Housekeeping Hand in Literary Devices Assignment (and any other previously assigned work). Keep the Character and Research Assignments with you for now – we will be working on them in class. Exam Study Sheet.
Second reference to tribes – Like all Americans . . . I belong to the tribes of . . .
Character Assignment Part 2 Get out your notes for Part 1 We will look at Junior together; then you will do your assigned character on your own.
Character Part 2 – whole class What kind of person is Arnold Spirit Jr.? For the next two minutes, write down as many adjectives as you can that describe him. Example: Brave, . . .
Character Part 2 – whole class Let’s write a sentence to describe Junior using one of these traits: Arnold Spirit Junior is a persistent boy. Now, find evidence, in your Character Assignment Part 1 Notes , that supports /shows this trait.
During the tryouts, he refused to quit and said he would take Roger again.
“I had to prove that I will never give up,” p. 186
When his dad couldn’t drive him to school, he kept going even though he had to walk 22 miles to get there.
When he got hurt he got Eugene to stitch him up so he could go back to the game right away
Junior is also a sensitive boy. he was always worried about his friendship with Rowdy. He cries easily and often. When Mr. P said you deserve the world. When he told Rowdy about his first unrequited love, he cried. He always talks about his feelings about the alcohol problem.
Finally, Junior is a philosophical young man. After learning of Penelope’s problem, he says “I guess there are all kinds of addicts.” He reflects on the differences between white people and Indians. “The world is a series of broken dams and my cartoons are lifeboats,” p. 9? He comes to realize that he belongs to many tribes.
Character Part 2 - Individual Complete the Part 2 handout on your own now. Step 3 is just like what we did together. Ask for help as needed. When done, hand all your character work in to me. I will review it and share it out with the class on Monday.
Homework Complete the handout on conflict/theme For research assignment Part 1, bring the following to class: printouts of web pages and/or actual books, etc. revised bibliography (see p. 382-387) correct format for entries alphabetical order title