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Monday, October 15 1. Vocab 2. Ray Bradbury Background 3. Read intro to The Illustrated Man 4. Tattoo assignment HW - Tattoo assignment due tomorrow! I CAN: * personally connect to a piece of literature & use that connection to understand an author's meaning better * use an author's background can help me to understand an author's meaning better
Ray Bradbury is one of those rare individuals whose writing has changed the way people think. His more than five hundred published works -short stories, novels, plays, screenplays, television scripts, and verse -- exemplify the American imagination at its most creative. Once read, his words are never forgotten. His best-known and most beloved books, THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES, THE ILLUSTRATED MAN, FAHRENHEIT 451 and SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES, are masterworks that readers carry with them over a lifetime. His timeless, constant appeal to audiences young and old has proven him to be one of the truly classic authors of the 20 th Century -- and the 21 st.
The Illustrated Man THE ILLUSTRATED MAN is classic Bradbury --a collection of tales that breathe and move, animated by sharp, intaken breath and flexing muscle. Here are eighteen startling visions of humankind's destiny, unfolding across a canvas of decorated skin--visions as keen as the tattooist's needle and as colorful as the inks that indelibly stain the body.
Tuesday, October 16 1. QW #12 - Tues. Tunes 2. Share tattoos 3. Read The Veldt w/ study guide I CAN: * analyze why author's choose specific words to evoke a response from a reader * analyze a text & determine how an author utilizes foreshadowing & irony
QW #12 Happy life, with the machines Scattered around the room Look what they made, they made it for me Happy technology Every night, they rock us to sleep Digital family Is it real, or is it a dream? Can you believe in machines? Outside, the lions run Feeding on remains We'll never leave, look at us now So in love with the way we are Outside, the beating sun Can you hear the screams? We'll never leave, look at us now So in love with the way we are Here The world that the children made Stuck? ·Have your parents ever made you extremely angry? Explain. ·Do you think you are spoiled? Explain. ·Can technology be bad for society? explain * Use imagery - your five senses!
Literary Terms Irony - opposite of what you expect Diction - word choice - selected painstakingly by authors to elicit a response from the reader Foreshadowing - clues/hints the author gives you about the end of the story Tone - attitude of the author toward a subject Mood - emotion a reader feels in reaction to a entire story passage or
The pictures were moving, each in its turn, each for a brief minute or two. There in the moonlight, with the tiny tinkling thoughts and the distant sea voices, it seemed, each little drama was enacted. Whether it took an hour or three hours for the dramas to finish, it would be hard to say. I only know that I lay fascinated and did not move while the stars wheeled in the sky. Eighteen Illustrations, eighteen tales. I counted them one by one. Primarily my eyes focused upon a scene, a large house with two people in it. I saw a flight of vultures on a blazing flesh sky, I saw yellow lions, and I heard voices. The first Illustration quivered and came to life. .
1. What is the meaning of neurotic as used on page 6 of the story? A. crazy B. playful C. evil D. obsessed 2. On the last page of the story, why did "a shadow flicker over Mr. Mc. Clean's hot face"? A. he was standing under a tree B. he realized what happened to Mr. & Mrs. Hadley C. a vulture flew over him D. he realized that he had given 3. What isthe Hadley'sthe story? the tone of bad advice A. jovial B. apathetic C. cynical D. admiring 4. What characterizes Mr. Hadley's initial reaction to the nursery? A. carelessly nonchalant B. reluctantly committed C. wholeheartedly against D. enthusiastically supportive 5. When George Hadley tells his family they are going to shut off the house he says, "Now we're going to really start living. " Explain what he means by this phrase. Provide 3 examples from the story to support your response.