Presentation on theme: "Literature: Wednesday, September 4, 2013"— Presentation transcript:
1 Literature: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 Handouts: * Quiz over Hatchet chapters 13 & * In-class assignment: Plot and Story MapHomework: * Review Hatchet chapters 15 & 16 (quiz on Thursday) * Story Map handout * Study Hatchet Vocabulary Terms: Vocab Test is tomorrow! * Optional: Extra Credit opportunity—Five Events handoutAssignments Due: * Settings handout
2 Today’s Goal: Learn about plot and the five key elements (or “components”) that make up a plot. Outcomes:Define the term “plot” as it is used in literature.List the five elements of a plot (also called “plot line”) and the components of each element.Define each of the elements or components of a plot.Indicate the plot line elements for Hatchet.Demonstrate your ability to complete a “story map” for the novel Hatchet.Discuss Hatchet Chapters 13 – 14 by citing your observations, questions, and opinions.
3 Starter #1 All of you have heard of this word: PlotIn literature, what does the word “plot” mean?A plot is the order of events that happen in a story.All stories follow a certain pattern. We sometimes call that pattern a “plot line.” A plot line looks like this:
4 Starter #2: What are the five or six main elements in a “plot line”? Your assignment today is a Story Map, and one section of that assignment includes a plot line.
5 Starter #3:Take everything off from your desk except for pen (with dark colored ink) and a sheet of notebook paper. Create a heading as follows: Your Name (first & last name) Class: Lit 6 - ___ Date: Wed., Sept. 4, Assignment: Hatchet Quiz #7, Ch 13 – 14Number your paper from 1 to 16 (one number on each line).You will be given a quiz handout, but you are NOT to write on that quiz. Put all your answers on the sheet of notebook paper. Please use CAPITAL letters to indicate your answer.
6 Starter #4:Let’s see how well you did on this quiz. Please take out a red penWhen I hand you a quiz to grade, please write at the bottom of the page:G.B. and your name (first & last name)