Bell Ringer 4C: Guilt is a powerful emotion that may cause a person to become unhappy and despondent, but it can be channeled more positively into helping others. To what extent is this true in the novel The Book Thief? (One page response)
Bell Ringer 5C: Evaluate the pros and cons of Hans giving bread to an elderly Jew condemned to a concentration camp. Were the consequences worth the benefits. (Make a pros and cons list. Write a 1/2 page response.)
Bell Ringer 11C: Think of at least three events that have occurred in your lifetime that changed the way people think or act. Examples might include an election, a natural disaster, , or a war. Discuss the impact each event had on you personally and on society as a whole.
Bell Ringer 13C: Brainstorm examples of individuals whose ambition led to tragedy. These can be characters from literature, real people from business, politics, or history. Analyze what happened in each case and draw conclusions about what led to each person’s downfall.
Bell Ringer 15C: Read pages 1186-1189. Write a one page analysis and summary on Shakespeare’s World.