Today we will contrast the actions of characters in a work of fiction.<br />contrast – the difference<br />characters– a p...
Today we will contrast the actions of characters in a work of fiction.<br />Work of fiction – an imaginative story<br />
Story elements<br />Theme<br />Plot<br />Characters<br />Problem<br />Solution<br />Point of view<br />Symbolism<br />Sett...
Story elements<br />Theme<br />Plot<br />
Story elements<br />Theme – a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work (main idea).<br />Plo...
 What contrasts can you identify between an apple and an orange? <br />
Apple	<br />Orange <br />
 What contrasts can you identify between these two characters? <br />
 What contrasts can you identify between these two characters? <br />
characterization<br />The words an author uses to describe the characters.<br />That might include words about the charact...
www.teachertube.com<br />0:00 to 2:30 sec only.<br />http://teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=96582&title=Characteriz...
characterization<br />Protagonist – a leading actor, character, or participant in a literary work2: a leader, proponent, o...
Who is the protagonist and who is the antagonist? How do you know?<br />Wicked  Witch of the West<br />antagonist<br />Dor...
Who is the protagonist and who is the antagonist? How do you know?<br />
Can a character’s actions effect the plot of the story? Why or why not?<br /><ul><li>Possible responses…
A character’s actions might change the direction of the story (for good or for bad).
A mistake (problem) made by the character might cause the plot to veer into trouble, drama, and climax.
The actions taken by the characters depends on the plot of the story.   </li></li></ul><li>       PLOT DIAGRAM<br />  Clim...
How does the  contrast between the characters  in a work of fiction, relate to the theme ?<br /><ul><li>Possible responses…
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  • Reading3.3A compNeed character traits worksheets
  • Reading3.3A
  • Activating prior knowledge
  • Activating prior knowledge
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  • Elicit and list differences using interactive whiteboard here. Students do this in teams first.
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    1. 1. Today we will contrast the actions of characters in a work of fiction.<br />contrast – the difference<br />characters– a person or anything that acts like a person in a story <br />actions – what characters do<br />fiction – not real<br />
    2. 2.
    3. 3. Today we will contrast the actions of characters in a work of fiction.<br />Work of fiction – an imaginative story<br />
    4. 4. Story elements<br />Theme<br />Plot<br />Characters<br />Problem<br />Solution<br />Point of view<br />Symbolism<br />Setting <br />
    5. 5. Story elements<br />Theme<br />Plot<br />
    6. 6. Story elements<br />Theme – a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work (main idea).<br />Plot – the important events in the story.<br />
    7. 7. What contrasts can you identify between an apple and an orange? <br />
    8. 8. Apple <br />Orange <br />
    9. 9. What contrasts can you identify between these two characters? <br />
    10. 10.
    11. 11. What contrasts can you identify between these two characters? <br />
    12. 12. characterization<br />The words an author uses to describe the characters.<br />That might include words about the characters’:<br />Actions<br />Feelings<br />Thoughts<br />Words <br />
    13. 13. www.teachertube.com<br />0:00 to 2:30 sec only.<br />http://teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=96582&title=Characterization_Lesson<br />
    14. 14. characterization<br />Protagonist – a leading actor, character, or participant in a literary work2: a leader, proponent, or supporter of a cause<br />Antagonist - one that contends with or opposes another :adversary, opponent<br />http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antagonist<br />
    15. 15. Who is the protagonist and who is the antagonist? How do you know?<br />Wicked Witch of the West<br />antagonist<br />Dorothy<br />protagonist<br />
    16. 16. Who is the protagonist and who is the antagonist? How do you know?<br />
    17. 17. Can a character’s actions effect the plot of the story? Why or why not?<br /><ul><li>Possible responses…
    18. 18. A character’s actions might change the direction of the story (for good or for bad).
    19. 19. A mistake (problem) made by the character might cause the plot to veer into trouble, drama, and climax.
    20. 20. The actions taken by the characters depends on the plot of the story. </li></li></ul><li> PLOT DIAGRAM<br /> Climax<br />Rising Action<br />Conflict<br /> Falling Action<br /> Exposition<br />Resolution<br />
    21. 21. How does the contrast between the characters in a work of fiction, relate to the theme ?<br /><ul><li>Possible responses…
    22. 22. If the theme is “good always prevails,” the protagonist will demonstrate actions that will show that good is better like:
    23. 23. Helping others
    24. 24. Defeating the protagonist
    25. 25. Demonstrating knowledge, skill, talent, etc. </li></li></ul><li>Resources<br />Guided Practice<br />* The Blind Man and the Hunter: A Wisdom Tale from West Africa<br />http://www.sandi.net/depts/literacy/inquiry/texts/5/blindman.pdf<br />Independent Practice<br />* The White Crane<br />http://www.sandi.net/depts/literacy/inquiry/texts/5/whitecrane.pdf<br />Character Traits <br />http://www.readwritethink.org/lesson_images/lesson175/traits.pdf<br />Character Traits Worksheet<br />http://www.readwritethink.org/lesson_images/lesson175/RWT186-2.pdf<br />
    26. 26. http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=175<br />
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