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Honors 11: Dr. Strangelove/End of Satire Unit

We first finished watching Dr. Strangelove. After, I assigned an extended, claim-driven response based around the ideas presented in one of the short answer questions. You got started constructing your claim before the end of the hour. You are to … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Dr. Strangelove, cont.

We finished watching the film today. Tomorrow, we will wrap up the unit in its entirety with a final response assignment regarding one of those short answer questions and its connection to ideas presented by both Kubrick and Vonnegut in … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Dr. Strangelove/Wrap up to Satire Unit

We started watching the satiric, black comedy film, Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb by Stanley Kubrick today as a wrap up to our unit. We will use these short-answer questions to respond to … Continue reading

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Honors 11: 2081

We watched the short film version of Vonnegut’s “Harrison Bergeron”, titled 2081. It is linked on YouTube and available to rent. We will debrief our unit/satire projects and the existentialist response papers the Monday we return before watching Dr. Strangelove … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Wrap up of Dr. Strangelove

We finished the film and debriefed its satiric intent as a class and in small groups. In small groups, you wrote a paragraph of analysis based on one of the close-viewing questions on the viewing guide. No homework over break, … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Dr. Strangelove, cont.

We took a quick quiz (I know, so hard), and we then recapped what happened in the film prior to continuing to watch Dr. Strangelove. We have a few minutes to wrap up tomorrow in first hour. We will discuss … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Dr Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

We watched the first half of the film Dr. Strangelove today, and we will finish tomorrow. We used this viewing guide to contextualize and help us consider connections to Cat’s Cradle and the satiric tools being used along with its … Continue reading

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