“Charles”<br />Author: Shirley Jackson<br />Presentation Created By: Jennifer Seiger<br />
Vocabulary<br />Haggard<br />Swaggering<br />Insolently<br />Simultaneously<br />Incredulous <br />Elaborately <br />Cynic...
Word Origins<br />The Latin root “-cred” means “believe.”<br />Based on that definition, what does the vocabulary word inc...
Irony<br /><ul><li>“Appearances are different from realities”
Surprising, Amusing, or Interesting Contradictions.
Examples of Irony in “Charles”
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  1. 1. “Charles”<br />Author: Shirley Jackson<br />Presentation Created By: Jennifer Seiger<br />
  2. 2. Vocabulary<br />Haggard<br />Swaggering<br />Insolently<br />Simultaneously<br />Incredulous <br />Elaborately <br />Cynically<br />Please Define and Write a Sentence for Each Vocabulary Word.<br />
  3. 3. Word Origins<br />The Latin root “-cred” means “believe.”<br />Based on that definition, what does the vocabulary word incredulously mean?<br />What does incredible mean?<br />What does credibility mean?<br />What other words have the Latin root “-cred?”<br />
  4. 4. Irony<br /><ul><li>“Appearances are different from realities”
  5. 5. Surprising, Amusing, or Interesting Contradictions.
  6. 6. Examples of Irony in “Charles”
  7. 7. Laurie’s mom thinks that Charles’s mom would be “haggard” looking.
  8. 8. Laurieis actually Charles.</li></li></ul><li>Compare and Contrast Laurie and Charles<br />Charles<br />Both<br />Laurie<br />
  9. 9. Reading Strategy- Making Predictions<br />Shirley Jackson Provided the reader with many clues that Laurie was actually Charles. <br />Please locate 3 clues from the passage, and fill them in below…<br />1st clue=<br />2nd clue=<br />3rd clue=<br />

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