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Nonfiction: Literature that is factual and informative.

Autobiography: A biography of yourself

Memoir :an account of the author’s personal experience.

Shigeru Miyamoto: the developer of Nintendo

Akira Toriyama: the creator of the Dragon Ball series

 

Reese Witherspoon: starred in movies such as Legally Blond

Wanda Sykes: a stand up comedian who also starred in movie roles

 

 

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Strictly C'S Nonfiction Site

For this quiz please answer the following:

1.what is the theme?

2.does this piece connect with you in some way?

Additional Resource - Literary Press Sites

Writer's Corner Archive: Non-Fiction

American Founding Non-Fiction Books

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Short Story Elements: Fiction: a creation that is not real but seems real. Something that has been invented.

* Setting: The description In which the story takes place.

* Protagonist: The main character in a drama or other literary work.

* Antagonist: A character in a book that opposes against another; an adversary.

* First Person Point of View: Refers to the use of “I” in a letter or story.

* Third Person Point of View: A story told by the author using ‘he’, ‘she’, and ‘they’.

* Third Person Omniscient Narrator: Is when the author knows everything and allows the writer to mention thoughts and feelings.

* Third Person Limited Narrator: The narrator is able to see into the mind of a single character.

* Theme: The topic of discourse or discussion.

* External Conflict: Are broken into six types-

* Person vs. Person

* Person vs. Society

* Person vs. Beast

* Person vs. Elements

* Person vs. Fate

* Person vs. Machine

* Internal Conflict: Are conflicts within the character.

* Exposition: A setting forth of meaning or intent.

* Rising Action: The events of a dramatic story preceding the climax.

* Climax: The ascending intensity following a series or progression.

* Falling Action: The events of a dramatic story following the climax.

* Resolution: The subsiding or termination of the climax.

 

 

Project option one:

 Create a autobiography about a person which inspires you or that you like. Include DOB,name, experiences, past,present, etc. This will either be videotaped or done before hand.

20-name of person,info,etc.

20-video of the presentation

20-how well the presentation is done

20-content:visuals, music

20-overall performance,readiness.

 

Project option two:

Create  a collage about yourself or a person which you like or inspires you in some way. Include items which pertain to you and explain why you chose them.next,pick a song  which also pertains to you.it MUST BE SCHOOL APPROPIATE!!

 

20-collage,how it was done

20-the music selection

20-for explaining why and how

15-number of pictures used

20-colorfulness,originality

5-having it complete

 

project option 3:choose your favorite author or singer/musician,whoever,and pretend that you are interviewing them.you must list the questions and the responses.also,list the music or work that they have done. Explain the impact it has on the audience

20-name of author,whoever

20-questions

20-responses

20-for the music

20-explaination