Language Arts Handouts, Notes, & Links 
for Mrs. Collins Language Arts Classes
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TRIMESTER TWO

VOCABULARY:



COMPANION BOOK PROJECT: 
(Incorporates Reading & Writing.)  
Companion Book = The book you are writing to explain a novel.
Project Novel = The novel you are writing about. The one you chose to do this project on.


Companion Book Project Overview and instructions (You got this handout printed on a gold (goldenrod) paper. I have since clarified some things on this one.)


Companion Book Project SLIDES FROM CLASS  This goes through ALL the lessons we've done in class and ALL the parts of your Companion Book. (Use anchors in the first slide to find some specific things, OR look for the Meercat bookmark to find where we are in class.)


Writing a Summary - SLIDES FROM CLASS - Same as the ones attached in Google Classroom. 


Other READING (Short stories, etc.): 



Other WRITING (Free writing, contests, etc.):


Shared Padlet of Student Writing (This is also linked to your "Free, Independent Writing" assignment in Google Classroom.







VOCABULARY:

Week 5 Root Words,  Week 6 Root Words, Week 7 Root Words,

READING: 

The Companion Book Project
Slides from Class - Includes: OBOB, the Companion Book Project, Graphing with Gratitude Journals to capture ideas, Literary Analysis(What is? and How do?) The Chaser (goes with Lit Analysis Slides)


The Novel The Outsiders

Handout/Graphic Organizer: Character Chart - Greasers

The Outsiders - SLIDES from class - Chapters 1-2

The Outsiders - SLIDES from class - Chapters 3-5

The Outsiders - SLIDES from class - Chapters 6-8

The Outsiders - SLIDES from class - Chapters 9-12

Slides/NOTES on Literary Elements (I will keep adding more as we go over them in class.)

The Outsiders - SLIDES from class on Literary Analysis/Citing Evidence




Literary Devices Scavenger Hunt - At least two examples for each, three for simile.  Be sure to explain the symbolism, then use the Citing Evidence sheet to further explain one symbol from the book. 

Citing Evidence Sheet for Symbolism in The Outsiders.


The Outsiders: Book v Movie - RL7 Organizer for your structured paragraph comparing the book to the movie.



WRITING:


Shared Padlet of Student Writing (This is also linked to your "Free, Independent Writing" assignment in Google Classroom.