This Week in Literature...
Monday - Poetry terms quiz. Read "The Seven Ages of Man" by William Shakespeare and illustrate each stage on the handout given in class (or download below). Write a brief summary of each stage next to each illustration. Complete illustration handout for homework and bring to class Tuesday - homework grade.
Tuesday - Vocabulary packet for unit 6 is due. We will review "The Seven Ages of Man" in class, so bring your completed handout to class.
Wednesday - We will begin our parallel reading, so bring your copy of The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. Study for vocabulary quiz over unit 6 scheduled for tomorrow. Bring your sketchbooks to class tomorrow! Homework: Download the pre-reading handout, follow the directions, and turn in Thursday.
Thursday - Vocabulary quiz unit 6. Creative writing today! Bring your sketchbooks to class.
Friday - Continue with poetry
No school Monday - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
First parallel reading: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. Please have a copy in class by Wednesday, January 27
Vocabulary packet due. 1st Period will turn in the essay writing from the packet. Make certain it is written in ink and legible or you may type it.
Wednesday: Continue sonnets. Read Shakespeare's "Sonnet 18" ("Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day" and paraphrase in class.
HOMEWORK: Complete handout to the best of your ability. DO NOT GO ONLINE TO FIND OUT THE ANSWERS! This is about you learning how to understand poetry.
Thursday: Vocabulary Quiz: Unit 5. Continue with poetry.
Friday: Complete sonnet handout with paraphrase
Reminder: Please pick up a physical copy of The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho for Wednesday, January 27.
Poetry Terms Quiz moved to Monday 1-25-16
Vocabulary Quiz: Thursday. Study vocabulary 4 and Social Studies vocabulary list.