REPORTED QUESTIONS EXPLANATIONS GRADE 9

Dear grade 9,

Here you will find a PDF file that you can use to study for the test on Friday 28.

REPORTED QUESTIONS

Hawthorne’s biography clues

Clue 1

If a building had legs, this one would be one of them to the north.

 

Clue 2

The sky, the grass, a cloudy day these are the colors of the place where the questions are.

 

Clue 3

 

A yellow bottle whose color reminds of that it puts out.

 

Clue 4

 

Quite useful after exercise and in hot days.

 

Clue 5

 

A tall white giraffe.

 

Clue 6

 

One of the iron trees in front of the knowledge givers’ room.

QUESTIONS ABOUT SHAKESPEARE 10A

After having read pages 289 to 296, answer these questions.

1. Why do some people believe that Shakespeare didn’t exist? Are they right?

2. What was Jonsosn’s prophecy?

3. If Shakespeare hadn’t been a playwright, what could he have been?

4. How many children did Shakespeare have? What happened to them?

5. How could Shakespeare have been inspired to write?

6. Who criticized Shakespeare’s writings? How was he redeemed?

7. Which two actors were Shakespeare’s companions?

8. What were the two early poems Shakespeare wrote and to whom were they dedicated?

9. Name Shakespeare’s earliest plays and their corresponding dates.

10.      How did Shakespeare become “gentlefolk”?

11. What is Shakespeare’s most controversial tragedy?

12. In 1603, the plague was rampant and theaters were closed. How did Shakespeare keep on working?

13. What benefits did Shakespeare get when King James took his company under his patronage?

14. What do some critics believe Shakespeare was influenced by when he wrote his famous tragedies? What could have been the real reason for their bitterness?

15. To whom did Shakespeare pay tribute in Henry VIII and why was this tribute delayed according to some scholars?

16. Why is it trying to identify Shakespeare as a man like looking at a mirror in dim light? What does the metaphor mean?

17. Why were there so few female characters on Shakespeare’s plays, especially old ones?

18. Why can we say that Shakespeare was a complete man of the theater?

19. Why weren’t Shakespeare’s plays not easily printed and sold to the public?

20. What do modern scholars do with the the plays in the quarto and in the folio?

END

REPORTED SPEECH GRADE 10

Dear grade 10,

Below you will find the files I promised for you to study REPORTED SPEECH. Just click on the the web links (underlined in red)

FILE 1

REPORTED SPEECH TENSE CHANGES

FILE 2

REPORTED QUESTIONS

RENAISSANCE PRESENTATIONS

Spanish Armada, Literature flood, end of renaissance

http://prezi.com/gbll5cown8tr/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

Greece and Rome, Italy, Humanism

Presentación 3

Indirect speech tense changes 9C

Hi dear grade 9,

Below you will find a PDF file that explains the tense and expression changes. Read them and then answer the questions. Questions and people responsible to answer them are below.

REPORTED SPEECH TENSE 

These are the exercises we did in class.

Reported Speech Tenses and Time Expression Changes

Decide whether the following statements are true or false. Explain why in either case. 

1. The direct statement Carlos said “We have been very busy” can be reported Carlos said we’d be very busy.

2. The direct statement Gloria said “My dad would go to the movies if he liked them” can be reported Gloria said her dad will go to the movies if he likes them.

3. When Carl went to England, he said, “We are having a great time here this weekend”. This statement can be reported Carl said they were having a great time here this weekend.

4. The weather forecaster said, “It might rain in the evening”. Her statement can be reported The weather forecaster said it might rain in the evening.

5. The direct statement Luz said, “We must find a solution.” can’t be reported Luz said they must find a solution.

Responsible Question
ALVARADO PERDOMO, LAURA CAROLINA 1
ARIZA MARTINEZ, ISABELLA 1
BORDA PEÑA, MARIA JOSE 1
FERNANDEZ RODRIGUEZ, SARAH CRISTINA 2
LASSO MUÑOZ, LAURA LORENA 2
LOZANO SOMBREDERO, MARIA JULIANA 2
NEIRA JARAMILLO, MARÍA CAMILA 3
NEMPEQUE BENITEZ, NATALIA 3
PAZMIÑO LA ROTTA, LAURA ANDREA 3
REYES SILVA, TATIANA 4
RODRIGUEZ CORREAL, MARIA ALEJANDRA 4
SIERRA TORRES, CAMILA ANDREA 4
TRUJILLO ARENAS, CATALINA 5
ZAFRA ZAMBRANO, MARIA FERNANDA 5

Indirect speech tense changes 9B

Hi dear grade 9,

Below you will find a PDF file that explains the tense and expression changes. Read them and then answer the questions. Questions and people responsible to answer them are below.

REPORTED SPEECH TENSE CHANGES

Decide whether the following statements are true or false. Explain why in either case. 

1. The direct statement Carlos said “We have been very busy” can be reported Carlos said we’d be very busy.

2. The direct statement Gloria said “My dad would go to the movies if he liked them” can be reported Gloria said her dad will go to the movies if he likes them.

3. When Carl went to England, he said, “We are having a great time here this weekend”. This statement can be reported Carl said they were having a great time here this weekend.

4. The weather forecaster said, “It might rain in the evening”. Her statement can be reported The weather forecaster said it might rain in the evening.

5. The direct statement Luz said, “We must find a solution.” can’t be reported Luz said they must find a solution.

BUENDÍA DUQUE, BIANCA

1

DURÁN TORRES, SOFÍA

1

GÓMEZ CUBILLOS, JULIANA

1

LÓPEZ PÉREZ, MARIA PAULA

2

MEDINA PARDO, MANUELA

2

OCHOA CALDERÓN, CAROLINA

2

PEREA SILVA, VALENTINA

3

PEREZ CALVO, DANIELA

3

PERILLA LIEVANO, MARIA JOSE

3

ROJAS POLO, LAURA MARIA

4

RUBIO VENEGAS, MÓNICA ANDREA

4

VELA BERNAL, DANIELA

5

VILLARREAL HERNANDEZ, VALENTINA

5