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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.

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