Students began with an activator based on the ending of “The Short, Happy Life of Francis Macomber”.
After lunch, students revised their research papers, focusing on their internal citations.
Students continued to work on their “Ransom of Red Chief” projects. They will be due at the beginning of class tomorrrow.
Students began with two short video activities then used the remainder of the period to work on their projects for “The Ransom of Red Chief”. Projects will be due at the beginning of class on Wednesday.
We started with the vocab game and then took the vocab quiz on Unit E4.
Students continued reading in their novels. They should be one-third of the way through the book by Monday.
Students began with a short writing assignment about the end of “The Ransom of Red Chief”.
Following that, we played the vocabulary game in preparation for tomorrow’s vocabulary quiz.
We finished “The Ransom of Red Chief” and discussed the role of situational irony in the ending of the story.
Following that, we played the vocabulary game in preparation for tomorrow’s quiz.
Students used some of the period to read their novels. Students should have 1/3 of their novel read by Monday, November 8.
I met with some students regarding their essay revisions. Essay revisions are due by Friday, November 19.
At the end of the period, we played Quizlet live with the vocabulary words.
We started with activators on the types of irony and our vocabulary words.
Following that, we reviewed the sentences and then identified the three types of irony.
Finally, we began to read “The Ransom of Red Chief” to begin our unit on irony.