Presentation on theme: "Learners Notebook prompts for Unit 1 texts to write routinely over a period of time."— Presentation transcript:
Learners Notebook prompts for Unit 1 texts to write routinely over a period of time
Pick a quote from “The Treasure of Lemon Brown” that relates to the theme of Life Is Not Fair, or hard times. Explain how the quote relates to the theme. Discuss how the character of Lemon Brown represents hardship but also how he deals with life.
Notice the author’s use of figurative language (personification). How does he use the word hunger differently in both quotes? How do these tie into the theme Life is not Fair? Use quotes to support your answer. How might Richard Wright connect to the character of Lemon Brown”? Give examples.
Choose your favorite line and copy it. Explain why this line appeals to you. Explain what the speaker means in the line. How does the line relate to the metaphor of a “crystal stair?” How does this poem relate to the theme Life Is Not Fair?
Pick two quotes from the story that show examples of internal conflict in Mr. Peters and in Leita. Write down page numbers where quotes are found. Explain how each quote is an example of internal conflict, or person vs. self. How does the internal conflict relate to theme of Life is not Fair?
Learner’s Notebook (Find at least three quotes that show different attitudes about ribbons. Look for quotes from granddaughter and grandmother. StacyPawpaw
A theme is a lesson or the moral of the story. The end of a fable usually states the theme. Learner’s Notebook: Come up with a theme, or lesson learned, for “Ribbons.” Explain how the symbol of the ribbons ties into the theme.
What is the overall theme of “Ribbons”? How do the literary elements of setting and character work together to support the theme? How do the cultural differences impact relationships in the story? Theme Setting Character