Monday, April 15, 2013 Clear Target: I can explain how setting impacts plot, mood, and theme.
  1. What is the setting of this image? Remember setting affects the conflict. Photograph
  2. Harrison_Bergeron.jpeg
  3. Resource for Literary Setting
  4. Assignment: Locate a picture that suggests the setting for Catching Fire. DO NOT USE ANY PHOTOS FROM THE HUNGER GAMES MOVIE!!!!!! Insert into Microsoft Word and explain what your were thinking. How does the setting relate to the plot, mood, and theme of the book? Upload to Edmodo. If any photos are used from the book, movie, or any promotional materials for both, you will receive a "0," because this does not meet the requirements of the clear target.
  5. Writing Workshop: Complete these in order: Gerund Phrases presentation , Gerund Phrases Practice, Graded Practice
  6. Vocabulary: Make sure your April tree has three words/short definition for each of the April roots.
  7. When all work has been turned in you should read your independent reading book. There should be NO sitting around doing nothing, talking to classmates, or playing on the computer.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, and Thursday, April 18, 2013 Clear Target: I can explain how an author develops the point of view of a characters, plot, or theme in a narrative.
  1. Answer this question: How do authors develop characters, plot, and/or theme? 1st/2nd Period

  2. Assignment:Catching Fire TicTacToe.png
  3. Project Rubric:Catching Fire Activities Rubric.png
  4. Resources Links: Glogster (Username is firstname and last initial + 501 debbies501), Weebly (Username like Edmodo.)
  5. Submit the work (attached files, URLs, or place where assignment can be found) to Edmodo. A Weebly model, a Sound Track model
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  6. Please let me know at the "Tic-Tac-Toe" assignment at Edmodo what three activities that you have completed in the Reply Box. For example, Collage, Sountrack, and Map. This will help me to locate each part.
  7. Writing Workshop: Tuesday - Infinitive Phrase presentation, Infinitive Phrase practice, Graded Practice, Wednesday - Participial Phrase Graded Practice, Thursday - Types of Clauses/Phrases Quiz
  8. Vocabulary: Continue creating sets of three words per root for April roots on your graphic organizer. Remember the more words you have, the better you will do in practices.
  9. When all work has been turned in you should read your independent reading book. There should be NO sitting around doing nothing, talking to classmates, or playing on the computer.

Friday, April 19, 2013 Clear Target: I can create a dystopian theme.
  1. Literature Circles at My Big Campus.
  2. Look at this painting and write a theme statement. Remember a theme statement is a sentence that is universal.
  3. alex-5.jpg
  4. Dystopian Artwork
  5. Assignment: Locate images that share a similar characteristic of a dystopian world and create a collage using AutoCollage. This program in on your computer and must have at least seven images. You may have to resize them using PAINT. I usually put in 500 x 500. The image will be inserted into a Word document and titled with a theme statement. Attach to Edmodo.
  6. Vocabulary: Continue creating sets of three words per root for April roots on your graphic organizer. Remember the more words you have, the better you will do in practices.
  7. When all work has been turned in you should read your independent reading book. There should be NO sitting around doing nothing, talking to classmates, or playing on the computer.