May 25

The Princess Bride – Chapter 1 – Buttercup

Choose 2 of the 4 to answer in your duotoang

  1. What caused Count Rugen to stop paying attention to the Dutchess at the beginning of the novel?  Why do you think she asked Westley about feeding the cows? (Chp.1)
  2. What are the young women in town noticing about Buttercup?  What do they think of Buttercup?  In your opinion, is it true? (Chp.1)
  3. Why does it bother Buttercup that the Dutchess is paying attention to Westley?  Why do you think this is such as surprise for her? (Chp.1)
  4. Who emphatically and passionately professes his love for Buttercup? How does Buttercup respond to report of this character’s sudden and tragic death? (Chp.1)

***Completed on May 30th

February 8

Ray Bradbury – A Sound of Thunder

Today students are studying a short story by Ray Bradbury called “A Sound of Thunder”.  We read the short story and observed some vocabulary and questions related to the story.  Then we watched the classic television production of this story as represented in “Ray Bradbury Theatre”.

Click the link below for a copy of the story:

15.03.12 A Sound of Thunder- Ray Bradbury

Click the link below for a copy of the assignment:

15.03.12 sound of thunder assignment

Watch the video below

November 7

Ray Bradbury – A Sound of Thunder

A Sound of Thunder – Ray Bradbury Theatre Short Story Study

Today students are studying a short story by Ray Bradbury called “A Sound of Thunder”.  We read the short story and observed some vocabulary and questions related to the story.  Then we watched the classic television production of this story as represented in “Ray Bradbury Theatre”.

Click the link below for a copy of the story:

15.03.12 A Sound of Thunder- Ray Bradbury

Click the link below for a copy of the assignment:

15.03.12 sound of thunder assignment

Watch the video below