Today we took Quiz 3 of Throne of Glass. We discussed fantasy fiction that came out in the 70s and 80s because of Tolkein's Lord of the Rings, and we finished our "Gather the Fellowship" Wrap-around Story. Make sure that you email me if you missed today for the fantasy literature historical slideshow.
Gather the fellowship wrap-around story, the golden age of Fantasy Fiction, and QUiz #2 for Throne of glass (March 27)
Today we took Quiz 1 of The Throne of Glass and presented our character creation assignment and watched Terry Brooks "Why I Write about Elves" and discussed the importance of fantasy literature. We also discussed 30s and 40s Fantasy Fiction. Make sure that you finish your character creation assignment asap and turn it in with a late pass.
AN introduction to fantasy fiction, the comic con collage, throne of glass, and the "Create your own character assignment" (March 20)
Today we discussed the origins of fantasy fiction. Send me an email so that you can get that slideshow. I passed out hall passes and we turned in our Comic Con collage assignment. To end class, we created a fantasy character and I passed out the assignment and a character card to do for homework. Also, we turned in our Literature Circle books and checked out Throne of Glass. I passed out bookmarks
Today and the next class period, we are going to be in the computer lab working on our slideshows. See the example project for more information.
Today we talked about dystopian science fiction and how to review your literature circle books. We did a writer's notebook on a movie you've seen recently and what you liked and what you didn't like about the story. I showed the class an example review that will be due the day of your presentations.
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