Romeo and Juliet, Acts I and II. Read in class and complete study guide at home.
Vocabulary Pack Unit 9
Socratic Seminar Instructions
The Alchemist: Theme, Motif, and Symbolism
No Fear Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet online side-by-side play.
Romeo and Juliet study guide
Alchemist quiz Part II-pg. 116
Vocabulary quiz Unit 8
"Everyday Writing" activity: you will be given an anticipation guide to complete and turn in. Then our introduction to Romeo and Juliet will begin by viewing The Making of Shakespeare In Love video and completing the guided notes handout.
Read in The Alchemist, annotate, and answer the accompanying question handout provided in class (also available at the bottom of this post). Complete your vocabulary unit 8 packet and bring to class Tuesday. Be prepared to show your annotations in your novel at any time.
Begin reading Romeo and Juliet Prologue, Act I, scene i in class. Begin answering the study guide.. *Study guide will be checked randomly for both correct answers and completion.
Read Romeo and Juliet Act I, scenes ii and iii and complete your R & J questions. Click here for No Fear Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet online. Continue reading in The Alchemist. Be prepared to show your annotations in your novel at any time.
Field trip to The Shakespeare Tavern to view Romeo and Juliet today!!! Remember our discussion on etiquette for attending a play and dress nicely. Gentlemen, I would love to see you in khakis and a dress shirt with a bow tie or regular tie. Ladies, you should also dress up; for example, a dress with tights (it will be cold), leggings with a finger-tip length top, slacks with a nice shirt or blouse, etc.
On Wednesday morning, we will announce when you are to leave your first period class to go to the bus portal for boarding. Make certain you line up at the bus number you were assigned. DO NOT bring your bookbag! Lunch is at the Varsity, so bring $10.00 which should cover just about anything you would want.
Homework: Read Romeo and Juliet Act I, scenes iv and v.
"Everyday Writing" in your sketchbook reflecting over your experience attending the play.
Vocabulary Quiz Unit 8
Review Romeo & Juliet and participate in related activities.
Prepare for your Alchemist quiz Part II-116. Be prepared to show your annotations in your novel at any time.
Take Alchemist quiz. When completed, we will discuss The Alchemist in class and review the answers on your question handout. We will review magical realism and view a video clip. Be prepared to show your annotations in your novel at any time.
Homework: Say What? No Way!
Vocabulary packet due Tuesday.
Alchemist quiz through Part I (page 50) on Wednesday.
Poetry Test on Thursday
Vocabulary Quiz Friday
Monday: "Slam, Dunk, and Hook" Analyze and paraphrase in class. Complete for homework. Paraphrase poem, identify poetic devices (use your literary devices handout with definitions).
Homework: Read "There Is No Word For Goodbye", paraphrase, and identify poetic devices.
Tuesday: Identify poetic devices in both poems and discuss the meaning. Check your paraphrase of both poems.
Homework: Read your novel in preparation for quiz.
Wednesday: Quiz over novel. Handout over "Magical Realism" - read and annotate in class.
Homework: Study poetry terms and notes to prepare for test Thursday. Below is a link to a sample reading with questions that will model the format of the test. Answers are at the end of the document to check yourself.
Thursday: Poetry Test. When completed, read your novel and annotate.
Homework: Review Unit 7 vocabulary for quiz Friday.
Friday: Take vocabulary quiz Unit 7. Discuss "Magical Realism" handout, view video clip and analyze for elements of magical realism.
Homework: Continue reading, annotating, and answering your study-guide.