Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 16, Nov. 27 – Dec. 1

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • In class activities with our study of Brave New World
  • Student Learning Objectives exam on December 18th
  • Vocabulary Journal (last one) due on Tuesday, December 12th

Monday, 11/27:

  • Continue introductory activities for our reading and analysis of Huxley’s Brave New World
  • Complete/discuss Anticipation Guide
  • Introductory PowerPoint

Tuesday, 11/28:

  • Finish intro PowerPoint
  • Discuss Satire with examples
  • Begin reading/analyzing BNW

Wednesday, 11/29-Friday, 12/1:

  • Continue reading/analyzing BNW
  • Learning Goals: Brave New World: Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting the literature. Evaluate Huxley’s futuristic community of England. Synthesize thoughts about individual freedoms and beliefs connecting to themes in the dystopian novel Brave New World. Evaluate Huxley’s message to the reader through the use of the literary element of satire. (ELAGSE12RL1, 2, 7, 10; ELAGSE12SL2; ELAGSE12RI7, 10)

 

Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 15, Nov. 13-17

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • In class activities with our study of Macbeth
  • Macbeth partner test of analysis on Wednesday, 11/15

Monday – Tuesday, 11/13-11/14:

  • Finish reading/analyzing The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • Gather textual evidence for Macbeth as tragic hero, archetypes, motifs and imagery as we read (quadrants)
  • Review for partner test of analysis
  • Find an article NOT about The Tragedy of Macbeth to make connections to themes, etc. to use on the partner test

Wednesday, 11/15:

  • Meet in the Media Center for partner test of analysis

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)

Thursday – Friday, 11/16-11/17:

  • Preparation, introductory activities and film clips to begin our reading and analysis of Huxley’s Brave New World

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Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 14, 11/6 – 11/10

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • In class activities with our study of Macbeth

Monday – Friday, 11/6-11/10:

  • 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)