ICTW #15 25 September 2012
Heading: Left hand side of the paper IN THIS ORDER: First and Last Name ICTW # Date (MLA format) Period For example: Aaron Rogers ICTW #15 25 September 2012 Period 2/3/5/6
Art focus: Point of View These questions are on the handout. Please complete the writing in your notes based on the painting on the next slide. • Describe this painting in at least two sentences. • What do you think the relationship is between the characters? What do you see that makes you say that (evidence)? • How many different points of view are in the painting? • What viewpoints might not be so obvious? • What do you think is the artist’s point of view? • Choose two points of view in this painting. • Tell the story of this work of art from each point of view. • Imagine a dialogue between the characters. • How is the story different if told from each character’s point of view?
On tap: • ICTW: Art & Point of View • Activity • Mini-Lesson: Theme • “The Cask of Amontillado” • building schema
Activity • How does an author use details to convey the main idea of a text? • In your assigned groups: • Read the text provided. • Decide as a group with the main idea of the text is. • On the provided poster paper: • Write down the title and author (spelled correctly and title underlined) • 2. Write down the main idea of the story. • Come up with THREE specific details (quotes) from the text that show the main idea of the text. • These should be specific quotes (with quotation marks and page numbers).
Mini-Lesson: THEME • Guided notes! YAY!
Theme • Main idea of a story OR the point an author wants to make. • The theme is not usually directly stated –the reader must infer (dig and think!) the theme of a text • Artists and authors use • details • character • point of view • setting to communicate a theme.
What is Theme? • An insight about human life that is revealed in a literary work. • An underlying statement or idea that the writer wants to make about the subject of a literary work.
Which short story (that we’ve read as a class) matches this theme “statement?” • “Those who give of themselves are the wisest.”