G10.2R.C1.PO1- Analyze the author’s use of literary elements: theme, point of view, characterization, setting, plot English 10 Week 9: March 4-8, 2013
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Monday, 4 March 2013 week9 • Take DFA: Literary Terms that was not completed last Friday with sub. • Then, start vocabulary (Due Tomorrow)
Vocabulary • Obscurity • Ambiguous • Peering • Aura • Pensive • Complacent • Solitude • Docile • Dubious • Frivolous • Surreptitiously • Unrelenting • Generic • Haughty • Grandiose
Tuesday, 5 March 2013 • Complete Vocabulary sheets- Due today • Take notes on Literary Elements Unit
Copy into Journal: “Unit: Literary Elements You Will Need To Understand: • Terms Literary Elements Theme Point of View Characterization Setting Plot • Big Ideas Literary elements exist and always will Literary elements are the interlocking components that build stories, regardless of format or genre Analyzing the literary elements in a literary work allows the reader to fully experience the story • Essential Questions What are strategies to analyze literary elements? How does the analysis of literary elements advance understanding of the story? How do literary elements work together to convey the story and its meaning?
Daily Journal 1 wk10 18 March 2013 Correct the following two sentences: I am getting a little tired therefore I am going to take a short break. (2 mistakes) From 1577 to 1580 Sir Francis Drake sailed his ship Golden Hind around the globe. (2 mistakes)
Vocabulary: Galileo Review wk10 • Accentuate • Benefactor • Cancellation • Despondent • Sediment • Preoccupy • Perilous • Conveniences • Excavated • Bustling • Incarnation • Surrender • Comprehensive • Exposition • Climax
Daily Journal 2 wk10 19 March 2013 Which is the best way to revise the following sentence? In 1857 in Richard Chenevix Trench’s speech, the British archbishop talked about an idea that one day became the OED. • The idea that led to the OED was proposed in 1857 in a speech by British archbishop Richard Chenevix Trench. • Richard Chenevix Trench, who was the British archbishop, gave a speech in 1857 that talked about the idea that became the OED. • The OED’s idea came about from an 1857 speech presented by Richard Chenevix Trench, the British archbishop.
Literary Terms • Plot- • The chain of related events that take place in a story. • Built around conflict, which is a struggle between opposing forces. climax falling action rising action resolution exposition
Exposition- • gives the background of the story Setting- time and place Characters- main/protagonist Conflict- introduction • Rising Action- • introduces complications; builds suspense • Climax- • the turning point of the story • suspense reaches its peak • Character is forced to make a decision that they can’t go back on- they’ve reached the pt of no return. • Falling Action • Events that lead to solution • Resolution • resolves the conflict • usually ties up loose ends
Conflict • The plot of a short story centers around conflict. Conflict is a struggle between opposing forces. • Complications build the reader’s excitement.
Types of Conflict • External • Man v Man • Man v Nature • Man v Society • Internal • Man v Himself
Daily Journal 3 wk10 20 March 2013 Which sentence creates a more formal tone of the sentence below? While the smell was probably really gross, the extra body heat helped keep servants warm during winter. • While you probably think the smell would have been disgusting, the extra body heat helped keep servants warm during winter. • Although the stench was probably awful, servants appreciated the extra body heat during the cold winter months. • I bet the odor was terrible, but at least the extra body heat helped the servants stay warm during the winter months.
Analyze Plot • Read The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant in the literature books. • Complete the close read questions in your journals. Answers must be in complete sentences and you need to have textual evidence for questions1, 3, 5-13. You must have in-text citations after each support (author #).
Daily Journal 4 wk10 21 March 2013 However, over 20 years passed before any significant progress was made in writing the dictionary. This is mostly because the first two editors underestimated the incredible difficulty of their task. Which is the best way to combine these two sentences? • However, over 20 years passed, during which the editors underestimated the incredible difficulty of their task, leading to little significant progress being made on writing the dictionary. • However, the first two dictionary editors underestimated the incredible difficulty of their task, resulting in little progress being made over 20 years.
Daily Journal 5 wk1022 March 2013 Answer the following: • Explain each of the 5 sections of Plot: Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution • What is a Theme? • How are characters developed within a story?