Bell Ringer 9-12 • Please get ready for your chapters 4-6 reading quiz.
Reading Quiz Chs. 4-6 • How did Holden know Stradlater’s date, Jane Gallagher? • What did Holden write a composition about? • What did Holden do with the composition? • Why? • Why did Stradlater punch Holden?
English III • EQ: How do Salinger’s choices about structure, narration, and character impact the theme of The Catcher in the Rye? • Agenda • Bell Ringer – Reading Quiz #1 • Agenda/EQ • Mrs. Hockenberry’s Blog • Class Summary • “Phony” Journal Entry • Brainstorming • Free Writing • Homework: Chapters 4-6
“Phony” Journal entry • Identify some of the things about your own society that you think are “phony.” • Fake, insincere, dishonest, hypocritical • Holden often applies this word to people who try too hard to fit in or people who try too hard to pose as a member of a certain group. • Make a list with a partner • Don’t worry about writing a response yet, just try to come up with potential ideas.
“Phony” Journal Entry • Identify some of the things about your own society that you think are “phony.” • Use stories from your own life to support your ideas. • Use your own voice – informal, personal tone. • Pay attention to grammar and punctuation – they are there for a reason. • When you talk about a new topic, form a new paragraph. • Remember that your writing still has to be school appropriate. • At least 1 page (hand written in your journal)
Holden’s Voice • First Person • Narrative • Confessional • Stream of Consciousness • Dialogue • Flashbacks • Colloquial Language (keep it appropriate)
Bell Ringer 9-12 • Get out your Homework (3 written jokes) • Get with a partner • Read your jokes • Make suggestions for revision (if you have any) • Pay special attention to individual words – are they the best words to use?
Creative Writing • EQ: How should comedic sketches be structured and formatted? • Agenda • Bell Ringer/Discussion – Revising Jokes • Agenda/EQ • Sharing Our Jokes • Sketch #1 – Mrs. Hockenberry’s Rules
Sketch #1 – The Rules • Groups of 2 and 3 • Chose a rule and create a conflict • Sum up the Premise and 1 or 2 sentences. • Add some complications • Add a road block (or some road blocks) to your characters goals • Create a resolution • How will it end? • You need a natural (but not predictable) ending. • You need: a rule, a conflict, a premise, complications, and a resolution
Homework • Write sketch #1 • Use the outline you create with your partner • You will each write your own version of the skit • Add at least 1 joke (shoot for 2) • Keep it short • Tomorrow we will format them (or at least learn how)