Monday, December 12, 2016

Weekly Agenda 12.12-12.16; 12.19

Next WEEK is FINALS Week

Romeo and Juliet

MONDAY-TUESDAY
Review ACT III
-irony
-Mercutio language and meaning
-types of love
ACT IV: TWO WORLDS
-R is “fortune’s fool;” J defies parents and tradition; controls own destiny
HW JOURNALS DUE WEDNESDAY -#10

WEDNESDAY
WORK On Independent Projects

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Act V
-Fate versus Human Error

Independent Book Group Review
-guiding questions

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19th
WORK On Independent Projects
--all parts of your project and presentation are due on the day of your final

4th Period Final -Wednesday, 21st;
5th Period Final -Thursday, 22nd
Independent Projects and Book Reports due on the day of your final.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Weekly Agenda 12.5-12.9

Romeo and Juliet

MONDAY-TUESDAY
Vocabulary Quiz

Review Act 2
-the Balcony Scene
--animal imagery
--light and brightness imagery
--dynamic between Juliet and Romeo
-Friar Lawrence and Nurse
--dichotomy
--roles of intent or mere purpose?
HW Sonnets due Thursday to turnitin.com

WEDNESDAY
SSR #10

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Begin Review Act 3

Role of fate/fortune
-review

Quaker Share Sonnet
HW Begin work on Project; Read through Act 5 for next Wednesday, Dec 14th.  

Friday, November 25, 2016

Weekly Agenda 11.28-12.2


MONDAY-TUESDAY
Review Vocabulary

Review Act 1
-Nurse character
--malapropism
-mother/daughter

-Queen Mab Monologue
-”He Jests…”
-Romeo and Juliet Sonnet

Watch ACT i

Balcony Scene
-imagery of light, celestial bodies
-death, animals

WEDNESDAY
SSR #9: Independent Book

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Sonnet Draft due, Peer Review

Finish Discussing 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

Watch ACT II
Examples of Independent Projects

HW Study Vocabulary: --Vocabulary QUIZ, next Monday
READ ACT 4 for MONDAY

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Weekly Agenda 11.21-11.23

ROMEO and JULIET

MONDAY-WEDNESDAY
5 Act Play Structure

Review ACT 1-worksheet
-characterization and action
-reading Shakespearean sentences
--practice
-conceits
--love interests
---metaphors

MORE SONNETS
-Shakespeare's sonnets

-student samples

Vocabulary List Review

Literary Terms: pun, soliloquy, conceit, oxymoron, malapropism, irony

WATCH MOVIE
HW Read ACT 2 for MONDAY, see new worksheet.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Romeo and Juliet Reading Schedule

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READING SCHEDULE
Quiz per Act if necessary
(For each act, write post-its on
metaphors, motifs, figurative language)

Act 1 for MONDAY, Nov. 21
Act 2 for MONDAY, Nov. 28
Act 3 for THURSDAY, Dec. 1
Act 4 for MONDAY, Dec. 5
Act 5 for THURSDAY, Dec. 8

Weekly Agenda 11.14-11.18

MONDAY-TUESDAY
Finish J&H Discussion
-Review Chapter 10 and T-graph
-Gallery Walk "Dichotomy Mask"

Timed Writing
-s/m/t-TAC
On Tuesday, Students will trace one symbol (of their choice) through the text and complete a s/m/t chart and then follow it with a complete analytical paragraph using the TAC formula.  Students will be graded on √+, √, √-.

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY
Romeo and Juliet
Elizabethan England
-chain of being
-beliefs, superstitions
-language
Shakespeare Life and Times
-theater and performance
-biography

Sonnets
-background
-themes
-rhyme and meter
WORKSHEET

FRIDAY
Finish Review of Life and Times and Sonnet Requirements
HW DUE MONDAY, read ACT 1 and take notes in textbook; complete ACT 1 Review Sheet as you read.  
DUE TUESDAY, begin writing your original sonnet.  Brainstorm a possible topic and attempt the first quatrain (at least) of iambic pentameter and alternating rhyme scheme (end sound of each line).  Use tools on worksheet.  


Guiding Themes: loyalty, fate vs specific action, unrequited love, parental rebellion
HW READ ACT 1 for MONDAY, Nov 21st

Friday, November 4, 2016

Weekly Agenda 11.7-11.10


Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

MONDAY-TUESDAY
Review Chapter 8 Symbol and events
-key language

Dichotomy Mask Assignment
DUE Next MONDAY

Read Chapter 9-fill in T-Graph
HW Read Chapter 10 for Monday

WEDNESDAY
SSR, turn in journals, no Entry.
#s 6-8=total 15pts

THURSDAY
Review Chapter 9 and 10 T-Graph
-motifs of double, duplicate, duplicity

Pair Share Quotation Analysis regarding language associated with symbols
HW Mask due Monday

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Weekly Agenda 10.31-11.4

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

MONDAY-TUESDAY
Chapter 5 Reading Quiz

Check s/m/t: T.A.C paragraphs
-add transitions

Motifs: dichotomies-old and new, civilized and primitive

Review Chapters 5
HW Read Chapters 6 and 7 for Thursday; and, #7 due.

WEDNESDAY
SSR #8

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Review Chapters 6 and 7

HW Read Chapter 8 for Monday.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Weekly Agenda 10.24-10.28

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

MONDAY-TUESDAY
Review s/m/t chart
Reading Quiz-Ch 3

Motifs: intoxication/addiction, escapism, light and dark (shadow), duality

Review Chapter 3

T.A.C practice: writing analytical paragraphs
HW Chapter 4 for Thursday, 10.27

WEDNESDAY
SSR #7

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Review Chapter 4: 3Q Discussion
Add to s/m/t chart

Motifs: dichotomies-old and new, civilized and primitive

T.A.C practice: add transitional expressions to analytical body paragraphs

HW Chapter 5 for 10.31 (Reading Quiz)

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Weekly Agenda 10.17-10.21

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde


Reading Schedule
Chapter 1 for 10.17
Chapter 2 for 10.21
Chapter 3 for 10.24
Chapter 4 for 10.27
Chapter 5 for 10.31 (Reading Quiz)
Chapter 6 and 7 for 11.3
Chapter 8 for 11.7
Chapter 9 for 11.10
Chapter 10 for 11.15


Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

MONDAY-TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY
Review Chapter 1
-3Q discussion
-Is Mr. Utterson a reliable narrator?  --Characterization?

-setting
-dichotomies: old and new world, civilized and primitive

-literary devices: dichotomy, irony, paradox

Finish questions for “Victorian Times”
-apply to Chapter 1

Review more terms:
HW Read Chapter 2 for Friday, 3Qs

THURSDAY
SSR #6

FRIDAY
Vocabulary Quiz: see list and study sheet, fill-in the blank and matching.

S/M/T
-motif list: intoxication/addiction, escapism, light and dark (shadow), duality
HW Read Chapter 3 for MONDAY

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Weekly Agenda 10.10-10.14

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

FRIDAY (Week 7)
Background psychology and philosophy
-Freud, Jung, Taoism

MONDAY-TUESDAY
"The Shadow" by H.C. Andersen
-apply Jungian Terms
Victorian Times
-notes
-Stevenson Biography

Vocabulary List and Fun Sheet
HW Nonfiction Narratives due Thursday to turnitin.com.

WEDNESDAY
HOLIDAY

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Introduction to TWO WORLDS:
Assign Jekyll and Hyde
-read Chapter 1 and write 3-level questions
-Is Mr. Utterson a reliable narrator?  Characterization?
-literary devices
-Vocabulary: inventory and Fun Sheet
HW Read Chapter 1 and write 3Qs in notes;

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Weekly Agenda 10.4-10.7

AMERICAN VOICES Module


TUESDAY
Draft Review-Quick Peer Edit for -Essential Parts


-monologue/dialogue


Presentation: Speaking and Listening Rubric
HW Complete Draft 2 for THURSDAY.


WEDNESDAY
Return Journals
SSR #6


Independent Reading: AM. Voices


THURSDAY
Draft Review
-thorough review checklist


Models
Rubric
HW FINAL ESSAY due to Turnitin.com by next Thursday, Oct 13th.


FRIDAY
Introduction to TWO WORLDS:
Assign Jekyll and Hyde
-read Chapter 1 and write 3-level questions
-Is Mr. Utterson a reliable narrator?  Characterization?
-literary devices
-Vocabulary: inventory and Fun Sheet
HW Read Chapter 1 and write 3Qs in notes, and work on Final NonFiction Narrative Draft.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

Weekly Agenda 9.26-9.30

AMERICAN VOICES Module


MONDAY-TUESDAY
Review Ortiz’s Style,
-annotations, comprehension, and vocabulary
-close look at Narrative Structure


HW for TUESDAY, Write an Alternative ending


If able, in small groups students will work on one assigned story and complete annotations and questions.


WEDNESDAY
SSR
Total and turn in Reading Journal. NO ENTRY DUE FOR TODAY.


THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Consider the qualities of a “monologue”


Performance Task: NonFiction Narrative
-prewriting: Interview, or record evidence
-exposition
-dialogue

HW DUE FRIDAY: Read one of the small-group reading selections and complete the comprehension questions, no summary necessary. AND, complete the "Read It" questions under the conventions section.


In-Class Small Group Work
-reading circles
-early drafting

Models
Rubric


Presentation: Speaking and Listening Rubric


HW Finish Draft 1: Exposition, Body with descriptive details and "I thoughts" and Conclusion, for Tuesday.  
Draft 2 for Tuesday, Prepare typed final to present from for WEDNESDAY.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Weekly Agenda 9.19-9.23

AMERICAN VOICES Module

MONDAY-TUESDAY
Review Kennedy’s Style, compare to Quindlen’s.
-annotations, comprehension, and vocabulary
-language of persuasion
-syntax
HW READ “American History” by Judith Ortiz Cofer and complete annotations and comprehension check, FOR THURSDAY


WEDNESDAY
SSR
#5

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Review Ortiz Cofer’s Style,
-annotations, comprehension, and vocabulary
-close look at Narrative Structure

Write an Alternative ending, FOR FRIDAY

If able, in small groups students will work on one assigned story and complete annotations and questions.

Consider the qualities of a “monologue”

Performance Task: NonFiction Narrative
-prewriting
HW FInish Prewriting for MONDAY.  

NEXT: Sample NonFiction Narratives; including dialogue.
Next WED, choose one independent, on-line, reading selection.  Assessment.