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Unit 1 lesson 1.3 RL 8.4 W 8.3d RL 8.4 W 8.3d. Learning Targets  Content Objectives:  RL 8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are.

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1 Unit 1 lesson 1.3 RL 8.4 W 8.3d RL 8.4 W 8.3d

2 Learning Targets  Content Objectives:  RL 8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.  W 8.3d Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.  Language objective:  SWBAT analyze the imagery in a novel excerpt and revise writing by substituting a different point of view and adding imagery for effect.  Content Objectives:  RL 8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.  W 8.3d Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.  Language objective:  SWBAT analyze the imagery in a novel excerpt and revise writing by substituting a different point of view and adding imagery for effect.

3 Discussion  If a teacher gave you the choice between reading a narrative or viewing a narrative, which would you choose? Why?  What is the difference between the two experiences?  What kinds of details do authors typically provide at the beginning of a story? Why?  If a teacher gave you the choice between reading a narrative or viewing a narrative, which would you choose? Why?  What is the difference between the two experiences?  What kinds of details do authors typically provide at the beginning of a story? Why?

4 Context (1.3)  the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea, and in terms of which it can be fully understood and assessed.  anything that helps you understand the meaning of a literary work other than the actual words of the work itself.  the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea, and in terms of which it can be fully understood and assessed.  anything that helps you understand the meaning of a literary work other than the actual words of the work itself.

5 Imagery (1.3)  An author's use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth to his or her work. It appeals to human senses to deepen the reader's understanding of the work The gushing brook stole its way down the lush green mountains, dotted with tiny flowers in a riot of colors and trees coming alive with gaily chirping birds.  An author's use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth to his or her work. It appeals to human senses to deepen the reader's understanding of the work The gushing brook stole its way down the lush green mountains, dotted with tiny flowers in a riot of colors and trees coming alive with gaily chirping birds.

6 point of view (1.3)  Literature provides a lens through which readers look at the world. Point of view is the way the author allows you to "see" and "hear" what's going on. It is the perspective from which the story is told. The narrator’s position.

7 conflict (1.3)  The problem or struggle in a story that triggers the action InternalExternal Within the characterInvolves the character and any other person, thing or unknown force -man vs. man -man vs. nature -man vs. society -man vs. god (fate)

8 A Wrinkle in Time (1963) by Madeleine L’Engle  A Wrinkle in Time is the story of Meg Murry, a high-school-aged girl who is transported on an adventure through time and space with her younger brother Charles Wallace and her friend Calvin O'Keefe to rescue her father, a gifted scientist, from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet.

9 Shared Reading Strategy-chunk the text  First Reading: teacher  Mark words and phrases that you can easily picture in your mind.  First Reading: teacher  Mark words and phrases that you can easily picture in your mind.

10 Discussion Groups Mark the text as you read as a group, keeping these questions in mind.  How does the author use details and imagery to create context?  The author establishes a setting and point of view in the opening of the narrative. Summarize the setting and point of view.  The imagery helps to introduce the story’s conflict. What does the author want us to know? Make a prediction about the story based on this information.  Why is the passage an effective opening to a scene? Mark the text as you read as a group, keeping these questions in mind.  How does the author use details and imagery to create context?  The author establishes a setting and point of view in the opening of the narrative. Summarize the setting and point of view.  The imagery helps to introduce the story’s conflict. What does the author want us to know? Make a prediction about the story based on this information.  Why is the passage an effective opening to a scene?

11 Writing Prompt-Assessment  Think about the opening of Madeleine L’Engle’s novel A Wrinkle in Time. What would be the effect if it were written from a different point of view? Revise a selected section of the excerpt. Be sure to:  Substitute third-person point of view with first-person point of view.  Add imagery to strengthen the description of the setting.  Add details to communicate the character’s perspective.  Think about the opening of Madeleine L’Engle’s novel A Wrinkle in Time. What would be the effect if it were written from a different point of view? Revise a selected section of the excerpt. Be sure to:  Substitute third-person point of view with first-person point of view.  Add imagery to strengthen the description of the setting.  Add details to communicate the character’s perspective.

12 Grammar Minute  In English, courtesy titles are often used as part of someone’s name.  Dr. (Doctor)  Mr. (Mister)  Mrs. (Mistress)  Ms. (Mistress)  What do you notice in Madeleine L’Engle’s writing?  Why do you think the author chose to do this?  In English, courtesy titles are often used as part of someone’s name.  Dr. (Doctor)  Mr. (Mister)  Mrs. (Mistress)  Ms. (Mistress)  What do you notice in Madeleine L’Engle’s writing?  Why do you think the author chose to do this?

13 Revisit learning targets  Content Objectives:  RL 8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.  W 8.3d Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.  Language objective:  SWBAT analyze the imagery in a novel excerpt and revise writing by substituting a different point of view and adding imagery for effect.  Content Objectives:  RL 8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.  W 8.3d Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.  Language objective:  SWBAT analyze the imagery in a novel excerpt and revise writing by substituting a different point of view and adding imagery for effect.


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