An important event within the novel A Separate Peace was the time that Phineas forgave
gene. The incident revealed character flaws in both Genes and Finnys personality
In the beginning of the novel Gene is paranoid, jealous
Common and Proper Nouns
All nouns are either common nouns or proper nouns. Common nouns are general names for
people, places, things, or ideas. Proper nouns are the specific names given to individual people,
places, things, or ideas. In writing, proper no
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Part II
1. In the scene where Mildred and Montag read books together, what are their
Mildred is missing watching her TV family and she is afraid someone will come to
burn the house down once they find boo
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Part I
1. In the opening scene, why are the books compared to birds?
Comparing books to birds allows the reader to picture everything from the
flapping of the pages to the dying of the book. Birds are relatable creatures the
Commonly Misused Words
Directions: For each of the following sentences, select the correct word.
1. Betty has (all ready, already) handed in her paper.
2. (All right, Alright), Ill wrap the package now.
3. What was the coachs (advice, advise) to you playe
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Part III
1. What is Montags estimation at the end of section II? Why?
At the end of section II, Montag guesses an alarm was put in because when
people in the truck get out, and he finally looks out the window, he realizes th
Directions: Underline the correct verb form and/or pronoun.
Example: Neither of the rooms (was, were) clean.
1. Not one of these answers (is, are) correct.
2. Every boy in the room (was, were) present on time.
3. Neither of these books (have, has) a price
1. Traditionally, robin are said to _ the arrival of spring.
2. Advertisements tend to _ even the most unexciting products and make them seem
1. The vaulters pole acts as a _ to launch him over the bar.
2. Psychologists say that it is better to express your feelings than to keep them _ inside.
1. The white shark we encountered while swimming was a(n) _ to our safety.
2. Because of their _ and hostility, the two apes in the zoo had to be separated.
1. Naomi lives in a(n) _ neighborhood; almost everyone has a similar _.
2. The critic wrote with _ about the performance, _ that the play was not worth the
Lord of the Flies
1. What do the students do when they first arrive on the island?
They start fighting and blaming each other.
2. How does Bart get everyones attention?
He blows the conch.
3. What does Bart imagine life will be like on the is
A Separate Peace Chapters 10-13
Aim: How has the war changed Devon?
Do Now: Has there ever been anything in your life that has changed how you acted? Why do
you think that you changed? How does this connect to what has occurred in chapter 12?
A Separate Peace Chapters 1-9
Aim: What does Gene and Finnys relationship suggest about the nature of friendship in
Do Now: What are some reasons people experience guilt? How do most people deal with guilt?
People experience guilt for doing wrong
Lord of the Flies
1. Ralphs comments when speaking about the behavior of the others reveal that he
a. Angry and resentful
b. Disappointed and disillusioned
c. Inquisitive and friendly
d. Grateful but exhausted
2. Jacks offer to help Ralph is
Directions: For each of the following passages, identify the speaker of each passage, explain
what is being said/discussed, and identify to whom they are speaking.
1. Beware the ides of March.
To whom is he/she speaking? Caesar
An important event within the novel A Separate Peace was the time that Phineas
forgave gene. The incident, (and those that led up to it), revealed character flaws in both Genes
and Finnys personalities.
In the beginning of the novel Gene is paranoid, jeal
The passage in Chapter 3 expresses the truths of America. It describes a time when the
war led to many advents: women in the workforce, men cheating on their wives, (more so), and
a new lax treatment on life along with protests against a war and a sexual
Quiz (Prologue, Scene 1, and Scene 2)
Directions: Match the character with his or her description.
Antigone, Ismene, Laius, Oedipus, Creon, Teiresias
1. She refused to help Antigone bury her brothers body. Ismene
2. She was ready to die f
A Separate Peace, by John Knowles is set at an all-boys university in New England.
During this time, America and several nations in Europe were part of the Second World War.
This war provided an air of anxiety, inevitability and minute spontaneity; they w
1. Finnys response to the narrators exclamations reveals Finnys
a. Guilt for having not been on the swimming team
b. Fierce desire not to be recognized for individual athletic prowess
c. Apprehension that he would be asked to repeat his feat
d. Deep angui
1. In the second paragraph, according to the narrator, the facultys attitude toward
the students was usually one of
a. Fear and suspicion
b. Chariness and watchfulness
c. Hostility and distrust
d. Intolerance and malice
e. Ignorance and immaturity
1. In the first paragraph, the world that, because of its connotations, seems not to fit
the overall tone is
2. Comparing Phineas voice to a hypnotists eyes is an example of