Feb 27 / Mar 11: Congrats, Newly Minted __________!
- Now that you've enjoyed Swift's "A Modest Proposal" and licked your plate clean of meaning, you are going to try your own hand (not like like that, you masochistic cannibal!) at using verbal irony. Read Rick Reilly's ironic article "Weighed Down by Too Much Cash?" Then read my ironic article "Just Get Your Drivers License?" Using these texts as a model, write your own article using verbal irony.
- Submit your essay on Google Classroom.
Feb 23/24: A Modest Proposal
Feb 21/22: Submit your Letter to the Editor
- Log on to Google Classroom to finish and submit your letter to the editor.
Feb 15/16: Letter to the Editor
- Log on to Google Classroom for assignment details. You will have Tuesday or Wednesday to work on you letter.