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Powerpoint Presentation Part 1

  1. 1. Book Report… yay!!<br />By Richard Yoon<br />austinevan. “stack of books.” August 24, 2007. Via flickr.com<br />
  2. 2. Choose 1 of the 4 novels selected:<br />The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens).<br />To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.<br />The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.<br />Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck.<br />
  3. 3. After the reading is complete:<br />Set up a meeting with me.<br />Discuss what novel is being done.<br />What kind of project is wanted (oral, visual, writing, etc.)<br />Write and outline.<br />BE CREATIVE!!!<br />
  4. 4. Please choose 1 of the 3 methods:<br />Oral Presentation: a three to five minute presentation.<br />Written Presentation: a three to five page report.<br />Visual Presentation: slides, collage, etc.<br />Be lively, creative and witty.<br />
  5. 5. After choosing your method:<br />Distinguish elements of literary techniques.<br />Elements of literary techniques would include:<br />Foreshadowing<br />Figurative language<br />Metaphor<br />Simile<br />
  6. 6. Foreshadowing<br />Future events in a story are suggested before they happen.<br />Can take many forms and can be accomplished in many degrees of subtlety.<br />Example: Willy’s concern for his car foreshadows his suicide.<br />Literary devices. Jay Braiman. 2007<br />
  7. 7. Figurative Language<br />Any use of language where intended meaning differs from actual meaning.<br />Techniques include:<br />Hyperbole<br />Simile<br />Metaphor<br />Personification<br />Verbal irony<br />Oxymoron<br />Literary Devices. Jay Braiman. 2007.<br />
  8. 8. Metaphor<br />A direct relationship where one thing or idea substitutes for another.<br />Example: “The rain came down in long knitting needles.” from Enid Bagnold, National Velvet.<br />Literary Devices. Jay Braiman. 2007.<br />
  9. 9. Simile<br />An indirect relationship where an idea is described as being similar to another.<br />usually, uses “like” or “as”.<br />Example: “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.” – Forrest Gump.<br />Literary Devices. Jay Braiman. 2007.<br />
  10. 10. And after that…<br />Choose three of the four elements of literary techniques to use.<br />Then identify:<br />Symbolism<br />Irony<br />Dramatic Irony<br />Situational Irony<br />Verbal Irony<br />
  11. 11. Symbolism<br />The use of specific objects or images to represent abstract ideas.<br />Frequent use of words, places, characters, or objects that mean something beyond what they are on a literal level.<br />Web.cn.edu/kwheeler<br />
  12. 12. Irony<br />Where an event occurs which is unexpected.<br />It is somehow in absurd or mocking opposition to what would be expected.<br />Literary Devices. Jay Braiman. 2007.<br />
  13. 13. Types of Irony<br />Dramatic: audience is aware while characters are not.<br />Situational: evens occur unexpectedly, absurd or mocking.<br />Verbal: meaning is exact opposite of what words literally mean.<br />
  14. 14. Presentation #1(oral presentation)<br />Three to five minute presentation.<br />Introduction<br />Body paragraphs<br />Conclusion<br />In the body paragraph, describe the literary devices.<br />
  15. 15. Presentation #2(written presentation)<br />Type a three to five page paper.<br />Write or type an outline beforehand.<br />Cite the page numbers.<br />Use at least three quotes from the novel.<br />
  16. 16. Presentation #3(visual presentation)<br />Use poster board to make a story board.<br />Make a home video.<br />Be creative!!!<br />Use visually stimulating pieces with colors, sounds, and etc.<br />Write a song or a poem.<br />* Ask for approval beforehand for other options.<br />
  17. 17. REMEMBER…<br />BE CREATIVE!!<br />ALL PROJECTS ARE DUE IN TWO WEEKS!!<br />PRESENTATIONS WILL BE PRESENTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER.<br />HAVE FUN WITH THIS PROJECT <br />

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