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1 DO NOW Please complete the Writing Meaningful Sentences section in todays packet. A meaningful sentence uses the vocabulary term correctly in a complete sentence. VOCAB QUIZ TOMORROW!

2 Summarizing Putting the main idea in your own words. Characteristics of a Summary: short tells what is most important written "in your own words"

3 SomebodyWantedButSo Who are the main people in the poem? What did these people want? What problem happened to prevent them from getting what they wanted? How did the problem get solved? Did they get what they wanted? Or did something else happen? THEN SomebodyWantedButSo Who are the main people in the poem? What did these people want? What problem happened to prevent them from getting what they wanted? How did the problem get solved? Did they get what they wanted? Or did something else happen? CinderellaWanted to go to the ball Her stepmother wouldnt let her She stayed at home to clean and dreamed about what it would be like to attend a ball THEN Cinderellas Fairy Godmother Wanted to grant Cinderella her wish to attend the ball The wish could only last until midnight Cinderella danced all night but turned back into her ordinary self at the stroke of 12.

4 SomebodyWantedButSo Who are the main people in the poem? What did these people want? What problem happened to prevent them from getting what they wanted? How did the problem get solved? Did they get what they wanted? Or did something else happen? THEN SomebodyWantedButSo Who are the main people in the poem? What did these people want? What problem happened to prevent them from getting what they wanted? How did the problem get solved? Did they get what they wanted? Or did something else happen? THEN

5 Paraphrasing Putting the authors original ideas in your own words Characteristics of a Paraphrase: clarify a message usually longer than the original text written "in your own words"

6 O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo? / Deny thy father and refuse thy name! – Juliet a)Romeo, where are you? I wish you were here to answer me! b)Oh Romeo, why does your name have to be Romeo? Why must you be a Montague? Forget about your family and your name! c)Romeo! Ask your farther to end the feud and if he wont, then leave his house.

7 But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? / It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. – Romeo a) Wow! The light is blinding in that window over there! b) Hey, what light is that in the window above me? Its Juliets window and she is as beautiful as a sunrise. c) Love is just like sunlight shining through a window.

8 Nothing Gold Can Stay By Robert Frost (1) Natures first green is gold, (2) Her hardest hue to hold. (3) Her early leafs a flower; (4) But only so an hour. (5) Then leaf subsides to leaf. (6) So Eden sank to grief, (7) So dawn goes down to day. (8) Nothing gold can stay.

9 The Night Has A Thousand Eyes By Francis William Bourdillon The night has a thousand eyes, And the day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying of the sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one; Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done.

10 Oranges By Gary Soto

11 Create Your Own!


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