September 25

AP Literature September 28–October 2

Please see Schoology for Weekly Agenda, handouts, discussions, and other resources. This is simply the plan for the week.

WEEK 8

Monday, September 28

  1. Warm-up: MCM Monday #4 Prose (Janie) 
  2.  Review Othello Act I & II

       3.      Compare/contrast film techniques with literary techniques; discuss eliminating Act I

       4.      Assign green-eyed monsters; analyze Iago’s & Emilia’s comments about jealousy and create an artistic rendition of the abstract concept.

       5.      Read and analyze 3.1-2; begin 3.3 and prepare for the “Temptation Scene Relay.”

*Homework:  Group meeting Fri.; green-eyed monsters due Tuesday.

 

Learning goal(s): Use the nonverbal, performance-related aspects of a script to influence the audience’s perception of theme.

 

Tuesday, September 29

1.      Warm-up: Creative Writing Tuesday

2.      Perform the “Temptation Scene” Lesson 16

*Homework:  Group meeting Fri.; green-eyed monsters due Tuesday.

 

Learning goal(s): Use the nonverbal, performance-related aspects of a script to influence the audience’s perception of theme.

 

Wednesday, September 30

1.      Warm-up: FRQ #3 “Henry VIII” 2009

2.      Analyze the politics of casting of Othello (Lesson 18: “The Moor Is Far More Fair than Black”) and the gender issues (Lesson 19 “There’s Magic in the Web”).

3.      Read & analyze 3.4 (Lesson 18: “Ocular Proof”).

*Homework: Group meeting Fri.; Green-eyed monsters due Tues.

Learning goal(s): Analyze a range of writing, noting strategies to apply to improve your own.

 

Thursday, October 1

1.      Warm-up: Pondering Poetry

2.      Review Act III; evaluate the director’s choices in the Fishburne adaptation.

3.      Read Act IV, Scene 1; discuss “The Slap” & Othello’s fall Lesson 20 “Is This the Noble Moor?”

4.      Select two volunteers to read Act IV, Scene 3

*Homework:  Group meeting Fri.; green-eyed monsters due Tues.

 

Learning goal(s): Draw conclusions about symbols and themes by analyzing textual evidence.

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Friday, October 2

1. Warm-up: Brain teaser Friday logic problems

2. Collaborate with research groups to clarify reading and plan museums.

3. On Your Feet reading of Act IV, Scene 2; performance of Willow Scene (Act IV, Scene 3) Lesson 21 “O These Men, These Men!”; write a short poem, using one of Shakespeare’s lines from Act IV, Scene 2 or 3

4. Assign final casting call for Act V.Lesson 22 “Murder’s Out of Time”

5. Final conclusions Lesson 25 “Here Is My Journey’s End”

6. Review Othello Acts IV-V

*Homework:  Green-eyed monsters due Tues.; Othello test Wed.; group meeting Fri.

 

               Learning goal(s): Draw conclusions about symbols and themes by analyzing textual evidence.


Posted September 25, 2015 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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