Wednesday, October 1, 2014

October Assignments


October 27th - 31st


Monday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
Objective(s): *Demonstrate comprehension of a Shakespearean Tragedy.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Mr. Fernau
*Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
-- Introduction
-- View Scene 1 & 2

Tuesday
Unit: *Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
Objective(s): *Demonstrate comprehension of a Shakespearean Tragedy.
*To recognize and identify key quotes from the play.
*Recognize universal themes and characters in literature.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
-- Finish Viewing Scenes 1 & 2
-- Read Act I (Scene 3-5)

Wednesday
Unit: *Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
Objective(s): *Demonstrate comprehension of a Shakespearean Tragedy. 
*To recognize and identify key quotes from the play. 
*Recognize universal themes in literature. 
*To examine the exposition and rising action of the plot.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
--View Act 1 Sc. 4 & 5
--Discuss Act & Complete Questions
--Assignment – Preview Act II

Thursday
Objective(s): *Demonstrate comprehension of a Shakespearean Tragedy. 
*To recognize and identify key quotes from the play. 
*Recognize universal themes in literature. 
*To examine the rising action of the plot.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
--Read Act II Scene 1 & 2 
--View Act II Video
-- Group Work – Charting Schemes

Friday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
Objective(s): *To compare written and film images of a work.
* To write a literary analysis using MLA structure
State Standard: 12.2
Activities
*Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
--Review Act II
-- Group Work – Charting Schemes
--Assign Hamlet Essay (Due Nov. 10th)

Oct. 20th - 24th


Monday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
Objective(s): 
*To note how inflection, stress, denotation and connotation can impact the interpretation of a line
*To draw conclusions through literary analysis and use textual examples to support a thesis statement based on those conclusions.
State Standards: 12.1.6
Activities
*Present Dramatizations 
*Work on Posters and Literary Paragraphs
*Reflection

Tuesday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
Objective(s): 
*To draw conclusions through literary analysis and use textual examples to support a thesis statement based on those conclusions.
State Standards: 12.1.6
Activities
*Present Posters
*Literary Paragraphs Due
*Reflection

Wednesday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
Objective(s): 
*To identify the characteristics and origin of a Shakespearean tragedy.
*To identify literary elements, character, and plot structure of Macbeth.
State Standards: 12.1.6
Activities
*Review Discussion
*Review Video
*Reflection

Thursday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
Objective(s): 
*To identify the characteristics and origin of a Shakespearean tragedy.
*To identify literary elements, character, and plot structure of Macbeth.
State Standards: 12.1.6
Activities
*Turn in reading guides
*Test

Friday
NO SCHOOL – Fall Break


Oct. 13th - 17th


Monday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
Objective(s): To examine the characteristics of a Shakespearean tragedy.  To identify literary elements, character, and plot structure of Macbeth.
State Standards: 12.1.6
Activities
*Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
-- Act I & 2 Quiz
--Act III (pp. 374 – 390)

Tuesday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
Objective(s): To examine the characteristics of a Shakespearean tragedy.  To identify literary elements, character, and plot structure of Macbeth.
State Standards: 12.1.6
Activities
--Finish Act III (pp. 374 – 390)
--Act IV (pp.  392-408)
--Assignment – Finish Reading Act IV

Wednesday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
Objective(s): To examine the characteristics of a Shakespearean tragedy.  To identify literary elements, character, and plot structure of Macbeth.
State Standards: 12.1.6
Activities
*Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
--Act III & IV Quiz
--Discussion and Debate
--Act V (pp.  410-423)

Thursday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
Objective(s): *To note how inflection, stress, denotation and connotation can impact the interpretation of a line
State Standards: 12.1.6
Activities
--Act V (pp.  410-423)
--Assign Dramatization Groups – Plan Scenes

Friday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
Objective(s): *To note how inflection, stress, denotation and connotation can impact the interpretation of a line
*To draw conclusions through literary analysis and use textual examples to support a thesis statement based on those conclusions.
State Standards: 12.1.6
Activities
*Reading Power #8
Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
 --Dramatization
-- Work on Posters and Literary Paragraphs



Oct. 6th - 10th


Monday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
Objective(s):
To examine the characteristics of a Shakespearean tragedy. 
To identify literary elements, character, and plot structure of Macbeth.
State Standards: 12.1.6
Activities
  Shakespearean Drama: Macbeth
--Predictions
--Introductory Power Point
--Assign Poster Project
--View Opening Videos and Begin Act One (pp. 342-358)

Tuesday
No School

Wednesday
*No School

Thursday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
Objective(s):
To examine the characteristics of a Shakespearean tragedy. 
To identify literary elements, character, and plot structure of Macbeth.
State Standards: 12.1.6
Activities
*  Act I (pp. 360 – 372)
--Line Comparisons
--Act I Audio/ Discussion / Questions

Friday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Macbeth
Objective(s):
To examine the characteristics of a Shakespearean tragedy. 
To identify literary elements, character, and plot structure of Macbeth.
State Standards: 12.1.6
Activities

1.  Reading Power #7
2.  Act II (pp. 360 – 372)
 --Audio/ Discussion / Questions

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Sept. Assignments


Sept. 29th - Oct. 3rd


Monday
Unit: Renaissance Power and Poetry
Objective(s): *To examine the rhetorical devices in Renaissance writing.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*CCC Questions
*Renaissance Prose and Leadership
--Read Thomas Moore /Queen Elizabeth/Machiavelli (pages 436- 451)
--Discuss Selections & Complete Notebook
*Reflection

Tuesday
Unit: Renaissance Power and Poetry
Objective(s):  To examine literary devices in the King James text and John Donne’s writing.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*CCC Questions
Renaissance: Poetry and Power
--King James Selections & Notebook (pages 472-478)
-- Metaphysical Poets -John Donne (pages 506-515)
*Reflection

Wednesday
Unit: Renaissance Power and Poetry
Objective(s): To identify the historical influences, literary structures,
 and literary elements in Renaissance poetry and prose.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*CCC Questions
*Renaissance: Poetry and Power
--Lasting Lines
--Finish Notebooks
*Reflection

Thursday
Unit: Renaissance Power and Poetry
Objective(s): To identify the historical influences, literary structures, 
and literary elements in Renaissance poetry and prose.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*CCC Questions
*Reading Power #6
*Renaissance: Poetry and Power
--Notebooks Due
--Review Jeopardy
*Reflection

Friday
Unit: Renaissance Power and Poetry/Macbeth
Objective(s): *To examine the characteristics and origin of a Shakespearean tragedy
*To develop strategies for comprehending Shakespearean language and understanding Shakespeare’s influence upon the English language
State Standard(s): (12.1.6)
Activities
*CCC Questions
-- Renaissance Power and Poetry TEST
*Macbeth
-- Read pages 332-339 & Complete
Drama Notes


Sept. 22nd - 26th


Monday
Unit:  Renaissance Power and Poetry
Objective(s): *To understand the historical context and cultural influences of the Renaissance
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Reading Power #4
*Renaissance Power and Poetry
--Historical Connection Video
--Assign Background Reading pp. 287-297 and Notebook Questions

Tuesday
Unit:  Renaissance Power and Poetry
Objective(s): *To understand the historical context and cultural influences of the Renaissance
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activity
*CCC Questions
*Renaissance Background Notes & Discussion
--Assignment - Read pages 302-303 and complete notebook questions
*Reflection

Wednesday
Unit:  Renaissance Power and Poetry
Objective(s):
*To identify and analyze the structural components of Shakespearean, Petrarchan, and Spenserian sonnets
*To interpret figurative language, simile, metaphor, imagery, and find sound devices such as alliteration, rhyme, rhythm, consonance, and assonance
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*CCC Questions
--Renaissance Quiz
*Renaissance Poetry: Sonnets
-Power Point Notes on Structure
-Read Edmund Spencer’s Sonnets and Complete the notebook questions
(pages 310-313)
*Reflection

Thursday
Unit:  Renaissance Power and Poetry
Objective(s):
*To identify and analyze the structural components of Shakespearean, Petrarchan, and Spenserian sonnets
*To interpret figurative language, simile, metaphor, imagery, and find sound devices such as alliteration, rhyme, rhythm, consonance, and assonance
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*CCC Questions
- Shakespeare’s Sonnets (pages 316-323)
Read & Complete Notebook
*Reflection

Friday
Unit:  Renaissance Power and Poetry
Objective(s):
*To identify and analyze the structural components of Shakespearean, Petrarchan, and Spenserian sonnets
*To interpret figurative language, simile, metaphor, imagery, and find sound devices such as alliteration, rhyme, rhythm, consonance, and assonance
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*CCC Questions
*Reading Power #5
*Renaissance Poetry:  Sonnets
 Petrarch’s poetry (pages 326-329)
--Read and Complete Notebook
--Review Sonnet Structure
*Reflections


Sept. 15th - 19th


Monday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s): To analyze the characteristics of medieval romance literature and ballads.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Canterbury Tales Paragraphs Due
*"Sir Gawain” Discussion
*Ballads
--Read 212-222
& Notebook Questions

Tuesday
No Class – Maps Testing – No Seniors

Wednesday
*Late Start 10 AM
4th period
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s): To review the literary lines from the Anglo-Saxon Medieval Period, which seem to have a powerful and timeless quality.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Lasting Lines
*Finish Notebook Questions

Thursday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s): To identify the historical background of the time periods and the literary genres and important texts, as well as the literary characters and elements present in them.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Reading Power #3
* Notebooks Due (Drop box on Blackboard)
*Anglo-Medieval Review

Friday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s): To identify the historical background of the time periods and the literary genres and important texts, as well as the literary characters and elements present in them.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Anglo-Saxon/ Medieval Test



Sept. 8th - 12th


Monday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s):
*To identify the characters and irony in The Canterbury Tales.
* To analyze the characteristics of medieval frame stories. 
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Canterbury Tales
--Prologue Audio

Tuesday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s):
*To identify the characters and irony in The Canterbury Tales.
* To analyze the characteristics of medieval frame stories.  
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Canterbury Tales
--Character Activity
--Read “The Pardoner’s Tale” & Notebook Questions
--Assign “The Wife of Bath” & Notebook Questions

Wednesday
Mr. Fernau

Thursday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s):
*To identify the characters and irony in The Canterbury Tales.
* To identify the characteristics and themes of medieval frame stories. 
*To draw conclusions through literary analysis and then formulate a thesis statement supported by textual examples and explanations in a literary essay.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6, 12.2
Activities
*Canterbury Tales
-- “Wife of Bath” Discussion
--Overview of other tales
--Assign Literary Analysis Paragraph (Due Monday)

Friday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s): To analyze the characteristics of medieval romance literature.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities:
*Canterbury Tales
--Quiz
*Romance Literature
--King Arthur Background
--“Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”
pp. 226-240 and Notebook Questions

Sept. 2 - 5


Monday
No School
Tuesday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: Beowulf
Objective(s): *To formulate thesis statements
 for literary essays and incorporate textual evidence to 
support the thesis.
*To examine the elements of the heroic journey
 and the epic genre.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6/12.2

Activities
*Beowulf
--Epic Elements/Heroic Journey
--Literary Analysis
Assign – Beowulf Literary Analysis Paragraph

Wednesday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: Beowulf
Objective(s): To demonstrate an understanding 
of the literary elements in Beowulf.
*To examine the historical context of the Medieval period.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6

Activities:
*Beowulf
-- Review
-- Quiz
*Medieval Period
--Assign pages 24-29 & notebook questions
Thursday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: Beowulf
Objective(s): *To examine the historical context 
of the Medieval period.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6

Activities
*Beowulf
--Analysis Paragraphs Due
*Medieval Period
--Background Discussion/Review

Friday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s): To identify the important terms and people
 from the Medieval time period.
* To analyze the characteristics of medieval frame stories. 
State Standard(s): 12.1.6

Activities
*Reading Power #3
*Medieval Background Quiz
*Canterbury Tales Introduction