Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 13, October 29 – November 3

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • In class activities with our study of Macbeth

Monday – Thursday, 10/29-11/2:

  • Continue reading/analyzing The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • Gather textual evidence for Macbeth as tragic hero, archetypes, motifs and imagery as we read (quadrants)

Friday, 11/3:

  • How is The Tragedy of Macbeth relevant to our lives today?
  • After reading/viewing King Duncan’s murder at the hands of Macbeth – Guilt activities (artwork, song lyrics, informational texts = relevance)

Learning Goals: The Tragedy of Macbeth: Analyze the behaviors and values of the Elizabethan time period. Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures to interpret the literature. Evaluate the community of Elizabethan England and compare/contrast with the Anglo-Saxon and Medieval communities. Analyze the historical connection to King James. Recognize and identify archetypes and motifs. Provide textual evidence for Macbeth as a tragic hero. (ELAGSE12RL1; ELAGSE12RL2;ELAGSE12RL3; ELAGSE12RL4; ELAGSE12RL5; ELAGSE12RL6)

Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 12, October 23rd-27th

Deadline/Due Dates:

  • Rough draft of research paper due on Monday, 10/23
  • Vocabulary journal due on Tuesday, 10/24

Monday, 10/23:

  • In lab 113 – Literary Analysis Research Paper Outline/Rough Draft – due by end of lab time today!

LG’s for Research: Compose outline/rough draft including both primary and secondary quotes with effective lead-ins/outs. Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting my research novel: CEI = Claim, Evidence, Interpretation. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, independently and proficiently.

Tuesday, 10/24:

  • Introduce Archetypal Criticism (SBoard + activities)
  • Introduce Elizabethan England, Drama and Shakespeare
  • Go over all handouts and summative assessment (partner test of analysis)

Wednesday, 10/25:

  • Let’s get on our feet! Act 1, Scene 1 🙂
  • Gather textual evidence for Macbeth as tragic hero, archetypes, motifs and imagery as we read (quadrants)

Thursday-Friday, 10/26-10/27:

  • Continue reading/analyzing The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • Gather textual evidence for Macbeth as tragic hero, archetypes, motifs and imagery as we read (quadrants)

Learning Goals: The Tragedy of Macbeth: Analyze the behaviors and values of the Elizabethan time period. Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures to interpret the literature. Evaluate the community of Elizabethan England and compare/contrast with the Anglo-Saxon and Medieval communities. Analyze the historical connection to King James. Recognize and identify archetypes and motifs. Provide textual evidence for Macbeth as a tragic hero. (ELAGSE12RL1; ELAGSE12RL2;ELAGSE12RL3; ELAGSE12RL4; ELAGSE12RL5; ELAGSE12RL6)

 

Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 11, October 16 – 20

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Vocabulary journal 3 is due on Tuesday, 10/24 (an extension because we have so much going on this week)
  • Analytical Essay (Feminist Criticism) due on Wednesday, 10/18 (after two lab days)
  • Research rough draft is due on Friday, 10/20 (after two lab days) read this before you write-2babpd9

Monday – Tuesday, 10/16-10/17:

  • Grammar Warmup
  • EA2 – Feminist Critical Perspective – Read “The Story of an Hour,” and “The Chaser” – Work in lab 113 to compose analytical essay – due on Wednesday!

Learning Goals and Standards:   Trace a series of ideas in a complex text in order to explain how an author develops an argument. ELAGSE11-12RI7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.

Wednesday, 10/18:

  • Grammar Warmup
  • Analytical Essay due today
  • Go over requirements for research literary analysis outline/rough draft
  • See the checklist and how points will be deducted

Thursday-Friday, 10/19-10/20:

  • In lab 113 – Literary Analysis Research Paper Outline/Rough Draft – due by end of lab time on Friday!

LG’s for Research: Compose outline/rough draft including both primary and secondary quotes with effective lead-ins/outs. Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting my research novel: CEI = Claim, Evidence, Interpretation. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, independently and proficiently.

 

Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 10, 10/9-10/13

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Vocabulary journal 3 is due on Tuesday, 10/17
  • Analytical Essay (Feminist Criticism) due on Wednesday, 10/18

Monday, 10/9:

  • Ms. O is out today – Continue study of Feminist Criticism – Read and complete pages 147-153 in SpringBoard texts

Tuesday, 10/10:

  • Grammar Warmup
  • Continue study of Feminist Criticism – Read/analyze Chaucer’s “Wife of Bath’s Tale” from this perspective

Learning Goals and Standards:  Closely read and analyze Chaucer’s Medieval work from a feminist criticism perspective. Trace a series of ideas in a complex text in order to explain how an author develops an argument. ELAGSE11-12RI7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.

Wednesday, 10/11:

  • Senior Summit

Thursday, 10/12 – Early Release Day:

  • In lab 113 – Literary Analysis Research Paper – Works Cited Page

LG’s for Research: Compose works cited page for primary and secondary sources.  Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting my research novel: CEI = Claim, Evidence, Interpretation. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, independently and proficiently.

Friday, 10/13: 

  • In lab 113 – Literary Analysis Research Paper – Lead Ins/Outs

Independent Reading – LG’s for Research: Develop lead ins/outs for primary and secondary sources. Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting my research novel: CEI = Claim, Evidence, Interpretation. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, independently and proficiently.

Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 9, 10/2 – 10/6

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • 6 secondary source quote cards and 3 secondary source bib cards are due by the end of class on Tuesday, 10/3
  • Vocabulary journal 3 is due on Tuesday, 10/17

Monday-Tuesday, 10/2-10/3:

  • In the Media Center for secondary source research for literary analysis paper

Wednesday, 10/4:

  • Grammar Warmup
  • Springboard – Unit 2 Overview: Unpack Embedded Assessment 2
  • Discuss Feminist Criticism – pages 138 – 139
  • View Legally Blonde film clip – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyv20R-k3aY
  • Answer questions on page 139 after first and second viewing of clip
  • Continue adding words to your vocabulary journal

Learning Goals and Standards:  Develop and apply an understanding of key concepts and vocabulary for the study of Feminist Criticism. ELAGSE11-12RI7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.

Thursday, 10/5:

  • Grammar Warmup
  • Springboard – pages 140-144 – Read “Cinderella, the Legend,” and complete all activities (marking Feminist Criticism, allusions, etc.)
  • Compare this to the previous film clip from Legally Blonde
  • Continue adding words to your vocabulary journal

Learning Goals and Standards:  Closely read and analyze a work of Feminist Criticism. Trace a series of ideas in a complex text in order to explain how an author develops an argument. ELAGSE11-12RI7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.

Friday, 10/6: (Adjusted bell schedule for homecoming pep rally)

  • Grammar Warmup
  • Independent reading – novel for research
  • Independent Reading – LG’s for Research: Read/analyze to incorporate primary source quotes and begin to develop support for the thesis in my research paper. Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting my research novel: CEI = Claim, Evidence, Interpretation. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, independently and proficiently.