October 21

AP Literature October 24-28

WEEK 12

Monday, October 24

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, October 25

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 test.

*Homework:  Group meeting Fri. 

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

 

Wednesday, October 26

1.      Assess Othello

*Homework: Group meeting Fri.

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

 

Thursday, October 27

1.      Warm-up: Revisit initial thesis statements.

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.

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

 

Friday, October 28

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

2.      Death of a Salesman; alpha-box for American Dream; perform The Sandbox. 

3.      Review Theatre of the Absurd; view and analyze clips from Absurd plays; brainstorm absurd aspects of current society.

4.      Assign absurd plays; create and rehearse absurd plays to perform Friday.

*Homework:  Absurd plays due Friday.              

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


Posted October 21, 2016 by Rachael Sanford in category AP Literature

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