Monday, November 30, 2015

Weekly Agenda 11.30-12.4

Romeo and Juliet


MONDAY-TUESDAY
--Vocabulary QUIZ--
Optional Sonnet Drafts, Peer Review


WHAT ARE CHARACTER SQUARES?
-designed to be turned in with your sonnet, the character squares require you to use vocabulary, analysis, and creativity to interpret your text.
-SEE SAMPLE


Discuss Act II
-Juliet as empowered female (she is staged higher than Romeo)
--insists upon her own terms
--goes against parents
--J handler, R bird
-translate Friar soliloquy


WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Watch ACT II


Act III
-irony
-Mercutio language and meaning
-types of love
Watch Act III


ACT IV: TWO WORLDS

-R is “fortune’s fool;” J defies parents and tradition; controls own destiny

R&J Book Test December 10
-sonnets, lit. terms, analysis, essay-

Act III for MONDAY, Nov. 30
Act IV for THURSDAY, Dec. 3
Act V for MONDAY, Dec. 7

**JOURNAL DUE DECEMBER 4TH-DECEMBER 9TH