English 3P Honors: 2.23-2.27 Notes and Hanouts

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.

2.22 The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” by Mark Twain pp. 459-467 complete Dialectical Journal and SOAPS

2.23 Introduction to Satire & Twain

2.24 Read and annotate “The Lowest Animal”by Mark Twain

2.25 “The Lowest Animal” Dialectical Journal and SOAPS

2.26 Socratic Seminar Preparation

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?