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November 17, 2014 to November 21, 2014
Nov 18th, 2014 by admin

1. ” The Thanksgiving Visitor” Vocabulary words are on Quizlet.

http://quizlet.com/16798200/the-thanksgiving-visitor-flash-cards/

QUIZ is Friday, 11/21.

2. In class, we will continue to read “The Thanksgiving Visitor,” identify Literary Terms, and record examples on the cut-n-paste chart.

Click here for copies of the story:

The Thanksgiving Visitor

Thanks Visitor Section 2(3)

Thanks Visitor Section 3

Due Friday, 11/21 (If not completed by Friday, this is homework during Thanksgiving break.)

November 10, 2014 to November 14, 2014
Nov 10th, 2014 by admin

1. Literary Terms Quiz on Friday, Nov. 14.  Terms are posted on Quizlet, where you should practice the words too. http://quizlet.com/30307598/literary-terms-flash-cards/

2. Complete Literary Terms Chart by cutting out definitions and gluing them in the column labeled DEFINITION.  Don’t worry about the examples, yet.

Literary Terms Chart

November 3, 2014 to November 7, 2014
Nov 3rd, 2014 by admin

ALL CONFESS PAPERS DUE THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5

PLEASE TYPE USING A FONT SIZE OF 12 OR 14 AND 1.5 OR DOUBLE LINE SPACING.

 

 

Confess papers are being drafted paper and pencil sytle in the classroom.  Typed drafts are due tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 4 for periods 5 and 7, and on Wednesday, Nov. 5 for periods 4 and 6.

Remember to include at least 4 of the following Poe-like elements:

  • alliteration
  • visual imagery
  • sound imagery
  • smell imagery
  • spookiness
  • unreliable narrator
  • supernatural elements
  • suspense
  • limited dialogue
  • blocking
  • interior monologue
  • few characters
  • strong word choice
  • repetition
  • some short sentences
  • dear reader
  • show, not tell
  • engaging lead
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