“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 />Cynically<br />Please Define and Write a Sentence for Each Vocabulary Word.<br />
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 />
Irony<br /><ul><li>“Appearances are different from realities”
Surprising, Amusing, or Interesting Contradictions.
Laurie’s mom thinks that Charles’s mom would be “haggard” looking.
Laurieis actually Charles.</li></li></ul><li>Compare and Contrast Laurie and Charles<br />Charles<br />Both<br />Laurie<br />
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 />