Short Story Test: Thursday December 10th (A-L) and Friday December 11th (M-Z) …sorry everyone…it is a tight timeline!
What to prepare:
Stories on Test:
1)Identities 2) Long Long After School
3) A Teachers’ Rewards 4) The Most Dangerous Game
5) The Waltz 6) Borders
7) Dave Cooks a Turkey
-know your prose fiction terms (which your quiz is on today) and how to apply terms to the short stories
-Short Answers including synthesis questions between the stories
-1 new story with multiple choice and a paragraph (so review the paragraph template).
*Today, we are starting with our quiz on short story and rhetorical (arguments) terms. You will have an hour to write this…
*Peer Editing of Synthesis Essay: How are our essays coming along?
*”Dave Cooks a Turkey”: audio
In groups, look for devices and humour used in Stuart MacLean’s “Dave Cooks a Turkey”. On office 365 or whatever you may choose, find examples of humour throughout the short story. What techniques did Maclean use to create humour?
*Time to work on Essays ….
Online Learners (A-L)
*prepare for the short story test on Thursday
*ensure your Wednesday Write is uploaded by tonight.
*Work on Synthesis essay
*No Red Ink…