Performance Indicators:


P.S ELA-2 Reading Analysis: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.

A. Evaluate the relevant themes and synthesize how they are present in the novel in oral and written responses.
B. Interpret the implications of setting and circumstance.
C. Analyze the role of characters in the plot in oral and written responses.
D. Analyze important quotations from the text in oral and written responses.
E. Annotate the text.

P.S ELA-3 Reading Craft and Structure: Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness or beauty of a text.

A. Understand SOAPSTone: Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Subject, Tone
B. Analyze the plot and/or design of the text, following shifts in time and place.

For each assigned reading you are to annotate at least on development on every page of the novel in order to assist you in analyzing and understanding the current literature.  Your annotation is the result of observations that are meaningful to you, the reader.
  An outline of the information that you should look for while annotating, follows although you are encouraged to include other details which you find provoking or helpful.  These annotations will also provide you with a necessary resource during class discussions.

Journal Outline Criteria:
1.  protagonist
2. antagonist
3.  other notable characters
4. conflict
5.  setting (when first introduced or new important settings)
6.  symbolism
7. themes
8. Three provocative passages along with your notation of what provokes your inquiry.