story.  Use examples from the story to explain your ideas.  HUBRIS – arrogance/over confidence.  IRONY – the opposite of what is expected happens (See the links for more info —-> What is hubris?  AND  Hubris & Greek Mythology AND Hubris: meaning & explanation AND Dramatic Irony AND Verbal Irony AND Situational Irony)
  3. Start to review your Qs, story maps & journals –  March 31st – unit test on all of the stories.  There will be 2 parts to the test.  Part 1 – matching/fill in the blanks – narrative terms & maybe some basics about the stories.  PART 2 – written response – I will be checking for 2 things.  One is your skills and knowledge of proper writing structure.  The other is your understanding of the themes of the stories.  You’ll be writing on one of the themes that has come up in several stories.  You’ll have to discuss how that theme is shown in 3 of the stories by providing evidence/examples from 3 of the stories.
  4. Short Story Journals – I will be collecting all 5 journals – March 31st.
  5. Fahrenheit 451 – start reading!  The more you read over spring break, the less you’ll have to read when you come back to school.  Here are some interesting & helpful video links —> THUG Notes summary & analysis AND Summary & Analysis AND Crash Course – Novel info 

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