- Did you put quotation marks around the article titles?
- Did you refer to the definition of satire (anything about satire being a funny and sometimes offensive criticism of a serious topic)
2. On your blog: post a syntax analysis of your library book so far.
- Did you italicize the book title?
- Did you post the text that you analyzed?
3. On your blog: Practice vocabulary for Monday's test by playing Scatter. Post your highest score after playing a couple of times.
4. On NoRedInk.com: do all 8 grammar assignments and all 8 quizzes. See me if you need the class code or to reset your password.
5. Make sure you understand our Goodreads.com project and make sure you've joined our group.
6. Complete the satire project below and follow this checklist:
- Did you put quotation marks around your title?
- Did you use at least 3 of our funny literary devices?
- Did you complete the research paper, satire, AND reflection essay?
- Did you cite 3 research sources in parentheses AND in a bibliography?
- Did you alphabetize your bibliography?
- Did you make sure your satire fit the length requirements?
- If you did an article or song lyrics, did you add a related photo to your blog?
- Does your satire use some of the funny devices we discussed?
- Is your satire likely to offend someone?
- Does your satire criticize an idea?
- Does your satire make a serious point underneath the funny points?
Here are more examples of satire: "Miss Kindergarten", "Phone Cartoon", "Short People", "Georgia to Add Swastika License Plate", "Plus-Sized Model's Weight Soars to 115 lbs", "New Parents Wisely Start College Fund...", "When May I Shoot a Student"