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Unit 5- Drama

Big Question: Do others see us more clearly than we see ourselves?            
Big Question Words Reading Selections Reading Skill Literary Analysis Vocabulary Writing Workshop Language Progressive Skills
appreciate, assumption, bias, characteristic, define, focus, identify, ignore, appearance, image, perception, perspective, reaction, reflect, reveal from Sorry Wrong Number Common Core: RL.3, RL.5   Analyzing Drama:
1. A drama, or play, is a story performed for an audience. Use the following to help analyze a drama: Stage Directions Dialogue Set Props Acts and Scenes
  Multimedia Report pp. 824-829 Work in Progress pp. 771 and 809 Cause-and-Effect Essay pp.878-885 Work in Progress p. 859  
  from Dragonwings Common Core: RL.3, RL.5   Close Read- Understanding Elements of Drama: Exposition, Rising action, climax, falling action, resolution of the conflict      
  Monsters are Due on Maple Street Common Core: RL.3, RL.5 Summarize: Summary is a brief statement that presents only the central ideas and important details of a text Characters' Motives:
1.Motives are related to a character's wants, needs, and feelings
2. Motives may affect the way events unfold in a plot
transfixed, flustered, sluggishly, persistently, defiant, metamorphosis   Sentence Functions and end Marks
  from Grandpa and the Statue and My Head is full of Sunshine Common Core: RL.2, RL.3, RL.5, RL.7 W.2.b, W.2.c, W.6, W.9.a L.2, L.4.b Identify Bias and Stereotyping: A bias is a leaning toward a certain position A stereotype unfairly suggests that all members of a group are exactly the same Comparing Literary Works- Comparing Dramatic Speeches: Two types of dramatic speeches: dialogue(introduced at beginning of unit) and monologue (long , uninterrupted speeches spoken by a single character. They may reveal a character's private feelings or thoughts peeved, practical, rummaging, potential    

Assessment:Test Practice: Unit Review pp. 892-897