Twelve Angry Men SAC. The Rules. 3 periods: Wed March 21 – Thur March 22 Word count: 800 – 900 words Paper dictionary Double A4 handwritten notes No text No netbooks No electronic dictionaries. The Text. Write out the full title: ‘Twelve Angry Men ’ 12AM or 12 Angry Men - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Twelve Angry Men SAC
Twelve Angry Men SACThe Rules3 periods: Wed March 21 Thur March 22Word count: 800 900 wordsPaper dictionaryDouble A4 handwritten notesNo textNo netbooksNo electronic dictionaries
The TextWrite out the full title: Twelve Angry Men
12AM or 12 Angry Men
Use _____ or ______ the title
Refer to the text as a play
A film, movie, book, novel
Check & CorrectNamesInclude the authors name in the introduction: Reginald Rose
Spell out the jurors: Juror Three, Juror Seven
J2 or juror five
Check & CorrectQuotesCite the page number of the quote you use: a boy may die (p18) and this isnt a game (p25)
Dont use quotes longer than 1 sentence
Choose the most important words and use .... to show that you have left some words outCheck & CorrectUnderstand Key TermsPrejudiceA negative feeling,opinion,orattitude based on someones race,religion or backgroundSome jurors think the boy is guilty because he is Latino and lives in the slums
Synonyms: preconception, intolerance, bigotryAntonyms: fairness, justice, respect, tolerance
Prejudice Twelve Angry Men is about the struggle for justice to overcome prejudice.
Prejudices The jurors in Twelve Angry Men let their personal prejudices affect their decision about the boys guilt.
Prejudiced Juror Three is prejudiced towards teenagers because of his troubled relationship with his own son. Check & CorrectUse the Correct Form of a WordApathy / Complacence nounJuror Seven approaches the case with apathy / complacence; all he wants is to get to his baseball game.
Apathetic / Complacent adjectiveJuror Seven is the most apathetic / complacent of the twelve Jurors; he doesnt care about the outcome of the trial, so long as he gets to his baseball game on time.
Check & CorrectWrite in the Present TenseTwelve Angry Men was a play written by Reginald Rose that explored the influence of peoples personal prejudices on the effectiveness of the jury system.
Twelve Angry Men is a play written by Reginald Rose that explores the influence of peoples personal prejudices on the effectiveness of the jury system.
Check & CorrectExplain the EvidenceJuror Eight sees through Juror Three: You behave like a self-appointed, public avenger, you personally want the boy to die.
It is evident that Juror Eight sees through Juror Three when he says, You behave like a self-appointed public avenger. You personally want the boy to die.Check & CorrectProofread for PluralsThe juror in Twelve Angry Men all think the boy is guilty at the first vote, except Juror Eight who think there is reasonable doubt.
The jurors in Twelve Angry Men all think the boy is guilty at the first vote, except Juror Eight who thinks there is reasonable doubt. Check & CorrectDo Not Use Personal PronounsFirstly, I want to talk about prejudice. It has positive and negative sides and it is shown clearly in the play.
Both the positive and negative sides of prejudice are explored in detail throughout the play Twelve Angry Men. Check & CorrectDo Not Use ContractionsDidnt / DoesntWasnt / Hasnt Its / Isnt Couldnt / WouldntHell / Hesetc...Did not / Does notWas not / Has notIt is / Is notCould not / Would notHe will / He is
Except for Direct QuotesCheck & CorrectAsk QuestionsSuppose that they just made things up? What is the consequence after the boy dies? Nothing. They cant make up for the loss of his life.
If the jurors let their personal prejudices interfere with their decision, the defendant will face the electric chair. This is a worse outcome than setting a guilty boy free because nothing can make up for the loss of an innocent boys life. Check & CorrectSample Cheat SheetPlan:Essay topic: content & direction wordsRe-write topic in own wordsMain ideasupporting ideas / 1 quote for each ideaHow does each relate back to the essay topic?
Intro: Twelve Angry Men / Reginald RoseBackground info & contextRestate essay topic in own words & main ideaMention supporting ideas
T supporting idea / main idea of paragraphE explain more information about your ideaE evidence quotes, examples, actionsL link evidence & idea by explaining how it relates to back to my main idea & essay topic
Conclusion:Summarise how each supporting idea relates to my main ideaRestate in different words how my main idea answers the essay topic
Vocabulary & spelling:
Have I...Used the full title Twelve Angry Men & quotation marks?Referred to it as a play?Used the authors name in the intro? Spelled out the jurors? Cited page numbers after quotes?Only used short quotes?Stayed in the present tense?Not used contractions?Proofread for plurals?Used the correct form of each word?Not asked questions?Explained my evidence?Proofread for fluency & mistakes?Written my name on everything?