+ Charles and Clauses April 14 - 18 + Monday, April 14, 2014 Practice Prior Skills Label each sentence as a fragment (does not contain a subject, verb, and make a complete thought) or a fused sentence (two or more clauses put together without proper punctuation). The circus clowns under the big top. I decided I should eat I thought it would make me feel better. Learning Goals WOW - debacle (n) a disastrous failure, disruption I showed up late to my game, and it was a complete debacle. Review and assess diagramming clauses. Preview the short story Charles + Review Diagrams. 1. Where one of my socks had gone was a mystery. 2. I wonder how I lost it. 3. Before we leave the party, we must congratulate the graduate 4. I’ll make spaghetti with meatballs for dinner because you love it. 5. The student who sits on the first row will help the substitute. 6. The desk, which almost broke, is located on the front row. + Access Prior Knowledge Write 3-5 sentences about what you remember about the kindergarten. Think about the following questions when you write. Be prepared to share your response with your classmates. Were you nervous on the first day or were you excited and confident? Did you already know some of your classmates or did you not know anyone? Did you obey the teacher and her rules, or did you get into some trouble? + “Charles” by Shirley Jackson Background - Beginning school is often difficult adjustment for children. In kindergarten, children learn social skills as well as academic lessons. For the characters in this story, the adjustment to a school situation is made interesting and exciting by a boy named Charles. Connect to the literature – Recall how you and your classmates felt and behaved when you first started school. In “Charles,” you will read about a young boy who brings home some startling stories from his first weeks at school. + “Charles” by Shirley Jackson Point of View is the __________________ from which a story is told. A story can be told from one of two overall points of view. _____________ person occurs when the narrator participates in the action of the story and can only tell what they see, know, think or feels. _____________ person occurs when the narrator is not a character in the story but tells events from the “outside.” “Charles” is told from the first-person point of view. Think about the following questions as you read: 1. In what way does the first-person point of view increase your curiosity about the boy Charles? 2. In what ways would the story be different if Laurie were the firstperson narrator. Connecting Literary Elements – ____________ is a conversation between characters. Characters exact words are set off by ________________marks. As you read, notice what you learn about Charles from dialogue. Use the graphic organizer on the following slide. + “Charles” by Shirley Jackson Read short story and fill in the organizer as you read with three more quotes and meanings. Character’s Words Meaning ‘Throw him out of school, I guess” Laurie thinks all students who misbehave are kicked out “This Charles boy sounds like a bad influence.” Mom thinks Charles behavior at school is cause Laurie to misbehave at home. + Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Practice Prior Skills Reading Check – Answer the following questions. What does Laurie tell his parents about Charles? How does Laurie’s family respond to his stories about Charles? Learning Goals Assess basic comprehension of the short Story “Chalres” To comprehend and analyze the short story “Charles” + Reading Strategy Identify Word Origins In the sixth century, Latin-speaking missionaries arrived in England. Their Latin words soon mixed with the Anglo-Saxon language of England. As a result, many current English words or word parts have Latin word origins. Simulate: sim- means “together with” Regain: re- means “back” or “again” Incredible: cred- means “believe” Form: means “shape” or “form” Knowing the origins of words can help you recognize that words with the same origins of words can help you recognize that words with the same origins or parts often have related meanings. What do you think reformation and reassuringly means based on the above Latin origins? + Reading Strategy & Comprehension Vocabulary Development Renounced – v. gave up Insolently – adv. Bolding disrespectful in speech or behavior Simultaneously - adv. At the same time incredulously – adv. With doubt or disbelief Review and Assess your Understanding of “Charles” Turn the question into a statement and write answers in complete sentence for the following 10 questions. 1. Were you surprised to learn that Charles and Laurie were the same person? Why or Why not? I was not surprise to learn that Laurie was Charles because he demonstrated similar behavior at home. For example, he was disrespectful towards his Dad when he said, “ Hi, Pop, y’old dust mop.” 2. Describe the change in Laurie’s clothing on the day he starts school. Infer why he makes this change. + Reading Comprehension Review and Assess Understanding Continued… 3. Recall Charles behavior at school by giving 3 examples of Laurie’s behavior? Recall Laurie’s behavior at home by giving 3 examples. 4. Compare and contrast how Charles’s behavior at school is similar and different from Laurie’s behavior at home. 5. Who is Charles? Infer why you think Laurie invented Charles. 6. How do you think Laurie will react after his parents learn his secret. 7. Recall what Laurie suggests will happen to Charles. 8. Infer why Laurie misbehaves in school. 9. Draw a conclusion as to why Laurie begins to cooperate at school. 10. Evaluate what Laurie’s mom should say to Laurie after she met the teacher and found out the truth. + Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Practice Prior Skills Label each sentence as a fragment (does not contain a subject, verb, and make a complete thought) or a fused sentence (two or more clauses put together without proper punctuation). Into the lap of a hungry ferocious lion. The United States celebrates gaining its independence on the 4th of July people celebrate by watching fireworks. Learning Goals Grade and Evaluate Review and Assess – Review as a class. Review and Assess Point of View, Connecting Literary Elements and Identify Word Origins. Practice Pages 1-2 Apply Latin root, spelling strategy, vocabulary, and grammar. Practice Pages 3-4 + Practice page 1 + Practice Page 2 + Practice Page 3 + Practice Page 4 + Thursday, April 17, 2014 Practice Prior Skills Diagram the following sentence: Security researchers who uncovered the threat are worried because the lapse went undetected. Learning Goals Grade Practice Pages 1-4 “Charles” Exam tomorrow, or if no class tomorrow because of shortened schedule, we will have a review on Monday and test on Tuesday of next week. + Friday, April 18, 2014 Practice Prior Skills Parallel structure means using the same pattern of words to show that two or more words or ideas are of equal importance and to help the reader comprehend what is being written. Which sentence demonstrates a proper parallel structure? John likes to ski, jump, and swimming. Joe likes hunting, fishing, and sky diving. Learning Goals Assess understanding of the shorts story, “Charles and its literary elements and reading strategies. Because of a shortened schedule exam may be moved to Tuesday with a review on Monday.