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Name:________________________________________________________

Evidence number: 1
the Caged Birds Sings).

Group: ____________

Name of the evidence: Active SkillBuilder pg. 170 ( I Know Why

Objective: The student will recognize what an autobiography is and the point of view in which is
written.
Instructions: Use the chart to record Angelous observations about Mrs. Flowers form both her
child and adult viewpoints (1 point each answer).

Due on: February 21, 2012. For physical delivery in class.

Name:________________________________________________________

Group: ____________

Evidence number: 2
Name of the evidence: Literary Analysis SkillBuilder pg. 171 ( I
Know Why the Caged Birds Sings).
Objective: The student will recognize what an autobiography is and identify important moments
within to make a synthesis.
Instructions: Reread I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and look for details that might have
been omitted if it were written by someone other than Angelou. What information might a
biographer have included that Angelou did not? Use the chart to record your ideas (1 point each
answer).

Due on: February 21, 2012. For physical delivery in class.

Name:________________________________________________________

Group: ____________

Evidence number: 3
Name of the evidence: Words to Know SkillBuilder pg.172 ( I Know
Why the Caged Birds Sings).
Objective: The student will be able to use the words to know from the autobiography I Know
Why the Caged Bird Sings vocabulary in context.
Instructions: Answer the following exercise according to the instructions given for each section
in the exercise (.72 points each question).

Due on: February 21, 2012. For physical delivery in class.

Name:________________________________________________________

Evidence number: 4

Group: ____________

Name of the evidence: Active SkillBuilder pg. 215 (The Scarlet Ibis)

Objective: The student will be able to draw a conclusions about the narrator and the characters
of the story in a short story. He or she will also be able to inferences to make conclusions about
the story.
Instructions: Reread The Scarlet Ibis and use the chart to record three passages from which
you can infer something about the narrator. Use these inferences, draw a conclusion about him
(1.43 points each answer).

Due on: February 21, 2012. For physical delivery in class.

Name:________________________________________________________

Evidence number: 5
Scarlet Ibis)

Group: ____________

Name of the evidence: Literary Analysis SkillBuilder pg. 171 (The

Objective: The student will be able to identify what a theme of a short story is and make a
synthesis about a passage.
Instructions: Follow the instructions given in each section of the following exercise and answer
using the chart (. 67 each answer).

Due on: February 21, 2012. For physical delivery in class.

Name:________________________________________________________

Evidence number: 6
Scarlet Ibis)

Group: ____________

Name of the evidence: Words to Know SkillBuilder pg.172 (The

Objective: The student will be able to use the words to know from the short story The Scarlet
Ibis vocabulary in context.

Due on: February 21, 2012. For physical delivery in class.

Name:________________________________________________________

Group: ____________

Instructions: Answer the following exercise according to the instructions given for each section
in the exercise (.77 points each question).

Evidence number: 7

Name of the evidence: Literary Discussion Questions.

Objective: The student will be able to answer questions related to the selections of the unit.
Instructions: Match the following questions from the reading selections of the unit and select
the best answer possible form the column. Write the correct letter next to its correspondent
statement.

Due on: February 21, 2012. For physical delivery in class.

Name:________________________________________________________

Group: ____________

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings


____1. How does the Mrs. Flowers
view the illiterate, or those that cant
read?
____2. Three words that describes
Mrs. Flowers qualities, according to
Marguerite.
____3. Mrs. Flowers wants to talk to
Marguerite because

A. Autobiography
B. Beautiful, intelligent,
sophisticated.
C. Coarse, common frank and
uneducated.
D. She respects illiterate and
understands their inability to
read.

____4. This short story is a .


____5. Three opinions that describe
Marguerites grandmother.
____6. What does Mrs. Flowers want
Marguerite to do?

The Scarlet Ibis


____7. The story took place at

E. Mrs. Flowers wants Marguerite


to memorize a poem and
recite it to her.
F. She wants to help Marguerite
feel better about herself and
make her speak.
A. Early 1900s (1914 - 1918)

____8. When the narrator takes


Doodle to the barn, how is he mean
to his brother?

B. The bird was blown thereby


the storm. It was exhausted
and injured. It soon died.

____9. How does the narrator feel


after he shows his parents that
Doodle can walk?

C. A rural area of the South, in


the narrators home.

____10. The Scarlet Ibis is a .


____11 . In which years did the story
take place?

D. The narrator feels


disappointed with his brother,
but later, he begins to accept
him.
E. Short story

____12. How did the scarlet ibis end


up in the familys backyard and what
happened to it there?

F. The narrator forces Doodle to


touch the coffin, thus making
Doodle confront his fears of
dying and being left alone.

Evidence number: 8
Name of the evidence: Academic Writing Draft Exercise :
Choosing a Topic and making a Thesis Statement.
Objective: The student will be able find three supporting sources from for his/her research paper,
make a thesis statement and design an appropriate outline according to the MLA format.

Due on: February 21, 2012. For physical delivery in class.

Name:________________________________________________________

Group: ____________

Instructions: Select a topic from your interest, and select three appropriate sources for your
topic. Narrow your topic and write a complete thesis statement. Make an outline for your
research paper according to the selected topic and thesis statement. A rubric is given to grade
this exercise.

A. Write the selected topic: (2 points)

B. With the appropriate MLA format, enlist at least three selected sources
for your research paper (3 points).
1.

2.

3.

C. In one sentence, write a complete thesis statement that makes a strong


point for your research paper (2 points).

D. According to your selected topic and thesis statement, make an


appropriate outline for your research paper according to the MLA format
(3 points).
Title:________________________________
Due on: February 21, 2012. For physical delivery in class.

Name:________________________________________________________

Group: ____________

CHECK LIST FOR EVIDENCE 8


CRITERION

Excelle
nt

Very
Good

TOPIC

Due on: February 21, 2012. For physical delivery in class.

Good

Regula
r

Unsatisfac
toy

Name:________________________________________________________

The student selected an appropriate


topic to make a research paper.
The used topic is approved by the
teacher.
SOURCES
At least 3 sources are included?
All sources are credible according to the
guidelines presented to the class; all
sources come from different media; all
sources are relevant to the topic
presented.
A list of sources is included properly
formatted in MLA Style.
A reliable book source is included and
properly formatted in MLA Style.
A reliable periodical source is included
and properly formatted in MLA Style.
A reliable internet sources is included
and properly formatted in MLA Style.
THESIS STATEMENT
Does the Thesis Statement shows an
arguable/ provable point for a research
paper?
Has written a clear thesis statement for
each sentence, using strong language,
active verbs, and appropriate
descriptive words and/or phrases
It uses proper grammar.
It has NO spelling mistakes.
OUTLINE
The outline employs the correct format,
and proper use symbols, and
indentations are evident.
Follows all the MLA guidelines; has
header, title, and thesis statement;
includes support that thoroughly proves
thesis statement; provides conclusion.
The outline contains very precise,
detailed information that is essential to
the topic, in
addition to including specific anecdotes
and quotations which are attributed to
sources with proper MLA parenthetical
documentation.
The outline exhibits excellent use of
spelling, punctuation, grammar, and
format.
Due on: February 21, 2012. For physical delivery in class.

Group: ____________

Name:________________________________________________________

Evidence number: 9
Conditional Sentences)

Group: ____________

Name of the evidence: Grammar Exercise (First, Second and Third

Objective: The student will be able to use first, second, and third conditional structures in
sentences in hypothetical situations
Instructions: Follow the instructions of each section and answer with the correct words (.83
points each answer).

Due on: February 21, 2012. For physical delivery in class.

Name:________________________________________________________

Group: ____________

A. Complete with the correct word.

1. If you finish this test in fifteen minutes, what will you do?
If I (finished/finish/will finish)____________it soon, I (would have, will have,
would have) ____________a ____________(drink/drinks).
2. I would feel very lonely if I (dont have, didnt
have/havent)______________any friends.
3. What (could/ would) _____________you do if you won the lottery?
4. My parents will let me drive the car if I (didnt/dont/ will
not)__________have an accident.
5. What would you do if you had more free time?
If I (have/had) more free time, I (would/will)__________________(travel) a lot.

B. Complete the Crossword Puzzle.


1

5
2
3
4

7
6

Complete the crossword with the


missing words.
1. I would join the team if I ... play
football.
2. If I throw a party next month,
I ... invite all my friends.
3. You will be late for school if
you ... not get up in time.
4. If I were ..., I wouldn't buy that
shirt.
5. .... you like to go to the cinema
on Friday?
6. I will pay the bill if Susan ... not
have enough money on her.
7. What would you do if you ... the
president of the country?

Options: were, does, would, you, will, could, do.

Due on: February 21, 2012. For physical delivery in class.