Analyzed dream scene with Mercutio and Romeo, act 1 Scene 4. HW: Journal about dreams
Wrote Shakespearean insults and hurled them. Continued reading to the end of scene 1 act 3 of Romeo and Juliet. HW: journal.
Listened to John Green's commentary on Romeo and Juliet. Parsed the prologue. Performed the prologue. Assigned parts and started reading the play together. Reviewed homework from the weekend. HW: Complete 4 sections from example page from the handout you received on Friday.
Submitted papers. Returned books. Pre-write about Romeo and Juliet. Watched Uncovering Shakespeare. HW: Handout on terms in Romeo and Juliet. Complete 1st page only (both sides)
HW: Papers due tomorrow on Of Mice and Men. Note: Poetry field trip is back on the schedule for December 9th at Worcester State College. Please bring signed slip and $7 to school if you would like to go.
Guidance presentation. Continued working on outlines for essays on Of Mice and Men. HW: Complete outline--worth quiz grade.
Started essays on Of Mice and Men, starting with a graphic organizer. HW: Journal entry comparing the movie with the book. This was originally assigned on Friday so you may have this done already. I'm giving you extra time since I did not post it. The outline you started in class is due on Wednesday. (Worth a quiz grade).
Papers due, final draft. Honors students recording essays in library. Journal on OMM--clarifying and questioning. Discuss. Listen to book.
HW: Read 85-98
Honors: Reviews due. Quiz on Chapter 4. Worked on final drafts of "This I Believe Essays." HW:Final drafts need to be posted in Turnitin for Monday.
1. Journal Entry: Describe George Milton and Lennie Smalls. Describe their unique relationship.
2. Small Group Work:
-----Each group will be given a chapter (1-3).
-----Each group will identify and explain the setting, symbols, characters, foreshadowing, allusions, idioms, relationships/friendships that are found in their assigned chapter.
----Each group will write down their findings on a large sticky to be shared with the rest of the class.
3. Begin to discuss possible themes found in the book, make a list on the board.
1. Read ch. 4, begin tracking the major themes found in the book. Honors track 3 themes, CPA track 2 themes, and CP track 1theme. Use sticky notes to track.
2. Honor Students- Your book review is due Friday Nov. 6.