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Calvert Grade 8 Reading Lesson 153
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What is the objective for Calvert Grade 8 Reading Lesson 153?
Objectives: to understad character motiviation; to recognize irony
For most people change is _______, especially when habits have been formed over a long period of time. In her ______ Jane realizes this.
What is wisdom?
the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment; the quality of being wise.
Although the ____ _____ ______ is taking hold in different parts of the South, the area in and around
Samson remains undisturbed by the insistence on equality.
Civil Rights Movement
Indeed, _______ _______ still owns the land, houses, church, and graveyard.
Robert Samson still has the
power to eject residents from the quarters, which would leave them ______.
In Jane's religion, 'Termination ______ is a service in which each member
recommits himself to leading a good life ("carrying the cross"), which will
allow him to rejoin the congregation in heaven ("cross the River Jordan when
Jimmy does not participate in the ritual. In fact, he admits to the
congregation, "I don't go to _____ no more... because I lost faith in God.
What is situational irony?
irony is a contrast between what is expected and what actually occurs.
What is congregation?
group of people assembled for religious worship.
_______ ________ ______ Jr. won the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize for leading nonviolent
civil rights demonstrations. His assassination in 1968 caused nationwide riots in
over one hundred cities. Who was he?
Martin Luther King Jr.
1. After two years away, Jimmy returns to Samson with "eyes very very
serious." Who else in Jane's life had a serious look in his eyes?
2. Speculate about why Jimmy has lost his faith.
3. Why does Jimmy ask the congregation for help?
4. Why does the congregation not want to help?
5. In your own words, re-explain the irony in the 'Termination Sunday scene.
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