October 3

AP Literature October 5-9

WEEK 9

Monday, October 5

  1. Warm-up: MCM Monday #5 Poetry (Like as the Waves)
  2. Perform the “Temptation Scene” Lesson 16
  3. Review research skills for print sources; select a nonfiction book to connect with your choice novel (media center).

*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, October 6

1.  Warm-up: Creative Writing Tuesday: write a short poem, using one of Shakespeare’s lines from Act IV, Scene 2 or 3.

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

3. Review Othello 3.3 “The Temptation Scene” with your partner(s) using the “Chaos is Come Again” handout

*Homework:  Group meeting Fri.; Schoology post due Thursday.

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

 Wednesday, October 7

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.; Schoology post due Thurs.

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

Thursday, October 8

1. Warm-up: Theme Thursday (green-eyed monsters & Schoology this week)

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

3. Review the plot order from Act III & IV; compare & contrast with film adaptation, focusing on the major reordering of events and analyzing these choices the director made.

4. On Your Feet reading of Act IV, Scene 2; performance of Willow Scene (Act IV, Scene 3) Lesson 21 “O These Men, These Men!”

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

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

*Homework:  Group meeting Fri.; Schoology post due tonight.

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

Friday, October 9

1. Warm-up: Brain teaser Friday logic problems

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

3. Synthesize final conclusions Lesson 25 “Here Is My Journey’s End”

4. Review Othello Acts IV-V; compare/contrast with film adaptation.

*Homework:  Othello test Mon.; group meeting Fri.

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


Posted October 3, 2015 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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