Monday, March 28, 2011

Weekly Agenda March 28-April 1

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Monday & Tuesday

Review Act3
-looking for irony: dramatic, situational, verbal
-find and record examples from the play
Dramatic Reading
-Act 3, Scenes 3-4
Character Chart-Romeo and Juliet
Translate into standard English, Act 3, Scene 5-share
Practice recitation

Wednesday
SSR #7

Thursday & Friday
Recitations
Movie
Character Squares
Review Book Report Format

NEXT
Finish Play:
-character chart and squares
-vocab crossword test
-Examining metaphor, motifs (light, death, celestial bodies, fate)
-elements of humor
Book Test
You should be finished with your outside reading book and turn in your by Friday April 8th, to turnitin.com

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Weekly Agenda March 21-25

Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

Monday & Tuesday

Act 2 Quiz
Review Balcony Scene
-more metaphor
Work on Character Chart
Review recasting choices
Dramatic reading 2.2 -2.4
Review new language and imagery
Irony, insults and malapropisms
Recitation Assignment due next Monday
HW Read ACT 3, scenes 1&2 and recast balcony scene with modern actors or characters, explain your choices

Wednesday
SSR
Journal #7

Thursday & Friday
Dramatic reading 2.2 -2.4
Review new language and imagery
Irony, insults and malapropisms
Recitation Assignment due Monday
Watch movie -act
Act 3 Vocab, plot in inventory
Review Text
HW Practice recitation!!
HW Read ACT 3, Scene 2

NEXT
Shakespeare Recitations
Review ACT 3, Scene 1
Review all of ACT 3
-identify literary elements
ACT 4 Vocab
Watch Movie
ACTs 3&4
Finish Play:
-character chart and squares
-vocab crossword test
-Examining metaphor, motifs (light, death, celestial bodies, fate)
-elements of humor
Book Test
You should be finished with your outside reading book by

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Weekly Agenda March 15-18

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

Tuesday
Movie
HW Catch up on reading

Wednesday
SSR
#7
HW Read Act 2, Scenes 1-2

Thursday & Friday

Review Act I
-dramatic readings
Terms
-oxymoron
-unrequited
--"Types of Love" 1/2 sheet
Character Chart
Balcony Scene
-metaphors
-a different reading of Juliet
HW Read Act 2, Scenes 2-6

Monday, March 7, 2011

Weekly Agenda March 7-11

Romeo & Juliet

Monday - Wednesday

Shakespeare Notes
-life and times
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • Elizabethan Age
  • Chain of Being
  • Beliefs and Superstitions
  • Theater and performance
  • Shakespeare Biography
  • Play Structure
  • Family Feud as Structure
HW Read Romeo and Juliet Act I, Scenes 1-3 by Friday
SSR Reading and Journal Entry #6 on R&J

Thursday & Friday
Vocabulary
What are/is
-puns?
-a soliloquy?
-a character foil
MOVIE
HW Finish ACT I

NEXT
Introduce Character Chart and Squares Assignment
Review Act 1, Scene 2
Dramatic Reading Scene 3
Pair Work on Character Chart
ACT 1 Handout
-analyze quotations
Reveiw ACT 1, Scenes 3-5
Watch Movie
HW Read ACT 2, Scenes 1 & 2 and analyze imagery in balcony metaphors