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Warm-Up Which of these sentence contains a subordinate (dependent) clause? A) The dairy farmers headed for America for a new life. B) Terri bought the ingredients, but John baked the cookies. C) They lived for a while in New York but moved to California after a year. D) Because they were penniless, the young men lived on dry bread and whatever wild fruit they could find. Show me your venn diagrams!
Active Voice Active voice occurs when the subject of a sentence performs the action. For example: “In the end, Okonkwo threw the Cat.” Okonkwo performs the action of throwing. Other examples: ◦ Sarah went to the store. ◦ The boy dropped his ID card. ◦ They bought a puppy. ◦ Bailey stole the cake.
Passive Voice Passive voice is when the subject of the sentence receives the action. For example: The Cat was thrown by Okonkwo. Other examples: ◦ The store was bought by Wal-Mart. ◦ The ID card was dropped by the boy. ◦ The puppy was bought by a nice boy. ◦ The cake was stolen by Ivan. HINT: “to be” forms of verbs are a clue that he sentence is written in passive voice!
CITE TEXTUAL EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT AN INTERPRETATION. COLLABORATE TO PRESENT YOUR FINDINGS WITH VISUAL SUPPORT. Objectives
BEFORE READING… ◦ When learning about a new culture, many things may seem strange or foreign to us. What are some things (rituals, beliefs, superstitions, traditions, etc.) Americans (or one of your subcultures) do that others may view as strange?
Complete chart while reading CHAPTER TWO Okonkwo’s Achievements and Status Negative Traits and Actions Fill in chart
IN THINGS FALL APART, ACHEBE PRESENTS OKONKWO AS A MAN OF HIGH STATUS IN HIS VILLAGE DESPITE SOME OF HIS LESS ADMIRABLE TRAITS. IS IT COMMON FOR POWERFUL LEADERS TO HAVE FLAWED CHARACTERS? WHY? HOW MIGHT THIS AFFECT THE COMMUNITY?
Add to vocabulary notebook Motif ◦ A motif is a recurring image, symbol, theme, character type, or subject that becomes a unifying element in an artistic work
Add to vocabulary notebook ◦ A foil is a character whose traits contrast with and therefore highlight traits with another ◦ Foil
Independent Practice: Double-Entry Journal Feelings and Fears: Passage from the Text Personal Response or Interpretation Look for examples of Okonkwo’s feelings and fears, the reasons for those fears, and the effect they have on his actions. Also look for a motif or foil. 1.Include textual evidence from each chapter in the left-hand column. 2.Write your personal response or interpretation in the right- hand column. Find three examples and respond
After Reading, create a visual representation. ◦ Find the passage in Chapter 2 that describes Okonkwo’s compound. Work with a group to draw a visual representation. Around the drawing, add symbolic images that reflect the dual nature of Okonkwo’s character (such as a yam to represent his farming skill or a flame to represent his temper). Label features of your drawing with textual evidence (quotes and page numbers) to support your interpretation.
HOW DOES CREATING A VISUAL REPRESENTATION OF ELEMENTS IN THE NOVEL HELP YOU UNDERSTAND THE TEXT?
Writing Prompt #1 ◦ How is Okonkwo’s character influenced by his complex relationship with his father? Be sure to: ◦ Include a topic sentence that compares or contrasts the two characters. ◦ Use specific details and quotations from the novel as support. ◦ Use active voice.