English 275, Week 4 Notes
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Date Created: 09/29/16
9/26/16 What We Discussed: - Genre = category - Nonfiction or Fiction - Fiction Genres - Fantasy - Historical Fiction - Contemporary Realistic Fiction - Mixed/Miscellaneous - Subgenres - Mystery - Sports - Animal - Comedy - Graphic Novel - Reading Comprehension - Word by word reading does not always come with comprehension - Questions and character descriptions to help - Wizard of Oz Characters - Dorothy → joy in little things, brave, caring, persistent, sense of adventure - Lion → caring, cowardly yet brave - Scarecrow → selfless, does not have a brain yet intelligent - Tinman → loyal, does not have a heart yet sensitive and caring - Wizard Oz → deceitful, coward/cruel, a big head or a beautiful lady or a monster or a ball of fire - Toto → protective, loyal, free-spirited - Journal Entry - What would you ask the Wizard for? Why? Assignments: - Finish the izard of Oz 9/28/16 What We Discussed: - Summary Key Points - Use present tense - Always objective (save opinions for analysis) - Focus on what is most important - Main conflict and characters - Setting (does not need a lot of detail) - Balance beginning/middle/end of plot Assignments: - Watch the Wizard of Oz - Write summary & lit. element analysis for book