Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 9, October 8-12

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Research: Works Cited due on Thursday, 10/11
  • Research: Lead ins/outs due on Friday, 10/12

Monday, 10/8:

  • Intro vocabulary unit 3 + choosing the right word
  • 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
  • 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)

Tuesday, 10/9:

  • Continue with vocabulary unit 3 – Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Continue reading/analyzing The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • Complete study guide and tracking motifs/archetypes as we read

Wednesday, 10/10 (Senior Summit – Only third period):

  • Meet in lab 113 – compose research works cited

Thursday, 10/11 (early release day – Only second period):

  • Meet in lab 113 – compose research works cited

Friday, 10/12:

  • Meet in lab 113 – compose research lead ins/outs

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.

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