Reading Homework and Assignments

29 Nov

11th Grade:  Read chapter 2 of Catcher in the Rye.

Assignment–Make 3 observations about Holden Caufield and provide textual evidence to support your observation

 

12th Grade:  Read through page 25 of the Road.

Skill: Tone- the mood/feeling created by the author’s choice of words.  “sightless as the eggs of spiders” (page 4-5).

Assignment– pick something and describe it in a certain tone.  Circle any words that help convey the tone.

Example:  “I reach through the DARKNESS of the BARREN closet and grab the tie.  BLACK as the EYES of the DEVIL, I fasten it into a NOOSE-like knot and tighten it against my throat… “

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