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Happy Birthday Johnathan Swift

It’s Jonathan Swift’s birthday …. We could use a crazy Irish writer like him right now to offer A Modest Proposal on everything from Ferguson… 67 more words


Friday, November 14, 2014

Objective: Students will be able to identify satirical tools and techniques in political cartoons.

  1. Catch: AMP Quiz.
  1. Mini-Lesson: Gathering info re: political cartoons.
  1. Guided Practice…
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Lesson Plan

Irony, Satire, and Sarcasm and Those Who Don't Get It

Three Different Animals

Most people can point out sarcasm when they hear it. Except maybe Sheldon. It’s when someone says something they don’t mean in an overly dramatic voice and often uses hyperbole. 2,432 more words

Craft Of Writing

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Objective: Students will evaluate the effectiveness of satirical tools and techniques in Swift’s “A Modest Proposal.”

  1. Catch: Field responses to question #1.
  1. Guided Practice…
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Lesson Plan

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Ms. Moyer will be in to talk to you about college applications.

Independent reading day.

Homework: Read “A Modest Proposal” for tomorrow.

Lesson Plan

Satire and Humor

We’re continuing our study of Twelfth Night by looking at the function of comedy in society.  Satire is everywhere, just look at N&R’s Norts article. 155 more words

English 12 Honors

The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin

In 2004 the Stepford Wives remake was released starring Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler, Glenn Close, and Christopher Walken, and directed by Frank Oz. 654 more words

Book Review