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September 19, 2014 All Summer in a Day - plot continued H omework: Have an awesome weekend! :) Objective: I can evaluate characterization and plot development.

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1 September 19, 2014 All Summer in a Day - plot continued H omework: Have an awesome weekend! :) Objective: I can evaluate characterization and plot development in a story. Warm Up (in your composition book) G et your library book from your locker! Take out a clean sheet of paper. Put your first and last name, block and date (9/19/14) in the upper right hand corner. On the top line write the title STORY ELEMENTS QUIZ. Skip the line directly under this and then number 1-10 without skipping any lines. I won't count off for spelling, just spell it as best as you can.

2 7. Conflict can be categorized into these two major categories 8. The time and place of a story is known as the _____________. 9. The people, animals or creatures that take part in the action of a story are known as __________________. 10. The series of events in a story is known as the ____________. #1-6 label the parts of the plot map below 1 2 3 4 5 6

3 the plot map

4 exposition the plot map

5 exposition the plot map central conflict

6 exposition rising action climax the plot map central conflict

7 exposition rising action climax falling action the plot map central conflict

8 exposition rising action climax falling action resolution the plot map central conflict

9 Turn in your Literature book to pg. 68 All Summer in a Day http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdHiIZKbc8s

10 On a clean sheet of paper, draw a characterization chart on one side and on the other draw a blank plot map. We will be filling these in as we go through the short story All Summer in a Day (pgs. 68-74)

11 METHOD OF CHARACTERIZATION LINE(S) FROM THE STORY Physical appearance (Margot) Character's thoughts, actions and speech (Margot) Other character's reactions (Margot's classmates) Narrator's direct comments (about Margot)

12 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) Other character's reactions (Margot's classmates) Narrator's direct comments (about Margot)

13 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) Narrator's direct comments (about Margot)

14 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, but she does They locked her in the closet Narrator's direct comments (about Margot)

15 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.

16 All Summer in a Day plot diagram Venus, in the future, in the classroom in an underground school. Margot is with the other kids in her classroom.

17 All Summer in a Day plot diagram Venus, in the future, in the classroom in an underground school. Margot is with the other kids in her classroom. The kids are jealous of Margot bc she is different. She was not born on Venus, but moved there when she was 4.

18 All Summer in a Day plot diagram Venus, in the future, in the classroom in an underground school. Margot is with the other kids in her classroom. The kids are jealous of Margot bc she is different. She was not born on Venus, but moved there when she was 4. William starts teasing Margot

19 All Summer in a Day plot diagram Venus, in the future, in the classroom in an underground school. Margot is with the other kids in her classroom. The kids are jealous of Margot bc she is different. She was not born on Venus, but moved there when she was 4. William starts teasing Margot The kids lock Margot in the closet

20 All Summer in a Day plot diagram Venus, in the future, in the classroom in an underground school. Margot is with the other kids in her classroom. The kids are jealous of Margot bc she is different. She was not born on Venus, but moved there when she was 4. William starts teasing Margot The kids lock Margot in the closet The rain starts to slacken

21 All Summer in a Day plot diagram Venus, in the future, in the classroom in an underground school. Margot is with the other kids in her classroom. The kids are jealous of Margot bc she is different. She was not born on Venus, but moved there when she was 4. William starts teasing Margot The kids lock Margot in the closet The rain starts to slacken the sun comes out

22 All Summer in a Day plot diagram Venus, in the future, in the classroom in an underground school. Margot is with the other kids in her classroom. The kids are jealous of Margot bc she is different. She was not born on Venus, but moved there when she was 4. 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

23 All Summer in a Day plot diagram Venus, in the future, in the classroom in an underground school. Margot is with the other kids in her classroom. The kids are jealous of Margot bc she is different. She was not born on Venus, but moved there when she was 4. 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

24 All Summer in a Day plot diagram Venus, in the future, in the classroom in an underground school. Margot is with the other kids in her classroom. The kids are jealous of Margot bc she is different. She was not born on Venus, but moved there when she was 4. 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

25 So now...a little quiz! http://www.littlemissrunshine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/shocked-cat-211211.jpg

26 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

27 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

28 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

29 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.

30 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


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