Sunday, May 12, 2013

Weekly Agenda 5.13-17

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

MONDAY-TUESDAY

Peer review A Doll's House essay

GET BOOKS: The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
Introduction to Shakespeare:
Elizabethan Era
Queen Elizabeth
Chain of Being
Beliefs and Superstitions
Theater and Performance
Shakespeare Biography
Play Structure
Family Feud and Structure

SONNETS
Types
Versification: iambic pentameter, rhyme scheme
Figurative Language
Shakespeare's sonnets
Original Sonnet
HW Your original sonnet is due Monday (draft on Friday).  It must adhere to all sonnet rules.  25 pts to your writing category

WEDNESDAY
SSR #
Are you reading a new book?
HW See Reading Schedule

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Shakespearean Insults
R&J Vocabulary
Devices
-pun, soliloquy, character foil, oxymoron, malapropism, conceit, characterization, irony
Review reading
-language
-characters and relationships
-dramatic readings: voice, tone, delivery
See Reading Schedule