March 4

AP Literature March 7-11

WEEK 9

Monday, March 7 (Substitute)

  1. Warm-up: FRQ Wednesday on Monday “The Other Paris”
  2. Read/analyze Othello Act III; 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”).

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

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

 

Tuesday, March 8

1.      Warm-up: Creative Writing Tuesday

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, March 9

       1.      Warm-up: MCM #7

       2.      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

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

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

       5.      Review Othello Acts IV-V

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

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

 

Thursday, March 10

1.      Warm-up: Theme Thursday—share green-eyed monsters

2.      Review word search and Iago’s bestiary for Othello test; create infographic to illustrate your findings.

3.      Differentiate between literary analysis and research papers; formulate thesis statements.

*Homework:  Othello test Wed.; Group meeting Fri.

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

 

Friday, March 11

       1.      Warm-up: Brain teaser Friday logic problems.

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

              3.      Research secondary sources to support thesis statements.

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

       Learning goal(s): Develop collaboration with peers to deepen analysis and extension of a text.


Posted March 4, 2016 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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