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Amy Swanson

on 10 September 2014

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September 10, 2014
Do Now
Include the date- September 10, 2014
Copy and respond to
(you choose!) of the quotes. Don't forget to include the author's name!
The beginning is the most important part of the work.” – Plato

The beginnings of all things are small.” – Cicero

“What’s well begun is half done.” – Horace
Let's work on the third section:
Choose a side
State your claim clearly
Support it with evidence from the article
Imagery Continued
Take out the short story, "The Ironworker's Hayride" and the Imagery Chart we are using to collect imagery from the story.
Keep these in the Vocabulary section of your binder.

Today, we'll go through the activities on the handout. Later, we'll write a story that includes these words.
SWBAT make a claim about a nonfiction text and support it with evidence.
SWBAT define and correctly use two new vocabulary words
SWBAT define and exemplify important literary elements
Emergency Procedures
Fire Drills
Choose three places in your story (journal on "New Beginnings") that you can improve using IMAGERY.

Be sure to create imagery that represents three different senses.

Some options for making the changes...
Literary Elements
So that we have a framework for understanding basic literary elements, we will define them and provide examples through a close reading of the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz
Article of the Week
Improving Our Writing With Imagery
If the Movie Doesn't Work On My Computer....
In your textbooks, turn to page 6.
We will work with pages 6-23 to practice ways of finding THEME in a fictional text and CENTRAL IDEA in a non-fiction text.
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