Language Objective: I can identify and analyze elements of satire in The Princess Bride.
1. Bell Work: Read your Quarter 4 book for 15 minutes.
2. Reading Journal: What are some archetypes used in the book you are reading? How are they developed to make them more than just stereotypes?
3. Daily Dose of Grammar:
Which sentence is correct?
a) The police is looking for a suspect.
b) The police are looking for a suspect.
4.) Review what happened in The Princess Bride Chapter 1.
Are Buttercup and Westley stereotypes or archetypes?
5.) Definition of Satire
What examples of satire do you know of?
6.) Summary of chapters 2-4
7.) Click on Focus Notes Template and read your assigned section of Chapter 5:
Group 1: Loc. 1038 beginning - Loc 1331 “Inigo brought it to his lips and with all the fervor in his great Spanish heart kissed the metal.”
Group 2: Loc 1611 “Inigo paced the cliff edge” - Loc 1778 “until the man in black would die…”
Group 3: Loc 2000 “Vizzini was waiting for him” - Loc 2183 “toward what was left of her beloved”
Group 4: Loc 2183 “From his position at the point of the Armada” - Loc. 2365 “they moved into the shadows of the fire swamp”
Group 5: Loc 2380 “Westley led the way” to end of chapter
In your Focus Notes, keep track of the following:
On the right side of your Focus Notes, keep track of the following:
- What are the main ideas of the chapter?
- How do the characters develop?
- What satirical elements are included?
8.) Share your group's section with the rest of the class.
9.) Exit Ticket:
What commentary does The Princess Bride make about our society?
Cite specific examples. Write for 5 minutes.
- Reading Journal and Daily Dose of Grammar
- Reading Assignment and Focus Notes
- Exit Ticket