Presentation on theme: "Creatively write a letter to your parents explaining why you should be allowed to stay home on your birthday give 5 clear examples."— Presentation transcript:
Creatively write a letter to your parents explaining why you should be allowed to stay home on your birthday give 5 clear examples
Label these sentences as depended or independent. (5 min) I want to score all 4s on my report card. Since I study independent clauses. Even though school can be hard. 4. Penguins cannot fly. *Write 2 compound sentences. HINT: use FANBOYS!
Your—possessive. This “your” indicates that something belongs to you. For example: Your house Your sweater Your shoes Your pencil (all of those items belong to you!)
You’re—”You are” Use this you’re when you want to say you are! Ex: 1. You’re great! (You are great.) 2. You’re going to regret it! (You are going to regret it.) 3. You’re a nice friend. (You are a nice friend.)
If you are not sure which “your” to use, ask yourself this question: “Can I replace this “your” with “You are”? If you can, then you should write “you’re” If you cannot, then you need to write “your.”
Your/You’re going to drive me insane! › Can you “You are going to drive me insane? Move your/you’re backpack. › Can you say “Move you are backpack?”
Plot: the literary element that describes the structure of a story. It shows the arrangement of events and actions within a story
Exposition: the start of the story, the situation before the action starts Rising Action: the series of conflicts and crisis in the story that lead to the climax Climax: the turning point, the most intense moment—either mentally or in action Falling Action: all of the action which follows the climax Resolution: the conclusion, the tying together of all of the threads
Conflict is the dramatic struggle between two forces in a story. Without conflict, there is no plot.
Human vs Nature Human vs Society Human vs Self Internal Conflict Human vs Human Interpersonal Conflict
We will finish reading the circuit and fill out the plot pyramid.
You will have time to work on your personal narrative. Fill out the plot pyramid. If you finish early, you may begin to work on your rough draft. Essay must be 5 paragraphs and must answer the prompt.