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Vocabulary Warm UpCharacterizationSelect Short StoryCharacter Paragraph PlanningThursday September 18th A-day Friday September 19th B-dayPick up your journal from the backPlease pick up sheet from front as you come inUsing the definitions provided please write one sentence for the first FIVE vocabulary word. Make sure you are using the word correctly in the sentence.Warm UpReading WorkshopCharacter Analysis
What is CharacterizationCharacterization with picturesCharacterizationHow an author of a story lets the reader know what kind of person the character is. CharacterizationWhat the character SAYS.What the character THINKS.What the character DOES.How others RESPOND to the character. 4 Techniques an author usesAn author writes a story using Characterization Techniques.A reader infers Character TraitsWhat the character SAYS.What the character THINKS.What the character DOES.How others RESPOND to the character.
Tells the audience what the characters personality is. Example: The patient boy and quiet girl were both well-mannered and did not disobey their mother. Explanation: The author is directly telling the audience the personality of these two children. The boy is patient and the girl is quiet.Direct CharacterizationShows things that reveal the personality (or character traits) of a character. The reader must infer the character traits based on the evidence in the story. Example: So all we could do was to SIT SIT SIT SIT! And we did not like it Not one little bit. Explanation: The characters thoughts reveal that he/she is bored and unhappy with his/her current situation.Indirect CharacterizationDraw a line halfway down the center of a fresh page. You will see a picture. On the left side of the picture describe the characteristics of the character on the left. On the right side of the picture describe the characteristics of the character on the right.
Writers JournalUsing the blank space underneath of your T-Chart, write a short story that uses the two characters and their characteristics in your chart. Dont forget the details to support your claims!SHARE: What details did you use? This time draw a T-Chart. Label the left side: Maid/Butler Label the right side: DancersOne more
Together we will read The Boy Who Harnessed the WindAs we read I will fill out a characterization graphic organizerBe thinking about how we characterize: what does the boy say, do, feel, think, etc?Reading the boy who harnessed the windTry: The Boy Who Harnessed the WindMake a page like this:As we read, we will listen for information to trace how our characterchanges over the story.
In the literature textbook select either Papas Parrot or Stolen Day to read and analyzeYou will be selecting one character from the story to write a character analysis paragraph on. This will be a summative assignment.Please read the story that you selected. Once you are done please fill out the graphic organizer. This is also a summative assignment.Now choose a short story