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Goals Today: Contextualize prior knowledge about key ideas and concepts Analyze the skills and knowledge necessary for success in this unit Unit 2 Defining Style
Essential Questions Page 85 Two main questions we will aim to answer throughout unit Will remain posted on board! Highlight key words How do authors and directors use specific techniques to achieve a desired effect? What are the essential features of an effective style analysis?
Table of Contents Page 86-87 Browse through the table of contents Think Pair Share What do you think are the most stand out activities we will be doing? What are the most important pieces of information we need?
Unit Goals (Highlight key concepts/words) Identify important cinematic techniques and analyze their effects Transform a text into a new genre Identify specific elements of an author’s style Develop an awareness of reading strategies that enhance comprehension Analyze the elements of fiction—setting, plot, character, theme—and the steps in plot developments—exposition, complications, climax, falling action, resolution (denouement)
Vocabulary Notebooks! What is your understanding of these terms now? Write a brief definition in your notebook. Leave room with each term to add in correct definitions later and a better understanding! Point of View Commentary Cinematic Techniques Style Effect
Learning Focus: First Half Now that you have explored the thematic concept of “Coming of age,” it is time to continue your investigation of that theme in two different, but complementary, genres: short story and film.
Learning Focus You will explore essential elements of a short story. You will develop your understanding of how authors present themes, ideas, and images through literary and stylistic elements. You will analyze point of view, imagery, motif, foreshadowing, and irony.
Learning Focus You will then take those literary elements and take them from a written text to something visual. You will look at cinematic techniques such as framing, movement, lighting, and sound to create a storyboard.
Embedded Assessment 1 Creating a Storyboard (Page 140) Your assignment is to work individually to transform a section of a printed text into a storyboard. You will also include a written explanation of the intended effects of your cinematic choices. Due dates: 1, 2, 5, 6: Monday, November 18 4, 7: Tuesday, November 19
Today’s Lesson Goals Interpret quotations and synthesize information Connect quotations about revenge to a personal experience Use the writing process to draft a reflective essay response
Activity 2.2: An Eye for an Eye Page 90 We’re going to read and interpret that following quotations about revenge. Do you agree or disagree with them? Fill in the chart on the page. Not really discussing Emily Thorne’s plan for revenge today…sorry!
Interpretation of Quote: What does it mean? “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” Mahatma Gandhi What do you think this quote means? Do you agree or disagree with it? What are your reasons for agreeing/disagreeing?
In partners… Finish interpreting the last four quotes. What do they mean to you? Fill in the chart for each quote
Homework Page 91 Writing Prompt Draft a response in which you express your feelings about revenge. Include a personal reflection about a time when you had a choice about taking revenge or when you were the recipient of someone’s vengeful attitude or action. Consider using one of the quotations in your essay, crediting the author or the quote. Two paragraph response, Separate sheet of paper, 10 points Due next class period