|Unit of Instruction||The Outsiders|
LAFS.7. L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
I can identify various literary devices in a text.
*NO VOCAB CHARTS THIS WEEK*
MONDAY: Quote Illustration (1st period excused)
SAMPLE QUOTES FROM THE OUTSIDERS:
“He sure put things into words good.”
“He can get drunk in a drag race or dancing without ever getting near alcohol.”
“I keep getting tireder and tireder.”
“It’s not money, it’s feeling. You don’t feel anything and we feel too violently.”
“Robert Frost wrote it. I always remembered it because I never quite knew what he meant.”
“Get smart and nothing can touch you.”
“I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me.”
“I’d rather have anybody’s hate than their pity.”
“Maybe people are younger when they sleep.”
“There was a silent moment when everything held its breath, and then the sun rose. It was beautiful.”
“If we don’t have each other, we don’t have anything.”
“Things are rough all over.”
“And you can’t win against them no matter how hard you try, because they’ve got all the breaks and even whipping them isn’t going to change that fact.”
“The fight for self-preservation had hardened him against caring.”
Vocab words this week are review – they are drawn from the most commonly missed words from previous weeks.
Abdicate (v) to give up or renounce (authority, duties, an office, etc.), especially in a voluntary, public, or formal manner
Admonish (v) to caution, advise, or counsel against something;
Apprehensive (adj) viewing the future with anxiety or alarm : feeling or showing fear about the future
Exposition (n) a comprehensive description and explanation of an idea or theory.
Inference (n) a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning
Juxtaposition (n) the fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect
Objective (adj) not influenced by personal feelings, interpretations, or prejudice; based on facts; unbiased: (n) goal; purpose; target
Ornery adj) having an irritable disposition, difficult to deal with or control
Rueful (adj) feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
Subjective (adj) based on one’s own moods, attitudes, opinions; pertaining to or characteristic of an individual