AP 3 – Today’s Their Eyes Were Watching God test 10/29/14

Directions: This test is worth 75 points, each answer is 1-5 points depending of your thoroughness and details. You may use your book and incorporating quotes to enhance your answers when needed is recommended.

 

 

 

  1. Who is Joe looking for when he and Janie get to town?

 

 

 

  1. What are the two names of the town?

 

 

 

  1. What actions does Joe take when he gets to town and what does this suggest to you about him?

 

 

 

 

  1. How does Joe want Janie to look and act? What is it that Joe wants through his actions and behavior towards Janie?

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What is the result of Joe’s suggestion that the town incorporate and elect a mayor? Why is he able to be such a force to be reckoned with in this town?

 

 

 

 

  1. What is Janie’s reaction when Joe said she couldn’t make a speech, but what does this suggest to you in terms of how Janie’s relation with Joe will shift?

 

 

 

 

  1. Which of Joe’s innovations is the first in a colored town? What is symbolic here?

 

 

 

 

  1. How does Joe’s position affect Janie’s’ relationship with other town residents?

 

 

 

 

  1. What is the “rock” against which Janie was battered?
  2. Comment on what Joe does do about the mule and what this suggests to you about him.

 

 

 

 

  1. What happens to Joe and Janie’s relationship during the seventh year of their marriage?

 

 

 

  1. What is Janie’s comment to the men during their conversation about Mrs. Tony?

 

 

  1. What is the real reason behind the argument between Joe and Janie that started when she 
incorrectly cut the plug of tobacco?

 

 

 

  1. How does Janie feel after the big argument in the store?

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What does Janie tell Joe just before he died and what does this suggest to you about how her character is changing?
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AP 3 – Week of October 27, 2014

10/27 Monday – Another Vocabulary Monday! Test on previous weeks’ words:

New vocabulary: List # 7: Their Eyes Were Watching God, chapters 16-20: subtle, sacrilege, inevitable, fracas, stolid, sultry, velocity, cosmic, oblique, perseverance, complement, consolidated, disgorged, lustily, supplication, ferocity, delirium, fiend, fetid, wanton.

HW: Vocabulary flash cards are due.

Their Eyes Were Watching God questions from chapters 4, 5 and 6 are due. Be sure to have read chapter 6.

10/28 Tuesday: Their Eyes Were Watching God Review chapter 4, 5 and 6 questions; listen to chapters 7 and 8.

HW: read chapter 9 for tomorrow.

10/29 Wednesday – Their Eyes Were Watching God test on chapters 1-9.

HW: Read chapters 10 and 11 for tomorrow.

10/30 Thursday: Their Eyes Were Watching God: In class listening to chapter 11.

HW: Finish reading chapters 11 and 12.

10/31 Friday – Their Eyes Were Watching God TBA

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AP 4 – Week of October 27, 2014

10/27 Monday – Another Vocabulary Monday: test on previous week’s words (hope Friday’s game helped!)

List#13  from Sula 66-111: trundle, sundry, culmination, tarmac, camaraderie, raveling, industrious, demonstrative, cunning, lithe, phenomenon, trivial, drought, crepe, heifer, sheen, immune, silhouette, cataract, raunchy, intractable, insouciant, splay, soprano, miscellaneous, commiseration, excrete, aesthetic, rapport, malevolence.

Flash cards due and will be checked tomorrow.

Sula reading: be up to 66 for tomorrow; 85 Wednesday, 111 Thursday; 2 quotes/analysis for each, 6 total

10/28 Tuesday: Sula presentations continue!

1922 (49-66)

4th – Saleh, Andres, Selena,

5th – Renae, Shiann, Amaleah

6th – Maya, Madeline, Armand

HW: Be up to 85 for tomorrow, 2 quotes/analysis.

10/29 Wednesday: Sula presentations continue!

1923 (67-78) and 1927 (79-85)

4th – Riley, Sally, Sabine,

5th – Sammi, Josh, Vanessa

6th – JiaLin, Samuel, Lilly

HW: Be up to 111 for tomorrow; 2 quotes/analysis.

10/30 Thursday: Sula presentations continue!

1937 (89-111)

4th – Cristina, Olivia, Melly,

5th – Nancy, Itaisa, Erick,

6th – Lyniece, Simone, Doug

10/31 Friday (Happy Halloween!) – Big test on Sula (Prologue-1937)

 

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AP 4 – Week of October 20, 2014

10/20 Monday – Vocabulary Monday. Vocabulary test on words from lists 1-11 (4th only), Sula presentation #1 (5th and 6th only) Vocabulary list# 12 Sula 30-66: (sovereign, disgruntle, scrounge, shriek, ricochet, assail, vulnerable, scheme, temperament, imminent, idiosyncrasy, bequeath, interminable, guile, spontaneous, vitriol, engulf, epithet, delirium, mulatto, pervasive, saunter, intricate, defile, rivulet).

HW: read to page 29 of Sula, two quotes/analyses.

Vocabulary flash cards due tomorrow.

10/21 Tuesday – Sula Presentation #2

HW: TBA

10/22 Wednesday (minimum day) – Sula.

HW: TBA

10/23 Thursday – Sula Presentation #3.

HW:TBA

10/24 Friday (minimum day) – Sula, TBA.

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AP 3 – Week of October 20, 2014

10/20 Monday – Vocabulary Monday. Vocabulary test on words from lists 1-5.  List #6 Their Eyes Were Watching God, Chapters 7-15: prostrate, pugnacious, ostentatious, futile, insinuation, usurp, refract, gallant, temporize, excruciate, broach, endure, languish, gape, dwindle, hypocrite, transient, fend, predecessor, phosphorescent.

HW: read chapters 1, 2 and 3 and complete study questions for Their Eyes Were Watching God for tomorrow.

Vocabulary flash cards due tomorrow.

10/21 Tuesday – reading and review of chapters 1, 2 and 3 of Their Eyes Were Watching God.

HW: TBA

10/22 Wednesday (minimum day) – Their Eyes Were Watching God, TBA.

10/23 Thursday – Their Eyes Were Watching God, TBA.

10/24 Friday (minimum day) – Their Eyes Were Watching God, TBA.

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AP 3 – Week of October 13, 2014

10/13 Monday – Another Vocabulary Monday! Test on selected words from lists 1-4; new list #5: Their Eyes Were Watching God, chapters 1-6 (resignation, sodden, treacherous, languid, desecrate, lacerate, expound, conjecture, malice, mien, disengage, saunter, incredulous, jurisdiction, cowed, prominence, eulogy, sullen, submission, bait).

HW: Salinger/Catcher rough draft due tomorrow; vocabulary flash cards tomorrow.

10/14 Tuesday: Salinger/Catcher rough draft is due! You will have an opportunity to edit and work on improving this in class; the final, typed copy is due on Thursday. We are also going to the textbook room to get our new book, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston.

Study vocabulary – test Friday.

Salinger/Catcher essay is due tomorrow!

10/15 Wednesday – All Juniors are taking the PSAT today.

HW: Salinger/Catcher essay is due tomorrow! Please staple your rough drafts, planning sheet, etc. to the BACK of your final draft.

Study vocabulary – test Friday.

10/16 Thursday – Salinger/Catcher essay is due! Please staple your rough drafts, planning sheet, etc. to the BACK of your final draft.

Today we start Their Eyes Were Watching God, TBA.

10/17 Friday – Vocabulary Test!

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AP 4 – Week of October 13, 2014

10/13 Monday –  Another Vocabulary Monday! Vocabulary test on selected words from lists 1-10; new vocabulary: List 11: Sula, pages 3-29: (khaki, saffron, consolation, preoccupied, comrade,  repugnance, equilibrium, memorandum, guffaw, hysteria, entanglement, vagrancy, harboring, subsequent, goading, dolesome, enchantment, legitimacy, coquettish, placket, quell, roustabout, yonder, contemplate,  curdle).

HW: Vocabulary Flash Cards are due tomorrow.

10/14 Tuesday – We are going to the textbook room to get our new book, Toni Morrison’s Sula. When you return, you will work on your rough drafts for editing, rewriting. FINAL ESSAY IS DUE TOMORROW.

HW: Salinger/Catcher essay tomorrow – make it great!

10/15 Wednesday – Essays are due. In class reading of Sula. TBA

10/16 Thursday – Sula TBA.

10/17 Friday – Sula  TBA.

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