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Amy Swanson

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Transcript of Friday

DO NOW: Comedy
Now, we will read this dramatized account of the life experiences of Frederick Douglass.
" I Would Rather Die"
Roles to be Assigned:
It's Jason V's week:
Music Video Friday
Music Video Friday
It's Vaughn's week
Quiz Behavior:
1. Be silent and keep your eyes to yourself.
2. No communication of any kind until quizzes have been collected.
Roots Quiz
Horror of Slavery
"Creating a wonderful drama is an art form, while comedy is just entertainment."
---Jason Reitman

Jason Reitman (born October 19, 1977)[1] is a Canadian-American[2] film director, screenwriter, and producer, best known for directing the films Thank You for Smoking (2005), Juno (2007), Up in the Air (2009), and Young Adult (2011). As of February 2, 2010, he has received one Grammy award and four Academy Award nominations, two of which are for Best Director. Reitman is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States. He is the son of director Ivan Reitman.
As we read, note the
specific details that
make this historical
account powerful
and effective.
What is the main idea of the text? How do you know?
Narrator 1 -Fatima
Narrator 2 -Gian
Conductor - Matt
Freddy -Jay
Old Frederick - Courtney
Overseer - Prisha
Aunt Katy -Lev
Esther -Luke
William -Kiyona
Jake -Grizzly
Harry -Aidan
Hugh Auld -Aaron
Sophy Auld - Brendan
Tommy -Jason V
Thomas Auld - Lindsay
Slave Owner 1 - Nassier
Slave Owner 2 -Myjaun
Joseph -Dani
What is the theme of this story?
How do you know?
HB Pre-Quel
Vonnegut's Style:
Short simplistic sentences
Use of "said" as a speaker tag
"dialect" style dialogue
Sudden explosions of action
A lack of flowery description
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