Quote Of the Week: "Labor for learning....will never decay." ~ Desmond Dekker

Word of the Week: deference (noun) respectful or courteous regard; respectful submission or yielding to the judgment, opinion, will, etc., of another.

Essential question: How much influence does fate have on a person’s life? How important is it to understand a Universal Theme?

Target Learning Goals:

  • cite textual evidence

  • determine the theme of a text

  • examine how dialog and incidents propel action

  • analyze differences in point of view

  • conduct short research projects

  • gather relevant information from multiple sources

  • use context clues to determine meaning

  • determine and analyze a universal theme and to analyze foreshadowing in a short story.


Warm Up: Week 14 Day 1

Literary Elements


Warm Up: Week 14 Day 2

Monkey's Paw Vocabulary Test


Warm Up: Week 14 Day 3

Literary Analysis Monkey's Paw


Warm Up: Week 14 Day 4

Methods of Organization


Warm Up: Week 14 Day 5

Week 14 Warm Up Check

Monkey's Paw Test