IWBAT determine the degree to which the plot of "The Most Dangerous Game" is contrived or realistic.
1. Do Now: Quill.org -- work towards completing the lesson due April 16th (tomorrow)
- Remember, you are graded on Friday based on your completion of all assigned lessons!
- Finished Early? You may: (1) read silently, (2) work on TeenBiz3000, (3) read an interview with Suzanne Collins, (4) read a review of The Hunger Games book and decide whether you agree with the author, (5) read a review of Catching Fire, the second book in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, or (6) listen to an audio adaptation of the longer story we will read this week.
- grade homework from last Friday: "More Than a Game?" (TFK)
- grade homework from last Tuesday: "Australia's Dangerous Residents"
- review expectations regarding Quill
- review grades in ELA
3. Contrived vs. Realistic
- realistic means true to life (seems real)
- contrived means forced, outrageous, fake, or phony (maybe hyperbole)
4. Part I of "The Most Dangerous Game"-- read pages 3-14 (audiobook: 01:08 to 16:15)
5. Analyze the Text: view classwork here
Homework: "Banning Dodgeball?" (TFK Debate)