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Monday September 8, 2014

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Transcript of Monday September 8, 2014

IMAGERY is language that appeals to the five senses .

Sight, sound, smell, touch, taste...

Take out your Greek and Latin Roots Lesson 1.
We came up with SO many good words containing the prefixes "SUB" and "TRANS"
Turn the paper over the the back side, with the magician.
We will complete these two practice activities today.
It would be to your benefit to begin reviewing these at home once or twice and evening. Quiz on Friday!
Greek and Latin Roots
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
1. Take a "Do Now" sheet.
2. Label the first box with today's date.
3. Copy the quote and the author.
4. Write a response to the quote: agree, disagree, evaluate, connect, summarize, ask a question
Do Now
Take out your AOW.
Take a moment to look back over the marks you made in and on the text.
Look at section #2- this is what we will cover today.
Remember to use complete sentences in order to earn credit.
Article of the Week
“The secret to a rich life is to have more beginnings than endings.” -David Weinbaum
Use at least five letters
Be honest and thoughtful
Make it look nice; decorate!
We will now do a FIFTEEN MINUTE silent free write. Your only constraint is that you write bout someone (yourself, someone else, an invented character) experiencing a NEW BEGINNING. Do not stop writing until I say time is up! Keep writing! BE silent and independent!
Today you will:
Improve your writing with imagery
Imagery continued...
Let's look at a formal definition of imagery: using sensory language to paint pictures in a reader's mind so s/he can vividly imagine what is written.
Look for imagery representing all five senses in the story.
Mark the imagery on the text and mark page numbers in the columns that are labeled by sense.
You should have at least three examples for each sense...
Setting up Binders

In front of all the dividers, keep: A copy of the discipline plan, the current week's "do now," the current week's Article of the Week, and the current week's ROOTS.
Adding Imagery to Our Own Short Stories...
Choose three places in your journal to add vivid imagery.
Create vivid imagery to improve the story and write it in.
Create imagery that reflects
different senses.
And Now, You Have Some Choices....
Place your IWH imagery chart and improved journal in a place where both are clearly visible (I will be circulating to check these).
Choose one of the following options and work at it, silently.
Read your IRB and note at least three examples of imagery (on paper in Reading section).
Write a continuation to the story, "The Ironworker's Hayride" (on paper in writing section)
Continue your "New Beginnings" story (on paper in the writing section)
The five sections should be:
1. Reading
2. Writing
3. Vocabulary
4. Journals
5. Notes
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