9/10/10 Fri HE10

09/10/2010

 
-Announcements: 12 powerful words quiz--notes on these words are in the MCA Resources section of this website, Honors forms, books
-Continue reading Lord of the Flies—finish chapter one

-Go over some terms you’ll need to know for the first part of the study guide
-----Tone: the attitude a writer takes towards a subject or character: serious, humorous, sarcastic, dark. One trick that may help you figure out the tone of the story is to imagine the scene as a movie. What sort of music would be playing in the background? Do you imagine something dark and moody, light and peppy, somber and thoughtful? Music is a tool often used in movies to emphasize tone.
-----Foreshadowing: When the author drops hints about the plot and what may come in the near future
-----Personification: Giving human traits (qualities, feelings, action, or characteristics) to non-living objects (things, colors, qualities, or ideas). -Begin working on Lord of the Flies questions in groups
Chapter one questions due Monday
-Memo due Monday
 


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