Tuesday, October 11th

Today, we discussed characterization, which is how authors build great characters. More specifically, you learned about direct and indirect characterization.

direct-and-indirect-characterization

For more information about both types of characterization, see the presentation you viewed in class below.

Direct and Indirect Characterization

We read Sandra Cisneros’s short story, Eleven, as a whole-class and made note of examples of direct and indirect characterization. You imported the fourth, fifth, and sixth grade level character traits into Notability to use as a resource for the activity above and for an Outsiders character analysis on Thursday.

Level 4 Traits Definitions

Level 5 Traits Definitions

Level 6 Traits Definitions

Homework:

  • Refer to October 10th’s homework (Due before homeroom on Thursday, October 13th)
  • Fishbowl Group #1: Work on written portion and wiki review
  • Fishbowl Group #2-#4: Keep reading!
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