Reactions to the Opening Paragraph
For the rest of the period, you will focus on grammar in “A Modest Proposal.”
Submit your responses to your teacher.
- Reread the opening paragraph of Swift’s “A Modest Proposal” aloud.
- In a Quick Write, describe your reactions to these sentences. Refer to the specific words or phrases that affected your reactions.
- When you have finished, share your writing with a partner or small group and discuss your reactions.
You Have a Choice
You may work individually, with a partner, or with a small group to complete today’s grammar activities.