Wednesday, 8 March 2017

8ELA-We read Chapter 5 I am David and I assigned questions 1-8.  HOMEWORK:  I AM DAVID CHAPTER 5 QUESTIONS DUE TOMORROW.  THE CHAPTER QUESTIONS ARE FOUND BELOW.


I AM DAVID – CHAPTERS 5 SUMMARY

1.  Define the following:                 /6
          a)  gracious    b)  contempt     c)  rebuffed        d)  absurd         e)  deception    f)  wretched

2.  How do the children respond when David encounters something new?  Why?       /2

3.  David wanted to read a book written before 1917.  Why?  Who are “they”? /2

4.  David’s hatred for Carlo is intense.  What do you think of David’s attitude toward Carlo?                  /2

5.  What is David’s reaction when the children want to play prisoner?  Why?     /2

6.  We learn that the man had been giving David milk and vitamins for as long as David can remember.  Make a prediction:  Why do you think the man did this? /2

7.  How does the children’s mother feel towards David?  How does the children’s father feel towards David?  Be sure to explain why for each.  /4

8.  Why does David leave Maria’s home?  How does he feel about this decision?        /2


 8SS-We continued learning about Athens.  We accessed the British Museum's website
 (www.ancientgreece.co.uk  Athens-Story and Explore) for more information about Athenian life and reviewed page 130 and 131 of our text.  I assigned four questions.  HOMEWORK:  ATHENS Q 1-3 PLUS 4 AND COMPARE AND CONTRAST:  ATHENS V SPARTA  DUE TOMORROW.  PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR SPARTA WORK IS DONE.  THE ATHENS QUESTIONS ARE FOUND BELOW.

ATHENS
Q1.  Identify two pros and two cons of being a Greek slave.
2.  Identify one pro and one con of being a freed slave.
3.  Offer a reason for a Greek polis to find slavery acceptable.
4.  Based on Olympia's story, would you rather be a slave or a freed slave?

7SS-We worked on our projects.  HOMEWORK:  PROJECTS

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