Monday October 6th, 2008 HOMEWORK STRIKE SYSTEM IN EFFECT: COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK OUT BEFORE BELL Agenda • • • • Warm up in notebook. [3 min] Warm up discussion Review of Irony “Where Have You Gone Charming Billy?” • • ANSWER QUESTIONS ON PROJECTOR HOMEWORK: Bring a pencil tomorrow for FCA #2 • • Main idea/supporting details Author’s Purpose Objective(s): • Identify organizational patterns and instances of numerology by engaging in class discussion. • Apply notes on irony by evaluating “Ironic” and scenes from “Monty Python” by writing in composition notebook. Warm Up, 10/6 [3 min] N O N O T E S If someone you knew was going to fight in the Iraq War, what sort of advice would you give them to stay calm in frightening situations? 7 PEOPLE NEEDED FOR DISCUSSION Irony N O N O T E S • Irony: when expectation is different than reality. – Expectation: what you THINK will happen. – Reality: what actually happens • Irony can be comical or sad! Irony • Remember “Ironic.” N O N O T E S – A man who won the lotto turned 98 and died. – A man who was afraid to fly died on his first flight. • Remember Monty “Python.” – We expect a horse and get coconuts. – We expect the black knight to give up, but he doesn’t, even with no arms and no legs. – We expect a dragon in the cave, but instead get a bunny, who is tougher than any bunny I know. “Where Have You Gone, Charming Billy?” • Turn to page 196. N O N O T E S • Popcorn Reading or Silent Reading – POPCORN: 3 sentence (or line for dialogue) minimum. Maximum of 6 sentences. “Where Have You Gone, Charming Billy?” QUESTIONS ANSWER EACH IN 3-5 SENTENCES N O N O T E S 1. What was your reaction to Paul’s giggling at the end of the story? 2. We eventually learn that the soliders “get used to” the killing. Is this a good thing or bad thing? Why or why not? 3. How does Billy Boy die? How is his body removed? How are these two things IRONIC? 4. The beginning of the story starts with Paul’s quest to get to the sea. Once he is there, what does he find? How is this ironic? 5. BONUS: Why do you think the author wrote this story? To inform, persuade, or to entertain? Why do you think this?