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Tuesday, 10.28.14

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Amy Swanson

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Tuesday, 10.28.14
Do Now
"The spirit of envy can destroy; it can never build." -Margaret Thatcher
Items 1-10: match the words with synonyms.

Items 11-16: Add one of the two prefixes from this week and write the newly created word as well as a short definition.
Original Stories
You'll now have approximately 45 minutes to work on your original story. Be sure to refer to the rubric and story requirements. Also, use the graphic organizer and planning resources in the packet. When writing, be sure you're SHOWING not just TELLING. Use that handy packet of words!
The Tell-Tale Heart
Let's continue our work with the "Unreliable Narrator."

What details about the narrator can we fill in to the chart so far?

Now that we've read the story, let's respond to the questions and complete our chart.
"The Black Cat"
Can you identify any example of Poe "showing" instead of "telling?"

How is this different from a "detective story"?

Which of the features of a detective story does it have?
"Envy blinds men and makes it impossible for them to think clearly." -Malcolm X
Be sure to include today's date: 10.28.14
Copy the quote and author and respond thoughtfully. This week we'll look at ENVY and next week at ADMIRATION and then attempt to distinguish between the two.

DIA.PER- Origin
Middle English: from Old French diapre, from medieval Latin diasprum, from medieval Greek diaspros (adjective), from dia ‘across’ + aspros ‘white.’ The term seems originally to have denoted a costly fabric, but after the 15th century it was used in sense 2 of the noun; babies' diapers were originally made from pieces of this fabric, hence sense 1 of the noun (late 16th century).
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