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Eng 72 83 r week 10 day 1 march 24 2014

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Eng 72 83 r week 10 day 1 march 24 2014

  1. 1. English 72 (83R) Week 11, Day 1 March 24, 2014 Professor E. Buchanan
  2. 2. Please turn in your homework  Fact & Opinion Activity  Vocabulary  Please pick up one of the following:  Sentences  News article  Connotative Meanings Handout
  3. 3. Agenda  More Inferences and Fact & Opinion  Connotation and Denotation
  4. 4. Inferences & Fact & Opinion
  5. 5.  What is the speaker inferring in this cartoon?
  6. 6.  What is being inferred in this cartoon?
  7. 7.  What is the dog inferring?
  8. 8. In Review An inference is An educated guess or prediction about something unknown based on available facts or information.
  9. 9. How to make inferences  Be sure to understand the literal meaning.  Notice details  Add up the facts  Look at the writer’s choice of words  Understand the writer’s purpose  Be sure your inference is supportable
  10. 10. Fact & Opinion Each person has picked up a sentence. Read the sentence out loud and indicate whether it is a fact or an opinion,
  11. 11.  How do you know if something is a fact?  A fact is a statement that can be proved.  What are some ways to prove that something is a fact?  Historical evidence, documentation
  12. 12. Inference/Fact & Opinion Activity  Each group is going to read an article from a news website.  Read the article and write a summary about it.  In the summary, determine what the author is inferring, along with deciding what parts of the article are a fact, and which parts are fiction. Underline facts, and circle or highlight opinions.
  13. 13. Review Fact & Opinion Homework
  14. 14. Vocabulary  Definitions and Sentences  Write the one you have been assigned.
  15. 15. Connotation & Detonation
  16. 16. Denotative Meanings Denotative meanings are standard dictionary definitions. They tell us what the words name.
  17. 17. Connotative meanings Connotative meanings are the feelings or other associations that accompany a word.
  18. 18. Connotative Meanings For example, the denotative meaning of brother is a male sibling. However, what else can it mean?
  19. 19. What does Hollywood mean?  Hollywood’ connotes such things as glitz, glamour, tinsel, celebrity, and dreams of stardom.  In the same time, the name ‘Hollywood’ denotes an area of Los Angeles, worldwide known as the center of the American movie industry.
  20. 20. Which works has the more positive connotation  Tipsy or drunk?  Bold or brash?  Cheap or frugal?  Assertive or argumentative?  Untidy or sloppy  Job or chore?
  21. 21. Let’s Practice
  22. 22. For Wednesday  Literature Circle 6  Choose a passage (2+sentences) from the book that stood out to you. Why did this passage stand out?  Connotative Meanings activity.

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