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R OMEO AND J ULIET English I – Spring 2009. B ELL R INGER #1: (A) 1/7 & (B) 1/10 You have only one semester left of this school year! List 3 – 5 goals.

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1 R OMEO AND J ULIET English I – Spring 2009

2 B ELL R INGER #1: (A) 1/7 & (B) 1/10 You have only one semester left of this school year! List 3 – 5 goals you would like to achieve before the school year ends. Your goals could relate to academics/grades, hobbies, sports, clubs, volunteering, etc. After you list each goal, explain in one paragraph why you have set these goals.

3 G RAMMAR #1 See me if absent!

4 DAY ONE: Bell Ringer Review Class Rules/Expectations Shakespeare Expert Stations Presentations Homework: Perfect Mate Activity

5 R EVIEWING S CHOOL P OLICIES  B1  New Lunch Schedule  Emergency Procedures  Dismissal Procedures  B2  Cafeteria Procedures  Defender Top 5  B3  Tardy Procedures  Media Center Expectations

6 R EVIEWING S CHOOL P OLICIES  A1  Maps and Schedules  New Lunch Schedule  Arrival Procedures  Tardy Procedures  A3  Media Center Expectations  Defender Top 5  A4  New Lunch Schedule  Emergency Procedures  Dismissal Procedures

7 A RRIVAL P ROCEDURES You may arrive and enter the building at 7:55 a.m. To enter earlier, you need a note from a teacher. You are expected to enter the building upon arriving on campus. Please remove all headwear, discard open food and drinks, and put away personal technology upon entering the building. When you enter the building, go to the media center, cafeteria, or upper or lower locker areas. Interact in a safe and orderly manner using a respectful voice level. Listen and respond respectfully to all adults. Remember the Defender Top 5!

8 T ARDY P ROCEDURES  You are expected to move quickly and quietly to class.  Be in your seat working on your Bell Ringer when the last chime of the bell sounds.  Bring all materials to class, prepared to work.  If you are not in the appropriate classroom after the last chime of the bell, you must report immediately to SAFE in room 289. You will work there until the block ends.  The SAFE teacher will contact your parents when you are tardy or skip class.  If you do not report to SAFE, you will be marked as skipping and receive additional consequences.

9 C AFETERIA P ROCEDURES - BREAKFAST  If you choose to eat breakfast, you must leave the cafeteria by 8:20 a.m. (unless there is a late bus arrival).  Please use a respectful voice level in conversations and respect the cafeteria workers.  Remain seated unless using the restroom, disposing of trash, moving to another table, or leaving the cafeteria to go to the media center or upper or lower locker areas.  Clean your area and push your chair under the table as you leave the cafeteria.  Consume all food and drinks only in the cafeteria.

10 C AFETERIA P ROCEDURES - LUNCH Remain in the cafeteria during the entire lunch period (unless a teacher issues you a pass). Use a respectful voice level in conversations. Line up in single file and in order of arrival. Talk respectfully to cafeteria staff and wait patiently in line. Remain seated unless disposing of trash, going to the restroom, or moving to another table. Clean your area and push your chair under the table when the bell rings to dismiss you to class. Consume all food and drinks only in the cafeteria. Administrative permission is needed to leave the cafeteria.

11 H ALLWAY P ROCEDURES In entry stairwells students will walk up on the right and down on the left. All other stairwells are two-way traffic. Walk on the right side of all hallways and stairwells. You must have a pass to be in the hallways (sign out and in when you leave and enter a classroom). Use a respectful voice level in conversations. Food and drinks are only allowed in the cafeteria. Listen and respond respectfully to all adults. Move quickly to your designated area. Do not leave the building. Remember the Defender Top 5!

12 M EDIA C ENTER E XPECTATIONS You may use the media center’s computers for general interest or homework assignments. Do not play video games on computers, download videos, or access any inappropriate web-sites such as MySpace or Facebook. You must use only your own computer account—do not share accounts with others. (Fill out an AUP form!) There will be a maximum of 130 students allowed in the media center before 8:20 a.m. All students must sign in before entering.

13 M EDIA C ENTER E XPECTATIONS ( CONTINUED ) You should speak with a quiet voice level that is appropriate for a library. Please push your chair back under the table when you leave. You should leave to go to your 1 st block class when the bell rings at 8:20 a.m. You need a pass to enter during lunch hours. Please remember:  No food or drinks  No headwear  Defender Top 5

14 D EFENDER T OP 5! Turn off and store personal technology from 8:20 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. (remember the new district-wide policy!) Arrive to class on time and follow the 15/15 rule. Keep hands, feet, and inappropriate language and comments to yourself. Respect and take care of property. Follow all school behavioral expectation and Board policies.

15 E MERGENCY P ROCEDURES Remain with your designated teacher at all times. Move quickly and quietly to the designated area. School rules, including those for personal technology, remain in effect. If an evacuation occurs when you’re not in the classroom, leave the building and report to your assigned teacher. During a lockdown, be sure to report to the first available classroom until the lockdown ends.

16 D ISMISSAL P ROCEDURES  You are expected to remain in the classroom until your teacher dismisses you.  Bus riders, walkers, and drivers must exit by the side doors into the back parking lot.  Car riders must exit through the front doors.  You are expected to exit the building and campus or go to your designated supervised area immediately after school.  Please interact in an orderly manner and use a respectful voice level.  Respond respectfully to all adults when addressed.  Remember the Defender Top 5!

17 L UNCH S CHEDULE 1 st Block 8:25 – 10:00 a.m. 2 nd Block 10:05 – 11:35 a.m. 3 rd Block 11:40 a.m. – 1:40 p.m. 1 st lunch 11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 2 nd lunch 12:05 – 12:25 p.m. 3 rd lunch 12:30 – 12:50 p.m. 4 th lunch 12:55 – 1:15 p.m. 5 th lunch 1:20 – 1:40 p.m. 4 th Block 1:45 – 3:15 p.m.

18 R EVIEWING THE C LASS S YLLABUS How can I reach Ms. Stokes? - - What do I need each class period? How will I be graded? What do I do if I’m absent or I turn my work in late? What happens if I’m late to class? What happens if I cheat?

19 R EVIEWING S CHOOL AND C LASS R ULES AND P ROCEDURES  Remember the Defender Top 5!  How should I enter the classroom?  Where should I be in the classroom?  When can I leave the classroom?  How should I leave the classroom?  What do the class rules mean?

20 S HAKESPEARE B ACKGROUND Expert Station Activity

21 S HAKESPEARE B ACKGROUND : Expert Station Activity: Each group will be assigned one area of expertise about Shakespeare’s life or descriptions of the time in which Shakespeare lived (5 groups). Shakespeare and his Theatre How to read Shakespeare Bloody Painful: Crime and Punishment Shakespeare’s Life Elizabethan Life (sports, entertainment, and fashion) Use the guide to work together as a group and create a poster of notes containing significant facts from the given information. You will present your poster and the information you have learned to the rest of your peers at the end of class.

22 S HAKESPEARE B ACKGROUND : Each group should have: Leader (keeps everyone on task) Writer (copies notes on poster) Reader (from packets of information) Presenter(s) (to the class) Regardless of job, all group members should work on gathering information. Rubric: Participation – 20 points Poster – 20 points Written Reflection – 10 points What did you do to contribute to group—on your own paper!

23 B EGINNING R OMEO AND J ULIET Shakespeare play first published somewhere between 1591 – 1597 A TRAGEDY Dramatic work Often written in verse (poetry) Protagonists have flaws that lead to their eventual downfall Divided into five ACTS Each act divided into SCENES We write acts and scenes using Roman numerals Example: Act One, Scene Three = I, iii Example: Act Five, Scene Four = V, iv To set the stage, most Shakespeare plays begin with a PROLOGUE (an introduction) which hints at the THEME and PLOT of the drama

24 H OMEWORK : Think about your perfect mate 1. What would he/she look like? 2. What characteristics of his/her personality draw you to him/her (athletic, intelligent, funny, etc.)? Assignment: 1. Complete worksheet with your parent/guardian. 2. Extra Credit: Bring in a visual representation of your perfect mate for next class (magazine photo, picture, drawing).


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