8/28 – Freedom Writers and MLA

8/28
Quote Du Jour: “When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” -Marcus Aurelius

Round Table: 1st block:

Watch Freedom Writers

English III: 2nd and 3rd blocks:
ACT Practice

1. A year ago, one of our ?favorite movie stars being Daniel Craig, who visited our school.
a) NO CHANGE
b) movie stars was
c) movie stars who
d) movie stars named

2. Ever since he was young, he liked to fix things.
a) NO CHANGE
b) who liked to
c) he who liked to
d) liked to

3. The custom each Fourth of ?July, who shoots fireworks.
a) NO CHANGE
b) July, when shooting
c) July, which is shooting
d) July is to shoot

How to Answer a Literature Question/Critical Question

How to Answer a Literature Question.

1. Answer the question in a complete sentence – using the ?question as part of the answer.
Ex. What is the importance of symbolism in The Crane?
Answer: The importance of symbolism in The Crane is…..

2. After your sentence, use a quote [a quote is ANY sentence written in the text, NOT just dialogue] from the text to prove your ?answer. Use quotation marks around the quote and at the end put

the author’s name and the page number in parentheses.
Ex. “The sun was my heart and blazed with indignation” (Jones ?32).

3. After the quote, write a sentence or two that explains how the quote supports your answer.
Ex. The sun is a symbol of the character’s heart which was broken by her loss. The symbol is important because it allows the reader ?to understand her rage.

Answer: The importance of symbolism in The Crane is…..[it further illuminates character motivation]. “The sun was my heart and blazed with indignation” (Jones 32). The sun is a symbol of the character’s heart which was broken by her loss. The symbol is important because it allows the reader to understand her rage.

What is MLA: MLA Web PowerPoint

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