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6th 10-18

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October 18, 2011
Mrs. Leary
October 18, 2011
 Vocabulary Review
Theme vs. Topic
Writing Dialogue
Test Review
Free Write!
Vocabulary ReviewTheme vs. Topic
 Topic: what a story or chapter is "about." Itrelates mostly to plot, and is a smaller, moredetailed idea.ex.) One topic in
Freak the Mighty 
is friendship. Theme: A large, unifying idea or message thatrelates to all of the literary elements and recursthroughout the story.ex.) Friendships can lead you to places you neverimagined.
October 18, 2011
 What are some of the THEMESin
Freak the Mighty 
Writing Dialogue and ThoughtDialogue: The exact words that acharacter says out loud. You let thereader know this by using "quotationmarks."Thought: The exact words a characterthinks in his or her head (use quotationmarks) OR an explanation/summary of acharacter's thoughts (no quotationmarks).Examples of Dialogue:
"What are doing after school?" Jill asked Kate."Nothing that has to do with you," Kate retorted.Jill was completely taken by surprise. Just last period,she and Kate were laughing and working together inart."Did I do something to upset you?" Jill questioned."You should know exactly what you did," hissed Kate.Read the excerpt on pg. 21 in your writing packet, andanswer the 3 questions regarding dialogue.

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