English 3P Honors: 3.2-3.6 Notes and Handouts

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.

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?

3.3 JUNIOR GUIDANCE UNIT DAY 1: SOCRATIC SEMINAR DEBRIEF, & Introduction to Ambroce Bierce: Ambroce Bierce’s Civil War

3.4 JUNIOR GUIDANCE UNIT DAY 2: Read “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.”

3.6 “Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge.” Dialectical Journal & SOAPS

3.7  Homework: Read Kate Chopin’s “The Story of An Hour” and be prepared to compare elements of PSYCHOLOGICAL REALISM with Bierce’s “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”