Past Lessons

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Wednesday's Class - Finishing the Story

Do Now - THINK
Entry Title: Sequencing Events
Re-number the following events in the correct order as they happened in the story so far (just write the number).

  1. Fortunato demands to taste the Amontillado.
  2. Montressor tells Fortunato that he thinks he bought a barrel of Amontillado but isn't sure.
  3. Montressor explains that Fortunato is a wine connoisseur.
  4. Montressor meets Fortunato at the carnival.
  5. Montressor
  6. explains why he wants revenge on Fortunato.
  7. Montressor takes Fortunato down into his family's catacombs to find the Amontillado.

  1. Do Now - Sequencing Events
  2. EQ: Can you identify the how Poe uses irony in the short story, "The Cask of Amontillado"?
  3. Mini-lesson:  Finish reading the story.
  4. Guided practice: Active Listening
  5. Assessment:  10 thoughts due by end of period for a classwork grade.
  6. HW - Complete a Plot Structure Diagram for the story.

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