Monty Python and the Holy Friday!

Standard: ELA10LSV2, Subheading 1: When responding to visual and oral texts and media (i.e., television, radio, film productions, and electronic media), the student:

  1. ›Analyzes historically significant speeches to find the rhetorical devices and features that make them memorable.
  2. ›Evaluates the clarity, quality, effectiveness, and general coherence of a speaker’s important points, arguments, evidence, organization of ideas, delivery, diction, and syntax.
  3. Analyzes the types of arguments used by the speaker, including argument by causation, analogy, authority, emotion, and logic

Learning Target: Students will continue their study of satire and parody by finishing their reading of “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” and watching the first half of Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Activator: We’re skipping the daily video today in favor of our movie!

Welcome to class! Today’s MOVIE DAY!!! And food day 😀 I hope you guys are excited for a fun party day! Huzzah!

…But, that makes for a very short blog 😛 We’re going to finish reading the story we started yesterday, and then watch the first half of our movie, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Here’s the IMDB entry on the movie, and if you were curious, here’s what the movie poster looks like:

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