Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 11, 3/26-3/30

Deadline/Due Dates:

  • Vocabulary journal #3 due on Thursday, 4/12
  • Research paper due on Friday, 4/20

Monday – Friday, 3/26-3/30:

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

http://edtech2.boisestate.edu/matthewkantor/502/webquest/background.html

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 10, 3/19-3/23

Deadline/Due Dates:

  • Vocabulary journal #3 due on Thursday, 4/12
  • Research paper due on Friday, 4/20

 

Tuesday, 3/20:

  • Introduce Archetypal Criticism (SBoard + activities)
  • View Harry Potter #1 and analyze archetypes and hero’s journey

Wednesday, 3/21:

  • Finish HP #1
  • Turn in archetype tracking chart

Thursday-Friday, 3/22-3/23:

  • 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

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 9, 3/12-3/16

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Vocabulary journal #2 – due Tuesday, 3/13
  • Research – Annotated Bib and Lead Ins/Outs – due Thursday, 3/15

Monday, 3/12:

  • Grammar Warmup
  • What is an annotated bibliography? Intro with PPTs
  • Read article provided by Ms. O, and compose an annotated bib in class
  • In lab 9234 tomorrow to compose annotated bib for your research resources

Learning Goals and Standards: Compose an annotated bib based on research. ELAGSE11-12RI1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain. ELAGSE11-12RI2: Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to provide a complex analysis; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RI3: Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text.

Tuesday-Wednesday, 3/13-14:

  • In lab 9234 – annotated bibs for research resources

Thursday, 3/15:

  • In lab 9234 – lead ins/outs for research quotes

Friday, 3/16:

  • Intro Elizabethan England and background to The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • Discuss in class reading points and extra credit reading points
  • Begin reading/analyzing the play

Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 8, 3/5-3/9

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Feminist critical analysis essay – due Friday, 3/9 after three lab days
  • Vocabulary journal #2 – due Tuesday, 3/13

Monday, 3/5:

  • Grammar Warmup
  • Introduce Medieval England, Chaucer and Canterbury Tales
  • Continue study of Feminist Criticism – Read/analyze characters from “The General Prologue”+ Read/analyze Chaucer’s “Wife of Bath’s Tale” from this feminist 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. Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period as reflected in the literature. Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting the literature. Evaluate Chaucer’s use of a strong female character in the Wife of Bath. 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.

Tuesday, 3/6:

  • Grammar Warmup
  • Continue study of Feminist Criticism – Read “Story of an Hour” and “The Chaser” pp 169-175
  • Review EA2 requirements and rubric

Wednesday – Friday, 3/7-3/9:

  • Work in the computer lab to compose analytical essay from feminist perspective – due by the end of lab time on Friday, 3/9