Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 12, 10/28-11/1

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Test – The Tragedy of Macbeth – Friday, 11/1

Monday – Thursday, October 28th – 31st:

  • Continue reading/anlayzing The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • Complete study guide and tracking motifs/archetypes as we read
  • Vocabulary Unit 5
  • 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)

Friday, November 1st:

  • Test over the Tragedy of Macbeth

Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 11, 10/21-10/25

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Research – Works Cited due on 10/24
  • Research – Lead ins/outs due on 10/25

Monday – Wednesday, October 21st – 23rd:

  • Continue reading/anlayzing The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • Complete study guide and tracking motifs/archetypes 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)

Thursday – Friday, October 24th-25th:

  • In lab 113 – Research – Compose Works Cited page and Lead-ins/outs for quotes

 LG’s for Research: Read/analyze to incorporate primary source quotes and begin to develop support for the argument for my paper. Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting my research novel: CEI = Claim, Evidence, Interpretation. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, independently and proficiently.

Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 10, 10/14-10/18

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Tuesday, October 15th – Secondary research quote cards (six 4×6) and three bib cards (3×5)

Monday – Tuesday, October 14th-15th:

  • In the Media Center/Learning Commons for secondary research for argumentative analysis essay

Wednesday, October 16th: Senior Summit (3rd and 4th periods only)

  • Reading your research novels

Thursday – Friday, October 17th-18th:

  • Continue reading/anlayzing The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • Complete study guide and tracking motifs/archetypes 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, 10/7-10/11

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Tuesday, 10/8 – Renaissance Research Assignment

Monday, October 7th:

  • Independent Reading Day
  • Six quote cards due by the end of class – research

Tuesday, October 8th:

  • In lab 113 – Renaissance Research (pre-reading/research to prepare for our study of Macbeth)

Wednesday, October 9th:

  • Intro vocabulary unit 4 + 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)

Thursday, October 10th:

  • Continue with vocabulary unit 6 – Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Continue reading/analyzing The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • Complete study guide and tracking motifs/archetypes as we read

Friday, October 11th:

  • Independent reading day novel for research