Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 12, Oct. 29 – Nov. 2

Deadline/Due Dates:

  • Test over The Tragedy of Macbeth on Tuesday, 10/30
  • Research paper due on Friday, 11/2

Monday, October 29th:

  • Continue reading/analyzing/viewing 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)

Tuesday, October 30th:

  • Summative assessment over The Tragedy of Macbeth

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)

Wednesday – Friday, 10/31-11/2:

  • In lab 113 – Students compose senior research papers and turn in on Friday, 11/2

Learning Goals and Standards: Compose research papers. 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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