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1 Study for story elements test on Monday, September 29th! September 26, review of story elementsGhost of the LagoonHomework:Study for story elements test on Monday, September 29th!ObjectiveI can identify and evaluate story elements in a text.Warm Up:Today we will be reviewing all of the story elements that we have covered in this unit since the beginning of the year. We will read Ghost of the Lagoon together and identify the story elements within this text.
2 A writer usually writes for one or more of these purposes: Author's purposeA writer usually writes for one or more of these purposes:to express opinions and thoughtsto inform or explainto persuadeto entertain
3 Author's purposeWhat is it?What are the four types?
4 to express opinionsthe author wants to express his/her thoughts and viewpoints.letters to the editor
5 to informthe author wants to enlighten the reader with topics that are usually real or contain facts.textbookscookbooksnewspapersencyclopedias
6 to persuade advertisements the author wants to persuade the reader to agree with his opinion, and may provide facts and examples to convince the reader.advertisementscommercialsnewspaper editorialscampaign speeches
7 to entertain the author wants to amuse the reader poems stories plays comic strips
20 Speech and actions What they do and think What they say... dialogue vs. dialectWhat they do and thinkWhat they say...Define dialogue -Define dialect -
21 Other characters' reactions How do others treat the character?What do they say about him/ her?
22 Narrator's direct comments What qualities does the narrator say the character has?
23 Characterization the techniques a writer uses to develop a character narrator's direct commentsWhat qualities does the narrator say the character has?character'sthoughts, speech and actionsWhat does the character think, say and do?other character's reactionsWhat do others say about the character?Physical appearanceWhat does the character look like?
24 conflictthe problem or struggle a character faces in a story.
39 The voice that tells the story is called the...
40 An author's choice of a narrator is the... An author's choice of a narrator is the...
41 ? ? What's the difference? 3rd person point of view 1st person point of view3rd person point of view??kinds of narrators in a story
42 1st person point of view is a character in the story uses I, me, my, myself, us, wetells his / her own thoughts and feelingsdoes not know what other characters think or feelSTORY
43 not a character in the story, but rather an outside voice 3rd person point of viewnot a character in the story, but rather an outside voiceuses he, she and theycan reveal the thoughts / feelings of one or more charactersSTORY
44 Third person point of view can be one of two types... LimitedorOmniscient
45 Limiteda narrator whose knowledge is limited to one character, either major or minor
46 OmniscientA narrator who knows everything about all characters - omniscient literally means "all knowing"
47 Holes is written in third person omniscient point of view meaning we will be able to know all of the character's thoughts and feelings
48 mood and tone both deal with the emotions centered around a piece of writing, however...
49 mood the feeling or atmosphere an author creates for a reader.
50 tone the author's attitude toward his / her subject
51 themeA message about life or human nature that the writer shares with the reader.usually has to be inferredthe important truth that the story is really aboutwritten in a complete sentence, not just a word
52 What's the difference? theme topic is a sentence that relates to the topicboth are important ideas in a storycan be stated in one or two words
53 Clues to theme Characters and actions Title Plot and conflict Setting, images and stylistic elements
54 Turn in your Literature book to pg. 208 We will listen together toGhost of the LagoonAfterwards we will go throughthe story elements found in thistext.