HW Reminders: •Satirical piece will be due on Friday, February 3.
•You can propose an extension with me but it needs to be prearranged and approved today.
•Get your January notebook checks together for next class.
Wamr-ups I will be checking for January: •“The President Elect” –January 18
•“Creating your own Satirical Piece”—January 24
•“Obama in The New Yorker”– January 20
With a partner or individually...
•Finish reading “A Modest Proposal” out loud or on your own.
•Stop, discuss, and write about all of the annotation prompts in the margin (you will be turning this in).
•In your notebook, decide together what you think Swift’s tone is in this essay. Make a claim about what the specific tone is and together find five examples of words and phrases he uses to convey this attitude. You will turn this in with your packet.
Work time on satire piece