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  • 1.WARMING UPWorkbook AffordingReinforcement Materials forIndividual Needs Geared forUnderstanding and ProgressAn English Workbook for the Second YearNueva Valencia National High School

2. Table of ContentsThe First Quarter: Narrative........................................................................................................................5 The Story of the Aged Mother.................................................................................................................6 The Cricket Boy........................................................................................................................................7 The Spiders Thread.................................................................................................................................9 The Two Brothers..................................................................................................................................11 The Lady Chang......................................................................................................................................13 The Chinese Cinderella..........................................................................................................................15 Creating the Earth..................................................................................................................................16 The Forbidden Fruit...............................................................................................................................17 God Leaves the World...........................................................................................................................17 The Gentlemen of the Jungle.................................................................................................................17The Second Quarter: Drama......................................................................................................................19 The Calabashi Kids.................................................................................................................................20 Ramayana..............................................................................................................................................23 Oli Impan, An Excerpt............................................................................................................................26 The Magic Brocade................................................................................................................................30 A Tale of China.......................................................................................................................................30 The Crystal Heart...................................................................................................................................33 A Vietnamese Legend............................................................................................................................33 Shakuntala: A Summary ........................................................................................................................37 The Gifts of Wali Dad.............................................................................................................................38 Laarni, A Dream.....................................................................................................................................45 Treasury of Loyal Retainers, An Excerpt................................................................................................48 Yoshitune and the Thousand Cherry Trees ...............................................................................................................................................................49 Madman on the Roof.............................................................................................................................54 3. The Third Quarter: Poetry..........................................................................................................................56 Air Castles..............................................................................................................................................57Bewildered Arab...................................................................................................................................58 Sonnet XXVI...........................................................................................................................................59 I, Too, Sing America...............................................................................................................................60 To the Sons of India...............................................................................................................................60 Reflection...............................................................................................................................................61 Circle of Life...........................................................................................................................................61 Heal Our Land........................................................................................................................................62 Africas Plea...........................................................................................................................................63 A Japanese Folk Song from Aomori.......................................................................................................63 The Tame Bird was in a Cage.................................................................................................................64 Lead Me, Lord........................................................................................................................................64 Sing Me Your Song Again Daddy............................................................................................................66 Lift Up Your Hands to God.....................................................................................................................67 Please Be Careful with my Heart............................................................................................................67The Fourth Quarter: Essay.........................................................................................................................78 Mother Teresa, The Saint of Gutters.....................................................................................................79 Story of a Saint.......................................................................................................................................79 The Moorish Banquet............................................................................................................................81 The Blacks..............................................................................................................................................82 The World in a Train..............................................................................................................................89Language Focus.........................................................................................................................................92 Simple Past Tense..................................................................................................................................93 Time Transition Words...........................................................................................................................94 Adverbs..................................................................................................................................................97 Verbals...................................................................................................................................................99 4. Using Imperatives................................................................................................................................101Adjectives in a Series...........................................................................................................................103Spatial Order of Details........................................................................................................................104Objective and Subjective Details in Description...................................................................................105 5. The First Quarter:Narrative 6. The Story of the Aged Mother A Japanese Folktale Long, long ago there lived at the foot of the mountain a poor farmer and his aged, widowed mother.They owned a bit of land which supplied them with food, and their humble were peaceful and happy.Shinano was governed by a despotic leader who though a warrior, had a great and cowardlyshrinking from anything suggestive of failing health and strength. This caused him to send out a cruelproclamation. The entire province was given strict orders to immediately put to death all aged people.Those were barbarous days, and the custom of abandoning old people to die was not common. The poorfarmer loved his aged mother with tender reverence, and the order filled his heart with sorrow. But no oneever thought a second time about obeying the mandate of the governor, so with many deep hopeless sighs,the youth prepared for what at that time was considered the kindest mode of death. Just at sundown, when his days work was ended, he took a quantity of unwhitened rice which isprincipal food for poor, cooked and dried it, and tying it in a square cloth, swung and bundle around his neckalong with a gourd filled with cool, sweet water. Then he lifted his helpless old mother to his back and statedon his painful journey up the mountain. The road was long and steep; the narrowed road was crossed andrecrossed by many p