Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Wednesday April 1st, 2015 (Christine)

Wednesday April 1st, 2015
In class:
  • Collect S/R: discuss connections to essential question
  • Satire: What is it?
    • Horatian
    • Juvenalian
    • Harpers
    • Simpsons: watch episode
  • Satire work:
    • 1. Name type of satire and why? Horatian or Juvenalian
    • 2. Methods of satire used: absurdity, exaggeration, understatement, parody, wit or word play, euphemism, irony
    • 3. One satirical target (What is the author making fun of?)
      4. One necessary change (What does the author want us to change in society—Be specific)
      5 What tone does the author use? (Underline verbs that illustrate this tone)
  • Ms. Smith spoke about working harder to get homework done and annotating perfect annotations
  • We got 3 different hand-outs at the beginning of class
  • Annotating…..
    • What responsibilty does a creator have towards its creation?
    • At what point does a creation have to be responsible for its own actions?
    • Where are extensions to our other pieces
    • connections to the real world
  • After we spoke about “Stranger Than Fictions” and how Karen took responsibilty for her creation, Harold

  • Read BNW Forward -2: Monday, annotate: look for connections to essential question: to what extent does a creator have responsibility towards its creation; at what point does a creation assume responsibility for itself?; questions, extensions to other pieces, annotations- I will be checking :)
  • LL 2: due Friday, Satire presentation: Friday on article

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