21 January 2014 Do Now: Turn in your bellringer from last week. Make sure to grab a new sheet for this week. If you have a late sonnet project, please put it in the late/makeup work drawer. Bellringer: Respond to the following journal prompt completely and thoughtfully: What would you do if you woke up in another country and no one could understand you? Write 3-4 sentences to explain your answer.
Learning Targets I can write routinely for a variety of tasks, purposes, and audiences I can determine and analyze the meanings of words and phrases as they are presented in a text I can analyze accounts of a subject as expressed in multiple media or genres
Shakespeare: Brief and Naughty http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9o Pe7tG0vYs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9o Pe7tG0vYs Pay attention to the information that is given to you during the video. Knowing a little about Shakespeare’s background will help you to understand his writing.
More Information about Shakespeare Read the following articles in your literature textbook and answer the questions on your handout: “William Shakespeare’s Life: A Biographical Sketch” pg. 741-744 “The Elizabethan Stage” pg. 745-749
4 th period You need your language books today. R33 in hard book
22 January 2014 Bellringer: Write the following sentence exactly as it is written here: when he puts words together it does so in a subline way Next, rewrite the sentence with corrections added. (5 corrections)
Corrections When he puts words together, he does so in a sublime way.
Learning Targets I can correctly capitalize, punctuate, and spell in my writing I can evaluate arguments and claims I can determine and analyze the meanings of words and phrases as they are presented in a text I can participate in a discussion with my peers
History of the English Language in 10 minutes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B MkuUADWW2A It would benefit you to take notes from this video.
4 th Period Do your freewrite on your bellringer now so that we will have time to share before lunch.
23 January 2014 Bellringer: Freewrite! Write about anything of your choosing as long as it is school appropriate and a reflection of your academic level. Do Now: Turn in late sonnet projects to the late/makeup drawer. Friday is the last day that I will accept late projects.
Learning Targets I can write routinely for a variety of tasks, purposes, and audience I can analyze how an author presents ideas and how the method of presentation affects how the ideas are understood by the audiences
Freytag’s Pyramid Use your notes to identify the different stages of plot in the Shrek movie summary.
4 th Period You will need your language books today.
24 January 2014 Bellringer: Why do you think we are still reading things that were written by Shakespeare? Explain your answer.
Learning Targets I can write routinely for a variety of tasks, purposes, and audience I can participate in a discussion with my peers I can effectively use my learning to communicate complex ideas about literature through written assignments
Chalk Talk First, you will respond to the statement that your group has been given. Next, you will comment on the responses your group members have written. The most important rule is that you cannot speak! If you have something to say, it has to be written on your page.