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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Please go ahead and get started on your DGP
Reminders DGP (weeks 1-4) due on Friday for 100 daily points. Vocabulary Quiz on Friday (notecards= +5 points). 6 primary source quotes due on Friday! Bring research novel for in-class reading tomorrow.
Today’s Agenda Review final assessment of The Tragedy of Macbeth: Socratic seminar Continue actively reading Act 1 and finish study/guided questions Lady Macbeth’s Letter Begin Reading Act 2
Socratic Seminar Simply a discussion about The Tragedy of Macbeth Allows the students to prompt and lead the discussion Based on Socrates’ theory that it is more important to let students think for themselves instead of giving or providing the “correct answers” Encourages you to think and examine a variety of explanations to an argument, piece of evidence, or reasoning
Our Socratic Seminar Examine each portion of what will be required of you What to bring to the seminar Personal goal for the seminar (completed before) Level thinking questions (three level 1 questions, two level 2 questions, and two level 3 questions with complete, detailed answers—to complete before) Respond to a question (complete during seminar) Reaction to a comment (complete during seminar) How the seminar influenced your thinking Connection Self-Assessment Goal for Brave New World Socratic Seminar
Level Questions Refer to Levels of Thinking and Questioning house handout Level one questions: Answers found directly in the text. Example: What word does Duncan use to describe Macbeth when he hears Macbeth has defeated Macdonwald? Answer: Noble, 1.2.67
Level Questions Refer to Levels of Thinking and Questioning house handout Level one questions: Answers found directly in the text. Example: What word does Duncan use to describe Macbeth when he hears Macbeth has defeated Macdonwald? Answer: Noble, 1.2.67 Level two questions: Infer answers from what the text implicitly states. Example: What does the analysis of the witches in 1.3 tell the reader about the witches? Answer: they aren’t very powerful because they can’t destroy the sailor’s ship, but only toss it around at sea.
Level Questions Refer to Levels of Thinking and Questioning house handout Level three questions: these are based on experience, and readers think beyond what the text states. Answers will vary based on the reader’s knowledge or experience. Example: Based on the witches actions and predictions and Act 1, predict the influence they will have over Macbeth throughout the play.
Comments/Reactions There will be an inner and outer circle during the discussion. While in the inner-circle, you should be actively engaged by answering and posing questions. While in the outer circle, you should be actively listening to your peers and responding to their comments and statements as well.
While reading… Tragic hero cause/effect chart Annotating your text Character map (Shakespeare packet) Cartoon Strip (Shakespeare packet) Remember: 25 on-task reading points STAY AWAKE! Your pencil should be moving at all times in order to be fully engaged with the text.
Lady Macbeth’s Letter With a partner, compose a letter from the point of view of Lady Macbeth in response to the letter she receives from Macbeth. Provide textual evidence (at least 1 quote) within the letter to support your writing. The letter should remain true to character based on what we have discovered about Lady Macbeth so far in our reading. Your letter should be at least 5-7 sentences in length in order to provide enough in order to provide a fully developed response.