“In Response to Executive Order 9066” by Dwight Okita Be familiar with point of view and major themes of the poem
“August 2026: There Will Come Soft Rains” by Ray Bradbury ACT style multiple choice questions about inferences and literary devices in the story
“Shema” by Primo Levi You will see the poem on the test and be asked to identify and explain the poet’s use of several literary devices
Excerpt of a speech You will be asked to identify and explain the use of several literary devices
Was World War II a “good war”? Write a well-developed paragraph that answers this question. Be sure to reference what you’ve learned in both parts of American Studies, as Mr. Voss and I will grade this question together for a grade in each class. We’re not grading your personal opinion; we’re grading your ability to support it.