Presentation on theme: " Please have out your completed outline and vocab pictures What are some important lessons you have learned in life? How have you learned them? 8L."— Presentation transcript:
Please have out your completed outline and vocab pictures What are some important lessons you have learned in life? How have you learned them? 8L Table of Contents: Theme…………….p.8
Do Now (10mins) Theme: What is it? Notes (25mins) Author’s background: Video Clip (5mins) Thank you Ma’am p. 388 + Questions (30mins) Reading Quiz #1(20) Autobio Draft Write (20) If Time: Chapter 7 of ATS Reminder: Vocab Quiz 8/23-8/24 Second Composition Book 8/30-8/31 Rough Draft 8/27-8/28
1. After reading Thank you Ma’am, what connections can you make between the author’s life and the story? 2. What elements of the Harlem Renaissance do you see in the story? 3. What is the theme of the story? (A sentence not a word) 4. How does the author’s background influence the theme of the story?
Standards: 3.7, 3.4, 3.2 Answer in complete sentences. You can use the novel, but make sure you cite your evidence. Example: “Tom and Huck spoke” (Twain, p.32). If you do not properly cite then you will not receive credit for your response. NO TALKING. 1.Describe the character Huckleberry Finn. What kind of person is he? (Please use evidence from the text to support your answer). 2.Read through page 69. What is the mood of this scene?( Please use evidence from the text to support your answer). How does Twain create mood in the novel? 3.During what time period and where is the novel set? How will the setting influence what happens in the novel? (Think about what was going on during this time) 4.How does Mark Twain’s background influence the text? Be specific. (3-4 sentences) 5.What types of conflicts have occurred in the novel so far? Please identify at least 1 external conflict and describe it and 1 internal conflict.
Table of Contents: ATS………………….p.9 Copy these questions down: 1. What connections between the novel and the author’s life can you make? 2. What theme is coming out as the novel progresses? Conflicts? 3. How does the setting affect the action of the novel? 4. What do you notice about the formatting of the dialogue?
Do Now Vocab Review: Quiz 8/23-8/24 ATS Chapter 7
Do Now: What is the definition of a theme? How can you identify a theme within a text? Why is it important for a text to contain a theme? What is a recurring theme? Give an example of either some stories or movies that have recurring themes. Table of Contents: Theme Cont’d………..10
Do Now (10) 5 min vocab review Vocab Quiz/Correct (17mins) Mark Twain: Author’s Background Notes ATS- conflict, setting, theme (author’s background) (30) Chp.8/9 Finish up your drafts! (Due 8/27-8/28) (30)
What connections between the author’s life and the novel can you make? Where has most of the action taken place so far? (setting) What is your opinion about Tom Sawyer? What is his philosophy on life? How do you think the author’s life will influence the theme of the text?
Two scores: Spelling: SP Definitions: DEF CB: Your Name Convert both scores to the 4 point scale