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 · Presentations

English 2: Lesson 4 (5/2)

English 2

In case you were out…

  • Watch the videos
  • Read this article on the history of nukes and nuclear winter
  • Answer the question: To what extent do you think humanity is responsible enough to maintain ownership of nuclear power and nuclear weapons?

Homework

  • Read The Road through the first paragraph of page 36 (ending w/ “soon the boy was sleeping”).
    • Make notes/annotate specific examples of how the environment (i.e., nuclear winter) has affected the lives of the man and the boy.