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1 Homework Unit 1- The Giver Phrases and Clauses

2 Week 1 the american soldier served his country proudly

3 Week 2 Produce a collection of 8 poems which demonstrates themes (choices, diversity, society, freedom, utopias) that are similar to themes discussed in the readings. Highlight the words/phrases/lines that prove this similarity. Due Friday.

4 Week 3 (Phrases) [Clauses] 1. [The Ceremony (for the Ones) was always noisy and fun.] 2. [The children all received their new bicycles (at Nine)]; [they were not allowed to ride bicycles (before then).] 3. [When something went (to a committee) (for study)], [the people always joked (about it).]

5 Week 4, Due Wednesday 1.Father put his bike into its port. 2. Jonas turned to the school assignments on his desk. 3. The Chief Elder looked at Jonas with a question in his eyes.

6 Week 4, Due Friday Use 5 prepositional phrases in sentences to express your ideas about “The Giver.” These sentences can express your favorite parts or your opinions about the book.

7 Week 5, Due Tuesday 1.The main character in The Giver is Jonas. 2. Jonas cared for the elderly woman at the House of the Old.

8 Week 5, Due Wednesday 1.Jonas had dropped his bike on its side on the path behind his family’s dwelling. 2. In school, at recreation time, and during volunteer hours, he had noticed the Elders watching him and the other Elevens.

9 Week 5, Due Friday Using the notes given, students will write sentences in which they use both adjective and adverb prepositional phrases. They must use at least 4 of each type, label them, and explain their function by drawing arrows to the words being modified or writing a short explanation.

10 Week 6, Due Tuesday 1.Jonas thought again about that incident. 2. Jonas interrupted him with a question. 3. The agony of the fractured leg began to seem no more than a mild discomfort.

11 Week 6, Due Wednesday 1.They wanted to increase the rate of births. 2. The Giver was rigid in his chair, his face in his hands. 3. The boy stared at him.

12 Week 6, Due Friday Students will respond to the following prompt. The response should include sentences that are constructed using both adjectival and adverbial phrases. Students should highlight or underline the phrases, tell which type they are, and explain your label. Prompt: Feelings are an essential part of the human experience. Agree or disagree?

13 Week 7, Due Tuesday 1. Jonas braced himself and entered the memory which was torturing The Giver. 2. Finally, when the container was open, he extended his arm slowly across the blood- soaked earth. 3. Jonas liked having him there, though he felt guilty about the secret. 4. He watched as they rode away.

14 Week 7, Due Wednesday 1. Jonas braced himself and entered the memory which was torturing The Giver. 2. Finally, when the container was open, he extended his arm slowly across the blood- soaked earth. 3. Jonas liked having him there, though he felt guilty about the secret. 4. He watched as they rode away.

15 Week 7, Due Thursday Develop sentences using at least 5 clauses in response to the following prompt: What celebrity would you choose to play the part of Jonas in a film version of The Giver? Why? Identify the clauses you used by highlighting or underlining them.

16 Week 7, Due Friday Using the same paragraph from last night’s homework, revise your paragraph, moving your clauses to either the beginning, middle, or end of your sentences, trying new ways to construct your sentences without changing the meaning of your sentences or overall paragraph.

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