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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.

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