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ELD III-IV- Week Four

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High School ELD 3-4

Week 4 April 27-May 1

Weekly Packet

Learning Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • cite evidence from these texts, personal experience, literature, art, or history to analyze and reflect on how loneliness and community both influence the individual.
  • write sentences with the correct form of the third conditional.


Lesson 1: Read “Miss Brill” and then answer both multiple choice and short answer questions.

Lesson 2: Read “Excerpt from Frankenstein: The Creature’s Request” and then answer both multiple choice and short answer questions.


After reading “Miss Brill,” write a paragraph about the overall theme of the story- loneliness. In it, tell how the author’s use of symbolism and imagery express the theme. Cite evidence from the text to support your claims.

In the “Discussion Question” section, explain how you think various factors influence loneliness in an individual person. Cite evidence from the texts, your own experience, and other literature, art, or history to support your claims.

Keep a journal about your experiences with social distancing. Your journal should have at least three entries a week. Each entry should be at least one paragraph.

Enrichment Activities

Miss Brill Short Film

After reading “Miss Brill”, view this short video adaptation and compare/contrast the video and story you read.

Why Loneliness Can Be Deadly

Watch the video and then reflect on how loneliness affects humans. Your reflection should also consider how community can help combat loneliness.

What Makes a Good Life?

Watch the video and then reflect on how loneliness and isolation can be toxic and how community can help build a good life.

Texts from


By Katherine Mansfield 1920


By Mary Shelley 1818


abhor(verb): to regard with disgust and hatred

negligent(adjective): failing to take proper care in doing something

disdain(noun): the feeling that someone is unworthy of one’s respect

commiserate(verb): to express or feel sympathy

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