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Agenda, Homework, and Warm-up On pgs. 36-37 write the date, copy the agenda, homework, and warm-up Agenda: Warm-up Finish Cornell Notes – Short Story Notes pg 39 INB Page 38 INB – Plot Diagram Homework: Last day to resubmit INB 9/19 Second INB Check 9/19 Vocabulary Quiz on Cornell Notes 9/19 Final Draft due Monday 9/15 Written neatly in blue or black pen Extra credit if typed neatly and/or turned in early 9/11 or 9/12
WARM-UP How do you think the internet has changed the way we write and read? How do you think it has changed the way we learn?
SHORT STORY NOTES Take Cornell Notes on page 39 of your INB Topic: “Short Story Notes” Essential Question: “What vocabulary do I need to know to help me understand the important elements in a piece of literature?”
SHORT STORY NOTES pg 26-30 Literature Textbook What is a short story? A short story can be read in one sitting Usually less than 40 pages Written in prose (prose is everything but poetry)
PLOT and CONFLICT Literature Textbook pg 28 How are plot and conflict different? Plot – series of events in a narrative is called plot Conflict – struggle Internal Conflict – struggle within a character’s mind, usually the character must make a decision or choice External conflict – a clash between a character and an outside force (another character, society, or force of nature)
PLOT STRUCTURE pg. 28 Literature Textbook What elements make up plot structure? 1. Exposition – introduces the setting, characters, and conflict 2. Rising Action –presents complications that INTENSIFY the conflict and build suspense 3. Climax – the turning point in the story, the moment of greatest suspense and makes the outcome of the conflict clear
PLOT STRUCTURE Con’t 4. Falling Action – eases the suspense, reveals the outcome of the story’s climax, shows how the main character resolves the conflict 5. Resolution – reveals the final outcome, ties up loose ends
Setting, Mood, Tone What is the setting and why is it important? Setting – time and place, can be real or imaginary Look for time of day, week, month, season, specific dates/historical details, place names (city, state, country), physical surroundings (weather, buildings, landscape) Setting can help create mood and tone What is the difference between mood and tone? Mood – feelings created by the literary work (positive or negative) Tone – the author’s attitude toward a subject or character
Sequence and Time pg. 30 Literature Textbook Sequence is the order in which a story is told Chronological order – linear structure, goes in time order
Flashback pg. 30Literature Textbook Flashback – a device a writer uses to introduce a past event, happens before the story begins or at an earlier point It interrupts the main action to describe earlier events Look for clue words – “that summer” or “as a young boy” Keep track of the chronological order 1 1 2 2 Flashback 3 3
Foreshadowing pg. 30 Literature Textbook Foreshadowing – a common device a writer uses to hint of future events Prepares readers for future events, usually in climax or resolution Creates tension or suspense Makes readers eager to keep reading Pay attention to repeated ideas or events, or when characters make important statements or behave in unusual ways 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4
Classwork – Do on page 38 INB On page 38 of your INB, copy the chart of the Plot Diagram on the next slide. Title your page Plot Diagram Label the parts of the Plot Diagram Write the definitions And remember to use lots of color.