Week’s Objectives: After CLOSE READING reading Mark Twain’s The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” along with “The Lowest Animal,” students will be able to discuss views of JUSTICE in Socratic Seminar Discussion and write a paragraph that analyzes REALIST FEATURES and evaluates arguments and use of ethos, pathos, and logos as support.
2.24 Read and annotate “The Lowest Animal”by Mark Twain
2.27 Socratic Seminar on Man’s Capacity for Justice According to Mark Twain: Socratic Seminar Evaluation Form
3.2 Progress Check on Mark Twain
* Compare realist features of Mark Twain’s essay “The Lowest Animal” and “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”
* What ideas about JUSTICE are conveyed through both texts?
* How does Twain use the rhetorical triangle to communicate REALIST VIEWS AND PHILOSOPHICAL ATTITUDE?