10th Grade - English II
10TH GRADE - ENGLISH II ASSIGNMENT
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Novel: The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
***Due to Covid19 you are not expected to purchase your novel in stores. Instead you will be provided with an electronic pdf and the audiobook of the novel. If you would like to purchase a hardcopy of the book through Amazon or Barnes & Noble, you are free to do so. However, please understand that this is not mandated.
Part 1 - Dialectical Journal: The term “dialectic” means “the art or practice of arriving at the truth by using conversation involving question and answer.” Think of your dialectical journal as ‘’talking to the text’’, which will help you develop a better understanding of what you have read.
Part 2: In paragraph format, you will address two of the following annotation elements: direct characterization, indirect characterization, theme, tone, or figurative language devices. You will have two paragraphs in total. Your paragraphs will provide the definition of the annotation element example found, a quote that supports the element, and then provide reasoning to explain that it is the element you have identified.