Objective(s): Apply knowledge of plot structure, characterization, and cause and effect by answering questions after reading “How to Fight Monsters.”. Tuesday February 24, 2009. Agenda HOMEWORK STRIKE SYSTEM IN EFFECT (7): Composition notebook, writing utensil
Objective(s): • Apply knowledge of plot structure, characterization, and cause and effect by answering questions after reading “How to Fight Monsters.” TuesdayFebruary 24, 2009 Agenda HOMEWORK STRIKE SYSTEM IN EFFECT (7): Composition notebook, writing utensil [5 min] Warm up: “Freaky Situations.” [3 min] Discussion [2 min] Review: Missed Last Week? [2 min] Preview: This Week In Advance [5 min] Welcome to FCAT Bootcamp Day 5! [15 min] “How to Fight Monsters” handout [10 min] Plot, Characterization, and Cause and Effect questioning. [Remaining time] Mastering FCAT: pg. 193, “The Paper Chase.” Q 1-8 in notebook. Important Dates: 2/25: Early Release Day/Film Club meeting 2/27: Film Club Viewing 3/4: FCA #7 3/10: FCAT
2/24/2009 [5 min] WARM UP • Have you ever been in a new situation that made you feel uncomfortable or uneasy…either at home, school, or anywhere else? • If yes, tell me about this new/strange/awkward situation—when/where was it, and how did it make you feel? How did you get over your feelings of uneasiness? • If no, make up an new/strange/awkward situation—what kind of situation would make you feel uneasy—how do you think you’d get over your uneasiness? Timer
Review: Missed Yesterday? NO NOTES
Preview: This Week in Advance NO NOTES
Today… NO NOTES • We’ll be taking one slide of notes on our new standard: cause and effect. • We’ll be reading “How to Fight Monsters.” • F.Y.I…this does contain [inappropriate] language—sort of. • Hampton’s Popcorn • Questions at the end. • Questions?
Plot Elements, Day the 5th:Cause and Effect Cause and effect The cause (beginning) of something The effect (ending) of something. To find the Cause…ask yourself “what started it?” To find the Effect…ask yourself “what happened afterwards; what was the outcome?” TAKE NOTES
Plot Elements, Day the 5th:Cause and Effect “Because the man cheated on the woman, the woman punched the man.” [stated] Find the cause (what started it?): [stated] Find the effect (what happened afterwards?): NO NOTES
Plot Elements, Day the 5th:Cause and Effect “The woman punched the man.” Find the cause: (implied) Find the effect: (stated) NO NOTES
Plot Elements, Day the 5th:Cause and Effect How does it look on the FCAT? “How was x effected/affected? (what is effect?) “Why did x happen?” (what is cause?) “What was supposed to happen?” (what is effect?) “What causes x to happen?” (what is cause?) NO NOTES
Let’s Read NO NOTES • Pass out papers. • Hampton’s Popcorn • 5 Questions at end.
Questions in Notebook [plot] Describe the exposition, conflict, climax, and resolution of what you just read. [plot] Describe Junior’s father…what kind of man is he? What can you infer about his character? [c+e] Why do you think Junior was sent to a new school, away from the reservation? [c+e] After Junior tells his name to the class, what does the class do in response? [c+e] What causes Junior to punch Roger the Giant? AFTER YOU ARE FINISHED, IN MASTERING FCAT, DO PG. 193, “THE PAPER CHAUSE”, ALL QUESTIONS (1-8) IN YOUR NOTEBOOK. NO NOTES