March 11

AP Literature March 14-18

WEEK 10

Monday, March 14

  1. Review Othello Acts IV-V; compare/contrast film director’s choices with original script.
  2. Summarize scenes from Act IV-V
  3. Complete word search and Iago’s bestiary; create infographic to illustrate your findings

*Homework:  Group meeting Fri.

 

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

 

Tuesday, March 15

  1. Warm-up: Creative Writing Tuesday: write a short poem, using one of Shakespeare’s lines from Act IV, Scene 2 or 3.
  2. Respond to the film analysis prompt for the Othello

*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, March 16

  1. Assess Othello

*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, March 17

  1. Warm-up: Theme Thursday (Schoology this week)
  2. Media Center: Explore available literary criticism on your research/museum novel; formulate a topic and working thesis statement and identify three potential secondary sources for your paper.

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

 

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

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Friday, March 18

  1. Warm-up: Brain teaser Friday logic problems
  2. Collaborate with research groups to clarify reading and plan
  3. Death of a Salesman; alpha-box for American Dream; perform The Sandbox. 
  4. Review Theatre of the Absurd; view and analyze clips from Absurd plays; brainstorm absurd aspects of current society.
  5. Assign absurd plays; create and rehearse absurd plays to perform 

*Homework:  Absurd plays due Friday; research initial thesis and three secondary articles due Thursday at the end of the period.             

             

Learning Goal(s): Understand essential elements of theatre of the absurd and apply them to your own social commentary.


Posted March 11, 2016 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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