DAY 24 Characterization, Subject/verb agreement, and Close Reading 3 review OBJECTIVES Understand and Identify Characterization in The Necklace Analyze character traits and motivation ❖Enhance understanding of subject verb agrement Homework: LOTF Chapters 9-12 - worksheets due Friday 10/2 Vocabulary- Flashcards close reading 4 due Friday VOCABULARY • Your test has been moved to Wednesday GROUP PRACTICE – CLOSE READING WEEK 3 • Get into your groups. • Assign one member of the group to get your reading packets from me. • Use your answer sheets to discuss the answers. ->Use your rationale in your discussions. You must have one written. • When you establish a group answer, write it in the group answer portion of the answer sheet. Close Reading Objectives: Week Four in Literature Excerpt from “Ethan Frome” 1. Highlight and annotate diction that reveals Ethan's motivation for his change in behavior. Compose a sentence describing this motivation. Underline diction that reveals Zeena's feelings about this change. Briefly summarize why she feels this way. Based on the narrative, do you believe Mattie is knowledgable about Ethan's feelings? Explain your reasoning. 2. Annotate instances of imagery throughout the passage. Beneath the passage, explain the significance of a specific image to the author's central idea. 3. Chunk the sections of the text where the author employs flashback. What event is Ethan watching in the present day? Excerpt from “Snake Boy” 1. Highlight and annotate details that characterize Anpao. Explain how he differs from the brothers, and circle details that illustrate this difference. 2. Underline details of the setting. In a short paragraph, explain the significance of the desert to the theme. 3. Describe the mood of the folk-tale in one word. Circle diction from the passage that the author uses to establish the mood. Grammar Time! 6. Watch out for collective nouns and indefinite pronouns. First determine if the word is singular or plural. ex. The team (is/are) playing well. ex. The team (is/are) turning in their uniforms. ex. Some of the milk (is/are) rotten. ex. Some of the cookies (is/are) stale. Each person needs a worksheet! 1. The band _____school songs at halftime. (plays, play) 2. Congress ______to adjourn early this session. (plans, plan) 3. Measles ______no longer the dread disease it once was. (is, are) 4. The six months __since my best friend moved. (has dragged, have dragged) 5. The orchestra _______in black for concerts. (dresses, dress) 6. My family ______sick with the flu. (is, are) 7. Your binoculars ______a big help at our star party. (was, were) 8. Seven feet _____a long distance to jump. (is, are) 9. Three eggs _____too many for this recipe. (is, are) 10. Athletics _____the only thing Jack wanted to pursue. (was, were) THE NECKLACE •Turn to where we left off in the Interactive reader. THE NECKLACE- P 72 We will read “The Necklace” in your blue books pg. 72. Answer each question in your book as we go over them. Annotate for theme and characterization. As you read, look for examples from the text to complete your characterization chart We will stop reading at the line that starts with “The day of the party arrived…” you will finish in groups. AFTER READING……. •Each person needs a worksheet. •Answer the questions and complete the characterization chart. AFTER THE READING… Take out a piece of paper and answer 4 of the discussion questions on the following slide. Write the name of everyone in your group at the top right of the paper. Label it “The Necklace Group Questions”. Make sure you identify the number of the question you picked. Standard Standard CLOSURE 1. How can characterization affect the theme of a story? 2. What are three ways that an author might show greed in a character? 3. What is one question you still have about characterization?