Persuasive Writing: Signal Words
In my opinion
It is my belief that
For the reasons above
As you can see
In other words
On the whole
The World of
In Orwells 1984, doublethink is a form of mind
control where a person is able to believe contrary
ideas or facts at the same time and to forget that
one is consciously doing it.
In the novel, truth is
The term Anglo-Saxon is a relatively modern one. It refers to settlers from
the German regions of Angeln (also known as Anglia, is a small peninsula in
Southern Schleswig in the northern Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, protruding into
The Tragedy of Macbeth
Macbeth is the last of Shakespeares four great
tragedies and perhaps the darkest. Almost all of
the scenes take place at night or in the darkness.
The presence of the witches and powers of
Themes in To Kill a
Understanding (Compassion & Tolerance)
Morality & Ethics (Good v. Evil)
Fear (Courage v. Cowardice)
Youth (loss of innocence)
What is a Sonnet?
A 14 line lyric poem with a complicated
rhyme scheme and a defined structure
(sonnet means little song in Italian)
Its subject(s) focuses on personal feelings and
thoughts, typically love.
Has a meter of iambic pentameter
Oral Heroic NarrativeAn Epic Task
Imagine that youre performing with an improvisational theater group. First, you are asked to
pretend that youre an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) that intentionally tries peoples patience.
Easy, you think. Next,
To Kill A Mockingbird
By Harper Lee
The Author: Harper Lee
Writer Nelle Harper Lee was born on April 28, 1926, in the
small town of Monroeville, Alabama.
Her father was a lawyer and her mother suffered from mental
illness (possibly bipolar di
Sensibility- an awareness and responsiveness
Primitivism- a belief in the superiority of a simple
way of life and a nonindustrial society.
Love of nature- idealization of nature; a source
Their Eyes Were Watching God Character Graphic Organizer
As you read, fill in observations for EACH chapter.
do you notice
TKAM Study Guide Questions (Chapters 1-5)
What do you learn in this chapter about Maycomb, Atticus Finch and his family?
What do you learn about Dill's character?
What, briefly, has happened to Arthur Boo Radley.
Why does the Radley place fascin