Agenda & Objective Funny Video Test Schedule (homework) Review Characterization Lord of the Flies: Character Study Laugh 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
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.
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
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.
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?
Free Write Write about anything you want Specific challenge: Write a story that uses all five of the characterization techniques and NO DIRECT CHARACTERIZATION!
Quick Quiz Raise your hand if you take effective notes in class.
Quick Quiz Keep your hand up if you are a fast typist.
Congrats! You will be typing notes for the benefit of your absent students!
Character Study Trait Image – Explain Page number Quote Characterization Technique