Importance of Dreams

Comment below in response to the following question–use examples from the text to support your answers:

 

How is the importance of dreams developed in ACT II of A Raisin in the Sun?

 

Respond to each other’s answers and interact for a participation grade (agree, disagree, expand).

Stranger in the Village: Discussion

Reminders for the week:

  • Take the google forms quiz on Stranger in the Village (use your text and take your time) Stranger in the Village Quiz
  • Respond to ONE of the options of questions below. Write a well-constructed response using examples and referencing the use of language/rhetorical devices (something like a perfect paragraph). Comment on this post with your response. Throughout the week, comment and respond on each other’s posts (you will be given a sort of “participation” grade for these discussions). Tell people what you like about their argument, respond to their argument, expand their arguments… here is an example of another class blog and what that might look like : https://bresslercomp2.weebly.com/discussion-l13/james-baldwin
  • Begin reading Act I of Sweet Bird of Youth for next week (google forms quiz will be posted next week)

 

“Stranger in the Village” Review Questions Directions:

For the question you choose, cite the text to prove your answer and try to identify a literary or rhetorical device employed by Baldwin.

  1. Describe how Baldwin establishes the “dehumanizing” experience of living as a Black man.
  2. What do you think the narrator means when he says “people are trapped in history and history is trapped in them”? Do you feel like your history is trapped in you?
  3. What do you think the narrator means when he says, “there is a great deal of will power involved in… naïveté”?
  4. Baldwin focuses on some of the illusions that propel America, and details the danger of these illusions. What are some illusions and how are they presented by Baldwin in the essay?
  5. Describe the paradox of the existence of the Black man in America that Baldwin closes the essay with, in your own words.

4ème English: work for the next two weeks

Recap video to explain everything:

 

March 17-20

1) Read first 20 pages of PDF to Kill a Mockingbird: you can always call each other on the phone and read aloud!!  Or read to someone in your family!!  TAKE NOTES like we have been doing in class.
2) Learn the following vocabulary for Friday, March 20:
Send me 10 sentences using 5 words from chapter 18 and 5 words from chapter 19 to show that you understand.  Please send by Friday, March 20th.
3) Grammar: prepositions 2 – pages 53 and 54 due (email me the answers).  Please email me by Friday, March 20th.
Prepositions 3: listen to this recording and fill out the exercises on page 55 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EDag4vfwNG9JbJktDEjlBsNPlxCYoPIB/view?usp=sharing
Read pages 56 and 57 on prepositions 3.

March 24-27

1) Read the last 20 pages in the PDF to Kill a Mockingbird: you can always call each other on the phone and read aloud!!  Or read to someone in your family!!  TAKE NOTES like we have been doing in class.
2) Learn the following vocabulary for Friday, March 27:
Send me 10 sentences using any 10 words from the quizlet list.  Please send by Friday, March 27th.
3) Grammar: prepositions 3 – pages 58 and 59 due (email me the answers).  Please email me by Friday, March 27th.
Linking words 1: listen to this recording and fill out the exercises on page 60 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CjOxQ-lmHDWIwF3nns_cQ4m-5rnkHNe9/view?usp=sharing
Read pages 62 and 63 on Linking words 1.
PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS!!!!!
Stay healthy!
Ms. Grandison

5ème OIB English Good News/ Bad News!

You can add your Good News/ Bad News stories here!

My Monday morning news:

Good News : It’s raining, so it’s a good day to stay inside and work! The rain reminds me of soft Welsh mountain moss, which I love. Also, I have three new books to read!

Bad News : My son is really sick with a cold. I have a LOT of work to do!

Your turn now!

Mrs Cairns

Welcome Prem Euro

Hello Prem Euro students!

I would like you to all use this blog to exchange ideas about the work you are doing (in English please!) and talk about any difficulties you encounter.

Here is the first video tutorial to start things off: