Saturday, November 30, 2013

Weekly Agendas 12.2-12.6; 12.9-12.13

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

DUE DATE REMINDERS:
Recitations 12.9-12.10
Character Squares 12.11
Independent Projects 12.16

WEEK 12.2-12.6
MONDAY& TUESDAY
-----finish movie--------
Review Act 3: 
-irony
-Mercutio language and meaning
-motifs:notes and evidence

Independent
-recitations
-group work

WEDNESDAY
Types of Love
Work on Character Chart and Squares
-edit

THURSDAY & FRIDAY
Review Book Report Structure (see link)
-the effective thesis

Review Acts 4 and 5:
-more motifs
-translating language
-dramatic reading
-the ending!!

WEEK 12.9-12.13
MONDAY & TUESDAY
Recitations!!

WEDNESDAY
Character Squares are due!
Silent Reading (remember: 500 independently read pages due by the day of the final)
-no journals until next semester

THURSDAY & FRIDAY
FINAL Book Test Study Guide
-please see study guide hand out!!
-you may work in pairs
HW INDEPENDENT PROJECT PRESENTATIONS MONDAY

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Weekly Agenda 11.25-11.27

The Tragedy Romeo and Juliet

MONDAY
Review end of Act 2 and beginning of Act 3
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Movie!!
HW Read Act 4 for tomorrow.  
NEW DUE DATES:
Recitations -Dec 9-10th
Character Squares -Dec 11th
Independent Projects -Dec 16th

TUESDAY
Review Acts 3 and 4
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Movie!!
HW Finish the play.  Work on various assignments.

WEDNESDAY Early Release Bell Schedule
Finish Movie.
HW Work on various assignments.






Sunday, November 17, 2013

Weekly Agenda 11.18-11.22

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

MONDAY
Review Act 1
-dramatic reading
--voice, tone, delivery
-explication

Terms: pun, soliloquy, oxymoron, conceit, malapropism, irony types review.

Character Squares Assignment: DUE DEC 11th, chart and squares complete.
-chart
-squares

HW Begin filling out your chart; Read Act 2, Scenes 1-3

TUESDAY
Love Types Graphic Organizer
-record evidence to support different types of love in the play

The Balcony Scene
-review scene 2.2
-dramatic reading
-pretend casting and explanation

Recitations due DEC 9th-11th
HW READ and work on chart/squares

WEDNESDAY
VOCAB QUIZ
SSR
-independent book projects 

THURSDAY
Review Act 2

MOTIFS
-light images
-celestial images
-death
HW Translate Friar Soliloquy, READ.

FRIDAY
Review Character Foil
Work on Chart/Squares
or
Plan out Independent Projects
HW READ ACT 3 for MONDAY; work on squares; recitation piece?

NEXT
the movie!

Monday, November 11, 2013

Romeo and Juliet READING SCHEDULE

Read for
FRIDAY, Nov 15th, ACT 1, Scenes 1-3
MONDAY, Nov 18th, ACT 1, Scenes 4-5
TUESDAY, Nov 19th, Act 2, Scenes 1-3
THURSDAY, Nov 21st, Act 2 Scenes 4-6
MONDAY, Nov 25th, Act 3
TUESDAY, Nov 26th, Act 4
WEDNESDAY, Nov 27th, Act 5

For each act, note metaphors, motifs, figurative language.

Weekly Agenda 11.12.2013

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

MONDAY
-holiday-

TUESDAY
Peer edit sonnet drafts
SONNET due THURSDAY

Continue Life and Times of Shakespeare
-notes
-Elizabethan Language Worksheet
-Shakespearean Insult Worksheet

WEDNESDAY
Get Books?
SSR
#13
Journals due FRIDAY
HW Sonnet due tomorrow, prepare to share

THURSDAY & FRIDAY
Finish Life and Times notes
-Queen E
-Chain of Being
-Beliefs and Superstitions
-Theater and Performance
-Biography

Shakespearean Insults!!

Introductions to R&J
-vocabulary
-setting
-background
HW See Reading Schedule

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Weekly Agenda 11.4-11.8

O HOUSE STUDENTS: O HOUSE BREAKFAST IS WED, Nov 6th 8-9!!

A Doll's House

MONDAY
Review Acts 2 and 3
-complete s/m/t chart
Begin Film
A Doll's House
HW Complete your Journal Entry #10 if you haven't already

TUESDAY
Continue Film

WEDNESDAY
NO SSR TODAY (Instead, Ms. Stevens will be out FRIDAY and you will have SSR then and complete Journal #12)
Finish Film
Reflect on themes
-Journal #11: freewrite to prompt (gothic undertones, women's autonomy;  individual versus society; two worlds)
HW Finish Journal for homework if we run out of time.

THURSDAY
Shakespeare
-historical background
-biography
-Elizabethan England
-sonnets
HW For TUESDAY, begin to draft your sonnet; research definitions for Shakespearean insult flinging!

FRIDAY
SSR
Journal Entry #12

NEXT WEEK
Romeo and Juliet
-sonnets
-insults!
-stage
-structure