Review: Setting and Mood; Setting as Character
Literature/Vocabulary Focus: Character Types and Methods of Characterization
Mini Lesson: Notes, Characterization in Movies Activity
Homework: “Teacher Man” and characterization questions
Root Word of the Week: stru/struct: BUILD.
It comes from the Latin struere, structus, meaning build. As the ROOT implies, every word with it is a word of action.
Literature/Vocabulary Focus: Intro to Fiction
Review “The Lady or the Tiger”
Mini Lesson: Setting and Mood
Discuss Summer Reading
Homework: The Silent Towns
Warm Up: Get into your literature circle groups from Wednesday’s class.
AS A GROUP: Write a well written paragraph (5-7 sentences) explaining the power and purpose of storytelling based upon the inferences you drew from the quotations. Be sure to refer to at least TWO quotes in your response.
Vocabulary/Literature Focus: Elements of Storytelling
Plot and Conflict
Homework: "The Lady or The Tiger"