Us and Them Narrative Tasks
Background: David Sedaris develops two families in the expositionhis own & the Tomkeys.
1. Claim: Davids family is characterized as not having many friends.
Introduced, cited textual evidence:
Sedaris writes, Itwasm
Group Activity Ads Tasks
Everyone in the group must complete his or her own copy of this document for 5 points!
Look at the ads assigned to your group. Each ad wants you to buy something and
promises some sort of benefit. Make a claim about what each ad w
Cognition: How Your Mind Can Amaze and Betray You
Why do smart people make dumb decisions?
Why do conspiracy theorists think that we didnt land on the moon or that Hillary Clinton is a space
And why wont Berni
Life on T.V. (by Anthony Lindsay) Task
Fill in the blank to complete the claim. Then, provide an introduced, cited piece of evidence that
proves the claim true.
1. (Pg. 1, 2) Claim
Timothy is characterized as confident in the exposition.
The Rights to the Streets of Memphis- Task
DIRECTIONS: Provided introduced, cited textual evidence for the following claims. Fill-in-the-blank to
complete the claim when necessary:
1. The conflict in The Rights to the Streets of Memphis is between the nar
I will have a
Big Funeral .
coming to see
trying to make
Choose one of the underlined portions to complete each claim and provide a piece of t
A Dish Best Served Cold Tasks
The Development of Dynamic Characters
There are two main types of characters in literature:
1. Static Characters- These are characters who do not change much over the course of a story. Perhaps a character begins and finishes
By Robert Frost
The buzz saw snarled and rattled in the yard
And made dust and dropped stove-length sticks of wood,
Sweet-scented stuff when the breeze drew across it.
And from there those that lifted eyes could count
Five mountain ranges one beh
Happy Trails Task
Essential Question (Answer in at least THREE capitalized, punctuated sentences)
Q: Have you lost anyone important to you? How have you handled the loss of this person? This does not
have to necessarily be death. It could be as simple
For 17 below, choose whether the statement from the article is a CLAIM or