Daily Vocab 09/30: Grandiloquent: adj. – using big, fancy words when speaking for the purpose of impressing others – Create a sentence or memory clue.
Insolent: adj. – boldly disrespectful in speech or behavior; rude – Create a sentence or memory clue.
Check-in for reading The Pearl – thoughts so far?
Three new Lit Terms important for reading The Pearl, as well as our next short story: Diction: A writer’s or speaker’s choice of words – often reflects his or her tone –Denotation: Dictionary definition of a word –Connotation: All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests
Read/Take Notes on Narrator and Voice pp. 148-149 in the Purple Lit Book
Begin reading “The Interlopers” by Saki – Lit Book P. 150
3rd Per. Themes and Big Ideas in The Pearl MAJOR THEMES AND QUESTIONS TO FOR The Pearl