English 12 warm-ups

#1 (1/10) - Do you think with your heart, mind, or soul? Explain your answer. (5 sentences)
#2 (1/11) - Does scientific knowledge (about the universe, the environment, health, etc.) make you feel more secure or more fearful? Why? (5 sentences) 
#3 (1/12) - Do the diagnostic test on fragments and run-ons (page 1 of this handout: fragments/run-ons )
#4 (1/13) - Why are people in power so often the objects of ridicule? (5 sentences)
#5 (1/17) - Correct the run-ons (page 2 of the fragments/run-ons handout - link is above)
#6 (1/20) - Is satire an effective tool for bringing about social change? Why or why not? (5 sentences)
#7 (1/23) - Copy the list of roots, and then complete the chart: numer-polis 1
#8 (1/24) - Combine the sentence pairs into one sentence (#1-5 only): combining sentences 1
#9 (1/25) - Complete the chart: numer-polis 2
#10 (1/26) - Combine each pair of sentences into one: combining sentences 2
#11 (1/30) - Copy the information and complete the chart: fus-acr 1
#12 (2/1) - Complete the chart: fus-acr 2
#13 (2/6) - Copy the information and complete the chart: acro-per 1
#14 (2/8) - Complete the chart: acro-per 2
#15 (2/13) - Copy the information and complete the chart: pac-pugn 1
#16 (2/15) - Complete the chart: pac-pugn 2
#17 (2/16) - Do all parents love their children unconditionally, no matter how they look or act? (5 sentences)
#18 (2/21) - Copy the information and complete the chart: ecto-leg 1
#19 (2/22) - Make a KWL chart for "theme" (write what you know about theme, what you want to know about theme, and finally, after watching this video: theme video, write 3-5 things you learned.
#20 (2/23) - Complete the chart: ecto-leg 2
#21 (2/27) - Copy the information and complete the chart: anim-mir 1
#22 (2/28) - What does fire symbolize in Frankenstein? Is it a good thing or a bad thing? Support your answer with at least one example from the text.
#23 (2/29) - Complete the chart: anim-mir 2
#24 (3/2) - Place Frankenstein's creature in modern times. Suppose he has a family that raises him, and even enrolls him in school. How might today's society treat him differently? What would be the same, or similar? (5 sentences)
#25 (3/5) - Write down three things you know about an introductory paragraph, and three things you want to know. Then, after watching this video, write 5 things you learned: introduction paragraph
#26 (3/13) - Copy the information and complete the chart: man-retro 1
#27 (3/14) - Complete the chart: man-retro 2
#28 (3/15) - warm-up #28
#29 (3/20) - sens-oid 1
#30 (3/20) - warm-up #30
#31 (3/21) - Re-read Sylvia Plath's "Cinderella" again. Are there any lines that don't rhyme exactly? Which ones? Why those particular lines?
#32 (3/22) - sens-oid 2
#33 (3/23) - Read Langston Hughes' "Harlem". What dream is the speaker referring to?
#34 (3/26) - gest-rid 1
#35 (3/27) - Read Emily Dickinson’s poem that begins “I’m Nobody!” Describe the speaker of the poem. 
#36 (3/28) - gest-rid 2
#37 (5/3) - In the Romantic novel Frankenstein, nature has healing powers; it often comforts the despairing Victor. How is nature portrayed in Lord of the Flies? Open your book and look for specific examples to support your answer! (6 sentences)
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