September 11, 2014

Today in class, we began with a quick warm-up over alliteration, where you all made and presented tongue twisters! Alliteration Warm-Up

We also looked at a couple of quick clips from Guardians of the Galaxy related to figurative language:

(This next one begins at the 30-second mark.)

Our lesson for today was over tone in literature. Here are those materials:

Tone using The Joy of Reading and Writing and HG

Tone in the joy of reading and writing and HG (2)

Homework for tonight was to annotate the tone words handout with definitions of any words that you don’t know. Tone vocabulary list (2) This sheet will be an important resource for you as the year goes on, so please keep it in its plastic sleeve.

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