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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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