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Wednesday 2.1.17

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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.”
--Jack London
Harrison Bergeron
Author-- Kurt Vonnegut
Harrison Bergeron
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.
Literary Terms
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.


Thirst:
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.
WODs
indulge destitute
Roots: Bingo
Let's Bingo! Choose your nine words and write them. Then, put away your roots handout.
Harrison Bergeron
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.
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