Thesis Statement For The Open Window

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1 Part IV Practice “Charles” and “The Open Window”

2 Aim: To examine the similarities and differences between “Charles” and “The open window.”
Do Now: Should we believe everything a child tells us? Why or why not? Explain your response. (You will have 7 to 10 minutes to respond to the Do Now).

3 Venn Diagram: Children
NAME:________________________________Directions: Complete the Venn Diagram.differencesdifferencescomparisons

4 Major theme in both stories:
Children’s imaginations can have horrible effects.

5 Aim: To complete #26 of the English Regents using “Charles” by Shirley Jackson and “The Open Window” by Saki.Do Now: What’s the Controlling Idea? Handout

6 WHAT’S THE CONTROLLING IDEA?
Name:______________________________Directions: Complete the chart below: Controlling idea topic: The effect of a child’s imagination:“Charles”“The Open Window”What does this story state about a father’s love for his son?What does this story state about the effect of child’s imagination?What does this story state about the effect of a child’s imagination?WHAT’S THE CONTROLLING IDEA? (Complete the sentence)Both “Charles” by Shirley Jackson and “The Open Window” by Saki state….

7 Short-Constructed Response:
#26. Directions: Read the passages that follow.Write a well-developed paragraph in which you use ideas from both passages to establish a controlling idea about the effect of a child’s imagination. Develop your controlling idea using specific examples and details from the passage.Guidelines: (Be sure to):Use ideas from both passages to establish a controlling idea about the effect of a child’s imagination.

8 Classwork: GROUP WORKGroup Work: Write the controlling idea paragraph #26 as a group. There are a total of seven sentences. Each of you will be assigned a number. Depending on your number you must write the specific sentences assigned. The completed group paragraph will be collected in 20 minutes. Number 1: You must write the first or general statement sentence. This sentence is where you introduce the controlling idea topic but you do not give a controlling idea. Use words like many, all, some, etc. You must also write the wrap up sentence or the last sentence. You are writing one sentence. Number 2: You must write the controlling idea sentence. Begin with Both…. (Give titles and authors). You must also write the wrap up sentence or the last sentence. You are writing two complete sentences. Number 3: You must write the third and fourth sentence of the paragraph. In these two sentences, you must show how Passage I (Story #1) supports the controlling idea. You are writing a total of two sentences. Number 4: You must write the fifth and sixth sentence of the paragraph. In these two sentences, you must show how Passage II (Story #2) supports the controlling idea. You are writing a total of two sentences. You are writing a cohesive, complete paragraph. The paragraph must be clear. All the sentences must flow together. You will get an individual grade and group grade. Write one paragraph on the paper provided for you.

9 Aim: To evaluate our #26 paragraphs as a class.
Classwork:Copy tonight’s homework assignment.Move into your groups from yesterday.You will have about minutes to meet with your groups and write your final paragraphs to #26 on the large piece of paper provided for you. Do not put your names on the sheet. Just write your group # at the top of the sheet.In 25 minutes, we will go over your group paragraphs.

10 Group Work Review:We will go over each paragraph from each group. You will read the Regents rubric. Then, you will hold up a 0, 1, or 2. Be ready to support your answer.

11 Aim: To apply our knowledge of literary elements to our Part III (#27 paragraph).
Classwork: Complete Literary Element Practice Handout.

12 Which literary element is being used? Characterization
Name:______________________________ Literary Element Practice Handout. Directions: Fill in the Blanks. Identify the different types. See example below.CONFLICTIRONYPoint of ViewEx: Man vs. ManThe sky were brilliantly blue, with white diamond stars shining brightly through.Which literary element is being used?CharacterizationTheme:

13 ****Complete paragraph on handout provided for you.
Homework:#27. Directions: Choose a specific literary element (theme, characterization, structure, point of view, etc.) or literary technique (symbolism, irony, figurative language, etc.) used by one of the authors. (“Charles” by Shirley Jackson or “The Open Window” by Saki. Use specific details from that passage. In a well-developed paragraph, show how the author uses that element or technique to develop the passage.****Complete paragraph on handout provided for you.

14 #27.Directions: Choose a specific literary element (theme, characterization, structure, point of view, etc.) or literary technique (symbolism, irony, figurative language, etc.) used by one of the authors. Use specific details from that passage. In a well-developed paragraph, show how the author uses that element or technique to develop the passage.

15 Aim: To write Part IV Essay (#28) using “Charles” by Shirley Jackson and “The Open Window” by Saki.
Do Now: Write the introduction for Part IV together on the handout provided for you.

16 “Truly wonderful the mind of a child is.” ERMA BOMBECK

17 The Critical Lens Essay
Interpret the Critical Lens QuotationAgree or disagree with the quote as you’ve interpreted itSelect two literary works that you will use to defend your analysisInclude specific evidence and literary elements or techniques from the selected works to validate your interpretation

18 Framing an Introduction
Introduce the TopicConnect the Topic to LiteratureThe introduction of the topic has nothing to do with the books you will discussIntroduce the specific literary works you will use to support your interpretation of the topicTHESIS STATEMENTThis is the first time you should mention the books you will discussYour thesis statement is the most important sentence in your essay. It should connect the topic, literary works, and the authors’ use of literary elements. Make sure your thesis makes clear what you will discuss, why you’re discussing, and how the works you’ve selected demonstrate your point.

19 Sample Introduction

20 Critical Lens: “Truly wonderful the mind of a child is.”
ERMA BOMBECK__________________________________________________________________

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This is an Expository Essay Prompt

“Literature Based Writing Prompt – The Open Window - “The Open Window” by Saki is appreciated most for its surprise ending, in which the reader realizes that he too has been fooled by Vera’s macabre tale of death and desperation.
Throughout the story, irony is prevalent. Describe various instances of irony in the story and identify the type of irony (dramatic, situational, and verbal). How does the use of irony provide suspense in the story? Be sure to cite evidence from the text to support your answer.

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The Open Window Lesson Plan which includes:

• Common Core State Standards Indicated on Lesson Plan
• Instructional Focus
• Instructional Procedures for “The Open Window” Writing Lesson
• Objectives/Goals
• Direct Instruction
• Guided Practice
• Enrichment
• Differentiation
• ESE Strategies
• ELL Strategies
• I Can Statement
• Essential Question

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• Rubric
• Brainstorming Section
• Thesis Statement Development
• How to Write an Expository Essay Tutorial

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• Brainstorming slide (interactive for students to list ideas)
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• Checklist slide

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Link - Text Dependent Analysis – 1984
Link - Text Dependent Analysis - All Quiet on the Western Front
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Animal Farm
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Beowulf
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Black Cat
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Brave New World
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Call of the Wild
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Cane
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Catcher in the Rye
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – A Christmas Carol
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Color Purple
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Count of Monte Cristo
Link - Text Dependent Analysis - Crime and Punishment
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Crucible
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Difference a City Year Makes
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Fahrenheit 451
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – A Farewell to Arms
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Fire and Ice
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Frankenstein
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Gift of the Magi
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Giver
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Grapes of Wrath
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Great Gatsby
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Great Expectations
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Gulliver’s Travels
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Hamlet
Link - Text Dependent Research – The Harlem Renaissance
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Heart of Darkness
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Help
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The House on Mango Street
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Huckleberry Finn
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Iliad
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Invisible Man
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Jane Eyre
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Julius Caesar
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Kite Runner
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Lord of the Flies
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Macbeth
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Masque of the Red Death
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Most Dangerous Game
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Mother to Son
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Much Ado About Nothing
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Odyssey
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Of Mice and Men
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Old Man and the Sea
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Open Boat
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Open Window
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Othello
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Our Town
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Outsiders
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Ozymandias
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Paradise Lost
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Picture of Dorian Gray
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Pit and the Pendulum
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Pride and Prejudice
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Pygmalion
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – A Raisin in the Sun
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Raven
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Red Badge of Courage
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Romeo and Juliet
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Roots
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Scarlet Letter
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Separate Peace
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Slaughterhouse-Five
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – The Souls of Black Folk
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Still I Rise
Link – Text Dependent Analysis - A Tale of Two Cities
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Tell-Tale Heart
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Their Eyes Were Watching God
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – Things Fall Apart
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – To Build a Fire
Link - Text Dependent Analysis – To Kill a Mockingbird

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