DIRECTIONS: For this assignment, you will use the internet to research
a famous jury trial of your choice. You will then write a summary
of the account of the trial describing, explaining and comparing
it to the way trials are carried on
STRATEGIES FOR READING NON FICTION :
1. Use the title and the situation to focus your reading .
a hint of the topic, scope or thesis )
2. Focus on the big picture of the passage . ( The Topic,
purpose can be found in the first third
LORD OF THE FLIES
by William Golding
Three Parts Of The Human Personality:
a. ID - is that part of the human personality that strives to satisfy
our basic needs and desires.
b. EGO - is that part of the human personality governed by reality.
( People cant
Macbeth Anticipation Guide # 2 Name_
At the end of Act 1 did Macbeth try to reconsider his decision? What does this tell the
reader about him?
What three reasons does Macbeth give for not following through with his plan?
Label the following statements as SIMILE, METAPHOR or PERSONIFICATION.
1._The birds nest rocked back and forth like an empty cradle.
2._The curtains blew in the breeze like palm trees in the wind.
THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET
by Sandra Cisneros
What observations about life does the author make as a woman in each of the following chapters?
Ch. 1p. 3 - The House On Mango Street - The American Dream ( House / Life )
Ch. 2p.6 - Hairs - Family D
To Kill A Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
Courage is when you know youre licked before you begin, but you
begin anyway, and you see it through, no matter what. You rarely win,
but sometimes you do.
1. Define Setting.
2. What is the setting of
Define: reasonable doubt
1. Describe the defendant.
2. What is the crime the defendant is accused of? Explain.
3. What evidence against the defendant was heard o
May 4, 2016
The Right to Read: Who Controls It?
A. Reasons books are banned
B. Freedom of Speech
C. Law against censorship
II. Inappropriate Material:
A. Why should books be banned because of t