Presentation on theme: "Generating Ideas II: Connecting with Characters Objective: to connect deeper with characters C.C.C.S.: W8.9, SL8.1 Do Now: Share your homework (one expanded."— Presentation transcript:
Generating Ideas II: Connecting with Characters Objective: to connect deeper with characters C.C.C.S.: W8.9, SL8.1 Do Now: Share your homework (one expanded connection you chose from the “Talking to the Text” ditto).
True understanding Connecting with the characters in the literature that we read is one of the deepest ways to understand the author’s words
Characters Authors spend a lot of time thinking about creating characters because it allows readers to… 1. 2. 3. There are several ways for readers to connect with characters in books Have you ever felt as though you and a character were similar or could connect?
Connecting 6 different connections with different examples for each type of connection Complete the “What a Character!” ditto using mine as an example Complete the last two questions reading “Baseball in April”
Evaluation & Homework EVALUATION: Rate yourself a 1-4 for how well this lesson (notes, activity, information learned) made sense to you HOMEWORK: Pick one of the two remaining connections you made and expand on it by giving more detail about the connection.