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September 16 and 19

Today's Objective:

  • Analyze a text for thematic meaning.
  • Discuss embedding quotes.

Question!

  • Last Friday night's football game was NOT a calamity, right?!

Bell Work


  • Paragraph Due!
    • Check your notes.
      • Now, add appositive and participial phrases.


Focus on Writing

  • In Review...Phrases:

    • Authors who use phrases.
      • Sentence Composing for High School,pages 2-5 and 12-17
        • Appositives
        • Phrases
    • Investigate The Scarlet Letter, Chapter 1, page 1
      • Listen to chapter 1 here
        • How does Hawthorne use phrases
      • Discuss
        • Tone
        • Foreshadowing
        • Symbolism
        • Theme
        • Diction
          • L - Low/Informal Language
          • E - Elevated/Formal Language
          • A - Abstract/Concrete Language
          • D - Denotation/Connotation
      • Explain the difference between a lot vs allot

  • A Test?!Making_Connections.jpg

    • Define crucible. Add to your Vocab Terms.
    • Preview novel here.
    • Group Work: Ponder on tests in The Scarlet Letter and The Crucible.
      • Make-a-Connection
        • Text-2-Me
        • Text-2-Text
        • Text-2-World

Homework

  • Finalize paragraph...be sure you have
    • Embedded quote
    • Appositive Phrases
    • Participial Phrases
  • Read for pleasure! How does the above language affect the tone of the novel?