Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 8, 9/30-10/4

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Vocabulary Journal 1 – due Thursday, 10/3
  • Feminist critical analysis essay – due Friday, 10/4 after two lab days
  • Research – six primary quote cards – due Monday, 10/7 by the end of class

Monday, 9/30:

  • Vocabulary Journal 1 – due Thursday
  • Introduce Feminist Criticism – Springboard pp 138-139
  • View Bechdel Test
  • View clip from Legally Blonde – Springboard p 139

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, 10/1:

  • Vocabulary Journal 1
  • Read/analyze Chaucer’s “Wife of Bath’s Tale” from this feminist perspective

Wednesday, 10/2:

  • Vocabulary Journal 1
  • 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, 10/3-10/4:

  • Work in the computer lab to compose analytical essay from feminist perspective – due by the end of lab time on Friday, 10/4

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