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“A Nice Place to Visit” workshop. Terry Fox Re-Writes. Were much better! Everyone improved.  However, still a few things to remember: Quotes need to be introduced and cited. The title of the text needs to be introduced. Make sure that you have a strong concluding sentence.

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Terry fox re writes
Terry Fox Re-Writes

  • Were much better!

    • Everyone improved. 

  • However, still a few things to remember:

    • Quotes need to be introduced and cited.

    • The title of the text needs to be introduced.

    • Make sure that you have a strong concluding sentence.


Terry fox multiple choice
Terry Fox Multiple Choice

  • Review answers

  • Questions?


Satire ppt
Satire PPT

  • Let’s review satire.


I noticed
I Noticed

  • Many of you:

    • Missed the irony in the article

    • Misunderstood the prompt

    • Incorrectly integrated and cited quotes

    • Had weak concluding sentences.

      • It is the last sentence the marker reads!


Stereotypes
Stereotypes

  • Discuss with your group, what are traditional stereotypes that exist for Canadians and New Yorkers?


The purpose of the article
The Purpose of the Article

  • With your group, discuss the purpose of the article

    “A Nice Place to Visit”.

    -What is the author trying to say?


The purpose
The Purpose

  • The author is comparing New York City to Toronto

  • He uses irony to criticize New York

  • Every statement that appears to criticize Toronto, is actually criticizing New York


Let s re read
Let’s Re-Read

  • Looking at the article again, lets see what the author is really saying.


Multiple choice
Multiple Choice

  • Take up multiple choice questions


The prompt
The prompt

  • With reference to the text, discuss irony.

  • This does not mean irony in general – it means irony in the text you just read!

  • You must give multiple examples of irony.


Quotes
Quotes

  • You MUST:

    • Introduce your quote

    • Provide a citation

      • Ex. (McCann, para 4)

    • Explain your quote

      • How does it support your point?


Practice task
Practice Task

  • Practice properly integrating these quotes.


Concluding sentences
Concluding Sentences

  • This is the last sentence the marker reads!

  • It is crucial that it is strong and impactful.

  • The marker will assign your mark within 5 seconds of reading your last sentence!


Re writes
Re-Writes

  • You can re-write this piece for homework if you like.

  • There will be no class time for this.

  • If you missed the irony, I would highly recommend re-writing.

  • Irony is tricky and you need to make sure you understand it!


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