Friday, October 25, 2013

A DOLL'S HOUSE Reading Schedule

Read ACT 1 by Thursday, Oct 31
Read ACT 2 by Friday, Nov 1
Read ACT 3 by Monday, Nov 4

JOURNAL ENTRY #10: For each act, complete Reading Journal Obligatory A, and 1 other option.

Weekly Agenda 10.28-11.1

A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

MONDAY
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
2nd period: Study Guide, Study Groups
3rd period: Quick Draw Poster Presentations
HW Study, book test tomorrow.

TUESDAY
Jekyll and Hyde Book Test
Return J&H books, get new books.
HW A Doll's House:
Read ACT 1 by Thursday
Read ACT 2 by Friday
Read ACT 3 by Monday

WEDNESDAY
NO SSR, NO JOURNAL ENTRY
Bridge from J&H to A Doll's House
-similar motifs: gothic, role of women
-background on the era, and place
-brief Ibsen bio.

Play Structure pyramid
Domestic symbolism, imagery, language
Egalitarianism vs. Traditionalism

THURSDAY & FRIDAY
For each day on this book, the first part of the class will be spend reviewing the reading: questions, imagery, language, symbols, characterization
Then, we will watch the accompanying film.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Weekly Agenda 10.21-10.25

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

MONDAY
Mask Gallery postponed until tomorrow
Practice Quote analysis:
Mark up quotations, then write a short analysis, which includes an identification of the context of the quotation.  You may use your book.
"It was a wild, cold, seasonable night of March, with a pale moon, lying on her back as though the wind had tilted her, and a flying wrack of the most diaphanous and lawny texture" (Chapter 8).
-connect to duality, gothic, foreshadowing
"O, I know it's not evidence, Mr. Utterson; I'm book-learned enough for that; but a man has his feelings, and I give you my bible-word it was Mr. Hyde" (Chapter 8).
-connect to Victorian times, duality
"I knew myself, at the first breath of this new life, to be more wicked, tenfold more wicked, sold a slave to my original evil; and the thought, in that moment, braced and delighted me like wine" (Chapter 10).
-connect to addiction, gothic, duality
See handout
HW Make sure you have finished reading chapter 10.

TUESDAY
Review 3Qs discussion: Ch 6-10
Mask Gallery
Group Paragraph Assignments
-model paragraphs

WEDNESDAY
SSR
#9

THURSDAY
Group Paragraph Analysis
-complete a s/m/t chart for assigned chapter
-write paragraph analysis
-edit, include transitional expressions
HW Type (1 page only with all group members) paragraph

FRIDAY
Group Quick Draw
J&H Book Test
-study guide
HW Study, Book Test Monday

Monday, October 14, 2013

Weekly Agenda 10.14-10.18

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

MONDAY and TUESDAY
3-Level Qs Discussion
-s/m/t --motifs
(intoxication, escapism, light and dark(shadow), duality)
-quotations to support motifs
-Mask Assignment: due next Monday, Oct. 21st
HW See Reading Schedule

WEDNESDAY
Journal Return
SSR #8 (last week we skipped it)

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Reading Quiz? 
Notes: Chart timeline of events
Return to gothic theme
Practice analyzing quotations
-what belongs in a "short answer"
HW See Reading Schedule

NEXT
Mask Gallery
Finishing the text
Group Paragraphs: embedding evidence into analysis
Quick Draw posters
Letter to a Victorian Audience: Quaker Share

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Weekly Agenda 10.7-10.11

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

MONDAY
Continue Victorian Times Article
-questions
Review Chapter 1 & 2
-3Q discussion
HW Read Chapter 3 for tomorrow; Vocabulary Quiz tomorrow.

TUESDAY
Vocabulary Quiz
Review Motifs

  • intoxication
  • escapism
  • light and dark (shadow)
  • duality

 and evidence to support them: s/m/t chart
HW Read Chapter 4 for Thursday

WEDNESDAY
SSR 
#8

THURSDAY
Review Demian Paragraphs
-writing reflection sheet
Review Chapter 4
-chart timeline of events
-quote analysis, practice embedding within context; practice with transitional expressions and active verbs
HW Read Chapter 5 for Friday

FRIDAY
Review Chapter 5
Mask Assignment (Creative category)
Connect specific Stevenson vocabulary to gothic
HW See reading schedule