2016-2017 · English 2 · Homework · Makeup Work · Marking Period 4 · Miscellaneous · Presentations

English 2: Lesson 5 (5/4)

English 2

In case you were out…

  • Watch the presentation in order to understand the meaning of “extrapolation”
  • Read this article on the origins of science fiction 
  • Choose one of these sci-fi story summaries
  • Answer these questions
    • What technology appears in the story?
    • How does this technology impact humans?
    • Based on the plot summary, describe at least 2 examples of extrapolation appear in this story.

Homework

  • Read The Road through page 57 (end with “Yeah, the man said. We can go.”)
    • Highlight specific examples of kindness and horror in the story. Make notes on the blank pages, too!
    • Include page numbers—we’ll be sharing these passages next class.
2016-2017 · English 2 · Homework · Makeup Work · Marking Period 4 · Miscellaneous · Presentations

English 2: Unit 4, Lesson 3 (4/28)

English 2

In case you were out…

Watch the “Cormac McCarthy Oprah Interview” on YouTube (https://youtu.be/y3kpzuk1Y8I).

On your own, answer the following questions.

  1. What awards hasThe Road received?
  2. Who isThe Road dedicated to?
  3. Where did Cormac McCarthy get the idea to writeThe Road?

Homework

  • Read The Road to page 21 through the second paragraph
    • Highlight/annotate what The Man and The Boy have to increase their possibility of survival, and what critical things they are missing.
    • Make notes on the blank pages, too!
2016-2017 · Miscellaneous · Updates

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