September 12 Warm-up: MUG Sentence 1 (Week 3) Read Names/Nombres ( Lit. book pgs ) Names/Nombres – Literary Analysis - Names/Nombres – Literary Analysis - inner conflict, anecdote, diction, theme Homework: Tomorrow we will organize & pre-write an essay from your summer reading novel. Bring novel & personal notes if you have them.
► ► Anecdote – short account of an interesting incident ► ► Diction – The author’s choice of words and their connotations. What words appear to have been chosen specifically for their effects? What effect do these words words have on your mood as the reader? What do they seem to indicate about the author’s tone?
September 13 Warm-up: MUG Sentence 2 (Week 3) Pre-write for Pre-AP Summer Novel - discuss inner conflict - students complete graphic organizer.
September 14 Warm-up: MUG Sentence 3 (Week 3) Literary Analysis for Summer Reading - timed writing
September 15 Warm-up: MUG Sentence 4 (Week 3) Independent Reading - AR Testing - Library
September 16 Warm-up: MUG Sentence 5 (Week 3) Vocabulary Vocabulary – romantic claret galleon writhe Read “The Highwayman” (pgs ) - characteristics of a narrative poem - literary elements: setting, repetition, rhythm, alliteration, onomatopoeia, figurative language, plot, theme
“The Highwayman” Vocabulary ► ► Romantic – adj. 1. fanciful; impractical; unrealistic: romantic ideas. 2. imbued with or dominated by idealism, a desire for adventure, chivalry: a romantic adventure. ► ► Claret – adj. dark red ► ► Galleon – n. a large sailing ship ► ► Writhe – v. to twist or move painfully