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1 Sophomore English “The Monkey’s Paw” Irony, Tone, Symbolism & Foreshadowing

2 Bell Ringer Flashback Answer the following questions about irony. 1)"Dramatic irony" occurs when a) the speaker says one thing but there is a different meaning to the statement. b) the reader knows something which the character in the story does not know. c) the expected result of a situation is much different than the actual result. d) something is said but nothing is done. 2) How is situational irony different from dramatic irony?

3 “The Possibility of Evil”  Read the story.  Complete your Irony chart/plot chart.  Look for the main idea as you read.  Identify plot/tone as prompted.

4 Irony Application- Elbow Partners  Working with a partner, complete the irony activity on your notes. You must use the story as you complete the chart.

5 Exit Slip In either a drawing, a 4-line poem, or rap, explain the difference between dramatic irony and situational irony.

6 Agenda Day 1 1.Bell Ringer 2.Finish “The Possibility of Evil” 3.Skill Focus: Foreshadowing, Conflict, & Symbolism 4.Read “The Monkey’s Paw” and Complete questions in margin. 5.Exit Slip I can identify and explain how literary elements are used to create tone. RL Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone). A.5.e Identify, analyze, and evaluate the ways in which the devices the author chooses achieve specific effects and shape meaning in increasingly challenging texts

7 Symbolism, Foreshadowing, Conflict

8 Foreshadowing (Put in your scrapbook) Presentation of of hints and clues that tip the reader off as to what is to come later in the work. It can be subtle, such as rain in the beginning of a story to suggest something bad is going to happen, or more obvious. Example: In the prologue of "Romeo and Juliet": "A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life.“ foreshadows the death of Romeo and Juliet.Romeo and Juliet What does this photo foreshadow about young Skywalker?

9 Symbolism (Put in your scrapbook) The use of a word or an object to stand for another word or object. These words or objects have deeper meaning than they appear to have. Example: The dove symbolizes peace What symbols do we see in this image? see in this image from “Love the Way you Lie”?

10 MOOD AND TONE

11 Mood vs. Tone What is the difference between TONE and MOOD? (put in your scrapbook!)  Tone: the attitude a writer takes towards a subject or character: serious, humorous, sarcastic, ironic, satirical, tongue-in-cheek, solemn, objective. Think of it as the AUTHOR ‘s attitude about the subject.  Mood: the atmosphere that creates the emotions that you feel while you are reading. Think of it as how the AUDIENCE feels. Some literature makes you feel sad, others joyful, still others, angry. The main purpose for some poems is to set a mood.

12 How does TONE lead to MOOD? After determining the attitude of the author or speaker, you should then consider how the tone makes you feel. This is called the mood.

13 Tone/Mood Application A) Watch the following two trailers for upcoming films with the same subject. However, each film has been created with a different tone. B) Create a T-chart on your paper with “Huntsman” on the right and “Mirror” on the left. 1.What is the subject? 2.What is the tone or filmmaker’s tone toward the subject? 3.What is the mood? 4.How does the tone affect the mood of the viewer?

14 Film Trailers Mirror, Mirror The Huntsman How do the tone and mood differ in the two? How did the filmmakers change the mood with the same subject?

15 Does mood really matter? 1. As you watch the video, select THREE words that express the tone that best represents the attitude of the trailer’s creators. 2. What mood can best describe your feelings after watching Video #1? 1. In the next video we will watch, film-makers are trying to recut the film in a very different way, select THREE words to express the tone of this version. 2. What mood can best describe your feelings after watching Video #2?

16 Guided annotations and reading

17 As we read: 1.As we read you will be expected to annotate the reading by answering questions and circling/underlining key details, words, and examples. 2.You will then be asked to reflect upon your reading and complete the organizer provided.

18 Exit Slip If you had three wishes what would you wish for? What consequences might result from your wishes?

19 Agenda Day 2 1.Bell Ringer 2.Review Story & Elements with Organizer 3.Writing Organizer 4.Timed Writing 5.Project Introduction & Work Time I can identify and explain how literary elements are used to create a tone. RL Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone). A.5.e Identify, analyze, and evaluate the ways in which the devices the author chooses achieve specific effects and shape meaning in increasingly challenging texts

20 Bell Ringer Tone and Mood Words Flashback

21 Bell Ringer Alternate Tone and Mood Flashback

22 Bell Ringer Tone Application Identify the tone and justify your answer with details from the video.

23 Think, Pair, Share

24 1.Prepare an answer to the following questions. 2.Turn to your elbow partner and discuss your answers. Questions: 1.Summarize the events in “The Monkey’s Paw” 2.What was the tone of the story? 3.What literary devices did the author use to establish the tone? 4.What was your favorite part of the story and why?

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26 Constructed Response (Short Essay) Prompt In two well-developed paragraphs, identify the tone of the story and explain how the author uses literary devices such as: foreshadowing, irony, conflict, and symbolism to create the tone. You must use examples from the story to support your answer. (Use your organizer to help you write your paragraphs and make intentional connections between the devices and examples you use and the tone of the story.)

27 Pre-Writing Organizer Complete the pre-writing organizer by filling in the tone, the devices and examples from the text. You may use your organizer from the last class. You have 10 minutes to complete this.

28 You now have 30 minutes to complete the prompt. This will be a quiz score but we will be grading you on effort so please work silently on your assignment.

29 Project

30 The Project Monkey’s Paw Marketing Development Team Your Mission: Mattel has purchased the exclusive rights to sell The Monkey’s Paw as a toy. Create an advertisement for the toy and an instruction manual that describes proper use of the product, complete with warnings and the consequences of improper use. You have 30 minutes to work on this in class. Please complete for homework.

31 Exit Slip Write 2-3 sentences describing your project so that I will know what you are working on.


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