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Title: The House of Dies Drear By Virginia Hamilton


1
The House of Dies DrearByVirginia Hamilton
  • A Mystery Novel Unit
  • 7th/8th Reading
  • Mrs. Olson

2
Unit Overview
  • Timeline
  • Reading Assignments
  • Vocabulary Unanswered Questions
  • Personification, Similes, Metaphors
  • Characterization
  • Sketching, Sculpting, Scenes

3
Timeline
Week One
Week Two
Chapters 1 - 5
Chapters 6 - 10
Week Three
Week Four
Chapters 11 - 15
Chapters 16 - 19
4
Reading Assignments
  • In-class Reading
  • Independent Reading
  • Group Discussion

5
Vocabulary !Find a new word ineach chapter.
  • Define
  • Illustrate
  • Use in a sentence
  • Frame for bulletin board display

6
Unanswered Questions
I wonder why
  • At the end of each chapter, write down something
    you are wondering about

7
Personification
Time marches on.
8
Similes
Comparison using like or as.
Dads snoring was like a lawnmower.
9
Metaphors
Direct comparison. "Life is a maze.
10
Characterization
How does the author develop the characters?
11
Sketching
  • Draw a scene from the story.

12
Sculpting
  • Carve a house from a bar of soap.

13
Scenes
  • Act out a scene from the story.
  • Create a storyboard.
  • Video-tape a scene.
  • Audio-tape a scene.

14
In Conclusion
  • Quizzes
  • Tests
  • Projects
  • Rubrics
  • Grades

What have you learned?
15
Web Pages
  • www.inspiration.com
  • www.kidspiration.com
  • www.technospud.com

16
The End
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