• Section 5

    Author's Style and Voice

    Below, you will find documents/links to our daily lesson materials from class. Please note that not all materials will be posted here. Some stories, presentations, and other assignments/related materials must be picked up from Miss Muhlbaier in class.

    Note: You will need Adobe Reader to open these files. Copies of the text will require a password in order to open the file (if you're not able to view them via the online textbook).


    --Mini-lesson: Identifying and Analyzing an Author's Style; Are you a Word Wizard?; Tone and Subtext; Developing a Voice

    --Read "A Few Words" by Mary Oliver (students completed study guide)

    --Assignment (Homework): Author's Style -- Poetry or Prose?


    --Read "The Princess and the Tin Box" by James Thurber (students completed study guide)

    --Assignment: Author's Style -- Parody


    --Read "Where are you, Charming Billy?" (students completed study guide) and "The Naked Soldier" by Tim O'Brien

    --Reviewed "Be a Marine" poster

    --Assignment: SCR (Student Choice!)