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Unformatted text preview: English 12 Sem 2 Unit one 1.1.1 Checkup: Active Reading Strategies: Making Mental Images NAME: Write the definitions of the following words. Word Definition creating a picture in your mind of what your reading making mental images Fill in the blanks. 1. Making mental images makes it easier to understand remember and what you are reading. 2. Images aren't just pictures; they can connect to all the different senses . Write a short answer for each question. 3. Why is it helpful to use a number of different senses when creating mental images? -the more senses you can use when visualizing, the more memorable your mental image will be and better you'll understand what your reading 4. Why are some kinds of writing easier to turn into movies in your mind than others? -they are full of images that trigger the senses - based more on facts and ideas 1 1.1.3 Study: Understand the Impact of an Author's Choices Name: Write the definitions of the following words. Word Definition style involving elements of horror, suspense, and the supernatural -medieval ruins, haunted castles, dark forests Gothic genre of literature that rejected rationalism and celebrated natures beauty and human emotions Romantic brought new technologies to the world in the 1700s Industrial Revolution Write a short answer to each question. 1. According to Mary Shelley's 1831 introduction, where did she get her inspiration for Frankenstein? -her husband and friend were discussing science experiments 2. Name five elements of Gothic fiction. -horror -suspense -supernatural -haunted castles -dark forests 3. What are three key elements of Romantic literature? -examining a characters personality and moods -interest in the exotic, monstrous, weird, or supernatural -inner struggles of a genius or unusual hero 2 4. What changes did the Industrial Revolution bring? -brought new technologies to the world -manual labor -mechanics and machines 5. What concerns did people have after the scientific revolution? -how quickly science and technology were advancing -feared that scientists were interfering with the natural order and god 6. Why did people distrust doctors in the 19th century? -anyone could pass as a doctor -fraudulent doctors selling medicine -experimented that led badly 7. Describe the stereotypical "mad scientist." -body stealing madman who experimented on his patients and would sacrifice everything 3 8. Summarize the myth of Prometheus. -Prometheus created humans from clay - would steal fire from gods and give to human 9. How does the myth of Prometheus parallel fears people had following the scientific revolution? -he created something that was so advance and was disloyal to his gods 10. In one or two sentences, write down the gist, or main point, of this study. I learned that there is 2 main genre written back in the day and how the story made sense with the year of 1700-1800s. 4 1.1.7 Study: Analyze the Impact of an Author's Choices Write the definitions of the following words. Word Definition recurring subject or theme in a literary, musical, or visual work motif feeling of not knowing what is going to happen next in a story suspense hints or suggestion that tell you what is going to happen in a story foreshadowing Write a short answer to each question. 1. Describe three ways Shelley creates a Gothic atmosphere in Frankenstein. -gothic settings -death and decay motif -use of physical and psychological terror 2. In what ways does Shelley build suspense for the reader? -gloomy settings, death, and terror -she has to keep the readers turning the pages -provides foreshadowing and keeping info from the reader 3. What Romantic elements does Frankenstein contain? -appreciation for nature's beauty 5 4. How did the Industrial and scientific revolutions influence Frankenstein? -shelly was inspired by Prometheus -many different discoveries -people feared that science and technology was advancing too quickly -Shelly combined both 5. Why might Frankenstein be considered a "modern Prometheus"? -Frankenstein was recreated monster -no one liked him -used advanced "technology" 6. In what ways is Frankenstein the stereotypical mad scientist? -ressurected men -body stealing madman experimented on patients who would sacrifice anything of knowledge 7. In one or two sentences, write down the gist, or main point, of this study. I learned how to understand Frankenstein more. 6 1.1.10 Write: Prepare Predictions In this activity, you'll write an essay that uses evidence to support predictions about a text. Based on what you've learned about historical context and what you've already read in Frankenstein, predict (guess) what you think might happen later in the novel as a result of Frankenstein's experiment. You'll use evidence from the story that you have already read. Remember, this is just what you think might happen. You may be wrong, but that doesn’t matter here.. This writing assignment will focus on the following skills: Writing an essay with an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion Drawing inferences and making predictions Supporting predictions with evidence Write a short answer to each question. 1. Based on what you've read so far, what do you think will happen next in Frankenstein? -the monster he created will terror the town 2. What theme or themes do you think will develop as the events of the story progress? -Bad things are on the way 7 3. Try coming up with a claim for your essay here, based on your answers to the previous questions. It's OK if your claim changes a little bit after you've started writing, but having a pretty good idea of what you want it to be will help you focus your search for evidence. The monster will go mad and Frankenstein won't know what to do. 4. How will you incorporate the historical context of Shelley's time into your essay? I will talk about the setting of the monster terrorizing the town. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------THIS IS HOW YOU WILL SUBMIT ALL YOUR PAPERS: Open a Word document and type your paper there. Put the MLA heading on the left corner: Your name Teacher name Class name Date Set your spacing as double-spaced. Using the info you wrote in this writing guide, write your essay now. Have an intro paragraph, a body paragraph of your proof, and a conclusion. Save your paper on your desktop in your English folder (that you will make). If you typed your paper on a Google doc, you will need to save it as a Word document. Go to the Apex Message Center. Pick my name. Pick activity number 1.1.10. Click submit homework” after you have browsed your computer and attached the paper. Click send. 8 1.2.1 Study: Understand How Language Develops Theme Name: Write the definitions of the following words. Word Definition to share and understand the feelings of another being empathize undenying central idea or message that runs through a work of literature and can be expressed in a complete sentence theme Write a short answer to each question. 1. What is one reason why we are drawn to monsters? -since they are a lot more complicated, we tend to care about the monsters the most -they could be a sociopath doctor, and we like how caring they can be 2. Why would an author create a monster in a story? -create tension between good and evil 3. What might happen if a monster is incapable of speech? -frustration and anger for the people who don't understand monsters the situation gets worse 4. How might we empathize with a monster? -root for them and want them to find happiness -know there feelings 9 5. What might be a theme in a story about a monster? -fear but our pity, empathy, and fascination -covering a heart of gold with fur, scales, and fangs 6. What might make a monster frightening? What might make it endearing? -the theme of the story -something we can't control 7. In one or two sentences, write down the gist, or main point, of this study. The main point of this study was to understand the language of monsters. 10 1.2.6 Study: Analyze How Language Develops Theme Write the definitions of the following words. If you come across a word you don't know, write it in a blank space below. Try to figure out what the word means by looking at its context. Then use your dictionary or the Internet to look up the correct definition for the word. Word Definition underlying idea or message that runs through a work or literature and can be expressed in a complete sentence theme struggle or problem conflict Write a short answer to each question. 1. Describe Victor's feelings as he created the monster. -he wasn't to happy about the whole experiment 2. What is Victor's main reason in shunning the monster? -he was ugly, hideous, and horrid to look at 3. Between the reactions of Victor and his creation, which one acts more monstrous? -Victor because he is the one who made the monster -also he is acting like the monster because he is a madman 11 4. Each character wants to control the other. By what means does the monster try to gain control? How does it differ from the way Victor attempts to control the monster? -the monster tries to walk and talk -Victor tries to shut him out, he hates what he created 5. How does their interaction affect our feelings for the characters? Why? -kind if an awe, because Victor is helping him out 6. What themes about nature and monstrosity might Shelley be conveying in her novel? -it brings in detail about what he wants to do in life but he has a monster inside him -good and bad can convey a person In one or two sentences, write down the gist, or main point, of this study. I learned how Victor is more of the monster. 1.2.8 Write: Prepare a Description Writing Guide Name: 12 Write a single scene that uses rich description to convey a particular theme. You'll use vivid imagery, along with dialogue or reflection, to highlight that theme and shape an appropriate tone for your scene. This assignment focuses on the following skills: Using description to create a vivid picture for the reader Using narrative elements to build a proper tone Using narrative elements to convey a provided theme Write the definitions of the following words. Word Definition any description that appeals to the senses imagery a conversation between two or more character in a literary text dialogue reflection In writing, the section of a narrative that looks back at experiences to discover greater meaning in them Write a short answer to each question. 1. In your own words, restate what the focus of your writing assignment will be. I will be writing my own scene from Frankenstein. I need to use vivid imagery and my scene needs to eventually partake into a theme. 13 2. Who is the character you'll write about in your scene? (Note: You'll also write from the perspective of this character.) Use this space for any notes about your character. Victor and the monster 3. What is your character's ambition? What does he or she want to accomplish, achieve, or conquer? Use this space for any other notes about your character's ambition. I will be mainly writing about the monster and how he wants a friendship with his creator. 4. How does your character's ambition turn ugly? What is the monster inside your character, and how does it emerge? What does the new behavior look like? His ambition turns ugly by his looks, he does not want to hide who he really is but his creator makes him cover up. 5. Write down the situation you've chosen to describe in your scene, and well as any notes about how it fits into the larger narrative. Also note whether you'll include action, dialogue, reflection, or some combination of these elements. 14 -the monster wants to have a friendship with his creator -wants to eventually have is own life -not to be hated by people 6. Consider the key elements of your scene that will need to be described. Write down a few attention-grabbing descriptive words or phrases for each. -use vivid details - think outside the box with the setting 7. Jot down any ideas about how you will use dialogue to present the assigned theme. How will it sharpen the focus of your scene and intensify the tone you're aiming for? Also use this space to jot down any notes about words or phrases that different characters typically use. -using the monsters thoughts THIS IS HOW YOU WILL SUBMIT ALL YOUR PAPERS: Open a Word document and type your paper there. Put the MLA heading on the left corner: 15 Your name Teacher name Class name Date Set your spacing as double-spaced. Using the info you wrote in this writing guide, write your essay now. Have an intro paragraph, a body paragraph of your proof, and a conclusion. Save your paper on your desktop in your English folder (that you will make). If you typed your paper on a Google doc, you will need to save it as a Word document. Go to the Apex Message Center. Pick my name. Pick activity number. Click submit homework” after you have browsed your computer and attached the paper. Click send. 1.3.2 Study: Understand Deeper Contextual Themes Name: Write the definitions of the following words. 16 Word Definition a narrative about how the world began creation myth major technological, cultural, and economic changes in late 1700s, early 1800s Industrial Revolution Write a short answer to each question. 1. How can stories reveal the fears and worries of a particular culture? -humans vs. gods (greek epic poem) 2. What are creation myths, and what is one reason why they are important to study? -usually explain the origin of the world and the beginning of human life - it is important to study because they can reveal the problems 3. What is one main reason for the Fall in the myth of Adam and Eve? -they got compelled into curious it was going on in the tree 4. What are some similarities between the story of Adam and Eve and that of Prometheus and Pandora? -they both have temptation 17 5. What did the Industrial and scientific revolutions bring? Industrial- manufacturing, inventions like the steam engine and cotton mill Scientific- discoveries in astronomy and physics 6. What is one concern or fear that Mary Shelley explores in Frankenstein? -that people during the Industrial Revolution were questioning what happens when progress is valued above all else 7. How might a theme from Frankenstein, Adam and Eve, and Prometheus and Pandora still be relevant today? -everyone had to pay a price - the characters needed to pursue knowledge 8. In one or two sentences, write down the gist, or main point, of this study. The main point of this study is how three major stories could have the same theme. 1.3.6 Study: Analyze Deeper Contextual Themes Name: Write the definitions of the following words. 18 Write a short answer to each question. 1. What role does the natural physical landscape seem to play in Frankenstein? -gives more vivid detail about the scene - tells us what Frankenstein sees 2. What might Mary Shelley be saying about human interference with nature? -don't mess with it - telling us the effects you get when mixing human interference with nature 3. How are Victor and Walton both explorers? -Victor explores the frontiers of science - Walton is actually an explorer (guides his men on their expedition) 4. What characteristic or approach might Shelley be critiquing in the exploration of both Victor and Walton? -similar motivations -both interested in the unknown -pushing their limits -seek personal glory or achievement 5. How might Frankenstein's monster be representative of the machines or inventions coming out of the Industrial Revolution? -it was new technology to create something -also the distrust of the new machines that took over many aspects of life 6. In what ways has Victor given up his humanity by the end of the novel? -he became obsessed with escaping the monster and how will he get away for good 19 7. What characteristics of Victor could Shelley be examining in the novel? How do these characteristics lead to his downfall? -him losing his humanity -craziness -obsession with the monster 8. Do the themes of Frankenstein still have relevance today? Why or why not? Yes, because we are increasingly dependent on technology. - we would be lost without it 9. In one or two sentences, write down the gist, or main point, of this study. I learned how Victor and Walton are similar and how deeper it gets in the themes. 1.4.1 Checkup: Test Prep Skills: Being Emotionally and Physically Prepared Fill in the blanks. 1. Getting enough sleep is especially important the night before a test. 20 2. Remember to take breaks while studying to make sure your brain is fresh for the test. 3. Some light exercise the day before a test might reduce stress and help you sleep. 4. Foods that are high in proteins will give you sustained energy so you won't have a blood sugar crash. 5. Dress in comfortable clothes for the test in case it's too hot or cold in the testing room. Write a short answer for the question. 6. Why is it a good idea to avoid heavy carbs and sugars the morning of a test? It gives you only a short burst of energy, followed by a crash. 21 ...
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