I hope you all had a good weekend:)
*Synthesis Essays: You should be working on the draft of your essay…my hope is that your outline is complete.
*We will collaborate a date for your short story test. It is in two parts:
1) Reading comprehension (Thursday October 6th?): You will be given a short story to read. You will then answer 8 or 9 multiple choice questions and write a paragraph response (you can’t really study for this other than review how to structure a paragraph response).
2) Short Stories Unit Test: Tuesday or Wednesday October 11th or 12th.
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 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).
*”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?
*Synthesis Essays: You have time to work on these…