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Warm Up 8-18-2014 (WtK) 1.Plot: a series of related events that make up a story. Plot can be built on these basic elements: (1) introduction/exposition (2) Rising Action (complications/conflict) (3) climax/turning point (4) Falling action (5) resolution 2. Character Motivation: the reason a character behaves in a certain way. Behavior can be derived from a character’s feelings, experiences, and commands by others. 3. Suspense: apprehension about what is going to happen; a state or condition of mental uncertainty or excitement, as in awaiting a decision or outcome, usually accompanied by a degree of apprehension or anxiety. 4. Round Character: a well developed character who demonstrates varied and sometimes contradictory traits. Round characters are usually dynamic (change in some way over the course of a story). 5. Flat Character: a character who reveals only one, maybe two, personality traits in a story or novel, and the trait(s) do not change. (static) Plot Diagram Climax/ Turning point Rising Action (Complications/ conflict) exposition resolution Falling Action
Warm Up 8-19-2014 If I Could Have Gone to Harvard….. Could’ve is the contraction of could have. People sometimes write could of when they mean could’ve or could have. Unfortunately, could of is an imaginary phrase. Never use it! To memorize this rule, write four sentences using could have. Write one about rhinestones, one about fake nails, one about college, and one about a suitcase.
Warm Up 8-20-2014 1. What is the rhyme scheme in the following poem? a.abcd b.abab c.abcb d.aabb 2. An alphabetical list at the end of a book that helps locate information in the book is: a.a bibliography b.a table of contents c.an index d.A preface 3. Circle the complete subject and underline the complete predicate. Jackie, wearing number ten, dribbled the ball all the way down the court. 4. What kind of sentence is this? Give me all your money! a. exclamatoryc. interrogative b. imperative d. declarative
Correct the following paragraph: I looked over the close in my closet and decided Im gonna wear to scarfs around my neck and one on my head, to, said Tiffany. Is that all your going to where! Gasped her mother. Warm Up 8-21-2014
Free Write! Write for five minutes about anything you want! GO!