7. throughout 8. though 9. dough 10. breakthrough 11. although 12. thoughtfulness
Idioms, Adages & Proverbs... Oh, My!
Idiom "Skeleton in the closet"
One theory goes that in domestic houses in Elizabethan England, doctors would conceal in cupboards the illegally held skeletons they used for teaching.
Meaning ~ to have a deep, dark secret.
"Might oaks from little acorns grow."
Great things may come from small beginnings.
1. Log-on Google Classroom and take the Echo Quiz.
2. Complete any unfinished writing assignments from last week (Opinion or TDA).
3. Complete any missing elements on your Magazine Project. 4. Begin new writing piece. This week you will write a narrative. The twist is that you will write the rest of the story of the three princesses in Echo. Finish their story in whatever creative way you wish! Remember the elements of a PLOT. Remember what we learned from Ms. Ward about writing a narrative.
WEBMASTERS: Begin your own narrative for your website. You may finish the story of the three sisters if you like.
Prologue: Characters, Setting
Rising action: identify the problem and build suspense.
More rising action with the antagonist involved. Suspense is building to climax.
Climax: the evil comes face to face with the good and is overcome! The turning point of the story.
Falling Action and Resolution: Everything leads to a happy ending.
1. Work on your Magazine Project. Below are some student examples. Look at them closely. There are mistakes in them that you will likely identify. DON'T make the same mistakes. Take your time and do a spectacular job!