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1 Journal Entry What do you think is the hardest thing about school? Explain.

2 Charles by: Shirley Jackson

3 Shirley Jackson (December 14, August 8, 1965) She was an American author who wrote short stories and novels. The tone of most of her works is odd and macabre, with an impending sense of doom, often framed by very ordinary settings and characters.

4 Her Life Born in San Francisco, California Graduated from Syracuse University in 1940 While a student there, she met future husband Stanley Edgar Hyman, who was to become a noted literary critic.

5 Found Works In 1996, a crate of unpublished stories was found in the barn behind Jackson's house. These stories were published in a collection titled Just an Ordinary Day.

6 Her novels include: The Bird's Nest We Have Always Lived in the Castle The Haunting of Hill House The Sundial Hangsaman The Road Through the Wall

7 Vocabulary and Spelling renounce: to deny or forsake elaborately: to present in great detail simultaneously: at the same time incredulously: showing disbelief resolute: firmly resolved or determined; set in purpose or opinion benediction: an utterance of good wishes; the advantage conferred by blessing; a mercy or benefit privilege: a right, immunity, or benefit enjoyed only by a person beyond the advantages of most

8 Correct the following sentences. 1.charles wanted 2 color with greene craysons so he hit teh techer? 1. Charles wanted to color with green crayons, so he hit the teacher. 2.on munday laurie came home Late, and full of news 2. On Monday, Laurie came home late, full of news.

9 Turn in your textbook to page S20. It is at the front of your book.

10 Homework Finish Charles questions (this will be taken up tomorrow) Study Charles vocabulary and spelling-Test tomorrow on these Study Week 4 stems-Test tomorrow


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