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Defining Characterization Characterization is the process by which the writer reveals the personality of the character. This happens through direct and indirect characterization – Direct Characterization: tells the audience what the personality of the character is. Example: “The patient boy and the quiet girl were both well mannered and did not disobey their mother.” Explanation: The author is directly telling the audience the personality of these two children. The boy is “patient” and the girl is “quiet.” Indirect Characterization: shows things that reveal the personality of the character. There are five different methods of indirect characterization SpeechWhat does the character say? How does the character speak? ThoughtsWhat is revealed through the character’s private thoughts and feelings? Effect on others towards the character What is revealed through the character’s effect on other people? How do other characters feel or behave in reaction to the character? ActionsWhat does the character do? How does the character behave? LooksWhat does the character look like? How does the character dress?
Characterization At this center, you will use your Cornell Notes to cite direct and indirect characterization of the characters listed
Vocabulary While at this center you need to update your flashcards with our most recent vocabulary words – don’t forget you need to cite the original sentence and page number on your flashcards When you are finished, quiz someone in your group with the vocabulary we have seen in the text so far
Make Lemonade Vocabulary Vocabulary words we have seen so far – Disorderly, clench, outraged, priority, solemn, hoist, rigid, amble, apprentice, capable, and demean – ALL of these flashcards need to be updated – **EXTRA CREDIT if you find words that are not on this list!!!
Monster Vocabulary Vocabulary words we have seen so far – Accomplice, assault, district attorney, judge, overrule, prosecution, stenographer, death penalty, felony, parole, reasonable doubt, witness, defendant, grandiose, object, verdict – ALL of these flashcards need to be updated – **EXTRA CREDIT if you find words that are not on this list!!!
Figurative Language #1: Idiom Practice You will need loose leaf paper for this activity Using the Idiom worksheets on the table, read through them together and decide what the idiom means On loose leaf – write down the idiom (phrase in bold) and the answer you choose for its meaning (write down the explanation)
Figurative Language #2: Allusion Follow the directions on the allusion worksheet to complete this activity. On loose leaf, write down each allusion that you circle as well as the answers for the questions PLEASE use wipe to clean laminated WS when finished
Silent Reading – Make Lemonade Read up to chapter 44 (End of Part 2) Use a Reading Role Card and respond to the text four times Mark each chapter for recurring topics (using post-it notes) Read directions for One Pager assignment and start brainstorming ideas for the potential theme and evidence you can use in your One Pager
Silent Reading - Monster Read the events that happen on Thursday, July 9 th (p. 89-127) Use a Reading Role Card and respond to the text four times Mark each chapter for recurring topics (using post-it notes) Read directions for One Pager assignment and start brainstorming ideas for the potential theme and evidence you can use in your One Pager
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