November 17th

17 Nov

11th Grade: read Child Called It.

-discuss imagery and themes.

-Skill: Allusion: reference to any piece of literature, person, historical event, art, music, etc.  to help clarify a point.  (    Ex: Johnny is the Babe Ruth of race car driving.  This example makes it clear that Johnny is one of the best race car drivers ever.)

 

12th Grade: Studying The Road.

-Skill: Tone.  Discuss tone and how the word choices Cormac McCarthy uses in his first paragraph helps set the mood of the novel.

– Skill: using dialogue to tell a story.  Example page 55 of The Road

 

Interview with Cormac McCarthy

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