Thursday, February 23rd English 9 Navejar, Dammanna, Huth
Sponge Activity• What is your plan for the next two weeks to improve your grade in this class?• Write a list of assignments that you are missing and for each one, what are you going to do to complete it?
Today• Paragraph/Essay Quiz• Plot Test• Begin reading The Invalid’s Story – Page 597
The Invalid’s Story Page 597• Review the term, setting• As we read, let’s keep track of the: – Characters – Setting – Conflict – way the author uses imagery to appeal to our senses
Literary Analysis-SettingA. In the “Invalid’s Story,” describe the physical environment in which the narrator and Thompson sit.B. Which factors in this setting drive the action of the story?
Literary Analysis- Using your senses• “The Invalid’s Story” is one of the few stories to play almost exclusively to the sense of smell.• Find two images in the story that most vividly capture the smell of the cheese.• Explain your choice.
Review and Assess1. Pair with a partner2. Review questions 1-5 (do A and B)3. Work together4. Each person must turn in their own answers
Review• Setting – What is “setting”? – Use an example from a story we read or watched.• Using your senses – Provide an example• Plot – Provide an example
Preview Tomorrow’s Lesson• Informational Text• “How to Improve Your Grade”• Group Activity• Each group will summarize and present tips on how to improve our grades• Grade- – Speaking and Listening – Presentation- Rubric – Summaries: Reading and Writing