Tuesday, 1/10: Clauses, SAWs, Vladek

Checking Pink Sheet p148.

“Warm Up, 1/10.”(Collaborative.)

  1. (2) A clause is a group of words that contains a _____ and a _____.
  2. A(n) _____ clause can stand alone as a sentence.
  3. A(n) _____ clause cannot stand alone as a sentence.
  4. True/False   Dependent clauses usually begin with words like and, but, or.

Examples:

  • Tara ate a cheese roll after she watched The Simpsons with her family.
    (Independent clause. Could be a sentence on its own.
  • Tara ate a cheese roll after she watched The Simpsons.
    (Dependent clause. Cannot stand alone as a sentence.)
  • Tara ate a cheese roll after she watched The Simpsons with her family. (NOT A CLAUSE! No subject/verb!)

 

Correct Pink Sheet. p148.
Bonus: When you use a dependent clause as a “sentence,” that mistake is called a ________ .

 

“Clause Practice, 1/10. ” Write the ANSWER and Click.
(Not Collaborative)

  1. After I ate a doughnut, I felt rapturous.  a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  2. We climbed slowly up the very steep hilla) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  3. Jimmy ate a doughnut; he got sick.  a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  4. There are some things in life that we’ll never know a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  5. You must say, “Sir,” when you say, “Mr. Coward.” a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  6. I ate a second doughnut, and I still felt gooda) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  7. Maybe the mall where the store was charged a high rent.  a) independent  b) dependent
  8. Joe ran to the store with his llamaa) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  9. When he started his company, he had nothing.  a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause

 

“Vladek, 1/10.” (6p)

  1. (2) What things does Artie say have “taken their toll” on his father?
  2. What physical evidence does Vladek still show from the concentration camps?
  3. Why is Chapter One called “The Sheik”?
  4. On p14, the circular panel marks the beginning of Vladek’s story. Where do we first interrupt that story, and come back to the present for a moment? (page and panel)
  5. Maus is told in ____ person. a) 1st b) 2nd c) 3rd d) 4th

 

Read aloud.

vladekolder

vladekanjarichieu

artiecig

Monday, January 9: Copy Homework, 120 Seconds?! Comics?!

Copy homework into planner.

“Warm Up, 1/9 – SAWs.”
isolation, confinement, system, mental, solitarychildcell

The modern prison 1.______ does not take into account the 2.______ and emotional effects of total 3.______ in 4._______  5._______.

 

Reintro  120 Seconds. Handouts tomorrow.

 

Comics.

How far back in history do you think comics go? (Examples: .)

“Tell me a Story.”

Authors make careful choices about what to show/tell or not show/tell. Change, twist, accelerate the story by subtracting panels. List the panels you would leave. Bring me your modified story by Thursday

 

“Maus” intro.

What does the word anthropomorphic mean?
Why do you think most comics people don’t look like real people?

 

Maus by Art Spiegelman. Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1992. It took him 13 years.

“Maus Log I – 1/9/17”
a) Read the first two pages:

    • Translate his father’s last sentence into a normal English sentence.
    • What does he mean?

b) What is your first impression of Vladek?

 

Aloud. Chapter One. Drama style with parts.