Reading quiz on Chapters 7 & 8 of ASP. New assignment attached here.
Discussed book so far. Continue revising piece for part of final exam. Write a reflection using this "process letter" handout to guide you. Post both online. If you finish early, read ASP Chapters 7&8.
Review for test on Romeo and Juliet. Discuss classwork and homework on A Separate Peace. HW: Study for test.
Submit homework. Discuss yesterday's classwork about blame. Find partner and 1) Answer the following question: Does competition bring out the best or worst in people (list pros and cons). 2) Read handout together and start reading book A Separate Peace. HW: Chapter 1 : Close reading (handout) Chapter 2: 3 Sticky notes. If you were absent today, you can still do this work. You can find the novel online here.
Finished Romeo and Juliet together. Worked on sonnets. HW: Finish sonnets, type and submit it in Turnitin. Worth a quiz grade.
Discussed journals, the subtext, and Juliet's fears. Practiced iambic pentameter. Watched video clips about sonnets. Started writing your own sonnets. (handout)
Watched Dicaprio version of Act 4. Read the same scene of play out loud. Journal (handout).
Watched the rest of Act 3 in Romeo and Juliet and discussed. HW: Dialectical journal (handout).
Continue rehearsing skits in small groups. Start presenting if time. HW: Lazy sonnets-summarizing Act III Scene 1