Essential Question: What do we include in a style analysis essay?
I._____Do Now (6 minutes): You need your Springboard text for this. In creating your essays for the embedded assessment assignment you have to consider some of the similarities and differences between the three movies we have been examining. Complete the Venn diagram on page 178. You should focus on the three elements that you are focusing on in your essay.
II. ____Mini Lesson:Grammar(12 minutes): Conjunctive Adverbs
We have worked on compound sentences this year. A compound sentence joins two independent clauses. If you recall we have talked about transition words. A conjunctive adverb can be used in a number of places in a sentences, but, for today, we will practice how you use the conjunctive adverb after the semi-colon in a compound sentence.
conjunctive adverb word bank:
accordingly, furthermore, moreover, similarly,
also, hence, namely, still,
anyway, however, nevertheless, then,
besides, incidentally, next, thereafter,
certainly, indeed, nonetheless, therefore,
consequently, instead, now, thus,
finally, likewise, otherwise, undoubtedly,
1. Charlie Bucket’s home is in a dilapidated building with holes in the roof; similarly, Edward Scissorhands lives in a castle that is virtually in ruins.
2. Willy Wonka’s world is very different from Charlie Bucket’s; specifically, Wonka’s is filled with bright colors and Charlie’s is not.
3. The world of the living in The Corpse Bride is dark and sinister looking; however, the world of the dead is in bright colors.
Create five statements about Tim Burton’s films in the form of compound sentences that use a conjunctive adverb.
- Go to your current essay draft and reconfigure two of your sentences using this form ( you can use sentences that you have just created for this assignment, if you like)! Highlight these sentences with bold type so that I can recognize them when I read the final draft of your essay).
III. ____ Working in Pairs. Storyboarding Chapters 1-6 in Animal Farm.
By the end of the exercise, students will be able to summarize the first six chapters of "Animal Farm".
Students should create six storyboard pictures. Each one should represent a chapter of the novel. All of the pictures should be in order. The characters (ie: Napoleon, Boxer, Squealer, Old Major, Mr. Pilkington ...) should be labeled.
Students will identify a quote from each chapter to go along with the pictures.
You should have read the first six chapters of the novel "Animal Farm". You must also revisit your understanding of personification.
Homework. 1. Start reviewing Unit 2 in your textbook. 2. Finish your style analysis essay by Thursday’s class. I will be after school today until 3:30. Let me know whether you will stay after for help.
*Many have not turned in your triple entry vocabulary or submitted your Animal Farm questions online?