Bell Ringer 12/12 • Please get out your Death of a Salesman study guide so that we can go over the first two pages – symbols/motifs & themes. • Please make sure you have addressed each category before we start. • Pds. 1, 2, 7, & 9
Bell Ringer 12/12 • Please get out your Death of a Salesman study guide so that we can go over the foils section. • Today we will be working on: • Irony • Symbols/Motifs • Pd. 3
Bell Ringer 12/12 • Please get out your Death of a Salesman study guides so that we can discuss the page on the American Dream. • Tonight, your homework will be to complete the symbols/motifs & Foils pages. • Pd. 4
English III • EQ: How do the content, style, and themes of DoaS work together to convey Miller’s purpose? • Agenda • Bell Ringer/Discussion • Agenda/EQ • Death of a Salesman Open-Ended Response • Marking before submitting • DoaSReview • Tragedy Questions • The American Dream • Irony • Foils • Symbols • Themes • Doas Test
Bell Ringer 12/12 • Please get out your Dialogue Prompt and Dialogue Rules. • What are the 5 rules of punctuating/formatting dialogue? • Be ready to list them when class begins.
Creative Writing • How do authors use narrative techniques to convey a vivid picture of experiences, events, settings, and characters? • Agenda • Bell Ringer/Discussion • Agenda/EQ • Finishing up Punctuating Dialogue Exercise • Dialogue Prompt Peer Review • Final Edit of Dialogue
Dialogue Prompt • Using the same situation/characters as our last prompt (Show vs. Tell), create a conversation between two characters. • Follow the guidelines of good dialogue • Don’t weigh it down with exposition • Use it to build towards something • Make it sound like a real conversation (without the boring parts) • Use it to reveal personality • Don’t overuse exclamation • Keep dialogue tags simple • Make your conversations surprising • Try your best to observe the rules you already know for punctuation and spacing. • We will be discussing these ideas tomorrow (so have your conversations ready) • Keep it between 1 page and 1 page front and back