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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