Today, we are having our English final.
You have two options for your final. You may respond to the following prompts below, or you may complete a response to literature assignment. The response to lit assignments are attached at the bottom of this post.
Martian Chronicles Final
Choose one of the stories within The Martian Chronicles, and write three paragraphs responding the following prompts:
Paragraph 1: Give a brief summary of the story. Be sure to describe the main characters and main conflict of the story.
Paragraph 2: Give the main theme of this particular story. What do you think Ray Bradbury wanted to communicate through the telling of this story on its own?
Paragraph 3: What did this story add to the novel as a whole? How did it fit into the larger picture and increase our understanding of that larger picture? What did you learn from this story about Martians and humans within Bradbury’s world?
If you were absent from today's class, please let me know!
Chris Trompas - English teacher at the Learning Choice Academy in Chula Vista and La Mesa, CA.