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The Lottery Day 3

Discuss the story's ironic ending and the impact of the surprise ending.

Vincent Amendolare

on 1 March 2013

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Transcript of The Lottery Day 3

The Lottery Day Three DO NOW Get a vocabulary book and write down the definitions for the first 10 words of Unit 1. 5 minute Time Limit Today we are going to finish reading "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson!! GAME PLAN: Read
Analyze Reading Guide (48-51) (52-58) (59-62) (63) (64-65) (66-69) (70-73) (74) (75-END) WHAT DO WE THINK ABOUT THIS ENDING!? Before we move on... Stretch Question: Who can describe the ending of "The Lottery" using a literary device we have talked about in class? OBJECTIVE SWBAT explain why the story’s ending is both ironic and predictable and discuss the impact of the story’s surprise ending. Key Points Irony: an outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected. WHO CAN GIVE AN EXAMPLE OF IRONY!? Surprise Ending: A surprise ending is a change in the expected direction or outcome of the story. Some "twists" are foreshadowed and can thus be predicted by many viewers/readers, whereas others are a complete shock. What kind of ending did we see in "The Lottery?" Foreshadowed
Complete Shock Authors use irony to emphasize a point and make the reader focus on a central idea. Analysis: 4 Groups
5 Discussion Questions
15 Minutes Why was the ending predictable?
Using 2 examples from the story, show how the story was ironic.
Why did the author choose to end the story this way?
What was the author thinking?
What did the author want us, the readers, to think? EXIT TICKET 1. Define irony in your own words 2. Why was the ending of "The Lottery" predictable? Explain. 3. How was the ending of "The Lottery" ironic? Explain. (RAGE) Exit Ticket Reminders Complete Sentences
First 2 questions can have short answers
RAGE for question three.
Directly answer the question and use text details for support.
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