Academics

Ms. Karen Graham

Department: English

English Teacher

English 10R-Graham

March 27, 2015

Read a book of your choice.  Enjoy it and have a fun break!  Happy Easter.

March 26, 2015

Study for tomorrow’s test on the test on The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.  Complete the following questions on Chapter 9.
Chapter 9
Study Questions:
1. According to Douglass, why are masters who are not born slaveholders “the worst”?
2. Do Douglass and his fellow slaves feel contempt for Captain (Thomas) Auld primarily because he is so mean, or because he “commanded without firmness”?
3. After describing Thomas Auld’s particularly excessive cruelty toward Henny, who does Douglass then say that “Master Thomas was one of the many pious slave holders who hold slaves for the very charitable purpose of taking care of them”?
4. Where is Douglass sent at the end of the chapter?

March 24, 2015

There is a test on The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Chapters (1-9) on Friday.  For tomorrow, complete the following questions on Chapter XIII (8).

1.  What is a valuation?
2.After the valuation and division of property, where was Douglass sent?
3. How did MasterAndrew treat Douglass’ little brother?
4. What happened to Douglass’ grandmother?
5. By the end of this chapter, what is Douglass determined to do?

English 9R-Graham

March 9, 2015

Note cards for your research paper are due on April 15.  You will need at least 10 for the 5 articles you have found.  Enjoy your break!  Happy Easter.

March 26, 2015

There will be a test on To Kill a Mockingbird, Chapters 10-17 tomorrow.

March 24, 2015

Answer the following questions on Chapter 16 of To Kill a Mockingbird.  There will be a test on Chapters 10-18 on Friday.
Chapter 16

1. Atticus is in disagreement with Aunt Alexandra over many things. Discuss at least two matters of disagreement and each one’s position or point of view

2. Why do you suppose a man like Mr. Underwood (who is a known hater of Negroes) was covering Atticus at the jail?

3. Mr. Dolphus Raymond is evidently a complicated and interesting person. Describe his way of life and comment on its effect upon the town.

4. Judge Taylor’s appearance and his ability are two different things. Why do you think this difference exists? Does he appear as he does on purpose?

English 11R-Ms. Graham

March 27, 2015

Read a book of your choice.  Enjoy it and have a fun break!  Happy Easter.

March 26, 2015

There will be a test tomorrow on Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

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