The Plan for Today<br />Agenda<br />Funny Video<br />Group Project- Find techniques in Ambush<br />Characterization Quiz<b...
How much did you learn?<br />Define characterization.<br />Define Inference.<br />What are direct and indirect characteriz...
Group work<br />Get into groups of four students<br />Use the “communicator sleeves” and dry erase markers to mark the 5 d...
How much did you learn?<br />Define characterization.<br />Define Inference.<br />What are direct and indirect characteriz...
Define characterization – The art of creating a character<br />Define Inference – Educated Guess<br />What are direct and ...
Sketch Writing<br />Write instructions for an actor<br />Use the 5 characterization techniques<br />For example:  The char...
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Agenda For 9.10.09

  1. 1. The Plan for Today<br />Agenda<br />Funny Video<br />Group Project- Find techniques in Ambush<br />Characterization Quiz<br />Create Characters<br />Reading and Writing Workshop<br />Objective<br />Start with a laugh<br />Work together to understand techniques<br />Check for understanding<br />Work together to practice using techniques <br />Read your library book or write in your notebooks<br />
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  3. 3. How much did you learn?<br />Define characterization.<br />Define Inference.<br />What are direct and indirect characterization?<br />Name the five methods of characterization.<br />Provide 5 examples from Ambush<br />
  4. 4. Group work<br />Get into groups of four students<br />Use the “communicator sleeves” and dry erase markers to mark the 5 different characterization techniques<br />
  5. 5. How much did you learn?<br />Define characterization.<br />Define Inference.<br />What are direct and indirect characterization?<br />Name the five methods of characterization.<br />Provide 5 examples from Ambush<br />
  6. 6. Define characterization – The art of creating a character<br />Define Inference – Educated Guess<br />What are direct and indirect characterization<br />Direct = Author tells you – “He was mad.”<br />Indirect = Author shows you – “When she walked away from him, he smashed his fist into the locker.”<br />4. Name the five methods of characterization.<br /> Speech, action, appearance, thoughts, and opinions of others<br />
  7. 7. Sketch Writing<br />Write instructions for an actor<br />Use the 5 characterization techniques<br />For example: The character is mad.<br />Speech: “I can’t find my keys!”<br />Action: Throws furniture around the apartment.<br />Appearance: Red in the face<br /> Thoughts: I am going to be so late!<br />Opinions of others: Wife stands away from the man pretending to help him look but really she is avoiding his rage. <br />
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