Flowers For Algernon: Questions And Answers

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Name: ____________________________________ Date__________________________ TOC__________ ELA 2016-2017 Semester I Study Guide Directions: Provide a scholarly response to each question below. Please be sure that all answers are complete sentences with proper punctuation. Use an additional sheets of notebook paper if needed. Unit I: Debaters, Creators and Motivators Define alliteration and provide an example. the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words Ex: Mikes microphone made much music. Define antonym. The opposite What are context clues? Context clues are hints that an author gives to help define a difficult or unusual word Define inference. the action of interfering or the process of…show more content…
the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the feelings or ideas that the word suggests List the parts of speech. Answer the following questions regarding the short story Flowers for Algernon. List the main characters? Algernon Alice Kinnian Professor Harold Nemur Dr. Strauss Fay Lillman Identify the static and dynamic characters. Explain why each character has been identified as static and dynamic. Dynamic: Charlie Gordon,he changes traits, develop and he has a lot of different sides Static:Dr.Strauss, he never changes and he always stays the same Create a T-Chart discussing the similarities between the characters Squeaky in Raymond’s Run and Charlie in Flowers in Algernon. Raymond's Run Flowers for Algernon What is author’s purpose? author's purpose is the reason an author decides to write about a specific topic What was the author’s position in the essay Tell Tale Heart? The narrator is intensely nervous, but claims that he isn't insane The narrator explains to us that he has a "disease" that makes his "senses" super powerful. According to him, this is different than an insane person, whose senses are completely gone, or at least very…show more content…
i CAN LOOK FOR FORESHADOWING. How do I focus and organize my writing to clearly and effectively communicate my ideas to the reader? Put them in chronological order. Ask questions to the reader. How can I use knowledge of the structure and context of language to acquire, clarify and appropriately use vocabulary? You can use your background knowledge to interpret words or things you could not understand by themselves. During this semester you read “Raymond’s Run”, think about a time that you participated in a game, sport, or activity that wasn’t fun and tell what happened or that didn’t turn out as you expected. Your response should be in 5-7 complete sentences. Once, i was playing a game of call of duty on my xbox, when suddenly my controller died. I was very close to reaching a 25 kill streak on the game when all of a sudden, CONTROLLER DISCONNECTED. I scrambled trying to find some AA batteries. I pulled out every drawer in hopes of finding those little bundles of metal. I couldn't play, or turn of the game. R.I.P my gaming reputation. What are the parts of an argument? Two or more people. Different opinions. List three similar points discussed in “Raymond’s Run” and “Flowers for

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