March 29

Honors 9th Literature Week 12 April 8-12

Planning Your Week

M 4/8: The Night Circus quiz Part II.

F 4/12: ZINC 300+ words due at 11:59 p.m.

S 4/14: USA Test Prep

M 4/15: The Night Circus quiz Part III in class; The Tempest scholar’s journal, questions, and article summary/citation due to Turnitin.com by 11:59 p.m.

T 4/16: Socratic discussion on The Tempest. 

W 4/17: The Night Circus Part III questions due to Turnitin.com by 11:59 p.m.

 

The Tempest online text.

Bring your copy of The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern to class each day.

 

Monday, April 8

Opener: EOC Question of the Day; Review The Night Circus reading schedule and study guide.

Work Session: 

  1. Compose a CEI paragraph to analyze characterization (“The Contortionist’s Tattoo” and “Target Practice”).
  2. Self-score based on the expository rubric.

Closer: Review The Tempest scholar’s journal and Socratic discussion expectations; begin analyzing Act III.

HOMEWORK: Third set of ZINC due Friday; USA Test Prep due Sunday; Keep up with your reading schedule for The Night Circus.

 

Tuesday, April 9

Opener: EOC Question of the Day; Review The Tempest exposition and rising action.

Work Session:

  1. Analyze the evolution of Miranda & Ferdinand’s relationship in  3.1.
  2. Analyze comedy in 3.2.
  3. Analyze 3.3 for developing conflict with Alonso, Antonio, & Sebastian; focus on Gonzalo’s character.
  4. Complete CEI paragraph for evolution of Ferdinand and Miranda’s relationship.
  5. Read The Tempest Act II Scene 2; complete scholar’s journal entry for Act II.

Closer: View film adaptation, comparing structure of the play vs. structure of the film (altered ordering of scenes).

HOMEWORK: Third set of ZINC due Friday; USA Test Prep due Sunday; Keep up with your reading schedule for The Night Circus.

 

Wednesday, April 10

Opener: EOC Question of the Day; Review Acts III of The Tempest; complete “Somebody Wanted But So” statements to identify conflict and characters’ motivations.

Work Session:

  1. Analyze Act IV & V of The Tempest.
  2. Compose scholar’s journals.
  3. List potential topics for research.

Closer: Compare/contrast film adaptation with Shakespeare’s text.

HOMEWORK: Third set of ZINC due Friday; USA Test Prep due Sunday; Keep up with your reading schedule for The Night Circus.

 

Thursday, April 11

Opener: EOC Question of the Day; submit Ferdinand and Miranda EOC paragraph to Turnitin.com.

Work Session:

  1. Complete scholar’s journal entries with quotes, lead-ins, and commentary.
  2. Review seminar requirements; prepare materials (annotated article, scholar’s journal, questions).
  3. Look for article to inform/enrich understanding of scholar’s journal motif.

Closer: Read The Night Circus Part III and complete the study guide.

HOMEWORK: Third set of ZINC due Friday; USA Test Prep due Sunday; Keep up with your reading schedule for The Night Circus.

 

Friday, April 12

Opener: Read informational articles on witchcraft and superstition as well as William Strachey’s account of a storm in Shakespeare’s time under King James.

Work Session: 

  1. View PBS Shakespeare Uncovered.
  2. Compose questions for Socratic discussion.
  3. Review The Night Circus Part II-III.

Closer: EOC prep: compose a response to literary analysis Part II “Opening Night” and parallel plots.

HOMEWORK: Third set of ZINC due tonight; USA Test Prep due Sunday; Keep up with your reading schedule for The Night Circus.

March 29

AP Literature Week 12 April 8-12

Week 12

Planning Your Week

F 4/12: ZINC due 11:59 p.m.; EPCOT meeting

ONGOING: Work on ZINC (300+ words due April 12; 400+ due May 15).

 

Monday, April 8

Opener: Review strategies for analyzing prose multiple choice.

Work Session:

  1. MCM prose passage
  2. Review Othello Acts I, II, and III up to the Temptation scene; discuss the transition from Venice to Cyprus and how setting reflects characterization and plot.
  3. Rehearse sections of the Temptation scene and perform.

Closer: Summarize the Temptation scene; assign green-eyed monsters; analyze Iago’s & Emilia’s comments about jealousy and create an artistic rendition of the abstract concept.

Homework: Work on ZINC (next checkpoint is April 12); finish EPCOT requirements.

 

Tuesday, April 9

Opener: Review character objectives, beat changes, and superobjectives (Somebody Wanted But So).

Work Session:

  1. Finish analysis of Othello 3.4.

Closer: Compare/contrast script with film adaptation.

Homework: Work on ZINC (next checkpoint is April 12); finish EPCOT requirements.

 

Wednesday, April 10

Opener: 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”).

Work Session:

  1. Read Act IV, Scene 1; discuss “The Slap” & Othello’s fall Lesson 20 “Is This the Noble Moor?”
  2. On Your Feet reading of Act IV, Scene 2; select two volunteers for performance of Willow Scene (Act IV, Scene 3)
  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  

Closer: View film adaptation for Act IV and evaluate the director’s choices.

Homework: Work on ZINC (next checkpoint is April 12); finish EPCOT requirements.

 

Thursday, April 11

Opener: Review FRQ feedback and fill in student data sheet.

Work Session:

  1. Compose a response to the prompt.

Closer: Self-assess according to the rubric.

Homework: Work on ZINC (next checkpoint is April 12); finish EPCOT requirements.

 

Friday, April 12

Opener: Review expectations for EPCOT research.

Work Session:

  1. EPCOT meetings: begin research.

Closer: Complete EPCOT requirements in Schoology.

Homework: Work on ZINC (next checkpoint is April 12); finish EPCOT requirements.

March 22

Honors 9th Literature Week 11 March 25-29

Planning Your Week

Th 3/28: USA Test Prep

F 3/29: The Night Circus Part I quiz.

M 4/8: The Night Circus quiz Part II.

The Tempest online text.

Bring your copy of The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern to class each day.

 

Monday, March 25

Opener: Review The Night Circus reading schedule and study guide; read chapters 1-2 and identify elements of exposition (characters, setting, conflict).

Work Session: 

  1. Compose an exposition Art & Reading ppt. EOC narrative review of STEAL elements and narrative structure; revisit punctuating dialogue correctly.

Closer: Share narrative expositions, reviewing STEAL elements, narrative structure, and punctuating dialogue.

HOMEWORK: USA Test Prep due Thursday. Keep up with your reading schedule for The Night Circus; third set of ZINC due April 9th.

 

Tuesday, March 26

Opener: Review elements of exposition; summarize the exposition of The Tempest.

Work Session:

  1. Read The Tempest Act II Scene 2; complete scholar’s journal entry for Act II.

Closer: Present IRY videos.

HOMEWORK: USA Test Prep due Thursday. Keep up with your reading schedule for The Night Circus; third set of ZINC due April 9th.

 

Wednesday, March 27

Opener: Review Acts I and II of The Tempest; complete “Somebody Wanted But So” statements to identify conflict and characters’ motivations.

Work Session:

  1. Analyze the evolution of Miranda & Ferdinand’s relationship in  3.1.
  2. Analyze comedy in 3.2.
  3. Analyze 3.3 for developing conflict with Alonso, Antonio, & Sebastian; focus on Gonzalo’s character.
  4. Compare/contrast film adaptation with Shakespeare’s text.

Closer: Complete scholar’s journals.

HOMEWORK: USA Test Prep due Thursday. Keep up with your reading schedule for The Night Circus; third set of ZINC due April 9th.

 

Thursday, March 28

Opener: Review scholar’s journal and research requirements.

Work Session:

  1. Complete scholar’s journal entries with quotes, lead-ins, and commentary.
  2. Review USATestPrep data for weaker skills, and complete individual EOC prep plan.

Closer: Read The Night Circus Part I and complete the study guide.

HOMEWORK: USA Test Prep due Thursday. Keep up with your reading schedule for The Night Circus; third set of ZINC due April 9th.

 

Friday, March 29

Opener: The Night Circus quiz Part I.

Work Session: 

  1. Read/analyze The Night Circus Part II; complete study guide.

Closer: EOC prep: compose a response to literary analysis Part I.

HOMEWORK: Enjoy your break! Keep up with your reading schedule for The Night Circus; third set of ZINC due April 9th.

March 22

AP Literature Week 11 March 25-29

Week 11

Planning Your Week

W 3/27: Perform Othello 2.3; turn in annotated script

F 3/29: EPCOT meeting

ONGOING: Work on ZINC (300+ words due April 9).

 

Monday, March 25

Opener: Review strategies for analyzing prose multiple choice.

Work Session:

  1. MCM prose passage
  2. Continue analysis of Othello 2.3; add subtext (stress, inflection pauses, physical gestures) and blocking (entrances, exits, props, placement).

 

Closer: Rehearse 2.3.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (3rd checkpoint April 9).

 

Tuesday, March 26

Opener: Review Othello “quiz” requirements.

Work Session:

  1. Finish analysis of Othello 2.3.

Closer: Rehearse 2.3; prepare for tomorrow’s performances.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (3rd checkpoint April 9).

 

Wednesday, March 27

Opener: Quick rehearsal of 2.3.

Work Session:

  1. Perform Othello 2.3 group scenes.
  2. Compare/contrast student performances with the Fishburne adaptation of the film.

Closer: Fill in animal imagery and word trace charts, analyzing patterns in Act II.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (3rd checkpoint April 9).

 

Thursday, March 28

Opener: Review FRQ feedback and fill in student data sheet.

Work Session:

  1. Compose a response to the prompt.

Closer: Self-assess according to the rubric.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (3rd checkpoint April 9).

 

Friday, March 29

Opener: Review expectations for EPCOT research.

Work Session:

  1. EPCOT meetings: begin research.

Closer: Complete EPCOT requirements in Schoology.

Homework: Enjoy your break! Work on EPCOT novel project requirements; work on ZINC (next checkpoint is April 9)

March 15

Honors 9th Literature Week 10 March 18-22

Planning Your Week

T 3/19: “I Remember You” video and 4th reflection due in class (email, share via Google or Office 365, or bring the movie file on a flash drive). Rubric for I Remember You Video

F 3/22: Bring your copy of The Night Circus to class.

S 3/25: BY 11:59 p.m. Complete No Red Ink quiz

The Tempest online text

UPCOMING: Obtain a copy of The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.

 

 

Monday, March 18

Opener: Review tips for voiceover, finding sound files, and creating aesthetically pleasing visuals (fonts, transitions, images).

Work Session: 

  1. Revise “I Remember You” video and publish.

Closer: Submit video for viewing.

HOMEWORK: IRY video due tomorrow; No Red Ink due Sunday. Obtain a copy of The Night Circus; third set of ZINC due April 9th.

 

Tuesday, March 19

Opener: Turn in “I Remember You” videos.

Work Session:

  1. View IRY videos.

Closer: Compose “poem praises” and share with peers.

HOMEWORK: No Red Ink due Sunday. Obtain a copy of The Night Circus; third set of ZINC due April 9th.

 

Wednesday, March 20

Opener: View “The Betrayed Duke Prospero” video.

Work Session:

  1. Analyze characters and themes introduced in Act I (“Somebody Wanted But So”; character & theme tracker graphic organizers).
  2. Introduce scholar’s journal; complete entries for Act I.
  3. Review elements of exposition Art & Reading ppt; summarize the exposition of The Tempest.
  4. Compose an exposition Art & Reading ppt. EOC narrative review of STEAL elements and narrative structure; revisit punctuating dialogue correctly.

Closer: Share narrative expositions, reviewing STEAL elements, narrative structure, and punctuating dialogue.

HOMEWORK: No Red Ink due Sunday. Obtain a copy of The Night Circus; third set of ZINC due April 9th.

 

Thursday, March 21

Opener: Review writings on Utopias; Ponder and Respond: What makes for an ideal world?

Work Session:

  1. Read Act II Scene 1.
  2. In island families review Act II Scene i, and analyze Gonzolo’s world view vs. Sebastian and Antonio’s remarks.

Closer: Compare and contrast class performances with professional productions of the opening scenes.

HOMEWORK: No Red Ink due Sunday. Obtain a copy of The Night Circus; third set of ZINC due April 9th.

 

Friday, March 22

Opener: View Act II Scene 1 of The Tempest. 

Work Session: 

  1. Writer’s Workshop: Complete scholar’s journals through Act II.
  2. Peer critique MLA format and review lead-ins for variation.
  3. Provide feedback on depth of commentary

Closer: Introduce The Night Circus (read chapter 1).

HOMEWORK: No Red Ink due Sunday. Obtain a copy of The Night Circus; third set of ZINC due April 9th.

March 15

AP Literature Week 10

Week 10

Planning Your Week

F 3/22: EPCOT meeting

ONGOING: Work on ZINC (300+ words due April 19).

 

Monday, March 18

Opener: Assign dramaturgy groups.

Work Session:

  1. Go to the library to research dramaturgy topics, exploring resources and preparing a short presentation to provide context to peers.
  2. Presentations begin tomorrow.

Closer: Complete MCM.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (3rd checkpoint April 9).

 

Tuesday, March 19

Opener: .MCM on a Tuesday.

Work Session:

  1. Present Moors, Turks, Venice, & Cyprus
  2. Rehearse and perform “Fred” scenarios to solidify understanding of the role of subtext in interpretation of the scene.
  3. Read 2.1 and 2.2.
  4. Assign groups for 2.3.

Closer: View the “beach scene” in the film adaptation; analyze for film elements.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (3rd checkpoint April 9).

 

Wednesday, March 20

Opener: Present Ira Aldridge, Paul Robeson, Recent Othello Productions.

Work Session:

  1. Annotate scripts, determine blocking, interpret subtext, & rehearse 2.3.

Closer: Fill in animal imagery and word trace charts, analyzing patterns in Act I.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).

 

Thursday, March 21

Opener: Present Epilepsy.

Work Session:

  1. Annotate scripts, determine blocking, interpret subtext, & rehearse 2.3.

Closer: View the Fishburne adaptation up to 2.3.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint tomorrow).

 

Friday, March 22

Opener: Review expectations for EPCOT group meetings and documentation (Schoology structure).

Work Session:

  1. EPCOT meetings: compose 2 additional theme statements; list potential research topics.

Closer: Perform 2.3.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (3rd checkpoint April 9).

March 8

Honors 9th Literature Week 9 March 11-15

Planning Your Week

S 3/10: BY 11:59 p.m. Complete No Red Ink quiz

T 3/12: “I Remember You” typed, annotated poem due with 3 reflections (the video and 4th reflection will be due next Tuesday, March 19).

S 3/17: BY 11:59 p.m. Complete No Red Ink quiz

T 3/19: “I Remember You” video and 4th reflection due in class (email, share via Google or Office 365, or bring the movie file on a flash drive).

The Tempest online text

UPCOMING: Obtain a copy of The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.

 

Monday, March 11

Opener: Review tips for voiceover, finding sound files, and creating aesthetically pleasing visuals (fonts, transitions, images).

Work Session: 

  1. Revise “I Remember You” poem to meet the requirements for sound and figurative language use.
  2. Create the video for IRY.

Closer: Peer review poems, analyzing figurative language and sound effects.

HOMEWORK: “I Remember You” typed, annotated poem with 3 reflections due Tuesday; second set of ZINC due Friday; No Red Ink due Sunday; obtain a copy of The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.

 

Tuesday, March 12

Opener: Review paintings from/about The Tempest; choose one that you like the best.

Work Session:

  1. Use the word bank to compose a poem that captures the character, mood, and/or action of the painting you chose.

Closer: Cast The Tempest 1.1 pantomime.

HOMEWORK: “I Remember You” typed, annotated poem with 3 reflections due Tuesday; second set of ZINC due Friday; No Red Ink due Sunday; obtain a copy of The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.

 

Wednesday, March 13 EARLY RELEASE

Opener: Set up Nearpod.

Work Session:

  1. Explore Shakespeare’s world: Elizabethan language, the Globe Theatre, culture, history, and overview of The Tempest with Nearpod.
  2. Analyze, rehearse, and perform Act I Scene 1 (pantomime, self-reflection, group discussion; add dialogue).

Closer: Compare and contrast class performances with professional productions of the opening scene.

HOMEWORK: “I Remember You” typed, annotated poem with 3 reflections due Tuesday; second set of ZINC due Friday; No Red Ink due Sunday; obtain a copy of The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.

 

Thursday, March 14

Opener: Review the opening scene of The Tempest.

Work Session:

  1. Prepare 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

Closer: Compare and contrast class performances with professional productions of the opening scene.

HOMEWORK: “I Remember You” typed, annotated poem with 3 reflections due Tuesday; second set of ZINC due tomorrow, 11:59 p.m.; No Red Ink due Sunday; obtain a copy of The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.

 

Friday, March 15

Opener: View “The Betrayed Duke Prospero” PBS video.

Work Session: 

  1. Analyze characters and themes introduced in Act I (“Somebody Wanted But So”; character & theme tracker graphic organizers).
  2. Introduce scholar’s journal; complete entries for Act I.
  3. Review elements of exposition Art & Reading ppt; summarize the exposition of The Tempest.
  4. Compose an exposition Art & Reading ppt. EOC narrative review of STEAL elements and narrative structure; revisit punctuating dialogue correctly.

Closer: Share narrative expositions, reviewing STEAL elements, narrative structure, and punctuating dialogue.

HOMEWORK: “I Remember You” typed, annotated poem with 3 reflections due Tuesday; second set of ZINC due tonight, 11:59 p.m.; No Red Ink due Sunday; obtain a copy of The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.

March 8

AP Literature Week 9 March 11-15

Week 9

Planning Your Week

F 3/15: EPCOT meeting; ZINC 2nd check (200+ words due).

ONGOING: Work on ZINC (300+ words due April 19).

 

Monday, March 11

Opener: Perform 1.2; complete “Somebody Wanted But So” statements.

Work Session:

  1. Read Othello 1.3; read 1.3 antiphonally, analyzing Othello’s rhetorical prowess.
  2. Review sonnets in context of the Duke’s speech/poetic language.
  3. Ring the Changes–Brabantio’s Parting Shot

Closer: Compose multiple choice questions.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).

 

Tuesday, March 12

Opener: Compose FRQ for sonnet prompt.

Work Session:

  1. Complete TWIST for Othello 1.1.

Closer: Compare STEAL for characterization in 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).

 

Wednesday, March 13–EARLY RELEASE

Opener: Watch PBS video and the Fishburne adaptation through 1.3 up to Iago’s confrontation with Roderigo.

Work Session:

  1. Analyze Iago’s rhetoric in 1.3; compare/contrast AP Lang focus on argument/rhetorical triangle vs. AP Lit focus on figurative language
  2. Compose a CEI paragraph analyzing how Shakespeare uses language to develop Iago’s character.

Closer: Fill in animal imagery and word trace charts, analyzing patterns in Act I.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).

 

Thursday, March 14

Opener: Rehearse and perform “Fred” scenarios to solidify understanding of the role of subtext in interpretation of the scene.

Work Session:

  1. Read 2.1 and 2.2.
  2. Assign groups for 2.3.

Closer: View the Fishburne adaptation up to 2.3.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint tomorrow).

 

Friday, March 15

Opener: Review expectations for EPCOT group meetings and documentation (Schoology structure).

Work Session:

  1. EPCOT meetings: complete a TWIST analysis from the second  section of your novel.
  2. Compose 2 theme statements for your EPCOT novel.

Closer: Analyze 2.3.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint tonight 11:59 p.m.).

March 1

Honors 9th Literature Week 8 March 4-8

Planning Your Week

 

S 3/3: BY 11:59 p.m. Complete No Red Ink quiz

T 3/5: Poetry Anthology due in class

S 3/10: BY 11:59 p.m. Complete No Red Ink quiz

T 3/12: “I Remember You” poem due in class.

ONGOING: Bring an independent reading book to class each day; this should be a print text–no ebooks, please. 

 

Monday, March 4

Opener: Review poetry anthology assignment and rubric, dear reader tips, and reflection tips and sample.

Work Session:

  1. Compose dear reader letter and reflections for the poetry anthology.
  2. Compile materials and create table of contents for poetry anthology.

Closer: List final touches needed for poetry anthology due tomorrow.

HOMEWORK: No Red Ink due Sunday. Poetry Anthology due Tuesday. Bring an independent reading text (print only); second set of ZINC due March 15th.

 

Tuesday, March 5

Opener: Gallery walk anthologies.

Work Session:

  1. View sample poems for IRY.
  2. Compose an “I Remember You” poem to meet the requirements for sound and figurative language use.

Closer: Peer review IRY poems for poetic devices and sound effects; watch “Harlem” episode of Poetry in America.

HOMEWORK: No Red Ink due Sunday. “I Remember You” poems due Tuesday. Bring an independent reading text (print only); second set of ZINC due March 15th.

 

Wednesday, March 6

Opener: Examine paintings from/about The Tempest; choose one that you like the best.

Work Session:

  1. Use the word bank to compose a poem that captures the character, mood, and/or action of the painting you chose.

Closer: Examine Shakespearean insults and cast The Tempest 1.1 pantomime.

HOMEWORK:  No Red Ink due Sunday. “I Remember You” poems due Tuesday. Bring an independent reading text (print only); second set of ZINC due March 15th.

 

Thursday, March 7

Opener: Set up Nearpod.

Work Session:

  1. Explore Shakespeare’s world: Elizabethan language, the Globe Theatre, culture, history, and overview of The Tempest with Nearpod.
  2. Analyze, rehearse, and perform Act I Scene 1 https://folgereducation.wordpress.com/2015/02/03/5-great-ways-to-start-a-shakespeare-unit/ (pantomime, self-reflection, group discussion; add dialogue).

Closer: Compare and contrast class performances with professional productions of the opening scene.

HOMEWORK: No Red Ink due Sunday. “I Remember You” poems due Tuesday. Bring an independent reading text (print only); second set of ZINC due March 15th.

 

Friday, March 8

Opener: Review tips for voiceover, finding sound files, and creating aesthetically pleasing visuals (fonts, transitions, images).

Work Session: 

  1. Revise “I Remember You” poem to meet the requirements for sound and figurative language use.
  2. Create the video for IRY.

Closer: Peer review poems, analyzing figurative language and sound effects.

HOMEWORK: No Red Ink due Sunday. “I Remember You” poems due Tuesday. Bring an independent reading text (print only); second set of ZINC due March 15th.

March 1

AP Literature Week 8 March 4-8

Week 8

Planning Your Week

M 3/4: POL TPFASTT, annotations, and recitation due

 

F 3/8: EPCOT meeting.

ONGOING: Work on ZINC (200+ words due March 15).

 

Monday, March 4

Opener: Daily lines; turn in TPFASTT

Work Session:

  1. Present POL (recite one poem).
  2. Continue performing/directing Othello 1.1; compare/contrast with film adaptations.

Closer: Read EPCOT novels.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).

 

Tuesday, March 5

Opener: Watch PBS Othello video (Who Is Othello?); answer discussion questions.

Work Session:

  1. Complete “Somebody Wanted But So” statements for Othello 1.1.
  2. Rehearse and perform group scenes for 1.2. 

Closer: Fill in animal imagery and word trace charts, analyzing patterns in Act I.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).

 

Wednesday, March 6

Opener: Read Foster’s chapter “If It’s a Square, It’s a Sonnet.”

Work Session:

  1. Scansion practice; expert group annotations on sonnets.
  2. Compose an FRQ for the poetry prompt.

Closer: Self-assess FRQ response according to the AP rubric.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).

 

Thursday, March 7

Opener: Complete a TWIST analysis of Othello 1.1 and 1.2.

Work Session:

  1. Read 1.3; analyze the Duke’s poetic language
  2. Read 1.3 antiphonally; analyze Othello’s rhetorical prowess
  3. Compare STEAL in 1.1–1.3
  4. Ring the Changes–Brabantio’s Parting Shot

Closer: View the Fishburne adaptation through 1.3 up to Iago’s exchange with Roderigo.

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).

 

Friday, March 8

Opener: Review expectations for EPCOT group meetings and documentation (Schoology structure).

Work Session:

  1. EPCOT meetings: complete a TWIST analysis for the 1st part of the novel.

Closer: Analyze Iago’s rhetoric in 1.3; compare/contrast AP Lang focus on argument/rhetorical triangle vs. AP Lit focus on figurative language

Homework: Read your EPCOT novel; work on ZINC (2nd checkpoint March 15).