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1 Lesson 5 1.2 Talking About Voice & 1.3 Narrative Voices PurposeTo identify and analyze how a writer’s use of language creates a distinct voiceCite textual evidence of voice to support inferences about a speakerTo interpret writer's choices that create voice and suggest meanings
2 Bell Ringer Quickwrite When you think of pizza, what comes to mind? Write a paragraph describing pizza and showing your attitude toward it. You will come back to this later. Answer in provided space on page 5.
3 Intro to Vocab Terms In academic vocab binder, define (pg 5) Diction SyntaxImageryInference
4 Identify Voice Listen as I read aloud speaker 1’s excerpt on page 5. DiscussPractice ReadingFill in chart on page 6
5 Inference about speaker Voice Cont’dListen to speaker’s 2, 3, & 4Fill in the graph based on the speakers 2, 3, & 4SpeakerInference about speakerDictionSyntaxImageryToneSpeaker 2Speaker 3Speaker 4
6 1.3 Narrative VoiceHow to identify vocabulary terms. (Get etymology packet… watch as I demonstrate)What is a double-entry journal? Why use them?
8 Guided Reading of Speak Create a double-entry journal.Take notes as I read the novel excerpt
9 Analyze EntriesTime to make inferences about what we read in our double-entry journals!
10 Exit TicketAnderson was 38 when Speak was published, yet she captures a teen girl’s voice through her diction, syntax, and imagery. To explore how, choose a quote you think sounds particularly authentic, and write a response in a double-entry journal that explains how the quote contributes to the narrator’s teen voice.QuoteHow the quote adds to narrator’s teen voiceInference you can draw about the character of Melinda
11 Lesson 6 1.5 Defining Experiences PurposeTo explain how a writer creates effects through the connotations of words and imagesTo use textual details to support interpretive claims
12 Bell Ringer Diction, Denotation, Connotation Define the following terms found on page 14DictionDenotationConnotation
13 What does diction look like? Diction is word choice. When writing, use vocabulary suited for the type of assignment. Words that have almost the same denotation (dictionary meaning) can have very different connotations (implied meanings).Examples:Formal Diction Casual Diction Slang (very informal)are not angry aren't mad ain't tickedWhat makes the previous phrases similar? Different?
14 Denotation vs Connotation How to remember the difference Denotation is the Dictionary Definition (literal)Example: Home = the place you liveConnotation is the emotional meaning attached to the wordExample: Home = a loving place where family resides OR a battle field of conflict
15 Tying it together… Diction, Denotation, Connotation ConnotationsIn the following sentences, choose between the words in parentheses to make the sentence have as negative a connotation as possible.The leader was his nation’s most (notorious, well-known, famous) advocate.Immigrants (thronged, flocked, swarmed) to the large cities.A (trim, skinny, slender) woman entered the room.The man was (inebriated, drunk, intoxicated).Where did you find that (outfit, get-up, attire)?
16 Guided Reading pages 15-17As you read, highlight the text for examples of diction, syntax, and imagery that creates the narrator’s voice.Make sure to identify ONE word that you don’t know and see if you can figure it out based on your etymology packet.
17 Partner Read 18-19, 20-22In small groups, you will read the next chunks of the text. Keep highlighting the diction, syntax, and imagery. We will stop after each chunk to go over what we find!
18 Graphic Organizer Fill in the following graphic organizer Section of textQuoteDiction that conveys voiceImagery that conveys voiceInference about quote based on diction and imageryPgs 15-17Pgs 18-19Pgs 20-22
19 Exit Ticket Writing Prompt Check your UnderstandingAnswer the prompt on page 24 before leaving class.