1st/4th/5th period-Quickwrite 9 (I also collected TRCC Venn diagrams.)
- In your own words, what is
your definition of irony?
- What is the denotation for
- What examples of irony can be found in O. Henry’s “The Ransom of Red Chief”?
Bonus Question: Many will claim that “O. Henry” lived a life of irony? Why? (Hint: He died in 1910)
Class discussed Quickwrite 9. Students created a KWL Chart on the back of QW9. Students filled in applicable parts before and after watching a video about the Types of Irony.
Quickwrite 10 (1st/5th period only)
Think back to a time when you were faced with making a hard decision. After reflecting, do you think you made the right choice? Would your life be different if you could change your selection? Do you have any regrets? Explain your response.
Students shared their responses and the class discussed QW10.
Homework- The Ransom of Red Chief (TRCC) Choice Board Project (due 9/5 unless you select the movie trailer option). Practice TRCC Quizlet set (daily). Work on obtaining your own copy of Ray Bradbury's "The Illustrated Man."
Exit Ticket 4
1) What did you learn about the types of conflict?
2) Can you list any other types of external conflicts that were not mentioned in today’s lesson?
Identify a few of the humorous elements of the story. How do they contribute to the story as a comedy? Explain your answer.
Can you list a thematic message of “The Ransom of Red Chief”?
Quickwrite 9 (see above text)
6th Period Homework- Redo Quickwrite 7 (due tomorrow). Students were allowed to select a key word (criminality, justice/judgment, dreams/hopes/plans, violence, underdog, or imagination). Students will use their selected keyword to construct a thematic message that contains their key word. (Note: You must support your thematic message with textual evidence.) The Ransom of Red Chief (TRCC) Choice Board Project (due 9/5 unless you select the movie trailer option). Practice TRCC Quizlet set (daily). Work on obtaining your own copy of Ray Bradbury's "The Illustrated Man."