Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 15, 11/18 – 11/22

Monday, 11/18:

  • Vocabulary Unit 5 – Synonyms/Antonyms; Completing the Sentence
  • Introduction to Satire and Parody – PPT
  • Anticipation Guide for Brave New World + other handouts (class discussion)

Tuesday, 11/19:

  • Continue analyzing satire with Swift’s “A Modest Proposal”+ group activity

Wednesday – Friday, 11/20-11/22

  • Class discussion – anticipation guide
  • Introduction to Brave New World – PPT
  • Begin reading/analyzing Brave New World
  • Complete study guide as we read
  • Learning Goals: Brave New World: Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting the literature. Evaluate Huxley’s futuristic community of England. Synthesize thoughts about individual freedoms and beliefs connecting to themes in the dystopian novel Brave New World. Evaluate Huxley’s message to the reader through the use of the literary element of satire. (ELAGSE12RL1, 2, 7, 10; ELAGSE12SL2; ELAGSE12RI7, 10)