Youre the heart of the army listen now and lying

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You’re the heart of the army. Listen, now.” And, lying there, Joby listened. And the general spoke on. If he, Joby, beat slow tomorrow, the heart would beat slow in the men. Th ey would lag by the wayside. Th ey would drowse in the fi elds on their muskets. Th ey would sleep for ever, aft er that, in those same fi elds—their hearts slowed by a drummer boy and stopped by enemy lead. But if he beat a sure, steady, ever faster rhythm, then, then their knees would come up in a long line down over that hill, one knee aft er the other, like a wave onuni00A0the ocean shore! Had he seen the ocean ever? Seen the waves rolling in like a well-ordered cavalry charge to the sand? Well, that’s what he wanted, that’s what was needed! Joby was his right hand and his left. He gave the orders, but Joby set the pace! My Notes © 2014 College Board. All rights reserved. 40 SpringBoard ® English Language Arts Grade 8
ACTIVITY 1.8 continued 12. Respond to the following questions: {! [email protected]:?!\<I9!DFF;J!]FLC;!PFL!LJ<!KF!J?F]!JFD<[email protected]>!K?8K! might happen? {! [email protected]:?!\<I9!DFF;!]FLC;!PFL!LJ<!KF!JK8K<!8!=8:K6 {! [email protected]:?!]FLC;!PFL!LJ<[email protected]!:FDD8E;J!FI!;<D8E;J6 {! UF]!;F<J!:?8E>@E>!K?<!\<I9!DFF;!8==<:K!K?<!D<[email protected]>!F=!PFLI!J<EK<E:<6! Check Your Understanding It is essential that writers take the time to edit drafts to correct errors in grammar 8E;!LJ8><-!:[email protected]@[email protected]!GLE:[email protected]!8E;!JG<[email protected]>/!3<KLIE!KF!PFLI!;I8=K!8E;! self-edit and peer edit to strengthen the grammar and language conventions in your draft. Be sure to create a new writer’s checklist that contains specific areas of concern. Reflection: Reflect on your experience: 1. How did working with peers help you to revise and edit? 2. How did your revisions and editing strengthen your draft? 3. Did you meet your speaking and listening goals? Why or why not? My Notes © 2014 College Board. All rights reserved. ,[email protected]!×! { The Challenge of Heroism 41
ACTIVITY 1.9 My Notes LEARNING STRATEGIES: Marking the Text, Shared Reading, Close Reading, Rereading, Diffusing, [email protected]@E>05:[email protected]>[email protected]>-! [email protected]@[email protected]> Learning Targets {! BE8CPQ<[email protected]\<!=FI!8I:?<KPG<!8E;[email protected]\<!K<:[email protected][L<J/! {! NI8=K!8E;[email protected]<!K?<[email protected]!<\<[email protected][email protected]\</ The Return [email protected]<!JFD<[email protected]<J!<E;!FE:<!K?<!?<IF!?8J!8:[email protected]<\<;!K?<[email protected]<!HFFE!)K?<!>F8C!?<! FI!J?<!J<K!FLK!KF!8:[email protected]<\<*[email protected]<J!:[email protected]<[email protected]!K?<[email protected]!JK8><1!7?<!3<KLIE/! Before Reading 1. Which four steps define The Return? List them in order: 2. What is the purpose of this final stage? 3. What might keep a hero from returning home? During Reading Ú/!BJ!PFL!I<8;-!8E8CPQ<!K?<!K<[email protected];<[email protected]=P!JK8><J!8E;!JK<[email protected]!K?<!U<IF«J!#FLIE<P/! Mark the text to indicate evidence of each step. Highlight transitions that indicate sequencing through time. The Return WORD CONNECTIONS Roots and Affixes The prefix re -, as in return , is a very common and useful Latin prefix that means “again” or “back.” You can see it in many English words, such as replay , rewrite , replace , regenerate , reproduce , recall , recreate , and so on.

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