Learning Target: I can recognize and explain the difference between first and third person narration and connect these different types of narration to familiar genres.
Students started Word/Definition/Sketch charts of our new vocabulary words (all based on order, proportion, and comparison). The words are: sequence, sequel, consequence, subsequent, ratio, ration, rational, rationale. There will be a quiz on this vocabulary on April 17 (A Day)/April 18 (B Day).
We started a new unit today based on biographies and autobiographies. All of the texts we will use in this unit are in the textbook, and most of the selections are also available in the online textbook. First, go to the "Biography and Autobiography: Unforgettable Personalities" secion. You can use the following link and login information:
Password: a5x5fONLINE TEXTBOOK Elements of Literature
Today, we read the portion of the text entitled "Elements of Literature: First and Third Person Narration." We practiced our ability to go back and forth between the points of view by doing the "Practice" box (on the second page of the online text). Some classes began the Hans Christian Anderson biography, which is found under the "Reading Skills and Strategies."