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August 20-24. A week of themes. Do Now 8/20-8/21. Please have out your completed outline and vocab pictures What are some important lessons you have learned in life? How have you learned them? 8L Table of Contents: Theme…………….p.8. Agenda. Do Now (10mins) Theme: What is it? Notes (25mins)

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August 20 24

August 20-24

A week of themes


Do now 8 20 8 21
Do Now 8/20-8/21

  • Please have out your completed outline and vocab pictures

  • What are some important lessons you have learned in life? How have you learned them?

  • 8L

  • Table of Contents: Theme…………….p.8


Agenda
Agenda

  • Do Now (10mins)

  • Theme: What is it? Notes (25mins)

  • Author’s background: Video Clip (5mins)

  • Thank you Ma’am p. 388 + Questions (30mins)

  • Reading Quiz #1(20)

  • Autobio Draft Write (20)

  • If Time: Chapter 7 of ATS

  • Reminder: Vocab Quiz 8/23-8/24

  • Second Composition Book 8/30-8/31

  • Rough Draft 8/27-8/28


Thank you ma am 8l
Thank you Ma’am 8L

  • 1. After reading Thank you Ma’am, what connections can you make between the author’s life and the story?

  • 2. What elements of the Harlem Renaissance do you see in the story?

  • 3. What is the theme of the story? (A sentence not a word)

  • 4. How does the author’s background influence the theme of the story?


Reading check 1
Reading Check #1

  • Standards: 3.7, 3.4, 3.2

  • Answer in complete sentences. You can use the novel, but make sure you cite your evidence. Example: “Tom and Huck spoke” (Twain, p.32). If you do not properly cite then you will not receive credit for your response. NO TALKING.

  • 1. Describe the character Huckleberry Finn. What kind of person is he? (Please use evidence from the text to support your answer).

  • 2. Read through page 69. What is the mood of this scene?( Please use evidence from the text to support your answer). How does Twain create mood in the novel?

  • 3. During what time period and where is the novel set? How will the setting influence what happens in the novel? (Think about what was going on during this time)

  • 4. How does Mark Twain’s background influence the text? Be specific. (3-4 sentences)

  • 5. What types of conflicts have occurred in the novel so far? Please identify at least 1 external conflict and describe it and 1 internal conflict.


Do now 8 22 12 questions to answer 9l
Do Now: 8/22/12Questions to answer 9L

  • Table of Contents: ATS………………….p.9

  • Copy these questions down:

  • 1. What connections between the novel and the author’s life can you make?

  • 2. What theme is coming out as the novel progresses? Conflicts?

  • 3. How does the setting affect the action of the novel?

  • 4. What do you notice about the formatting of the dialogue?


Agenda1
Agenda

  • Do Now

  • Vocab Review: Quiz 8/23-8/24

  • ATS Chapter 7


Do now 8 23 8 24
Do Now 8/23-8/24

  • Do Now: What is the definition of a theme? How can you identify a theme within a text? Why is it important for a text to contain a theme? What is a recurring theme? Give an example of either some stories or movies that have recurring themes.

  • Table of Contents: Theme Cont’d………..10


Agenda2
Agenda

  • Do Now (10)

  • 5 min vocab review

  • Vocab Quiz/Correct (17mins)

  • Mark Twain: Author’s Background Notes

  • ATS- conflict, setting, theme (author’s background) (30) Chp.8/9

  • Finish up your drafts! (Due 8/27-8/28) (30)


Ats questions
ATS Questions

  • What connections between the author’s life and the novel can you make?

  • Where has most of the action taken place so far? (setting)

  • What is your opinion about Tom Sawyer? What is his philosophy on life?

  • How do you think the author’s life will influence the theme of the text?


Vocabulary quiz answers
Vocabulary Quiz Answers

  • Two scores: Spelling: SP

  • Definitions: DEF

  • CB: Your Name

  • Convert both scores to the 4 point scale


Answers
Answers

  • 1. Bona-fide (D) 10/10, 9/10=4

  • 2. Balmy (H) 8/10=3

  • 3. Grandeur (B) 7/10=2

  • 4. Disconcerted (I) 6/10 or lower=1

  • 5. Scarify (J)

  • 6. Edifice (C)

  • 7. Contrived (E)

  • 8. Prodigious (G)

  • 9. Tallow (A)

  • 10. Intrepid (F)