Central Idea; Picture Piece

24 May

9th Grade:

Today we will have notes on how to find the central idea and a literary device. We will then start writing our Central Idea and Literary Device essay in our notebooks.

Article: Caffeine

Notes: finding central ideas and literary devices and Task 3 Common core

Tomorrow I will check that you have this week’s work in your notebook

  • 10 questions in Caffeine Article
  • Label Ethos, Logos, and Pathos on the article
  • outline of central idea and evidence, and literary device and evidence
  • full essay in your notebook

Remember! The Final Exam essay is next Tuesday and Wednesday, and the multiple choice is Friday!


12th Grade:

Go to the library to post your Picture Piece. It must be posted by the end of the day Thursday.

Directions: For this assignment you will choose a picture (photograph from your life, magazine, internet, artwork, etc…) that is meaningful to you in some way and create a piece of writing based on that. You may choose to write in any genre, below is a list to choose from. Be sure to include any skills we have covered this year. After writing your rough draft in your notebook, a typed final copy must be submitted. Include a copy of the picture when you turn in your final copy.

Here are a few ideas:

-You may write a non-fiction essay describing and explaining why the picture is important to you.

-You may write a memoir detailing the story surrounding the picture.

-You may write a letter or a tribute to a person/people involved with the picture.

* There are many options and I encourage you to be as creative and from the heart as possible. Use your imagination; the more unique the better!

Possible Genres:

Short Story

Non-Fiction Essay

Poem

Memoir

Social Commentary

Gift/Tribute

Possible Skills:

Effective lead

Showing not telling

Sensory imagery

Creative fragment

Antithesis

Start with “ing” word

Ellipsis

Repetition

Metaphor

Epigraph

Effective title

Symbolism

Rule of Threes

Anaphora

Epistrophe

Collect Ideas and Outline in Your Notebook Before Beginning.

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