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Mood Words

Mood Words
 
ANGRY 
aggravated, enraged, hostile, irate, violent
 
HAPPY
content, joyful, delighted, ecstatic, elated
 
BORING
dreary, dull, uneventful, tiring
 
Loving
warm, delicate, romantic, touching, sympathetic
 
CALM
quiet, serene, tranquil, mellow, harmonious
 
SAD
depressed, melancholy, mournful, tragic, gloomy
 
EXCITING
exhilarating, lively, rousing, thrilling, energetic
 
SCARY
creepy, nightmarish, spooky, haunting, threatening
 
FUN
amusing, bouncy, cheerful, playful
 
WORRIED
anxious, nervous, restless, suspenseful, tense, uneasy

Mood Video

 
Watch this to help you understand "MOOD".
 
 
Mood is the feeling the reader gets from a work of literature. Another way to describe mood is atmosphere. When you walk into a place, it has an atmosphere that makes you feel a certain way; when you “walk into” a text, it too has an atmosphere that makes you feel a certain way. For example, the mood could be calm, creepy, romantic, gloomy, or tense. Authors create mood through word choice, imagery, dialogue, setting, and plot. The mood can stay the same from the beginning to the end of a text, or it can change.
 
 

Journal Check Rubric (Test Grade)

Here is the rubric for your journal check.  We have discussed the requirements together in class.  It will count as a test grade.  Journals are due Tuesday, October 10th.  
 

Journal Rubric                        

Check # _______                   Name_____________

Entry Dates:____________       Score_____________

 

 

20

18

16

0

Table of Contents

 

 

 

No entries are missing.

One entry is missing.

More than one entry is missing.

All entries

are missing.

Entries

 

 

 

No entries are missing.

 

One entry is missing.

More than one entry is missing.

All entries are missing.

Length

 

 

 

All entries include the prompt and are ¼ page after the prompt.

More than ½ of the entries include the prompt and are ¼ page after the prompt.

More than ½ of the entries do not include the prompt of are not ¼ page after the prompt.

 

All entries are missing

Content

 

 

 

All topics are answered and elaborated on.

More than ½ of the topics are answered and elaborated on.

Fewer than ½ of the topics are answered and elaborated on.

All entries are empty

Follow Direction

All assignment numbers match and are placed in upper right corner and in the table of contents.

One number does not match and/or is not placed in the upper right corner and in the table of contents.

More than one number does not match and/or is not placed in the upper right corner and in the table of contents.

All entries are empty

LAST DAY TO TURN IN WORK FOR THIS 9 WEEKS

I will accept late work until the end of day on October 18th.  This includes daily repair or missing work.  

FREE HOUSTON LIBRARY CARD - ONLINE BOOKS!

If you are a Texas resident and unable to physically come to the library to register for a library card, you can register by mail. Please print the Library Card registration form and send it, along with a good quality photocopy of your photo I.D. with your current address, to:

Houston Public Library
System Circulation Department (Library Card)
500 McKinney
Houston, TX 77002

You can also email a scanned copy of the completed application form and photo I.D. to circinfo@hpl.lib.tx.us.

Copy and paste the link below into a browser if it does not open automatically. 

http://houstonlibrary.org/sites/default/files/image/2012-librarycard-app.pdf

Cell Phone Policy

ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES (All Grade Levels) Possession and Use of Personal Telecommunications Devices, Including Mobile Telephones For safety purposes, the district permits students to possess personal mobile telephones; however, these devices must remain turned off during the instructional day, including during all testing, unless they are being used for approved instructional purposes. A student must have approval to possess other telecommunications devices such as netbooks, laptops, tablets, or other portable computers. The use of mobile telephones or any device capable of capturing images is strictly prohibited in locker rooms or restroom areas while at school or at a school-related or school-sponsored event. If a student uses a telecommunications device without authorization during the school day, the device will be confiscated. The student may pick up the confiscated telecommunications device from the principal’s office for a fee of $15. Confiscated telecommunications devices that are not retrieved by the student or the student’s parents will be disposed of at the end of the school year. In limited circumstances and in accordance with law, a student’s personal telecommunications device may be searched by authorized personnel. Any disciplinary action will be in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct. The district is not responsible for damaged, lost, or stolen telecommunications devices.