Thursday November 21, 2013 Bellwork #4:. Create your own sentence mimicking the following sentence (do not use my words): Her heart tried to beat; it gave a knifelike, sidewise movement, but it could not expand. **Need writer’s notebooks**.
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Create your own sentence mimicking the following sentence (do not use my words):
Her heart tried to beat; it gave a knifelike, sidewise movement, but it could not expand.
**Need writer’s notebooks**
observations, often ones they have seen or heard. Inference is not the Observation itself, for example, seeing a man run away from a house, but it is the conclusion that is drawn from that observation, perhaps that the man is a burglar. Inference is based on logical thinking, and is used to choose the next step in a pattern or decide if someone is telling the truth.
WHAT ARE THINGS YOU HAVE TO INFER WHILE YOU ARE READING?
CREATE A T-CHART:
Make a list of inferences and the clues that you used to make the inference.
1) Based on the article he read on the first page titled “The New Weapons and What They’ll Do to YOU”, what can you infer?
Based on the last paragraph under section “W”, what can you infer his surrounding is like… EVIDENCE from text!
Based on what he saw under section “H” (were huddled lumps of unpleasantness), what can you infer has happened to everyone?
Based on what he saw in the newspaper under section “S” what are the headlines, and what can you infer happened?
Explain the irony at the end of the story?? Is it verbal, dramatic, or situational??
IRONY- WHAT IS THE LITERARY ELEMENT IRONY?
WHAT IS IRONIC ABOUT THE VIDEO? THINK ABOUT IT WHILE YOU WATCH.
Focus: What gives life meaning?Discussion
Before viewing "Time Enough at Last," discuss the following in small groups:
In general, what makes life worth living for most people?
In your own experience, what kinds of things do you value most highly?
What would you miss most if it were lost?
1. What are Henry Bemis's feelings prior to the bombing? Afterward? In the concluding scenes?2. What devices or symbolism does Serling use to demonstrate man's subjugation to commerce, anti-intellectualism, the nuclear threat, and the elevation of ideas and learning?
Compare and Contrast THE VIDEO AND THE STORY?
HOW WAS IRONY USED TO MAKE THE MOOD AND TONE DARKER THAN IN THE STORY?
WHAT WERE SOME INFERENCES THAT YOU MADE DURING THE READING THAT DIDN’T APPLY TO THE VIDEO?
At least 5 paragraphs!
After Viewing:1. Then think about and discuss the following: What if you, as a group, found yourselves alone and surrounded by total devastation as did Henry Bemis. Assuming that, like Henry, you had access to the basic necessities for living such as food, water, and basic shelter, what would you do?
2. Create a survival plan. Pool your inner resources and describe how you could use them to help one another survive. Decide what the most important things would be in the short term and in the long term. Explain your plan to the class.