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September 13, 2013 - application of story elements All Summer in a Day H omework: Conferencing on Monday - make sure you have your DEAR book! Objective: Students will apply literary story elements to a short story Warm Up (in your composition book) T ake out a sheet of paper. Name, block and date in top right corner. Title = Story Elements Quiz. Skip a line and then number 1-20 without skipping lines.
Turn in your Literature book to pg. 68 All Summer in a Day
In your notes, draw a new plot diagram. Fill this out as we read "All Summer in a Day." (pgs. 68-74)
METHOD OF CHARACTERIZATION LINE(S) FROM THE STORY Physical appearance (Margot)She was a very frail who looked as if she had been lost in the rain for years and the rain had washed out the blue from her eyes and the red from her mouth and the yellow from her hair. Character's thoughts, actions and speech (Margot) They say, they know...the sun... Margot doesn't play with the other kids She doesn't sing the songs, unless they are about the sun Margot didn't want to take a shower because it's too much like the rain outside Other character's reactions (Margot's classmates) The other kids are jealous because they don't remember the sun, be she does They locked her in the closet Narrator's direct comments (about Margot) She was an old photograph, dusted from an album, whitened away and if she spoke at all her voice was a ghost.
All Summer in a Day plot diagram Venus, in the future, in the classroom in an underground school The kids are jealous of Margot bc she is different William starts teasing MArgot The kids lock Margot in the closet The rain starts to slacken the sun comes out the rain begins to fall again they remember that Margot is still in the closet they let Margot out of the closet
Ticket out the door Put your name in the top right corner of your note card. Number 1-5, but do not skip lines. Answer the following questions in capital letters! A B C D
1. The children are looking through the windows because... A) people in rockets will be flying near B) the constant rainfall is so unusual C) they are waiting for the sun to come out D) scientists are outside performing experiments
2. Which phrase best describes the setting at the beginning of the story? A) an underground city on Venus B) an experimental city on Earth C) a rocket ship near Venus D) a stormy jungle on Earth
3. Margot is different from the other children because she... A) grows bored while waiting for the teacher B) believes the rain will continue forever C) speaks a different language that they do D) remembers what the sun looks and feels like
4. Which statement best explains how the rainy setting affects Margot? A) She is pale, silent and thin. B) She likes to hide from everyone. C) Rain improves her poetry writing. D) Her classmates are her only comfort.
5. You can infer that the children feel ashamed when they come back inside because they... A) are startled when they hear thunder B) look down at their feet and hands C) close the door on the falling rain D) have red faces from being out in the sun