Sept. 3 Clear Target • I will be able to distinguish between the tone and mood in a story.
Vocabulary! (Hope you had a great Labor Day!) September 3-6
Cooperate (verb) • Act jointly; work toward the same end • “It’s important to cooperate when _________.”
Discriminate (verb) • Make an unjust or prejudicial distinction in the treatment of different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, sex or religion • “Don’t discriminate against me because of my ___________.”
Sept. 4 Clear Target • I will determine how suspense and atmosphere affect the tone and mood in a story.
Display (verb) • Make a prominent exhibition of something where it can be easily seen • “The display at the ___________ was beautiful.” • As a NOUN: A performance, show or event intended for public entertainment
Beatific (adjective) • Blissfully happy • “The most beatific I’ve ever felt is when I __________.”
What is regret? • “The purpose to life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” -Eleanor Roosevelt • “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” -Oscar Wilde
Sept. 6 Clear Target • I will recognize and understand the meaning behind different symbols in Contents of Dead Man’s Pocket.
Sept. 5 Bellringer • Write a one-paragraph story using all the vocabulary words for this week (discriminate, beatific, display, cooperate) • Remember, you can use different forms of the words if you want • Ex. Using “cooperation” instead of “cooperate”
Sept. 6 Clear Target • I will create poetry based on my own experiences with the different themes presented in Contents of a Dead Man’s Pocket.