March 29

9th Lit Week 12: March 30-April 3 

Keep on Reading!

 

Digital Learning Week 3

This week you will complete your 9th Grader Lesson from the Counseling Office.  Please the links below.

Don’t forget that Microsoft Teams is up and running.  Give it a go!   Click on teams and then the chat button.  Leave me a message so I know you found it.  This will be great way to communicate.

Please see the links to the right for help logging into Office 365 from home, Vocab resources, and under Tech Links you will find quick links to NoRedInk and Audible.

** See below for directions.  All handouts are in our Office 365 class notebook.

Watch the video below to learn how to share links in forms (like our Vocab 4 RAFT)

 

Assignment Checklist: Due by Saturday March 28st:

  1. Vocab Unit 5- Complete pages 51 and 52 in your vocab book.
  2. Independent Novel -Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in class notebook)
  3. NoRedInk Diagnostic (your login info is in your assignment section of the class notebook & link is to the right.)
  4. Discussion Post Week 3: (post your response in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook)
  5. 9th Grade Counseling Activity- See links below

 

9th Grader Lesson & College/Career Resources

  • 9th Grade Lesson Powerpoint: link
  • Mandatory Naviance Activity Instructions: link

 

Independent novel Studies:

  1. READ, READ, READ every day and share your progress with me in your “Independent novel” book check page in our class notebook.

Class Discussion Post:

  1. We will continue our discussion post this week. Think of this as your journal and our class discussion mixed into one! You will respond to the question with at least 5 sentences.  You will find the question and place to respond in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook.  Respond one of your peer’s responses.

Vocabulary Unit 5

  1. Using the online resources and your book, review the new words found in Unit 5
  2. Complete pages 51 and 52 in your vocab book
  3. Did you complete the class PPT introducing the words?  If not, please complete your slides by clicking her. Everybody does 4 slides/words (First come, first choice of words).  I shared the template with you.  Just pick your two words and create a slide for each including:
  • Word
  • Meaning
  • Part of speech
  • Use it in a sentence
  • Add an image to help convey the meaning.

Grammar/Conventions:

  1. Log on to com (link to the right under “Tech Link”) and complete the Confusing Words practice
  2. Did you complete the assignment from last week? If not, do it!

Read for pleasure, cook a meal, play a board game, learn to change a tire or do some landscaping.  Learn a new skill while home.

 

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March 29

Brit Lit Week 12: March 30-April 3

You can do this!

Digital Learning Week 3

I miss my boys!  Good job those of you who are staying engaged and working on your studies.  This week  you should finish your independent novel.  We will start writing our analysis essays after break.  You will  complete your novel study notes.  More on that below.

Don’t forget that Microsoft Teams is up and running.  Give it a go!   Click on teams and then the chat button.  Leave me a message so I know you found it.  This will be great way to communicate.

We will continue using Remind, my blog. and our Office 365 Class Notebook to interact and submit assignments. Please see the links to the right for help logging into Office 365 from home, Vocab resources,  and under Tech Links you will find quick links to NoRedInk and Audible.

Watch this video to learn how to share links into forms:

** See below for directions.  All handouts are in our Office 365 class notebook.

Assignment Checklist: Due by Saturday April 3rd:

  1. Practice Adulting: cook a meal, do the laundry, install a ceiling fan…learn to do something new that will help you when you live on your own!
  2. Vocab Unit 20: pages 225 and 226 in your vocab book
  3. FINAL Book Checks #8 & #9 – You should finish reading your independent novel this week. Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in class notebook)
  4. NoRedInk “Sentence Practice” (your login info is in your assignment section of the class notebook & link is to the right.)
  5. Discussion Post Week 3 Book Review (post your response in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook)

Independent novel Studies: (all handout our in the class notebook content library)

  1. READ, READ, READ every day. Remember to annotate the text and create chapter summaries using bullets.  Use your pink reading chart to keep pace.
  2. Reading Check #8 and #9 are due Saturday.  Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in our class notebook.  Just type in your bullets highlighting plot events of that chapter and your thoughts and/or questions.
  3. Complete novel notes (handout in our class notebook)

Class Discussion Post:  Week 3

  1. We will continue our discussion posts this week. Think of this as your journal and our class discussion mixed into one! You will respond to the question with at least 5 sentences.  You will find the question and place to respond in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook.

Vocabulary Unit 20:

  1. Using the online resources and your book, review the words found in Unit 20
  2. Complete pages 225 and 226 in your vocab book
  3.  Did you complete the class PPT introducing the words?  If not, please complete your slides by clicking here. Everybody does 2 slides/words (First come, first choice of words).  I shared the template with you.  Just pick your two words and create a slide for each including:
  • Word
  • Meaning
  • Part of speech
  • Use it in a sentence
  • Add an image to help convey the meaning.

Grammar/Conventions:

  1. Log on to com (link to the right under “Tech Link”) and complete the Sentence Practice.
  2. Did you complete Confusing words from last week? If not, do it!
March 23

9th Lit Week 11: March 23-27

Digital Learning Week 2

Read for pleasure, cook a meal, play a board game, learn to change a tire or do some landscaping.  Learn a new skill while home.

Exciting new resources:

Our Vocab book is now available online. In addition to the games and activities you have available using the vocab link to the right, the publishers have offered access to the actual text just case you left your book at school.  Information is on our vocab page in the class notebook and to the right on the Vocab for Success page.

 

Free audiobooks at Audible https://stories.audible.com/start-listen (You can hear your novel being read as you follow along!)

 

Microsoft Teams is up and running!  You know that pesky icon that comes up every time you log in the computer.  You can access Teams on your Office 365 home page.  Click on teams and then the chat button.  Leave me a message so I know you found it.

We will continue using Remind, my blog. and our Office 365 Class Notebook to interact and submit assignments. Please see the links to the right for help logging into Office 365 from home, Vocab resources,  and under Tech Links you will find quick links to NoRedInk and Audible.

 

Assignment Checklist: Due by Saturday March 28st:

  1. Vocab Unit 5: Individual Slides (4) for our class PowerPoint.  I shared the link with you, so check your one drive.
  2. Independent Novel -Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in class notebook
  3. NoRedInk Confusing Words Practice (your login info is in your assignment section of the class notebook & link is to the right.)
  4. “DL Week 2” Discussion Post (post your response in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook.

 

See below for directions.  All handouts are in our Office 365 class notebook.

Independent novel Studies:

  1. READ, READ, READ every day and share your progress with me in your “Independent novel” book check page in our class notebook.
  2. Create a diary entry from the perspective of your protagonist. See class notebook.

Class Discussion Post:

  1. We will continue our discussion post this week. Think of this as your journal and our class discussion mixed into one! You will respond to the question with at least 5 sentences.  You will find the question and place to respond in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook.  Respond  to one of your peer’s responses.

Vocabulary Unit 5 Class PowerPoint:

  1. Did you submit unit 19 RAFT to the class notebook Vocab section? If not, do it!
  2. Using the online resources and your book, review the new words found in Unit 5
  3. We will create a class PPT introducing the words. We did this a couple of weeks ago. Everybody does 4 slides/words (First come, first choice of words). I shared the template with you.  Just pick your two words and create a slide for each including:
  • Word
  • Meaning
  • Part of speech
  • Use it in a sentence
  • Add an image to help convey the meaning.

Grammar/Conventions:

  1. Log on to com (link to the right under “Tech Link”) and complete the Confusing Words practice
  2. Did you complete the assignment from last week? If not, do it!

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March 23

Brit Lit Week 11: March 23-27

Digital Learning Week 2

Exciting new resources:

Our Vocab book is now available online. In addition to the games and activities you have available using the vocab link to the right, the publishers have offered access to the actual text just case you left your book at school.  Information is on our vocab page in the class notebook and to the right on the Vocab for Success page.

 

Free audiobooks at Audible https://stories.audible.com/start-listen (You can hear your novel being read as you follow along!)

Microsoft Teams is up and running!  You know that pesky icon that comes up every time you log in the computer.  You can access Teams on your Office 365 home page.  Click on teams and then the chat button.  Leave me a message so I know you found it.

We will continue using Remind, my blog. and our Office 365 Class Notebook to interact and submit assignments. Please see the links to the right for help logging into Office 365 from home, Vocab resources,  and under Tech Links you will find quick links to NoRedInk and Audible.

Assignment Checklist: Due by Saturday March 28st:

  1. Vocab Unit 20: Individual Slides (2) for our class PowerPoint.  I shared the link with you, so check your one drive.
  2. Book Check #8 -Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in class notebook)
  3. NoRedInk Confusing Words Practice (your login info is in your assignment section of the class notebook & link is to the right.)
  4. “DL Week 2” Discussion Post (post your response in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook)

 

** See below for directions.  All handouts are in our Office 365 class notebook.

Independent novel Studies:

  1. READ, READ, READ every day. Remember to annotate the text and create chapter summaries using bullets.  Use your pink reading chart to keep pace.
  2. Reading Check #8 is due Saturday.  Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in our class notebook.  Just type in your bullets highlighting plot events of that chapter and your thoughts and/or questions.

Class Discussion Post:

  1. We will begin our discussion post this week. Think of this as your journal and our class discussion mixed into one! You will respond to the question with at least 5 sentences.  You will find the question and place to respond in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook.

Vocabulary Unit 20 Class PowerPoint:

  1. Did you submit unit 19 RAFT to the class notebook Vocab section? If not, do it!
  2. Using the online resources and your book, review the new words found in Unit 20
  3. We will create a class PPT introducing the words. Everybody does 2 slides/words (First come, first choice of words).  I shared the template with you.  Just pick your two words and create a slide for each including:
  • Word
  • Meaning
  • Part of speech
  • Use it in a sentence
  • Add an image to help convey the meaning.

Grammar/Conventions:

  1. Log on to com (link to the right under “Tech Link”) and complete the Confusing Words practice
  2. Did you complete the diagnostic last week? If not, do it!

Read for pleasure, cook a meal, play a board game, learn to change a tire or do some landscaping.  You are soon to be graduates, practice “adulting” while you have some extra time.  Explore your post-secondary options.  MISS YOU!

March 14

Brit Lit Week 10: March 16-20 On-line Learning

As we embark on this learning voyage, be sure to stay in contact with me especially if you are having any difficulties.  I am here for you!  We will be using Remind, my blog. and our Office 365 Class Notebook to interact and submit assignments. Please see the links to the right for help logging into Office 365 from home. Also, under Tech Links you will find quick links to NoRedInk and our vocab words.  We practiced at school.  Be patient and flexible.  Communicate with me.

During our online learning, we will postpone our Macbeth studies and focus on our independent novels, vocabulary, and grammar.

Assignment Checklist: Due by Saturday March 21st:

  1. Vocab Unit 19 RAFT (copy your document link into the form on “Vocabulary” page in content library in our class notebook)
  2. Book Check #7 -Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in class notebook)
  3. NoRedInk Diagnostic Pretest (your login info is in your assignment section of the class notebook & link is to the right.)
  4. “Digital Learning” Discussion Post (post your response in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook)

**See below for more directions.  All assignments are in our class notebook on Office 365.

Independent novel Studies:

  1. READ, READ, READ every day. Remember to annotate the text and create chapter summaries using bullets.  Use your pink reading chart to keep pace.
  2. Reading Check #7 is due Saturday.  Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in our class notebook.  Just type in your bullets highlighting plot events of that chapter and your thoughts and/or questions.

Class Discussion Post:

  1. We will begin our discussion post this week. Think of this as your journal and our class discussion mixed into one! You will respond to the question with at least 5 sentences.  You will find the question and place to respond in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook.

Vocabulary Unit 19 RAFT:

  1. Continue your practice with Vocab 19 words in the book and use the resources on the website (link is to right “Vocabulary for Success.”)
  2. I created a “Which Word” PPT review for you located in the class notebook
  3. To demonstrate your mastery of the words, you will complete the RAFT writing assignment using 6 of your words. Bold your vocab words.  Directions, rubric and a place to submit the assignment are on the “Vocabulary” page in content library in our class notebook.)

Grammar/Conventions:

  1. Log on to com (link to the right under “Tech Link”) and complete the Planning Diagnostic assignment.
March 14

9th Lit Week 10: March 16-20 On-line Learning

As we embark on this learning voyage, be sure to stay in contact with me especially if you are having any difficulties.  I am here for you!  We will be using Remind, my blog. and our Office 365 Class Notebook to interact and submit assignments. Please see the links to the right for help logging into Office 365 from home. Also, under Tech Links you will find quick links to NoRedInk and our vocab words.  We practiced at school.  Be patient and flexible.  Communicate with me.

During our online learning, we will postpone our Romeo and Juliet studies and focus on our independent novels, vocabulary and grammar.

 

Assignment Checklist: Due by Saturday March 21st:

  1. Vocab Unit 4 RAFT (copy your document link into the form on “Vocabulary” page in content library in our class notebook)
  2. Independent Novel -Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in class notebook)
  3. NoRedInk Sentence Practice (your login info is in your assignment section of the class notebook)
  4. “Digital Learning” Discussion Post (post your response in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook)

*See below for directions.  ALL material is in our class notebook.

Independent novel Studies:

  1. READ, READ, READ every day and share your progress with me in your “Independent novel” book check page in our class notebook.

Class Discussion Post:

  1. We will begin our discussion post this week. Think of this as your journal and our class discussion mixed into one! You will respond to the question with at least 5 sentences.  You will find the question and place to respond in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook.
  2. Next week, will have an activity to complete with your novel.

Vocabulary Unit 4 RAFT:

  1. Continue your practice with Vocab 4 words in the book and use the resources on the website (link is to right “Vocabulary for Success.”)
  2. To demonstrate your mastery of the words, you will complete the RAFT writing assignment using 6 of your words. Bold your vocab words.  Directions, rubric and a place to submit the assignment are “Vocabulary” page in content library in our class notebook)

Grammar/Conventions:

  1. Log on to com (link to the right under “Tech Link”) and complete the Planning Diagnostic assignment.

 

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March 8

9th Lit Week 9: March 9-13

Romeo and Juliet CSI

Planning your Week:

·         Shakespeare Intro NF article- Monday 3/11

·         Queen Mab assignment- Friday 3/15

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP –Week 5 CD sentences with Fanboy (add to orange square flip notes)
  2. Vocab for Success Unit 4
  3. Journal quick writes- see individual days for topics

 

Monday: 

DGP #5– Day 1

Vocab Unit 4 Intro words 1-6 and corresponding activates page 41

Romeo and Juliet

  • Turn in NF Shakespeare intro article with questions from Friday
  • Anticipation questions (verbal thumbs up & down)
  • View first few minutes of Spark notes video http://www.sparknotes.com/sparknotes/video/romeojuliet
  • Build character wall /Character chart handout
  • CSI: Intro argument essay with Crime Scene Investigation PPT
  • R&J CSI Journal #1
  • Review “How to Read a Graphic Novel” PDF
  • Using document camera and class set of books, begin reading R&J graphic novel Act 1 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read using character chart to aid comprehension

 

Tuesday: 

DGP #5–Day 2

Vocab Unit 4 Intro words 7-12 and corresponding activates page 41

Romeo and Juliet

LG:  Cite textual evidence to support analysis of dramatic lit (RL1) and analyze Shakespeare’s use of diction/ figurative language to extend meaning (RL4)

  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 1 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

Wednesday: Early Release:  43 minute classes

Romeo and Juliet:

  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 1 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.
  • Complete “Queen Mab Dream” assignment

 

 

Thursday:  

DGP #5– Day 3 &4

Vocab Unit 4- bookwork

Romeo and Juliet:

  • Work session: Queen Mab assignment (formative literal reading)
  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel 2  filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

Friday: 

  • Vocab Charades
  • Fix it Friday Conferences: students will conference with Mrs. Hagerty looking at grades and missing assignments.

Work Session:

  • Missing work

Romeo and Juliet:

  • R&J CSI Journal #2 Act 2 Scene 3 (pg 75): The Friar
  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 2 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.
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March 8

Brit Lit week 9: March 9-13

Welcome to MacBeth!

·         Additional Macbeth resources:

·         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryoXyq_DcmQ  (video sparknotes)

·         http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/macbeth/

·         http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/higher/english/macbeth/background/revision/1/

Planning your week:

  • Jousting Tournament & Medieval Feast (shield due)Monday 3/9
  • Novel Check #6- Friday 3/13
  • Vocab Unit 19 Quiz- Friday 3/20

 

Daily Opening Activities: 

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #7
  2. Vocab for Success- Unit 19

 

Monday:  

Medieval Feast and Verbal Jousting Tournament

LG:  Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period and evaluate and compare/contrast chivalric heroes and the reoccurring theme of redemption.

  • Socratic Seminar (aka Verbal Joust) (SL grade)
  • Medieval Feast: Eat and view Worst Jobs in History in prep for Macbeth
  • Submit Summative Assessment: Knight’s Shield (reading and writing grade) Including:
    • Redemption Theme CEI
    • Chivalric hero GO
    • Song Lyrics and rationale
    • Motto and rationale

Tuesday:

  • MUG 7A
  • Vocab Unit 19: Intro words 1-6 and corresponding exercises page 215

LG: Introduce and gain background knowledge for understanding Shakespeare’s drama, The Tragedy of Macbeth

  • Anticipatory activity– Anticipation Questionnaire discuss
  • Journal: Macbeth #1 on PPT
  • View trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=017nWFKsshY
  • Students will take “Doodle” notes for Macbeth intro PPT (skeleton note-GO)
  • Assign parts using pictorial character chart (handout)

 

Wednesday: early release

  • Review background material from doodle notes
  • Act out “Macbeth in 32 seconds” play acting kinesthetic activity (script)
  • View Webquest  (Click here: Web Quest)plot overview clip

 

Thursday

  • MUG 7B
  • Vocab Unit 19: Intro words 7-12 and corresponding exercises page 215

LG: Introduce and gain background knowledge for understanding Shakespeare’s drama, The Tragedy of Macbeth

  • Begin reading and analyzing Macbeth with study guide and graphic organizers.
  • After reading thru scene 3, view film clips from Web quest (performance tab, then opening scene) and journal PPT slide of Macbeth witches  (visual/auditory prompt)
  • Respond/Journal: If you were directing the witch scene, what choices would you make with regard to such things as the setting, props, lighting, sound effects, costumes, and acting?  Why?   (Illustrations welcome)
  • Continue analyzing Act 1

 

Friday:  

Lit Term Friday

Brit Lit author/novel studies:

  • Students will independently read, annotate and summarize Brit Lit novel of choice
March 1

Brit Lit Week 8: March 2-6

Verbal Jousting Tournament Monday March 9th

*See class notebook for handouts

Planning your week:

  • Novel Check #5- Friday 3/6
  • Vocab Unit 18 Quiz- Friday 3/6
  • Verbal Jousting Tournament/Medieval Feast (shield due)- Monday 3/9        

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. Vocab for Success- Unit 18

 

Monday:  

Vocab Unit 18- book work

Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period and evaluate and compare/contrast chivalric heroes and the reoccurring theme of redemption.

  • Continue First Knight – Lancelot, the unlikely chivalric hero
  • Examine how Lancelot behaves. He presents positive & negative examples of chivalry graphic organizer.
  • Theme analysis-Redemption GO

 

Tuesday:

  • Vocab Unit 18 book work

LG:  Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period and evaluate and compare/contrast chivalric heroes and the reoccurring theme of redemption.

  • Finish First Knight – Lancelot, the unlikely chivalric hero if needed
  • Examine how Lancelot behaves. He presents positive & negative examples of chivalry graphic organizer.
  • Theme analysis-Redemption GO
  • Begin planning and prewriting for Summative Assessment: After analyzing the chivalric heroes in three works, students will create a Knight Shield which must include textual evidence and demonstrate a deep understanding of the characters, themes of redemption and values of the time period. Including:
    • Redemption Theme CEI
    • Chivalric hero GO
    • Song Lyrics and rationale
    • Motto and rationale. Directions/ Rubric using planning guide, rubric, directions

HW: work on your shield-due Monday 3/9

 

Wednesday: 

  • Vocab Unit 18-book work

LG:  Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period and evaluate and compare/contrast chivalric heroes and the reoccurring theme of redemption.

  • Summative Assessment: WORKDAY: After analyzing the chivalric heroes in three works, students will create a Knight Shield Must include textual evidence and demonstrate a deep understanding of the characters, themes of redemption and values of the time period. Including:
    • Redemption Theme CEI
    • Chivalric hero GO
    • Song Lyrics and rationale
    • Motto and rationale. Directions/ Rubric using planning guide, rubric, directions

HW: work on your shield-due Monday 3/9

 

Thursday: 

  • Vocab Unit 18-book work

LG:  Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period and evaluate and compare/contrast chivalric heroes and the reoccurring theme of redemption.

  • Summative Assessment: WORKDAY: After analyzing the chivalric heroes in three works, students will create a Knight Shield Must include textual evidence and demonstrate a deep understanding of the characters, themes of redemption and values of the time period. Including:
    • Redemption Theme CEI
    • Chivalric hero GO
    • Song Lyrics and rationale
    • Motto and rationale. Directions/ Rubric using planning guide, rubric, directions

HW: work on your shield-due Monday 3/9

 

Friday:  

Submit extra credit

Vocab Unit 18 assessment M/C and sentence writing (50 pts. Language standards) Students can use flashcards

Brit Lit author/novel studies:

  • Individual reading of novel with reading check #5 and chapter summaries and annotations

HW: work on your shield-due Monday 3/9

March 1

9th Lit Week 8: March 2-6

 

Planning your week:

  • Song lyrics for approval- Tuesday 3/3
  • Song TPFASTT –Friday 3/6
  • Vocab Unit 3 quiz- Friday 3/6

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP #4 Simple sentence with compound predicate
  2. Vocab – Unit 3 (quiz 3/6)

 

Monday: 

DGP #4 Day 1 & 2

Vocab Unit 3- bookwork

LG:  Analyze author’s use of sound, imagery, figurative language, rhythm and rhyme to create meaning and tone.

Poetry

Finish Poetry notes

Annotate and analyze the following poems: (*indicates large size posters)

  • “The Eagle” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” by Wordsworth
  • “Harlem [Dream Deferred]” by Langston Hughes*
  • ”Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer
  • “Taking one for the Team”*

HW:  Bring in song lyrics

 

Tuesday: 

Grammar- DGP #4 Day 3  & 4

Vocab Unit 3- bookwork

Poetry

LG:  Analyze author’s use of sound, imagery, figurative language, rhythm and rhyme to create meaning and tone.

  • Peer review song lyric choice for TPFASTT

Annotate and analyze the following poems: (*indicates large size posters)

  • “The Eagle” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” by Wordsworth
  • “Harlem [Dream Deferred]” by Langston Hughes*
  • ”Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer (A/V clip 8 min.)
  • “Taking one for the Team”*

HW:  Work on your song lyric annotations and TPFASSTT

 

Wednesday:

DGP #4

Vocab Unit 3 quick review

 LG: Understand Shakespeare’s language and dramatic elements used in R&J & recognize poetic devices Transition from poetry to Romeo and Juliet with:

  • Using “Blank Verse Imabic Pent and Sonnets” PPT, discuss and define iambic pentameter using guided notes, sound and motion (engage kinesthetic, auditory and visual learners)
  • As a class, analyze sonnet form using Rome & Juliet Prologue (handout)

LG: Analyze the representation of the prologue (Sonnet) in three different artistic mediums using “Romeo and Juliet” PPT and youtube links and written handout

Prologue

Zeffirelli  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xawp9co17Z4 (you only have to watch the first 1:30 seconds)

Luhrmann   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UubjlL4AH4s

Touchstone Pictures  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXZXSjDzpBE

HW:  Work on your song lyric annotations and TPFASSTT

 

Thursday:  Substitute

  • Vocab Unit 3- practice quiz (handout) Read the questions out loud to students having them answer independently on their own paper; then review the correct answers.

Poetry

LG:  Analyze author’s use of sound, imagery, figurative language, rhythm and rhyme to create meaning and tone.

  • Time to work on Poetry Summative: Analyze your favorite song lyrics using Directions/checklist, Rubric and TPFASTT graphic organizer  (students have all these handouts)  Remind them that this is due tomorrow when they walk in the door.  If they finish, they can make vocab flashcards or work on NoRedInk.com or start NF Shakespeare article

HW:  Finish your song lyric annotations and TPFASSTT and study for vocab unit 3 quiz

 

Friday: 

Vocab Unit 3 quiz (multiple choice and sentence writing)

Submit Lyric poetry Analysis with TPFASSTT assessment

Intro Romeo and Juliet with:

  • View Shakespeare/Globe theater prezi video clip

https://prezi.com/vxvzf2udth7n/romeo-juliet-introduction/

  • Read informational article “Shakespeare Background” completing half together and the second half independently answering text dependent questions (reading standard)
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