Objective I will be able to use inferences to write the character’s motive into a T-chart. Create this T-chart in your notes section
Objective The motive is the reason why someone does something. For example, what is your motive for doing your homework? Answer to your partner
Objective To figure out someone’s motive, we look at a few different things. Here are the clues (inferences) we can use to figure out motive:
Objective – Character Motive Character’s Actions– what is this person doing? How are they acting? Try it! What are 2 things that Chang did to get his mother’s wok back? Write it in your chart.
Objective – Character Motive Character’s Traits – what is this person like? How would you describe them? Try it! Use 3 adjectives to describe Chang from last week’s story.Write it in your chart.
Objective – Character Motive There are a few other things you can look at to find the motive as well. The character’s thoughts. The character’s words. Write one in your chart.
Objective – Character Motive Now use those inferences to figure out Chang’s motive for getting his mother a new wok. Write it in your chart. Be ready to share! Chang’s motive is…..
Objective – Character Motive You got it!! Now let’s get ready to learn some new vocabulary words!
ECCENTRIC A PERSON WHO HAS HABITS OR OPINIONS THAT SEEM ODD TO OTHER PEOPLE Synonyms: odd, irregular Look at you partner and describe someone you may have meet who may looks eccentric.
RELENTED A PERSON WHO HAS AGREED TO SOMETHING HE OR SHE ONCE REFUSED Synonym: concede, cave in, surrender “No, No, No.” “Ok, Fine.” “Fine, I’ll do it. Tell your partner a time you relented to do something.
FAZE BOTHER OR CONFUSE Synonym: annoy, discomfort “Huh?”
INFURIATED TO FEEL EXTREMELY ANGRY Synonym: mad, furious Look at your partner and make a face of a furious person.
DISHEARTENED FEEL DISAPPOINTED AND LESS HOPEFUL Synonym: crushed, depressed “Why me?” Can you think of a time when you felt disheartened? Tell you partner about that time.
IMPASSABLE A ROAD OR PATH THAT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO TRAVEL ON Synonym: blocked, obstructed
CRUSADED A PERSON WHO WORKED HARD TO MAKE A CHANGE BASED ON HIS/HER BELIEFS Synonym: stand for, lobby Martin Luther King, Jr. Joan of Arc
Objective – Character Motive Great work! Now lets get ready to read. Look for the biography Nellie Bly in your table of contents. Turn to that page.
Objective – Character Motive Now open your Practice Book to page 19 where we will fill in information on Nellie Bly.