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Development of Theme
The theme of a literary work is the central message or insight into life it expresses.
1. (a) Find an example of the juxtaposition of two ideas in “Civil Peace.”
(b) What effect does Achebe create by pairing these two ideas?
2. (a) Describe the events in the story that prompt Jonathan to use the expression “Nothing puzzles God.”
(b) Judging from the circumstances of each event, explain what you think Jonathan means by this expression.
5. What theme do Jonathan’s actions and the events in the story develop?
Support your answer with evidence from the text.
SUBMIT Portions of text that would be annotated, along with responses to QUESTION / CONCLUDE
ANNOTATE: In paragraphs 24–27, mark words and phrases that suggest a casual friendliness in the way the thief speaks to
QUESTION: Why does the thief address Jonathan with seeming friendliness and familiarity?
CONCLUDE: What is the effect of this seemingly friendly tone?
ANNOTATE: A simile is a figure of speech that uses an explicit comparison word such as like or as to make a comparison between two dissimilar things. In paragraph 40,mark the simile.
QUESTION: Why does the author use this simile after the threats of violence that came earlier in the story?
CONCLUDE: What is the effect of this simile?
After the robbery, Jonathan says, “Or is it greater than other things that went with the war?”
To what is he referring? Explain.
Why do you think the author chooses the term “Civil Peace” as the story’s title?
Explain your reasoning, using details from the story.
Comment on one other classmate's response.
Multiple Choice at Savvas EasyBridge
Discussion at Schoology
Answer the prompt:
2. How might Mathilde’s life have been different if she had told Madame Forestier the truth right after the ball? Explain.
Pose a question to ONE other classmates response.
Complete Chart (#1)
Be prepared to answer numbers 2-4 in a Discussion.
Explain in a short paragraph
Assignment - TO BE PRESENTED IN CLASS
Research cultural dimensions of the ways in which people experience and express fear.
Then, collect your findings and present them in a digital presentation.
Choose ONE from these options:
1. Review and Clarify: Reread paragraph 6 of the selection.
How can fear be both “innate” and “learned”?
2. Present and Discuss: Share the passages from the selection that you found especially relevant.
Share your passages.
Discuss what you noticed in the selection, what questions you asked, and what conclusions you reached.
Analyze the mother in “Where Is Here?”
Explain what you learn about her character from each example of dialogue.
POST AT SCHOOLOGY / Comment on ONE GROUP MEMBER'S analysis
“I wasn’t the one who opened the
door to that man in the first place,”
the mother said, coming up behind
the father and touching his arm.
ANNOTATE / QUESTION / CONCLUDE
NOTE: Additional 10 point Reading Extra Credit if agreeable to submitting
photo of yourself with your success card for Banning HS Librarian's newsletter.
Use the chart to record passages from the story that exemplify elements of the Gothic literary tradition.
Explain each choice.
Give reasons for your new conclusion to the story.
Denotation & Connotation
COMPLETE Questions 1 & 2
COMPLETE QUESTIONS 1-5
Question 5 - (5-6 sentence paragraph)
Complete SIX (6) Close Read activities located in margins
ANNOTATE - in your textbook (Do not need to see picture of your ANNOTATE)
QUESTION / CONCLUDE submitted via Schoology
Approx 50-70 minute read
READ TEXT SELECTION
Summary Page 8
Quick Write Page 9
"The Cask of Amontillado" available for viewing in Schoology
Complete ALL questions
STUDENTS WHO HAVE MR. BYRD FOR L & L (PERIOD 2) AND ELA10 DO NOT NEED TO COMPLETE A SECOND TIME
WORK WILL BE APPLIED TO BOTH ASSIGNMENTS