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Comma, comma, comma, comma, comma, chameleon!

Now it’s your turn!

Plan 2-4 sentences where a comma changes the meaning!

Show Miss Clark your plan before creating a short animation/illustration.

You will need to show both scenarios and demonstrate how different they can be with a simple comma e.g. eating Grandma & eating with Grandma. Your illustration needs to have a voice over so that your audience can hear how a comma changes the way you read the sentence.

       

   

Commas_Eats, Shoots and Leaves

Lit circles book report

Your book report will need to include:

  1. The title of your book. (and a photo of your book)
  2. The author of your book.
  3. Write in detail about a minimum of 3 characters. You need to include who they are, what were they like (personality), what role they played in the book and what you personally thought about the character (whether you liked them or not).
  4. The setting: You need to write in detail about the setting of the book. Where did the story take place? What were the places like? What kind of environment did the story take place in. (You made need to describe more than one setting if your story took place in more than one area)
  5. Summary: Give a detailed summary of what happens throughout the story. Include the introduction of the book and the main plot points throughout.
  6. Conclusion: How did the story end? Was the conflict resolved? Do you feel that the ending of the book was satisfying? Why do you feel that way?
  7. Recommendation: You need to convince someone to read this book. Write down the things you would say to encourage a friend to borrow this book from the library and read it. Think about what made the book enjoyable, whether it made you need to keep turning pages to find out what happened.
  8. Follow up: Find out another book that was written by the same author as your Lit. Circle book. Write down the title and explain what the blurb says the book is about. Would you be interested in reading this book? Why/why not?

Narratives!

You need to create an imaginative piece of writing using on of the photo’s below. You will have 10 minutes to plan your story, 60 minutes to write it and 20 minutes to edit it. While editing use a red pen so it is clear where you have edited your writing. This must be handwritten on lined paper. This piece of writing will be used in your digital portfolio. Make sure it is clear which photo you are using as inspiration.

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