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  Write an alliteration. Be creative AND appropriate!  Example of alliteration: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. Journal #16.

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1   Write an alliteration. Be creative AND appropriate!  Example of alliteration: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. Journal #16

2  Vocabulary Review  consensus agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole consensus  Cleopatra beautiful and charismatic queen of Egypt; mistress of Julius Caesar and later of Mark Antony; killed herself to avoid capture by Octavian (69-30 BC) Cleopatra  interlude an intervening period or episode interlude  sonar a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return sonar  subtlety a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude subtlety  deja vu the experience of thinking that a new situation had occurred before deja vu

3  Vocabulary Review  incendiary capable of catching fire spontaneously or causing fires or burning readily incendiary  ominous threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments ominous  redeem restore the honor or worth of redeem  denizen a person who inhabits a particular place denizen

4 Florida Collections Page 71

5   Look over the first page of the story….How is the story structure similar to a traditional one and how is it different? Analyze the Text Structure

6   Similar = A character is introduced  Different = Paragraphs are written in sections under numbered headings (like an article). Analyze the Text Structure

7   Lines “In one of them, I am clinging to the ceiling of a summer cottage while a red-faced man in white shorts and a white V-necked T-shirt jumps up and down, hitting at me with a tennis racket. There are cedar rafters up here, and sticky flypapers attached with tacks, dangling like toxic seaweeds. I look down at the man’s face, foreshortened and sweating, the eyes bulging and blue, the mouth emitting furious noise, rising up like a marine float, sinking again, rising as if on a swell of air.” Figurative Language Identify the simile

8   Lines “In one of them, I am clinging to the ceiling of a summer cottage while a red-faced man in white shorts and a white V-necked T-shirt jumps up and down, hitting at me with a tennis racket. There are cedar rafters up here, and sticky flypapers attached with tacks, dangling like toxic seaweeds. I look down at the man’s face, foreshortened and sweating, the eyes bulging and blue, the mouth emitting furious noise, rising up like a marine float, sinking again, rising as if on a swell of air.” Figurative Language What is being compared in each?

9   Look at Lines  Identify images that the writer uses.  What is the effect? Look for Imagery

10   Images:  “water trickling”  “glistening hush”  Effect  Allows the reader to feel a sense of safety and comfort of the home the bat anticipates. Look for Imagery

11 Journal #17 Get 2 markers or 2 colored pencils. Choose different colors! “My Life as a Bat” Quick review Bat Facts Word Cloud Wrap-up discussion

12  In “My Life as a Bat” we read the section: The Bat as a Deadly Weapon.  What are your thoughts on this war tactic?  Do you agree that people might be more afraid a bat than an atom bomb? While writing, use the following vocab words and circle them:  Incendiary (capable of catching fire)  Ominous (threatening) Journal #17

13  My Life as a Bat Word Cloud Write the facts you hear!

14   Pick a partner!  List the “My Life as a Bat” story details that described the bat.  List the bat facts from your Word Cloud  In the middle show what they both have in common.  Be prepared to share at least 1 thing you learned about bats that you did not know before! Venn Diagram


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