Academics

Ms. Karen Graham

Department: English

English Teacher

English 10R-Graham

April 27, 2015

Do questions 1-4 on p.638.  There will be a vocabulary test on Unit 8 on Wednesday.

English 9R-Graham

April 27, 2015

There will be a vocabulary test on Unit 8 on Wednesday.

April 24, 2015

Finish reading Chapter 24 and read Chapter 25 in To Kill a Mockingbird and answer the following questions based on your reading.
1. Do you think it was necessary for the police to kill Tom? Explain and support
your answer with evidence from the text.
2. Why does Jem stop Scout from killing the roly-poly bug? What does this tell us about
Jem?
3. What does Mr. Underwood write in the newspaper about Tom’s death? How does he
characterize Tom’s death? Why does he write the editorial at a child’s level?
4. What does Scout suddenly become aware of by reading Mr. Underwood’s editorial?
5. Mr. Ewell said Tom’s death meant “one down and about two more to go.” What does
he mean?

April 22, 2015

Bring vocabulary books to class tomorrow.  Finish Reading Chapter 23 in To Kill a Mockingbird and answer the following questions:
1. What did Atticus say or do after Bob Ewell spat at him?
2.  Why doesn’t Atticus have a gun?
3.  How does Atticus explain the way Bob Ewell acted after the trial?
4.  What will happen to Tom Robinson unless the Governor commutes the sentence? Why?
5.  Which member of the jury wanted an acquittal?
6.  What does Jem begin to understand about why Boo Radley always stays shut up in his house?

English 11R-Ms. Graham

April 27, 2015

The following questions address lines 10-25 of “My Last Duchess.”
1.  How might the Duke (the speaker) be characterized?
2.  Supply evidence from lines 1-25 in the text to support your answer in question 1.
3.  What does the reader find out about the Duchess?  Name at least two things and provide evidence.

There will be a vocabulary test on Wednesday on Unit 8

April 24, 2015

Your homework is based on the first 10 lines of “My Last Duchess.”
Complete the following questions.
1.  What do the words “As if she were alive” suggest about the Duchess?
2.  Who seems to be speaking?
3.  What does the word “my” in line one indicate about the speaker and the Duchess?
4.  What do the words in lines 9-10 “since none puts by The curtain I have drawn for you, but I” mean?
5.  What does “by design” in line 6?

April 22, 2015

Bring your vocabulary book to class tomorrow.  Join Google Classroom.  You should have received an invitation on your school email.  The class codes are below:
Period B:  bwclac2

Period D:  pz3yx1

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