DUE TUESDAY 11/1/16
Read to pp. 71 and review your notes on the Hero’s Journey (can also be found on the website). Answer the questions:
1.What stages of the hero’s journey has Haroun gone through up to this point?
2.Where would you say he is now on his journey? Support your answers with details from the text!
DUE MONDAY 10/31
Review your TE/EA notes from class today, make sure you have a clear understanding of each section!
Now, choose one of the following questions and answer it by using a TE/EA paragraph:
1.Choose one setting that we’ve encountered (The sad city, the houseboat, the valley, etc) and explain how the setting has had an impact on the story so far.
2.Describe the relationship between Haroun and Rashid so far in the book.
3.Consider the world of the novel, now discuss the roles that stories play in the culture of this world.
PSST! Don't forget, you also have a quiz on Monday 10/31! Be sure to study the following topics:
•Iff the water genie
You should also be familiar with the different allusion topics that have been presented in class so far: Kashmir, Lake Dal, 1,001 Arabian Nights, Harun Al-Rashid, Turtle/Peacock symbolism, Aladdin.
DUE MONDAY 10/24/16
Read page 31 to the top of page 35 in Haroun and the Sea of Stories.
Write a characterization statement about Mr. Butt, including a list of at least three pieces of text evidence and which type of evidence each is (STEAL). You ONLY need to find text evidence, don't worry about explaining it out.
Then, write several sentences DESCRIBING the way that Mr. Butt talks. What do you notice?
Pick one of the following characters: Haroun, Rashid, Soraya, Mr. Sengupta, or Ms. Oneeta.
Find descriptions about the character of your choice that represents two different methods of indirect characterization. Use text evidence. Then draw a conclusion about the character’s personality.
Methods of Indirect Characterization:
Speech (What does the character say?)
Thoughts (What does the character think?)
Effect on others (How do others react to/interact with the character?)
Actions (What does the character do?)
Looks (What does the character look like?)
Check out the example below. You can complete the work like a chart, or in a paragraph format.
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