Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 7, 2/25 – 3/1

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Feminist critical analysis essay – due Friday, 3/1 after two lab days

Monday, 2/25:

  • Intro vocabulary unit 5 – choosing the right word
  • Introduce Medieval England, Chaucer and Canterbury Tales
  • Continue study of Feminist Criticism – Read/analyze characters from “The General Prologue”

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, 2/26:

  • Vocabulary unit 5 – synonyms and antonyms
  • Read/analyze Chaucer’s “Wife of Bath’s Tale” from this feminist perspective

Wednesday, 2/27

  • Vocabulary unit 5 – completing the sentence
  • Continue study of Feminist Criticism – read a feminist criticism pages 140-141 Springboard, “Cinderella, the Legend”
  • Read “Story of an Hour” and “The Chaser” pp 169-175
  • Review EA2 requirements and rubric

Thursday – Friday, 2/28-3/1:

  • Work in the computer lab to compose analytical essay from feminist perspective – due by the end of lab time on Friday, 3/1

Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 5, 2/4 – 2/8

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Beowulf Lit Analysis Essay – due Thursday, 2/7
  • Primary Source Quote Cards – due Friday, 2/8
  • Vocabulary Journals – due Tuesday, 2/12

Monday, February 4:

  • Vocabulary Unit 3 + Choosing the Right Word
  • Finish reading/analyzing Beowulf
  • Go over summative assessment – due 2/7

Tuesday – Thursday, February 5 – 7:

  • In the computer lab to compose lit analysis essay

Friday, February 8:

  • Reading day novel for research
  • Six primary source quote cards due by the end of class – see format in research paper packet