Agenda 4/14/2017

Bell Work

  1. Take out your portfolio for this week’s Progress Check.
  2. Discuss: The detective story is a sub-genre of the horror genre. How does a detective story differ from a horror story?

Class Work

  1. With a partner, brainstorm an idea for a detective story by completing the Mystery Cube activity.
    • Setting – Where does the mystery take place?
    • Detective – Who is trying to solve the mystery?
    • Crime or Mystery – What is the problem in the story?
    • Victim – Who is the target of the crime or mystery?
    • Clues – What clues lead the detective to solve the mystery?
    • Solution – What is the solution to the mystery?
  2. Illustrate your ideas in the corresponding portions of your cube.
  3. Do not construct your Mystery Cube. Place it in your portfolio using the three holes.
  4. Share the concept for your detective story with the class.

Homework

  1. Continue to work on your portfolio (due 5/12).
    • Portfolio Checklist
      • Table of Contents
      • Defining Characteristics of the Horror Genre foldable (completed 3/21)
      • Man-Made Monsters
        • Annotated copy (completed 3/22)
        • Frayer Models (completed 3/23)
        • Choice of 1 Activity: Character Sketch or RACE paragraphs (completed 3/23)
        • Text Analysis (completed 3/24)
        • Culminating Activity: Create Your Own Monster (completed 3/24)
      • The Monkey’s Paw
        • Frayer Models (completed 3/27)
        • Plot diagram (completed 3/28)
        • Analyzing the Text questions or Text vs. Film double bubble map (completed 3/29)
        • Text Analysis (completed 3/29)
        • Culminating Activity: Research Report (completed 3/27)
      • The Tell-Tale Heart
        • Frayer Models (3/30)
        • Textual Evidence (3/30)
        • Animation Analysis or Police Report (3/31)
        • Text Analysis (3/31)
        • Psychiatric Evaluation (3/31)
      • The Pit and the Pendulum
        • Frayer Models (4/3)
        • Annotated Text (4/4)
        • Tree Map or Research (4/5)
        • Text Analysis: RACE paragraph (4/5)
        • Alternate Ending (4/6)
      • Murders in the Rue Morgue
        • Frayer Models (4/10)
        • Dialogue Techniques Tree Map (4/11)
        • Choice of any 3 RACE questions (4/12)
        • Text Analysis: RACE paragraph (4/13)
        • Mystery Cube Activity (4/14)

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