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  1. 1. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook January 27, 2014 1/27/14 7th Grade Language Arts Assignments: -Vocabulary Packet (F) Agenda: -Supplemental Vocab Words (F) 1. Independent Reading -Spelling Test (F) 2. Spelling Pretest -Literature Presentation (TH 2/6) 3. Elements of Literature 1
  2. 2. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook January 27, 2014 Literary Elements   Im with n whipp of a s flavo flavo elem Literary elements are what make stories & text interesting.  2
  3. 3. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook Pull each book to reveal authors'  purposes. Author's  Purpose Author's  Purpose Author's  Purpose Author's  Purpose Author's  Purpose January 27, 2014 to persuade ­ to convince to entertain ­ to keep amused or interested to inform ­ to share knowledge or facts to explain ­ to give reasons or make clear  Back to  Bookshelf 3
  4. 4. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook January 27, 2014 Match. Provide examples. Pull An author may write simply  to please his audience.  The story might be humorous,  silly, creative,unrealistic,  mysterious, or even believable. entertain inform      Authors often like to share  information such as true life  stories, history, data,  and  research results. Sometimes an author  writes an explanation or  reason for something.  Other  times he may write  directions like "how­ to"  make bread. explain persuade When a writer wants to  convince his audience to agree  with him, he provides reasons  to support his position.   (Do you think homework should be assigned?)  Back to  Bookshelf 4
  5. 5. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook January 27, 2014 Author's Background • What do you know about the author? • What other books did he/she write? 5
  6. 6. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook January 27, 2014 Drag the phrase into the correct category. Location  in galaxy far away on a cruise ship along an African river at Disney World in a kingdom  on a space ship Time once upon a time long, long ago before sunrise a dark, stormy night during a snow storm in the summer Back to  Bookshelf 6
  7. 7. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook Pt. of View January 27, 2014 The point of view usually refers  to the one who is telling the story.    She rode her bike  as fast as she could.    I rode my bike  as fast as I could.   www.lakeshorelearning.com www.lakeshorelearning.com Back to  Bookshelf 7
  8. 8. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook Pt. of View January 27, 2014 Pull each book to learn about each  point of view. 1st person ­ This is a character in the story  Pt. of View who uses "I" and "me". 2nd person ­ You are in the story. Pt. of View Pt. of View 3rd person ­ A narrator tells the story. Back to  Bookshelf 8
  9. 9. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook January 27, 2014 I looked up from my  paper and saw the teacher  staring at me.  My brother  said that she  was nice, but I  wasn't so sure. At first, the batter hits  the ball.  Then he runs to  first base.  When  he makes it back  home, it is called  a home run. 3rd person 1st person 1st person 3rd person She looked out the  window and saw the  dark clouds.  It was then  that she decided to take  an umbrella with                         her. Finally, the guests  arrived.  It seemed like I  had been waiting for such  a long time.  I hope they  all have a good  time here. Back to  Bookshelf 9
  10. 10. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook January 27, 2014 • The words that the characters speak are called dialogue. Dialogue can move the plot along and reveal a lot about the characters. • Dialect is a form of language that is spoken in a particular place or by a particular group of people. 10
  11. 11. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook January 27, 2014 Characterization: the techniques an author uses to develop the personality of a character in a literary work. • physical appearance and personality • speech, behavior, actions • thoughts and feelings • interactions with other characters Static: characters that stay the same throughout the story Dynamic: change from beginning to end. These characters often learn something 11
  12. 12. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook January 27, 2014 Characterization Hightlight clues in  the text that help to  describe Chance's  character. Explain  how it helps to  understand why  he acts the way he  does. 12
  13. 13. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook    The protagonist  is usually the main  character. January 27, 2014     The antagonist is the character who goes  against or opposes the  protagonist.  Can you complete the chart? Protagonists Antagonists Three Pigs Big Bad Wolf Cinderella Stepmother Simba Scar Back to  Bookshelf 13
  14. 14. Lit Elements hodgepodge.notebook January 27, 2014 Protagonists Antagonists Peter Pan Captain Hook Mowgli Shere Khan Pongo/Perdita Cruella de Ville Belle/Beast Gaston Wiley Coyote Road Runner Bugs Bunny Elmer Fudd Jerry Tom Woody/Buzz Light Year Lotso Back to  Bookshelf 14