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E10 may11 2011

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E10 may11 2011

  1. 1. Wednesday, May 11, 2011<br />Literature: Introduction to the Novel<br />Writing: Compare and Contrast<br />
  2. 2. Housekeeping<br />Study sheets<br />Poetry Homework<br />
  3. 3. Presentations<br />
  4. 4. Novel Study Introduction<br />Choice of Three Novels<br />Sign-up Sheet<br />Novel Study Outline<br />Novel Study Handouts<br />Website Information<br />
  5. 5. Comparison and Contrast, p. 222-232<br />Compare – show how things are similar<br />Contrast – show how things are different<br />In both cases, the things being compared or contrasted should be of the same type:<br />two products,<br />two jobs,<br />two friends, etc.<br />
  6. 6. Comparison and Contrast, p. 222-232<br />There are two possible ways to organize a compare/contrast paragraph.<br />Turn to p. 222 and 223. <br />
  7. 7. Comparison and Contrast, p. 222-232<br /> How is each paragraph organized?<br />My Senior Prom<br />All about the dream<br />All about the reality<br />This type of organization is called “block” or “one side at a time”<br />
  8. 8. Comparison and Contrast, p. 222-232<br /> Day versus Evening Students<br />1. Characteristics of day students<br />Characteristics of evening students<br />2. Responsibilities of day students<br />Responsibilities of evening students<br />3. Attitude of day students<br />Attitude of evening students.<br />This type of organization is known as “point by point.”<br />
  9. 9. Comparison and Contrast, p. 222-232<br />Whether you chose “one side at a time”<br />A – point 1, 2, and 3<br />B – point 1, 2, and 3<br />or “point by point”<br />point 1 – A; B<br />point 2 – A; B<br />point 3 – A; B<br />Make sure you keep the order of comparison consistent all the way through!<br />
  10. 10. Comparison and Contrast, p. 222-232<br /> You can see this structure in detail if you turn to p. 224 and 225.<br />
  11. 11. Individual Practice – Outline<br />Read the topicsin Writing Assignment 1, p. 233.<br />Choose a topic<br />Decide to compare or contrast<br />Create an outline ONLY for this topic. DO NOT WRITE A PARAGRAPH!!!!<br />Write a topic sentence<br />Brainstorm some points to support it<br />Choose the strongest three points<br />Jot downsome supporting details for each point <br />Arrange all of this information in a rough outline <br />point-by-point <br />one-side at a time<br />Write your name on the top left corner.<br />Hand in your outline.<br />
  12. 12. Homework<br />Monday<br />Grammar Quiz #4 <br />Poetry Exam<br />Novel – by next Wednesday<br />Read through the outline and handouts<br />Read the links on the website (to be uploaded asap)<br />Read the first section of your novel by next Wednesday!<br />Take notes as you read<br />

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