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1 W EEK F IVE Sept 24, 2012 English IV English IV Essential Question: Are we governed by fate, free will, a greater power, or do we fall somewhere in between? Learning Targets: I can compare and contrast characters. I can write an analysis of a character.

2 Starter: Answer the following questions. You may use your text. 1. What does King Arthur dream of on Trinity Sunday? 2. What is Sir Lucas’s advice to King Arthur? 3. What happens when King Arthur and Sir Modred meet? 4. Where does Sir Bedivere take the king?

3 Starter: Answer the following questions. You may use your text. 1. What does King Arthur dream of on Trinity Sunday? He dreams of Sir Gawain, who warns him that he will die if he fights Modred. 2. What is Sir Lucas’s advice to King Arthur? He advises him not to attack Modred when he finds him at the end of the battle. 3. What happens to King Arthur and Sir Modred meet? They kill each other. 4. Where does Sir Bedivere take the king? He takes him to the lake and places him on a barge.

4 1. Why are the pilgrims going to Canterbury? (A) To meet King Henry III (B) To see a medieval mystery play (C) To worship the relics of Saint Thomas Becket (D) Because they are tourists 2. What does the Squire wear? (A) A velvet doublet and hose (B) Cloth embroidered with flowers (C) Green and peacock-blue hunting gear (D) A beaver hat

5 T EST AND ESSAY QUESTION Please keep in mind the value of each test question. Your essay is worth 50 points. It must have CLEAR evidence from the text. You must have a complete page. All repetition will be marked through, and I will deduct three points off for each repeating idea. You are allowed to use YOUR interactive notebook to help you write your essay. You must write the topic in the top margin at the top of the page!!! Turn in your test paper before using your notebook!

6 G ROUP WORK AND EXIT SLIP Return to your groups to complete your Romantic Hero project. Exit Slip: Make a list of five words or titles that describe people today and write a description for each. For example: A crack-head is a person who has an addiction to drugs. He or she may take part of illegal activities to support their addictions.

7 E SSENTIAL Q UESTION AND L EARNING T ARGETS English IV Sept 25 th 2012 Essential Question: Are we governed by fate, free will, a greater power, or do we fall somewhere in between? Learning Targets: I can compare and contrast characters. I can write an analysis of a character. Testing Center Info: If you need to make up a test for my class, please let me know so I can send your test to the testing center. Testing Centers are only available on TUESDAY.

8 Starter: Use this model to create a chart for the vocabulary words on page 118. Fill in the word and definition at this time. Leave room on either side of the “word” box. WORD DEFINITION EXAMPLE SENTENCES ORIGINAL SENTENCE

9 E NGLISH IV September 26, 2012 Essential Question: Are we governed by fate, free will, a greater power, or do we fall somewhere in between? Learning Targets: I can compare and contrast characters. I can write an analysis of a character.

10 Write down the essential question and learning targets – they are the same as yesterday. Starter:9/26/2012 Vocabulary Practice to use with vocabulary chart: Add these sentences to your charts, some terms will not have a sentence. 1. It was difficult to _________ the disagreement because Anna and Joe were both so __________. 2. Lily’s grandmother is an _______ judge on the Supreme Court. 3. A good basketball player must possess speed, endurance, and _______. 4. Because Pat is ________, she has been able to _______ savings over time. 5. Under ______the executives admitted that they had made their profits through ______ and deception. 6. The king was a fair and ______ ruler.

11 Exit Slip: Add an additional box to your vocabulary words. Add a box to the left for synonyms OR a box to the right for Antonyms You must add either a synonym or an antonym Synonyms Antonyms

12 V OCABULARY MAP N OTES Synonyms (eminent) famous (duress) Threat (guile) Foul-play (arbitrate) judge Antonyms (agility) clumsiness (accrue) Decrease (frugal) Wasteful (benign) Malignant (obstinate) flexible

13 Starter:Sept 27, 2012 A. Match each word on the left to its definition on the right. ____ 1. arbitrate a. ability to move quickly and easily ____ 2. agility b. careful in not wasting things ____ 3. frugal c. settle or decide by listening to both sides of an argument ____ 4. obstinated. stubborn

14 Pilgrim Character Trait Service/ job/trade Appearance Irony Miscella- neous Info Traveling Mate The Knight The Squire The Yeoman The Nun The Monk The Friar The Merchant

15 Pilgrim Character Trait Service/ job/trade Appearance Irony Miscella- neous Info Traveling Mate The Oxford Cleric The Lawyer The Franklin The Guildsmen The Cook

16 Starter: 9/28/2012 The West changed (1) when barbed wire emerged on the scene. Before then, ranchers had relied on the open range, allowing their cattle to graze freely for forage and water. The open range posed problems for farmers because post-and-rail fences couldn’t keep cattle out of their fields. In some places, farmers tried natural fencing such as Osage orange hedges. Osage orange is a bushy tree with long, wicked thorns. When planted in a thick hedge, even a (2) range cow would think twice about trying to (3) it. However, because osage orange wasn’t always viable, the open range seemed a(n) (4) part of the West. Then, in 1874, Joseph F. Glidden invented barbed wire and transformed the West forever. Farmers finally had a (5) solution to the problem of protecting their land. However, ranchers viewed the invention with (6) because barbed wire brought an end to the open range and sense of neverending spaces. 1 A elaborately B radically 2 A choleric B loquacious 3 A breach B bolster 4 A homogeneous B immutable 5 A pragmatic B germane 6 A consternation B ennui Essential Question: Why are stereotypes unreliable in identifying a person’s true character? Learning Targets: I can write an analysis of a character. I can define/identify a person’s character trait.

17 Exit Slip9/27/2012 Match each character from the prologue to his or her description. Write the letter of the description next to the character. _____ 1. the Knight a. red beard; heavy; dishonest grain seller _____ 2. the Nun b. chivalrous and honest warrior _____ 3. the Monk c. spoke French; sentimental; always said “By St. Loy!” _____ 4. the Wife of Bath d. fat; loved hunting; did not like being cloistered _____ 5. the Miller e. wore nice clothes; married many times True or False. _____ 1. The Cook had an ulcer on his knee. _____ 2. The Oxford Cleric cared more about food and wine than philosophy. _____ 3. The Franklin shared his food and drinks with other people. _____ 4. The Wife of Bath had been to Jerusalem, Rome, and Cologne. _____ 5. The Reeve was a young, fat man.

18 E SSENTIAL Q UESTION AND L EARNING TARGEST Sept 24, 2012 English I Essential Question: Are there turning points in each of our lives that change us forever? Learning Targets: I can edit sentences correctly. I can identify character traits in a text.

19 Starter: 9/24/2012English I a. who’s story did you enjoy most b. i liked that fairee tail about the princess who choose the expensive present a. Whose story did you enjoy most? b. I liked that fairy tale about the princess who chose the expensive present.

20 U SE THE DICTIONARY AND DEFINE THE FOLLOWING WORDS :9/24/2012 unkempt garb sparse potion untidy meager attire elixir

21 V OCABULARY A CTIVITY #1 1 The uncut lawn and untidy appearance of the house suggest it is abandoned. 2 The northern landscape was empty except for snow and a few meager trees and bushes. 3 Wearing the attire of a wealthy French aristocrat, Renee made her entrance onto the stage. 4 The hero regains his strength after swallowing the elixir prepared by the wise old woman. A unkempt B garb C sparse D potion

22 English ISept 25, 2012 Essential Question: Are there turning points in each of our lives that change us forever? Learning Targets: I can edit sentences correctly. I can identify character traits in a text.

23 September 25, 2012 a. jo thinks that spending her summer reading and listening to the radio will be fun b. i would rather seek advinture something unusual like cathy and sharon did a. Jo thinks that spending her summer reading and listening to the radio will be fun. b. I would rather seek adventure and do something unusual, as Cathy and Sharon did.

24 Our clothes were in rags, our appearance _______ and forbidding. Again, spite proves a divine ______ healing all wounds. Relatively ______ roads and train lines have made the coastal cities in these prefectures less attractive to companies. The bride and groom kept changing their _____ during the ceremony. And guests at the ball are served oranges laced with an amnesia-causing______. And he is doing so with _______ funding and only a small band of supporters. Your students must be writing only short,______, simple equations. More than two dozen riders in authentic cowboy ______carry the mail, relaying the bags along the route. Unkempt, garb, sparse, potion, untidy, meager, attire, elixir

25 Our clothes were in rags, our appearance unkempt and forbidding. Again, spite proves a divine potion healing all wounds. Relatively untidy roads and train lines have made the cities less attractive to companies. The bride and groom kept changing their attire during the ceremony. And guests at the ball are served oranges laced with an amnesia-causing elixir. And he is doing so with meager funding and only a small band of supporters. Your students must be writing only short, sparse, simple equations. More than two dozen riders in authentic cowboy garb carry the mail, relaying the bags along the route. Unkempt, garb, sparse, potion, untidy, meager, attire, elixir

26 English I9/26/2012 Essential Question: Are there turning points in each of our lives that change us forever? Learning Targets: I can edit sentences correctly. I can identify character traits in a text.

27 September 26, 2012 a. doodles brother loves him but hes way to hard on Doodle b. perhaps he wants Doodle to be more like him a. Doodle’s brother loves him, but he’s far too hard on Doodle. b. Perhaps he wants Doodle to be more like he is himself.

28 English I Essential Question: Are there turning points in each of our lives that change us forever? Learning Targets: I can edit sentences correctly. I can identify character traits in a text.

29 September 27, 2012 a. sometimes i was irritated that my grandmother made us conformed to rigid rules b. now im aware of how lucky ive been to have family members who shows their concern a. Sometimes I was irritated that my grandmother made us conform to rigid rules. b. Now I’m aware of how lucky I’ve been to have family members who show their concern.

30 Synonyms 1. Ulrich von Gradwitz’s land lay on the edge of the Carpathians, a mountain range with precipitous rock walls. a. attractive b. sheer c. heavy 2. The Znaeym family had never acquiesced in the courts’ decision about the land. a. concurred b. participated c. bothered 3. Ulrich von Gradwitz was willing to shoot any marauders hunting game in his forest. a. denizens b. raiders c. murderers 4. Suffering under the weight of the tree, von Gradwitz felt a growing languor come over his limbs. a. inhibition b. hatred c. listlessness

31 5. The two men waited for their parties to arrive and give them succor. a. aid b. refreshment c. applause 6. Ulrich felt exasperation at being pinned beneath the tree. a. relief b. annoyance c. fear 7. Thankful for being alive, Ulrich uttered pious offerings. a. insincere b. painful c. religious 8. To Georg’s laughter, Ulrich retorted, “I’m caught in my own forest land.” a. snapped b. purred c. giggled 9. The two men reached a reconciliation after years of being enemies. a. promise b. settlement c. oath 10. Neither man was able to give condolences to the other’s family. a. orders b. inheritance c. sympathy

32 Check Comprehension 1.Why does Ulrich want to kill Georg? 2.Why does Georg want to kill Ulrich? 3.What natural event happens soon after they meet in the forest? 4.Why do the two enemies end up being friends?

33 English I Essential Question: Are there turning points in each of our lives that change us forever? Learning Targets: I can edit sentences correctly. I can identify character traits in a text.

34 September 28, 2012 a. you have to admire emily dickinsons observations about a snake b. id be so scared of the snake that id have run away a. You have to admire Emily Dickinson’s observations about a snake. b. I’d have been so scared of the snake that I’d have run away.

35 Sept 28, 2012Vocabulary Review 1. Ulrich was hunting for a(n) ____________________ he hated more than any wild animal. 2. The Ulrich family had gone to court and ____________________ the land from the Znaeym family. 3. The Znaeym family kept poaching because they had never ____________________ to the courts. 4. The pain and ____________________ Ulrich felt while trapped under the tree cooled his hatred. 5. Wolves might have been the final ____________________ on Ulrich’s land. Word Bank acquiesced languor interlopers wrested quarry


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