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1 MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

2 Autobiography in Five Short Chapters by Portia Nelson Chapter 1 I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost... I am helpless. It isn't my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. Chapter 2 I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend I don't see it. I fall in again. I can't believe I am in the same place. But it isn't my fault. It still takes a long time to get out. Chapter 3 I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I see it is there. I still fall in... it's a habit. My eyes are open. I know where I am. It is my fault. I get out immediately. Chapter 4 I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I walk around it. Chapter 5 I walk down another street. DO NOW 1: Mon., Sept. 10, 2012 “ How is conflict revealed in a narrative?” DO NOW 1: Cut, paste into your notebook, and read the poem. Underneath, answer/do the following: 1. How is this a narrative? 2. What and with whom is the conflict? 3. Write 1 question, 1 connection, and 1 reflection for this piece. Reflection (or Summary):

3 Autobiography in Five Short Chapters by Portia Nelson Chapter 1 I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost... I am helpless. It isn't my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. Chapter 2 I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend I don't see it. I fall in again. I can't believe I am in the same place. But it isn't my fault. It still takes a long time to get out. Chapter 3 I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I see it is there. I still fall in... it's a habit. My eyes are open. I know where I am. It is my fault. I get out immediately. Chapter 4 I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I walk around it. Chapter 5 I walk down another street. DO NOW 1: Mon., Sept. 10, 2012 “ How is conflict revealed in a narrative?” DO NOW 1: Cut, paste into your notebook, and read the poem. Underneath, answer/do the following: 1. How is this a narrative? 2. What and with whom is the conflict? 3. Write 1 question, 1 connection, and 1 reflection for this piece. Reflection (or Summary):

4 Autobiography in Five Short Chapters by Portia Nelson Chapter 1 I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost... I am helpless. It isn't my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. Chapter 2 I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend I don't see it. I fall in again. I can't believe I am in the same place. But it isn't my fault. It still takes a long time to get out. Chapter 3 I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I see it is there. I still fall in... it's a habit. My eyes are open. I know where I am. It is my fault. I get out immediately. Chapter 4 I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I walk around it. Chapter 5 I walk down another street. I need my… notebook pen or pencil highlighter Brain! To Do Today: Read and annotate a memoir for conflict Create a One-Pager

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6 Before we read… 1.Meet the author… 2.Make predictions… 3.Prepare to annotate…

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8 Gary Soto was born in Fresno, California, in April, 1952, to working-class Mexican- American parents. At a young age, he worked in the fields of the San Joaquin Valley. He was not academically motivated as a child, but became interested in poetry during his high school. Many of his young- adult stories are based on his personal experiences.

9 While we read… …use your pen or highlighter to do the following: 1.) Underline or highlight instances of conflict within the story. 2.) Circle any word that you do not understand. 3.) Put a question mark (?) next to something that you have a question about or don’t understand. 4.) Put an exclamation point (!) next to something that you connect to.

10 DO NOW 1: The worst thing I’ve ever had to wear and how it affected me… DO NOW 2: What was the worst item of clothing that you ever had to wear, and how did that experience affect your life?

11 After we read… 1.) Look over your annotations and make a list of the conflicts that you found. 2.) Create a list of conflicts in your notebook. (an example will be on the next slide) 3.) Identify the type of conflict. 4.) Explain what led to each conflict (what was the cause?).

12 DO NOW 2: The worst thing I’ve ever had to wear and how it affected me… Examples of conflict in the story “The Jacket” Conflict Type of Conflict Cause of Conflict

13 Creating a One Pager: 1.Select one excerpt or passage from the story. 2.Create your graphic interpretation of this excerpt or passage. In other words, draw something that represents the selection. 3.Your interpretation may be literal or symbolic. 4.You must fill the entire page. 5.You must include the title of the story and the author. 6.You must add color to your One Pager. 7.Your excerpt must be written on the page. 8.You must include a personal response to your excerpt. This may be a comment, an interpretation, an evaluation, a connection, or a reflection. Be sure to give an explanation for your response (WHY do you have that interpretation…or connection…etc.)

14 Mrs. Channette

15 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

16 DO NOW 1: Response to excerpt from “The Jacket” Tues., Sept. 11, 2012 “ How are characters brought to life in a narrative?” DO NOW 1: Write a response to the following excerpt. In your response explain how this excerpt relates to society as a whole. “My clothes have failed me.” TODAY: Do Now Responses Review Discuss characterization Observe characterization Analyze a character using NAAMES What you need: Pen/pencil Your BRAIN REMINDERS: Vocabulary quiz on Thursday Summer Reading Assessment on Friday, Sept. 21

17 DO NOW 1: Response to excerpt from “The Jacket” Tues., Sept. 11, 2012 “ How are characters brought to life in a narrative?” Reflection (or Summary): Pop Quiz 1. What is theme? 2. What is conflict? 3. What is a narrative? 4. Name 3 types of narratives. 5. What are the five elements of a narrative? Pop Quiz:

18 So…how are characters brought to life?

19 http://animoto.com/play/GDMylkFK2RSjOw1WUIWHdw

20 DO NOW 1: Response to excerpt from “The Jacket” Tues., Sept. 11, 2012 “ How are characters brought to life in a narrative?” Reflection (or Summary): 6 Ways that characters are brought to life in a story Pop Quiz 1. What is theme? 2. What is conflict? 3. What is a narrative? 4. Name 3 types of narratives. 5. Why do narratives have a conflict? 1.What is the character’s name (N) or nickname? Does his/her name have meaning or reflect their personality? 2.How does the character appear (A) or dress? 3.How does the character act (A) or behave alone or with others? 4.What is the character’s mentality (M), or way of thinking, about topics, issues, or life in general? 5.What are the character’s emotions toward him/herself or others? (E) 6.How does the character speak (S) or use his/her speech to express him/herself? 6 Ways that characters are brought to life in a story:

21 DO NOW 2: My favorite character from a novel DO NOW 2: Who is your favorite or the most interesting character that you’ve read about in a story? Explain and give at least 2 reasons why that character was interesting.

22 DO NOW 2: My favorite character from a novel NAAMES observation for the character of ____________ from _____________ N: (name(S)/ nicknames) A: (appearance) A: (actions) M: (mentality) E: (emotions) S: (ways of speaking) NAAMES Observation Activity: Watch an episode of the “The Cosby Show” List as many things as possible for each section of NAAMES for either the character of Cliff Huxtable or Theo Huxtable. Afterwards, share your observations in pairs/small groups.

23 http://www.tvland.com/shows/bill-cosby-show/full-episodes/pilot http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kezs4Y6PoeI You Tube Part 1 TV Land http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSvmTE6k93E&feature=channel&list=UL You Tube Part 2

24 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

25 It’s time to read!!!


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