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State the classroom rule or procedure practiced yesterday. Explain in detail how to properly complete this rule or procedure. **If time allows draw a picture that shows this rule or procedure.** Setting the Tone: Journal Writing
Static a character who does not change in personality, nature, or attitude. he/she is the same sort of person from the beginning of the story until the very end = static Ex. Father in A Day’s Wait
Dynamic (developing) a character who undergoes at least one permanent, important change in personality, nature, or attitude. if a character has become noticeably more mature, wiser, more understanding, or more patient – or has changed in any other significant way = dynamic Ex. Schatz in A Day’s Wait
Round a well developed, multi-sided, and complex character. we feel that we know the character so well that he or she has become a real person = round Ex. Usually the protagonist/main character
Flat is not fully developed we know only one side (one description) of the character = flat Ex. Character in a story, but he or she does not play a significant role (Mother in A Day’s Wait)
Helpful hints Here are your character choices: Round and dynamic Round and static Flat and static
Character Chart CharacterDynamicStatic Round Best type of character Usually the protagonist (main character) Well-developed often found in protagonist in books for younger children Flat none Found in simple books like fairy tales. Or minor characters in books.
Composing Meaning Watch Where the Wild Things Are
Watch the video “Where the Wild Things Are”. Be prepared to answer questions
Composing Meaning Discuss the following questions: Does Max act the same at the beginning and end of the story? Does Max change the way he acts towards others? Is Max a static or dynamic character? Why? What characteristics does he have that makes him a _____ character?
Composing Meaning #2 Read “A Day’s Wait.” Identify the characters in the story. Create a chart/list of characters and type of character – (round and dynamic, round and static, or flat and static) Homework if not finished in class