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  1. Week of March 21 AdVENTURE Language ArtsNovel Studies

  2. Vocabulary March 21, 2011

  3. Good Readers…. • Do • use context clues to understand challenging or difficult words • Use the dictionary to check the meaning • Don’t • Guess or skip over difficult words Please add this strategy to your novel studies journal

  4. Vocabulary – setting up your paper

  5. Bud, Not Buddy VocabularyChapters 4-7 • Fumbling • Privilege • Drowsy • Torturing • Spigots • Gait • Retrieve

  6. The Giver VocabularyChapters 3-5 • Chastisement • Conviction • Infraction • Petulantly • Tabulated • Remorse • Bewildered

  7. The Outsiders, VocabularyChapter 3 • Gallantly • Buckskin • Dumbfounded • Passionately • Reputation • Aloofness • Ornery • Resignedly • Frustration • Impersonally • Elite • Bleak • Reeling • Winced

  8. Analyzing the Characters Tuesday, March 22, 2011

  9. Good Readers • Do • Understand the character(s), their relationships and their motivations • Use evidence from the text to support their ideas and thoughts

  10. Character list As we read, complete the Character List graphic organizer that I give you. It will help keep the characters clear in your mind, and you will use this chart to create to character poster in a few chapters. Take good notes!

  11. The Characters in our Novel Wednesday, March 23, 2011

  12. Knowledge Questions – record the answers in your novel study journal • Who are our characters? • How would you describe the main character? Secondary characters? • How would you compare and contrast this character to other characters you’ve read about? • What ideas, words, phrases show us the relationship between the characters?

  13. Character Activity Thursday, March 24, 2011

  14. Character Poster Group Project • You will work with 3-4 other students to create a character poster. Groups will be assigned a specific character from the book. • It will include information about the personality and appearance of your character, his/her relationship with other characters in the story, his/her wants and desires. • As a group you will also create a poem about your character.

  15. Assessment Friday, March 25, 2011

  16. Friday quiz • Your assessment this week will be to complete your group poster demonstrating your understanding of your character from the book.