March 3

Honors 9th Literature March 6-10

Honors 9th Lit                                     

 

Planning Your Week: March 6-10

S 3/5: Membean 45 min. practice due.

M 3/6: BRING REGISTRATION MATERIALS (Obtain parent signatures if needed and choose your electives and alternates.)

W 3/8: Bring your copy of The Night Circus.

M 3/13: Quiz on The Night Circus Part I.

 

Monday, March 6—Registration in the Lab

LG: Develop skills for analyzing the poetry of Shakespeare.  

  1. Analyze, rehearse, and perform group scenes for Act I, Scene 2; focus on blocking, stage directions, physical gestures, and voice inflection.
  • Annotate the scene
  • Write the actions that your groups need to complete
  • Prepare props and timing
  • Perform the scene
  • Summarize the exposition

*Homework: Obtain a copy of The Night Circus.

 

Tuesday, March 7

LG: Develop skills for analyzing the poetry of Shakespeare.  

  1. Finish performances for group scenes.
  2. View “The Betrayed Duke Prospero” PBS video.
  3. Review elements of exposition Art & Reading ppt; summarize the exposition of The Tempest.
  4. Compose an exposition Art & Reading ppt.

*Homework: Obtain a copy of The Night Circus.

 

Wednesday, March 8

LG: Develop skills for analyzing the poetry of Shakespeare.  

  1. Introduce The Night Circus and reading schedule.
  2. Read Act II Scenes 1-2; analyze the scenes with Socratic seminar questions, character and theme trackers, and reader response questions.

*Homework: Read The Night Circus Part I, p.1-116.

 

Thursday, March 9

LG: Develop and strengthen writing by planning, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience. 

  1. Review Act II; compare/contrast film adaptation with original text.
  2. Review Theme: Utopia prompt and Gonzalo’s description of a utopia in Act II Scene 1 Lines 152-172 and compare/contrast with your description of a utopia.

*Homework: Read The Night Circus Part I, p.1-116.

 

Friday, March 10

LG: Develop skills for analyzing the poetry of Shakespeare.

  1. Read/analyze The Tempest, focusing on Miranda and Ferdinand’s exchange of private vows.
  • Review their first encounter (Act I Scene 2 Lines 490-613).
  • Consider how Ferdinand and Miranda’s love has or has not evolved from Act I to Act III.
  • Write a claim statement (topic sentences) that makes a claim about the growth (or lack thereof) of their love/relationship.
  • Compose the rest of the paragraph using at least four quotes (two from Act I and two from Act III), which support your claim; incorporate at least three vocabulary words.

2. Read/analyze The Night Circus.

*Homework: Finish reading The Night Circus Part I p. 1-116 by Monday.


Posted March 3, 2017 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors 9th Literature

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