Intro to Macbeth Monday!

Welcome back rascals!
I hope you all had an awesome weekend. There are only 15 days left until we are out for Christmas break so we have A-LOT to do. Let’s get to it.

Bell Work:
Those of you out with me on Friday for the field trip. We need to upload your favourite photos. Let’s hand in your top 5 to Google Classroom. If you were not out and about with us you can work on something quietly on your own. Your eulogy’s/obituarys/biographies are DUE! Remember that progress reports will be creeping up soon so we need to get a hand on things.

English 20:
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I can identify specific literary devices in Shakespere’s work.

We will listen to the Week in Rap on Macbeth.
We will not discuss too much- YET!

Literary Techniques Used by Shakespeare
(Copy and paste the following in to your notes.)
Iambic Pentameter-
ten syllables per line…
The boy went to the store to buy some milk.
Blank Verse- Unrhymed lines with regular rhythm of iambic pentameter.
Rhyme tag- a pair of rhyming lines to indicate a number of things.
Aside- an actor on stage talks to the audience as though others on the stage cannot hear him.
Soliloquy- an actor, usually alone on a stage, expresses his thoughts to the audience.
Irony- words in which we speak intends to opposite meaning.
Dramatic Irony- words which the speaker means but the reader know the opposite is true.
Metaphor- an indirect or implied comparison.
Personification- a non living thing is given a human-like quality.
Simile- a comparison using “like” or “as”.
Oxymoron- an expression containing opposite or contrasting ideas.
Pun- a play on words.
Foreshadowing– alerts the audience to future action.
Alliteration– a series of words beginning with the same letter.
Archaic Language- language that is out o general everyday use.

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First we will discuss:
Bias in the Media
-8 question LEARNING Kahoot
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Let’s talk quick about avoiding MEDIA BIASED WORDS.
The definition for biased language is:
Words and phrases that are considered prejudiced, offensive, and hurtful.
Biased language includes expressions that demean or exclude people because of age, sex, race, ethnicity, social class, or certain physical or mental traits.
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What is BIAS? Click HERE



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