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10 1-13 characterization


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10 1-13 characterization

  1. 1. 10­1­13 Characterization.notebook 1 October 01, 2013 10/1/13 8th Grade Language Arts Agenda: 1. IR 2. The Outsiders 3. Memoirs- conferencing -Characterization chart (TH) -Memoir Final Drafts (F) -Vocabulary Writing (F) -comments on reading response (F)
  2. 2. 10­1­13 Characterization.notebook 2 October 01, 2013 Character Name and Description Include: Age Job / Position Relationships Hard Facts Symbolism of the Eyes Begin with a quote describing the character’s eyes.   What do the character’s eyes tell you about him?  What  does this add to the book?  Be sure that you go beyond  just stating, “He has blue eyes and this means he was  good looking.”  You need to illustrate what the  description of his eyes has to do with what is going on in  the story.  I felt like [Your character] when… Choose an event or time in your life when you faced the  issues that your character faces.  It might be a direct  similarity or an indirect one, but you must be able to tie  in the things that your character is going through to your  own life.  “The Big Picture” Why is your character in the story?  What does he bring  to the table that no other character does?  Describe how  he relates to the bigger themes that Hinton is trying to  discuss.  
  3. 3. 10­1­13 Characterization.notebook 3 October 01, 2013 Johnny Steve Randle Soda Pony Randy Marcia  Two­Bit Bob Cherry Dally Darry Tim  Shepherd