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Agenda For Ap 9.03.08



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  • 1. Agenda & Objective
    Funny Video
    Test Schedule (homework)
    Review Characterization
    Lord of the Flies: Character Study
    Encourage studying
    Make sure we are retaining information
    Increase knowledge of characters in LOTF to improve multiple choice test scores
    Prepare notes for use on essay
  • 2.
  • 3. Test and Essay Schedule
    A Day
    Tuesday = Test
    Thursday = Essay
    B Day
    Wednesday = Test
    Friday = Essay
    You should review and/or organize your notes this weekend.
    Reread the novel or important passages from the novel.
    Study websites like Cliffnotes and Sparknotes to read up on deeper meaning within the novel.
  • 4. Learning Check: Ungraded Quiz
    No notes
    No cheating off of a neighbor
    Do your best
    This is not graded
    When we go over the answers, write down the ones that you missed
  • 5. Learning Check: Ungraded Quiz
    Define characterization.
    Define Inference.
    What are direct and indirect characterization?
    Name the five methods of characterization.
    Provide one example of each of the methods of characterization from the Youtubevideo…we will watch it again.
  • 6.
  • 7. ANSWERS
    Characterization = The art of creating a character
    Inference = An educated guess
    Direct = What an author tells us directly (He was mad.)
    Indirect = What the author makes us figure out (A vein bulged from his temple and his eyes narrowed as he grabbed the chair and broke it over the antique coffee table)
    5 Characterization Techniques
    Actions: What characters do
    Thoughts: What characters think
    Speech: What characters say
    Opinions: The opinions of other characters
    Appearance: The way characters look
    Indirect Characterization
    What examples did you find?
    What is the importance of appearance in characterization?
    What we can infer (guess) about the character?
  • 8. Free Write
    Write about anything you want
    Specific challenge: Write a story that uses all five of the characterization techniques and NO DIRECT CHARACTERIZATION!
  • 9. Quick Quiz
    Raise your hand if you take effective notes in class.
  • 10. Quick Quiz
    Keep your hand up if you are a fast typist.
  • 11. Congrats!
    You will be typing notes for the benefit of your absent students!
  • 12. Character Study
    Image – Explain
    Page number
    Characterization Technique