The Review
What
is a comparison
between two unklike
objects using “like”
or “as”?
What
is the
overarching idea or
concept that is
related to life?
What
is a reference
to a character from
another literary work
known as?
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The author briefly looks back in time using specific details
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Allusion
Flashback
Personification
Simile
Theme
Transition or lead in statement
A phrase or sentence that links the present to the past; the
author uses this to begin a flashback
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Allusion
Flashback
Personification
Simile
Theme
Transition or lead in statement
 Using
diaries 16, 22, and 24, identify
1 example of the following literary
terms from the actual diary entries.
You must cite specific lines from
the text as answers.
Allusion
Theme
Using
diaries 16, 22, and 24,
identify 1 example of the
following literary terms from
the actual diary entries. You
must cite specific lines from
the text as answers.
Simile
Personification
Using
diaries 16, 22, and 24,
identify 1 example of the
following literary terms from
the actual diary entries. You
must cite specific lines from
the text as answers.
 Flashback
 Lead
in
Provide
examples for the
three parts of the
triangle diagram, by
referring to specific
examples from one of
your diary entries that
have been provided for
you.
What are the 3 parts of the Sample Writing
Structure?
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2.
3.
Using our Sample Writing Structure, fill in the
matching visual symbols to correspond with
the format we have studied.
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Set the scene
Create mages
Show feelings / thoughts
Using the symbols for
SWS, annotate Diary
16. Give 2 examples
of each part of the
SWS.
What
is the format or
structure for a This I
Believe essay?
Read
Diary 95 and identify
each part of this format
(This I Believe) in the
diary.
Column A
Column B
1. Abusive relationships
a. War
2. Body image
b. Telling the truth
3. Bullying
c. News & media promote
negatives
4. Hiding during LA riots
d. Addiction
5. Murder
e. Violence against women
6.Teen drinking
f. Self esteem/self confidence
7. A peace march at school
g. War in Bosnia
1. Describe the racial situation that exists at the time
of the movie.
2. What are ways that Ms. G tries to engage (interest)
the students throughout the movie?
3.Why does Eva “hate white people?”
4. What does Ms. G do when she finds the picture of
Jamal? What historical event does she bring up? Why
is this event relevant to her students?
5. Describe Ms. G’s husband. What is his attitude
toward his teaching career?
6. What is the philosophy of the students? How do they
perceive “graduation?”
7. What does the scene with Eva and the Cambodian
girl show? What does it convey? What is the message?
 There
is a shift or change in FWD.
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What are the ideas that are important to the
students in the beginning of the
novel/movie? What is important to the
students by the end?
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Explain the connection between the books
and articles the students read for class and
the changes the students, themselves, make
as time progresses.
 What
are 2 life lessons you can learn from
FWD? Develop your answer with specific
details from the book (or movie) and your
own life.
 Which medium do you prefer – the movie or
the book? Explain why, using specific details
from both.
 The scenes with Eva and her papi in the toy
store, her first day of school, and when she
is “jumped into” the gang are not included in
the book. Explain how including these scenes
add the development of Eva’s character.