Journal: Imagine you are a politician in the 1700s and there is a famine in your country. Thousands of people are suffering and dying. Suggest a solution to the famine.
Agenda: Intro to Satire (PPT on the right); begin reading and annotating A Modest Proposal (link on right; please print, read, and annotate if you were absent)
Homework: None (unless you feel 15 minutes in class tomorrow will not be sufficient to read and annotate--then do some work at home, your call!)
Journal: How can using humor help someone persuade or make an argument?
Agenda: Satire Lecture Part 2 (PPT on the right); finish reading/annotating A Modest Proposal + In Class Assessment
Homework: Complete Assessment Worksheet, due at start of class tomorrow
Journal: Introduce yourself to your new group and share something about yourself. Write down a new fact about each member of your group.
Agenda: Analyzing Satirical News (In class worksheet; email me if absent)
Journal: What is absurdity? Give a definition and example.
Agenda: Revisiting Swift's Proposal;
Homework: None; Macbeth essay due 8am on Turnitin.com
•Essay late work (Thesis Statement, Outline, RDs, etc) will be accepted until Friday, December 1 (13.5).
Final draft of the Macbeth Essay: -10% per calendar day (NOT school day) until Wednesday, December 6th. No essays accepted after December 6th.