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.
- Compose dear reader letter and reflections for the poetry anthology.
- Compile materials and create table of contents for poetry anthology.
Closer: List final touches needed for poetry anthology due tomorrow.
Tuesday, March 5
Opener: Gallery walk anthologies.
- View sample poems for IRY.
- 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.
Wednesday, March 6
Opener: Examine paintings from/about The Tempest; choose one that you like the best.
- 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.
Thursday, March 7
Opener: Set up Nearpod.
- Explore Shakespeare’s world: Elizabethan language, the Globe Theatre, culture, history, and overview of The Tempest with Nearpod.
- 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.
Friday, March 8
Opener: Review tips for voiceover, finding sound files, and creating aesthetically pleasing visuals (fonts, transitions, images).
- Revise “I Remember You” poem to meet the requirements for sound and figurative language use.
- Create the video for IRY.
Closer: Peer review poems, analyzing figurative language and sound effects.