FROM CHILDHOOD
ANECDOTE <ul><li>An anecdote is a short story about an event that really happened.  </li></ul><ul><li>EXAGGERATION:  is de...
VOCABULARY <ul><li>PRESUMED: (verb)  Thought something was true; past tense of presume. </li></ul><ul><li>FEEBLEMINDED (ad...
Vocabulary… <ul><li>FLYWEIGHTS (noun) boxers who weight no more than 112 pounds. </li></ul><ul><li>APOLOGY:  (noun) act of...
Vocabulary…. <ul><li>MACHETE: (noun) large knife. </li></ul><ul><li>PHYSICS: (noun) science of how matter and energy act t...
THINK IT THROUGH <ul><li>Does Bill and Russell’s fight remind you of anyuthing you’ve done or heard?  Explain </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>How do Bill and Russell brak the bed? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jumping on it. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Suppose...
<ul><li>Do you think Bill really thinks his father will believe his excuses? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yes, Bill is naive.  No...
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From childhood

  1. 1. FROM CHILDHOOD
  2. 2. ANECDOTE <ul><li>An anecdote is a short story about an event that really happened. </li></ul><ul><li>EXAGGERATION: is describing something as more than it really is. </li></ul>
  3. 3. VOCABULARY <ul><li>PRESUMED: (verb) Thought something was true; past tense of presume. </li></ul><ul><li>FEEBLEMINDED (adj.) dumb. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Vocabulary… <ul><li>FLYWEIGHTS (noun) boxers who weight no more than 112 pounds. </li></ul><ul><li>APOLOGY: (noun) act of saying one is sorry for doing something wrong. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Vocabulary…. <ul><li>MACHETE: (noun) large knife. </li></ul><ul><li>PHYSICS: (noun) science of how matter and energy act together . </li></ul><ul><li>RECONCILIATION: (noun) act of getting back together after a fight of argument. </li></ul>
  6. 6. THINK IT THROUGH <ul><li>Does Bill and Russell’s fight remind you of anyuthing you’ve done or heard? Explain </li></ul><ul><li>What excuses does Bill give for the noise he and Russell make? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Russel fell out of bed having a bad dream. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>How do Bill and Russell brak the bed? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jumping on it. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Suppose the story continued. Tell what would happen next. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bill would probably respond to Russell’s statement, and another fight would begin. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Do you think Bill really thinks his father will believe his excuses? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yes, Bill is naive. No, knows how his father will react. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pick a passage from the story you thought was funny. Find a sentence in the story that contain exaggeration. </li></ul>

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