Warm Up: Tone review-Ms. Trunchbull makeovers
Literature Focus: Tone and Point of View
Homework: Finish point of view assignment
Warm Up: Quick review of The Sniper, as needed
Elements of Fiction Quest! YAYYY!!
Literature Focus: Style and Tone
Homework: Finish Ms. Trunchbull Makeover
Root Word of the Week: trans
Meaning: across, through and over
Literature Focus: Elements of Storytelling Review
The Sniper group work
Homework: Elements of fiction quest tomorrow!
Review: Character Types and Methods of Characterization
Literature/Vocabulary Focus: Point of View
“Teacher Man” Creative Writing
Homework: “Fear” and characterization questions
Review: Setting and Mood; Setting as Character
Literature/Vocabulary Focus: Character Types and Methods of Characterization; Point of View
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
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"
Summer Reading Exam! YAYYYYY!!!!
Grammar Focus: Grammar Diagnostic
Homework: Goals letter due tomorrow, send via e-mail.