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WEEK 33. Honors World Literature. Clear your desk of everything. You will have 9 minutes to complete your English EPAS. . Do Now: Monday, April 28 th , 2014. SWAT participate in a Socratic Seminar which causes scholars to discuss and debate Achebe’s purpose in writing “Images of Africa”.

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Week 33


Honors World Literature

Do now monday april 28 th 2014

Do Now: Monday, April 28th, 2014



Norms of socratic seminar
Norms of Socratic Seminar to discuss and debate Achebe’s purpose in writing “Images of Africa”.

Scholars need to have an understanding of the text.

Do not need to raise your hand.

Actively listen (what does this look like?)

Use the text as evidence for your answers.

Question one another!

Spend the next 10 minutes reviewing the to discuss and debate Achebe’s purpose in writing “Images of Africa”.questions on your handout.

Jot downs ideas to contribute to the discussion.

Prepare textual evidence to support your ideas.

Discussion rubric 10 points total
Discussion Rubric: 10 points total to discuss and debate Achebe’s purpose in writing “Images of Africa”.

No or limited ( not well thought out) response: 0

Response that answers a question: 5

Response that uses evidence: 8-10

Exit slip
Exit Slip to discuss and debate Achebe’s purpose in writing “Images of Africa”.

On a half sheet, do the following:



Do now tuesday april 29 th 2014

  • SSR to discuss and debate Achebe’s purpose in writing “Images of Africa”.

Do Now: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014




Define the following terms and give example sentences for each.


Coordinating Conjunction

Subordinating Conjunction

Adjective combining



Appositive: each.a description that describes the noun right beside it. (non-essential)

Jimmy’s brother, whose name is also Jimmy, likes to skateboard.

Coordinating Conjunction: joining two independent clauses using a conjunction.

Daniella left her house without saying goodbye to her parents, for she was upset with them.

Subordinating Conjunction: joining an independent and dependent cause using a comma.

Because my flight is leaving at 8:50am, I need to leave my house at 6am.

Adjective combining:joining two adjectives to describe a subect.

The big, green balloon flew away.


Stations activity

  • There will be each.4 stations that test different ways to use commas.

  • You and your group will have 8 minutes at each station to write down answers on a sheet of looseleaf.

  • The group with the highest points total will receive 2 Extra Credit points. 

Stations Activity


Quiz #1 each.

Quiz #2

Quiz #3

Quiz #4


Start chapter 9

  • Chapter 9 Questions: each.75: Describe the story Okonkwo’s mother used to tell him. What natural phenomenon did it explain?

  • 77: Describe Ekwefi’s dilemma. How is it cured? Give examples from the text.

  • 79: Explain why the medicine man mutilates the child. What is his goal? What does this practice show about the Ibo’s beliefs about life after death?

  • 86: Explain the Ezinma’s task. What are they trying to have her prove?

Start Chapter 9

Do now wednesday april 30 th 2014

Do Now: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Do now thursday may 1 st 2014

Do Now: Thursday, May 1st, 2014


  • SWBAT identify each.the theme of Hubert Harrison’s “The Black Man’s Burden”: a response to Rudyard Kipling’s “The White Man’s Burden”.