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“The Scarlet
Ibis”
9th Grade Freshman
Academy
The Announcer’s Test
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06D

1F5-4Atc
 While watching, consider and answer
these:



How...
Listen to Announcers!
 http://www.cbsnews.com/news/some-

people-treated-for-water-related-issuesin-w-va/
 While watchin...
Denotation and Connotation
 Denotation

- dictionary meaning of the word.
 Connotation - the social meaning of words; wh...
Connotation
In each of the following sentences, the italicized word has a
fairly neutral connotation. For each word in ita...
Born in the caul
Doodle Bug = Ant Lion
(beetle)
“Dix Hill” = Dorothy Dix Hospital
in Raleigh, NC
“Dog Tongue” Plant
“Clove of the Seasons” –
change of seasons
Bleeding Tree
 Sap

leaking out of
a tree
 can sometimes be
red
 Bleeding tree in
Australia 
Scarlet Ibis: Out of Its Habitat
Red Nightshade Bush
foliage

and
egg-shaped
red berries are
poisonous
Color Imagery - Symbol
 Symbol

= thing or idea that stands for
something else
 Colors have strong symbolic meaning
Red
 What

is it a symbol

for?
 How does it make
you feel?
Blue
 What

is it a symbol

for?
 How does it make
you feel?
Yellow
 What

is it a symbol

for?
 How does it make
you feel?
Green
 What

is it a symbol

for?
 How does it make
you feel?
Orange
 What

is it a symbol

for?
 How does it make
you feel?
Purple
 What

is it a symbol

for?
 How does it make
you feel?
Colors in Motion
 http://www.mariaclaudiacortes.com/colo

rs/Colors.html
TOD
What

color symbolizes you?
Brother? Doodle? Why?
Point of View
 1st:

I

 2nd: You
 3rd:



He/She/It (think fairy tale)

Limited – only 1 character
Omniscient – all ...
Imagery
 Language






Sight
Taste
Touch
Smell
Hearing

that appeals to the senses
TOD
 Name

a part of the story that appeals to
your sense of sight.
 Name a part of the story that appeals to
your sense...
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  1. 1. “The Scarlet Ibis” 9th Grade Freshman Academy
  2. 2. The Announcer’s Test  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06D 1F5-4Atc  While watching, consider and answer these:   How do the lines progress? Do they get easier or harder to say? TV announcers use this test to prepare for talking on television. How would this test improve your diction?
  3. 3. Listen to Announcers!  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/some- people-treated-for-water-related-issuesin-w-va/  While watching, consider and answer these:   Are the announcers clear or not? Why is diction important to announcers on TV?
  4. 4. Denotation and Connotation  Denotation - dictionary meaning of the word.  Connotation - the social meaning of words; what the word suggest to us beyond the denotation  For Example: Child   Denotation – person under 18 years of age Connotation - youngster, kid, little one, small fry, brat, urchin, juvenile, minor  Which are negative?  Which are positive?
  5. 5. Connotation In each of the following sentences, the italicized word has a fairly neutral connotation. For each word in italics, list two synonyms (words with similar denotations):  1 negative connotation  1 positive connotation. Example: Sometimes my thin friend annoys me.  1 negative connotation: scrawny  1 positive connotation: slim 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. I recognized the familiar smell of my roommate's cooking. Kevin's interest in model cars has turned into a hobby. Uncle Henry lives in a hut deep in the woods. We stopped for lunch at a diner in West Virginia. My old laptop has finally died.
  6. 6. Born in the caul
  7. 7. Doodle Bug = Ant Lion (beetle)
  8. 8. “Dix Hill” = Dorothy Dix Hospital in Raleigh, NC
  9. 9. “Dog Tongue” Plant
  10. 10. “Clove of the Seasons” – change of seasons
  11. 11. Bleeding Tree  Sap leaking out of a tree  can sometimes be red  Bleeding tree in Australia 
  12. 12. Scarlet Ibis: Out of Its Habitat
  13. 13. Red Nightshade Bush foliage and egg-shaped red berries are poisonous
  14. 14. Color Imagery - Symbol  Symbol = thing or idea that stands for something else  Colors have strong symbolic meaning
  15. 15. Red  What is it a symbol for?  How does it make you feel?
  16. 16. Blue  What is it a symbol for?  How does it make you feel?
  17. 17. Yellow  What is it a symbol for?  How does it make you feel?
  18. 18. Green  What is it a symbol for?  How does it make you feel?
  19. 19. Orange  What is it a symbol for?  How does it make you feel?
  20. 20. Purple  What is it a symbol for?  How does it make you feel?
  21. 21. Colors in Motion  http://www.mariaclaudiacortes.com/colo rs/Colors.html
  22. 22. TOD What color symbolizes you? Brother? Doodle? Why?
  23. 23. Point of View  1st: I  2nd: You  3rd:   He/She/It (think fairy tale) Limited – only 1 character Omniscient – all characters (eye in the sky)  What point of view is this story narrated in?  How old is the narrator when he tells this story?
  24. 24. Imagery  Language      Sight Taste Touch Smell Hearing that appeals to the senses
  25. 25. TOD  Name a part of the story that appeals to your sense of sight.  Name a part of the story that appeals to your sense of hearing?  What kind of character is Brother? Doodle? Who do you sympathize with more?
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