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8th grade 9 14-12

  1. 1. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 9-14-12 8th Grade Language Arts Assignments: Agenda: -Lit Circles (W) 1. Warm-up: Spelling Test -Finish The Outsiders (F) 2. Vocabulary -Vocabulary Writing (F 9/21) 3. Grammar 4. Literature 1
  2. 2. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 Draw the Relationship audacious crusade  agile name battle timid   rumble dub 2
  3. 3. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 Draw the Relationship legacy grapple era heritage  typical harmonize    exceptional period of time 3
  4. 4. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 Draw the Relationship mien muse legendary appearance  contemplate gather  unknown muster  4
  5. 5. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 Draw the Relationship stamina stance  ones personal  flexible attitude pivotal endurance minor agile 5
  6. 6. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 Verbs.... Four basic forms (principle parts) • present • present participle • past • past participle *Used to make all of the forms and tenses of the verb Present Present Participle Past Past Participle sail (is) sailing sailed (has) sailed (is) lifting (has) lifted lift lifted 6
  7. 7. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 Review Regular Verbs - a verb whose past and past participle are formed by adding -ed or -d to the present; adds -ing to the present tense to make the present participle Present Present Participle Past Past Participle is improving is sleeping have used switch included sits finished is succeeding stands provided outclasses traveled equipped 7
  8. 8. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 Irregular Verbs Irregular Verbs- verbs whose past and past participle forms are not made by adding -ed­or -d­ GROUP 1 burst burst(has) burst The forms of set the present, the cost past, and the past participle are all the same GROUP 2 bring brought(has) brought The forms of the teach win past and past participle are the same GROUP 3 bite bit (has) bitten The past participle steal is formed by adding speak -n or -en to the past. GROUP 4 blow blew (has) blown The past participle shake is formed from the run present, often by adding -n or -en GROUP 5 begin began (has) begun The last vowel shrink changes from i in the present to a in swim the past, to u in the past participle 8
  9. 9. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 1. American bicyclist Lance Armstrong won ) the 2,287-mile Tour de France in ( 1999. win 2. Several years earlier, doctors ( gave ) him less than 40 percent chance of surviving cancer. give 3. Armstrong (chose ) an aggressive treatment plan. chosen 4. Now Armstrong has ( beat ) the disease. beaten began) his career all over. 5. After the cancer, he ( begun given ) him different outlook. gave 6. The experience has ( 7. It also has (left ) him with a leaner body. leave 8. Armstrongs lighter weight paid) off when he had to cycle through ( mountains. pay 9. So (did ) his training, in which he cycled the toughest portions of the course. done 10. Armstrongs amazing victory has taught ) other cancer patients to ( maintain hope. teached 9
  10. 10. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 Irony (n); Ironic (adj): When something turns out the opposite of what you would expect. Also, sort of like sarcasm. Examples: • It was ironic that the fire station burned down. • It was ironic that the police station was robbed. Give an example of irony from The Outsiders and one from real life. 10
  11. 11. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 Figurative Language­ Metaphors Authors often use figurative language to make their writing interesting  and more meaningful to the reader.  One type of figurative language is  the metaphor.  A metaphor, stating that one thing is the other, makes a  comparison between two unlike things.  For example, Pony describes  Dallys eyes in this way:  "His eyes were blue, blazing ice..." Dallys  eyes are being compared to ice because he looks at people coldly and  with hate. 1.  "Her words were sugar."  Her words are being compared to sugar.   What is being said about her words? 2.  "Its raining cats and dogs."  The rain is being compared to cats  and dogs.  What is being said about the rain? 3.  "He is my fortress":  To what is "He" being compared?  What is  being said about him? 11
  12. 12. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 Nothing Gold Can Stay Natures first green is gold, by Robert Frost Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leafs a flower; hue= But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. subsides= So Eden sank to grief, Eden = So dawn goes down to day. ­ How did they "sink to grief"? Nothing gold can stay.   So = like, in the same way 1.  What do you think Robert Frost is trying to say? 2.  How does this poem apply to events/characters of the novel so far? (What "gold" did Ponyboy have that didnt last?) 3.  Is this supposed to be a sad poem?  What makes you think so/not? 12
  13. 13. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 Frost makes the use of the metaphor to communicate his message about  young people.  He begins by writing that natures first green, things such  as new plants, trees, grass, and especially young people are gold.   4.  Gold is precious and expensive metal.  What comparison can be  made between "natures first green" and gold? 5.  Another metaphor in Frosts poem is "Her early leafs a flower."   Explain how natures "early leaf," or someones youth, can be like a  flower.   6.  How is the youth of someones life "gold"? 13
  14. 14. Outsiders 9­14­12.notebook September 14, 2012 14

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