September 16-17 - Today's Announcements

Today's Objectives



1. Bell Ringer
  • Study for your test.
  • Take test.
  • As everyone finishes the test...

2. Reading WorkshopReading_Workshop.jpg
  • NEW literary terms:
    • Archetype: Please add this term to a page in your Literary Terms section of your three-ring binder. Add the definition and at least ten archetypes.
    • Characterization: Add this term to a page in your Literary Terms section of your three-ring binder. Add the definition.
      • Eight Methods of Characterization
        • physical description
        • name analysis
        • attitude and appearance
        • dialogue
        • thoughts
        • reactions to others
        • actions
        • physical/emotional setting
          • The setting of a story affects the characters’ development as well as the plot.
          • The physical setting of a story is where the story is actually taking place and can effect the way a character develops.
          • The emotional setting of a story is the series of emotions that the character deals with throughout the story.
      • Develop a characterization for your assigned character as we read My Antonia.
      • As you read, consider the land/setting (in My Antonia) as a character
  • As you read My Antonia.
    • In your Reader's Workshop section of your three-ring binder, take notes as you read that support
      • Antonia's archetype
      • The land/setting as a character

3. Writing Workshop
  • Review characteristics of a narrative.
  • Discuss persona.
  • In the "Writer's Notebook" section of your three-ring binder, create a list of details that support this topic sentence: (Your Chosen Person ) pioneers in his/her field because of his/her (summarize his/her pioneering quality).
    • Below this list, list one connection:
      • Text-2-Me
      • Text-2-Text
      • Text-2-World
  • Collect evidence for your paragraph = read about your pioneer.
    • Adopt your pioneer's voice (persona).
    • Relate a story about your pioneer
    • QUESTION? Actually two! In which sentence is the preposition used correctly?
      • Which point of view will you write from?
      • From which point of view will you write?

4. Homework
  • Read My Antonia.
    • In your Reader's Workshop section of your three-ring binder, take notes as you read that support
      • Antonia's archetype
      • The land/setting as a character
  • Your Chosen Pioneer
    • Gather evidence for drafting a story about your pioneer through the voice of that pioneer.
      • Yes, you will use a persona.