Daily Plan AGENDA Free Write – 10 minutes Ambush (p.348) The Things They Carried OBJECTIVE Silently practice writing Look for characterization techniques
How much did you learn? Define characterization. Define Inference. What are direct and indirect characterization? Name the five methods of characterization.
Define characterization – The art of creating a character Define Inference – Educated Guess What are direct and indirect characterization Direct = Author tells you – “He was mad.” Indirect = Author shows you – “When she walked away from him, he smashed his fist into the locker.” 4. Name the five methods of characterization. Speech, action, appearance, thoughts, and opinions of others
Example Speech Action Appearance Opinions of others Thoughts