-Yesterday we worked on our essay outlines/drafts for “The Metaphor”. Your drafts should be complete for today so that we can peer edit.
-We are starting a new story today “The Tell Tale Heart”
*write down the elements that make a story spooky or scary (brainstorm)
*we will read the story aloud
*post writing (write your thoughts of the story/discuss)
*we watched (youtube) a version of the short story
-Peer Edit: we matched up with partners to complete a peer edit. In the writing folder there is a “peer edit review” that you can use as a guideline to help you look for items in your partners essay.
Reminders: Essay is due on Tuesday October 13th, 2015
*Test is on Wednesday October 14th, 2015
Stories on the test: Sam the Athlete, The Chaser, House, Forgiveness in Families, The Metaphor and The Tell Tale Heart.
*Also know the prose fiction terms, short story summaries and how to apply the terms to the stories.
*Format of Test:
Short Answers (terms)
Multiple choice (terms)
Point of view (Name the story and point of view it is told in)
Quotes: Name the quote and significance of the quote to the story
Sight story (a story you have not read before along with multiple choice and a paragraph.
Good luck and enjoy your long weekend!