Presentation on theme: "Writer’s Workshop Grade 8 Collecting I OBJ: To think about how you will portray the characters through the mode of writing that you have chosen and analyze."— Presentation transcript:
Writer’s Workshop Grade 8 Collecting I OBJ: To think about how you will portray the characters through the mode of writing that you have chosen and analyze how writers have done this by collecting information. CCCS: W.8.3, W8.4, W8.5, W.8.10, SL8.1
When we last met: You had to choose a mode that best fit your memoir.
Purpose Need to make your story engaging to your readers. Gather and collect information so your character’s appearances and personalities are clearly shown. This will be done based on your choice of mode for your memoir.
Me (your name) describe yourself: height, weight, facial features, body type, etc. List 4 traits: witty, can be devilish, wicked sense of humor, a spit fire when angry Tall and trim, muscular, short hair, some facial hair, large ears and nose, wide eyes can be portrayed through use of dialogue. photographs, interviews Use of sense of humor/wit,being sarcastic through use of description. Mode: Epistolary Novel
You need to… Complete “Cast of Characters” in its entirety. Making first character “you” Name others in your story and complete the chart **By now… the “Litmus Test” worksheet (from Selection 1) should be completed for 1 memory and the “Choosing a Mode for your Memoir” worksheet (from Selection 2)**