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Trifles

 
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Posted by on April 23, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

satire — the use of humor, irony, exaggeration to ridicule and expose.

1. What is it communicating?

2. What’s satiric about it?

 
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Posted by on April 14, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Poems for 3/27

 
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Posted by on March 26, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Poems for Week 6

 
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Posted by on March 19, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Multiple Intelligences

 

  

Discussion questions:

1. What combination of intelligences do you posses?  What proof (anecdotal) do you have?

2. Choose a narrator in one of the stories we’ve read and make a guess at the intelligence they possessed or struggled with.  Provide textual evidence.

3. What is your idea of intelligence?  Do you give higher or lower value to certain skills?  Does our society? Are creative people smart or just expressive?  Do athletes function mentally in their athletic abilities?

 

Interested in knowing for sure what kind of intelligences you posses?  Take this quiz: inventory

Recently, two more intelligences have been added!  nine_intelligences

 

 
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Posted by on March 17, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Movie Posters and Theme

Reference page 173 for tips how to determine the theme.

World War ZThor Movie Poster #5 - Internet Movie Poster Awards Gallery

Titanic (1997) A seventeen-year-old aristocrat, expecting to be married to a rich claimant by her mother, falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

Overdramatic Disney Movie Posters (click link for more!) | Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

The Wolf of Wall Street

EL PLANETA DE LOS SIMIOS (R) EVOLUCION -Rise of the planet of the apes- (USA. 2011) Direccion: Ruppert Wyatt. Guion: Amanda Silver & Rick Jaffa basado en los caracteres creados por Pierre Boulle. Elenco: James Franco; Frida Pinto, John Lithgow; Tom Felton. (1-7)

 

Breaking Dawn Part 2 Poster. #breakingdawn #twilight

 
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Posted by on March 12, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Harrison Bergeron

Kurt Vonnegut quotes

 
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Posted by on March 12, 2015 in Uncategorized