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Transcript of Wednesday 2.1.17
Do Now: Charity
“A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.”
Author-- Kurt Vonnegut
oppression -- prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control.
calibrate - correlate the readings of (an instrument) with those of a standard in order to check the instrument's accuracy.
consternation- feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.
cower- crouch down in fear.
hindrance - a thing that provides resistance, delay, or obstruction to something or someone.
synchronize - cause to occur or operate at the same time or rate.
vigilance - the action or state of keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.
wince - give a slight involuntary grimace or shrinking movement of the body out of or in anticipation of pain or distress.
anachronism - a thing belonging or appropriate to a period other than that in which it exists, especially a thing that is conspicuously old-fashioned.
allusion- a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance. It does not describe in detail the person or thing to which it refers. It is just a passing comment and the writer expects the reader to possess enough knowledge to spot the allusion and grasp its importance in a text.
setting - where and when the story takes place
satire - a technique employed by writers to expose and criticize foolishness and corruption of an individual or a society by using humor, irony, exaggeration or ridicule.
point of view - the narrator's position in relation to the story being told.
theme - a main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work that may be stated directly or indirectly.
1. Slide show about the Global Water Crisis to raise awareness.
2. READ the article from SCOPE.
3. Watch a video about the author's research process.
4. Answer questions about the video/artice.
5. Text Evidence practice with the article.
Let's Bingo! Choose your nine words and write them. Then, put away your roots handout.
Now that we've read, you will work to do three things: highlight the sentence in which each of the vocabulary words appears, answer the questions in response to the text, and find examples--in the text-- of each of the literary terms we reviewed.
When the destitute man was given some change he decided to indulge himself in a hot cup of coffee.