English 9

Daily Vocab: Obsequious – adj: compliant; dutiful; obedient – usually in order to gain something.

Indolent – adj: having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion; slothful

Finish Tone/Diction Activity for “A Day at the Beach”

Complete the same Tone/Diction Activity for the “Desert” Description

Begin Individual Activity – to finish tomorrow. Identify a setting or situation and write about it using three different tones. First decide on your setting; then list the details that will be common in all three drafts. Next, consider the different word choice (word connotations) that will help portray your intended attitude toward each setting. Then, consider which additional details to include and which details to exclude in each version. We will begin the actual paragraphs tomorrow.

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