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1 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Please go ahead and get started on your DGP

2 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.

3 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

4 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

5 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

6 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,

7 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,  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.

8 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.

9 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.

10 Questions?

11 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.

12 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.


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