Today's Learning Objectives * Explain how the author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text. * Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics. * Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details. * Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Homework (1.) Read for at least 30 minutes at home each school night. (2.) Complete the activity Text Marking: “On Turning 10” which is due Monday, October 10.