Presentation on theme: "Comm Arts-Day 2! Bell Ringer: No computers today. Please turn your homework into the bin. Bell Ringer: Who is your favorite character from “The Hero’s."— Presentation transcript:
1Comm Arts-Day 2!Bell Ringer: No computers today. Please turn your homework into the bin. Bell Ringer: Who is your favorite character from “The Hero’s Test”? Why? What is their role in the conflict of the story? Defend with EVIDENCE FROM THE TEXT. (3 minutes to complete)
2Book Fair!We are going to the book fair for part of class today. Please walk one behind the other silently with the class as there will be other classes learning. When you are in the book fair please use your inside voice and walk. When I say in the book fair that means everyone line back up—it’s time to go.
3Learning Goal and Essential Question Learning Goal: Students will be able to understand how to support their ideas with sufficient relevant details.Essential Question: How do we discover the hero/villain or protagonist/antagonist? How does characterization influence the story?
4Characterization and the story How would the story be different if Theseus was not courageous or brave? (2 minutes)How do we know Theseus is brave? Where does it say so in the text. (2 minutes)
5Practice Quiz Rubric for Character Trait Quiz: Learning Goal: Students will be able to understand how to support their ideas with sufficient relevant details.Identify the BEST character trait1Explanation is relevant to the story AND support the selected character trait2Relevant and sufficient detail from the text AND citedExample:Which character trait best describes King Minos?CruelAngryUnkindSorrowfulKing Minos is cruel because he chooses to sacrifice the children of Athens to the Minotaur and doesn’t care about them. On page 28 it says “King Minos keeps [the Minotaur] underground in a labyrinth…where he is fed yearly on our Greek sons and daughters…Minos is powerful enough to destroy Athens in a day if we refuse hum his tribute.” This shows that King Minos is cruel because he forces the Minotaur to stay underground and other cities to sacrifice their children.Your Question:Which character trait best describes Ariadne?HopefulHelpfulSelfless
6Exit TicketWhere do we find the evidence for our character traits?
7HomeworkQuiz on Friday, very similar to our practice one today.