3/15 – “Do Now”. (please remember to date your do now entries) In what ways has Catherine truly grown up in the chapters read last night? What events provoke these changes?. Chapters 27 & 28. As we read chapter 27 & 28 focus on –
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(please remember to date your do now entries)
In what ways has Catherine truly grown up in the chapters read last night? What events provoke these changes?
As we read chapter 27 & 28 focus on –
“The LongComp” is an abbreviated description
of “the Long Composition”-it is the very first task
you will complete on the MCAS (March 22!) and
it is probably the most challenging part of the
exam, since you will not know the exact nature of
the question you will be asked.
The good news? There is only one LongComp, so
once you finish it, one of the most challenging
portions of the test will be behind you.
article you will have just
quotations and descriptive
details as evidence
Though you won’t know what the Long Comp is about
until you sit down to take the test, it is typically about a
very broad topic and traditionally focuses on change:
Identify the dreams of a character and how they are important to the story
Identify a character who has a conflict with others and why it is important
*Identify a character who changes and why they change.
How can journeys affect characters for better or worse?
Why is a friendship between characters important?
What makes someone heroic?
You will need 3 paraphrased or summarized pieces of evidence from your chosen text. Remember, during the exam, you won’t have the text in front of you, so we will have to practice summarizing/paraphrasing applicable evidence now.
You will need to understand the correct paragraphing and formatting of the essay.
You will also need correct spelling, grammar, and formality. Don’t forget to PROOFREAD!
Often in works of literature, a character influences others in good or bad ways.
From a work of literature you have read in or out of school, select a character who has the power to influence other characters in good or bad ways. In a well-developed composition, identify the character, describe how the character influences others in good or bad ways, and explain how the character’s behavior is important to the work of literature.