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“The Tell Tale Heart” ~Edgar Allen Poe. ~Sky Gerdel. Interpreting Non-Print. Look at the picture on the following slide and be thinking about the following questions as you look at it : What do we see? What do we know? Why does it matter?. “Insanity” by Gega Nizharadze. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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The Tell Tale Heart ~Edgar Allen Poe

~Sky GerdelThe Tell Tale Heart~Edgar Allen Poe

Interpreting Non-Print

Look at the picture on the following slide and be thinking about the following questions as you look at it :

What do we see?What do we know?Why does it matter?Insanity by Gega Nizharadze

There are three posters around the room. Each has a different question:What do we see?What do we know?Why does it matter?

Select a question that you would like to address based on your interpretation of the work Insanity and go to the poster to add your information to it.

You have 5 minutes to complete this part of the activity! Use your time effectively!Interpreting Non-Print

What do we see?What do we know?Why does it matter?

Sharing Interpretations of Non-Print

PURPOSE:The story The Tell Tale Heart develops a message about guilt and a persons reaction to the guilty feelings. This theme is captured through the setting and character development. How would you describe the narrator? What do you notice about the descriptions and details of the setting? What point do you think the author is making about guilt?

The Tell Tale Heart You will be broken up into 8 groups to complete the Vocabulary Pre-teach activity. Each group will be assigned a word. The words are:Group 1- pulsationGroup 2- hearkenGroup 3- gesticulationGroup 4- sagacityGroup 5- suavityGroup 6- acutenessGroup 7- profoundGroup 8- dissimilation

VocabularyIn your groups, you will create a poster to teach your vocabulary word to the class. Your poster must include:Your Word The denotative meaning of your word (Its Dictionary meaning).A list of Synonyms for your word (Compare to)A list of Antonyms for your word (Contrast to)An example sentence that explains the meaning of your word through the use of the context clues in your sentence (connotative meaning). (Real life)An illustration that demonstrates the meaning of your word.Vocabulary Poster

Here are a few examples:

In your groups, you will create a poster to teach your vocabulary word to the class. Your poster must include:Your Word The denotative meaning of your word (Its Dictionary meaning).A list of Synonyms for your word (Compare to)A list of Antonyms for your word (Contrast to)An example sentence that explains the meaning of your word through the use of the context clues in your sentence (connotative meaning). (Real life)An illustration that demonstrates the meaning of your word.Vocabulary PosterPURPOSE:The story The Tell Tale Heart develops a message about guilt and a persons reaction to the guilty feelings. This theme is captured through the setting and character development. How would you describe the narrator? What do you notice about the descriptions and details of the setting? What point do you think the author is making about guilt?

TASK:As you read, circle the key words related to setting, and underline imagery or figurative language that you find.

OUTCOME:At the end of your reading, you will use your underlined descriptions to create a dialectical journal that will be used to complete a one-pager that captures critical points for the development of the theme.The Tell Tale HeartYou will find at least three examples of text (from your underlined descriptions) that you wish to further analyze and provide your own personal response to. You will create a chart on notebook paper of the references to the text you chose and your responses to the textual examples. Below is an example:

Dialectical JournalReference to the TextResponses to the Textual ExamplesHis eye would trouble me no more.His eye is symbolic of the life of the old man. It is the authors way of removing himself from the accusation of murder. It is his attempt at justification . He killed the eyenot the man.You will use your dialectical journal to complete a one-pager that captures the critical points for the development of the theme.Your one-pager must include:3 of your entries from your dialectical journal and your responses to themAn illustration for each of your entriesThe title of the poemThe author of the poem

Your One-Pager will be graded on your analysis of the text, your illustrations, neatness, legibility, and overall completeness. This One-Pager will count as an evaluation grade!--An example of a One-Pager is on the next slide!One-Pager

One-Pager Example: