• Week in Preview 2/24 - 2/28

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 2/23/2020

    Monday 2/24

    In Class: 

    • Introduce Greek Theater Play Assignment 
    • Group organization
    • Background reading 
    • Feather Circle Prompt: Blindness and Sight -- Write a 200 - 300 word narrative about a time you either saw something that wasn’t there or missed something you should have seen. 

    Homework: 

    • Finish background reading and questions - due Tuesday 
    • Feather Circle Narrative - due next block day (3/4; 3/5)

    Tuesday 2/25

    In Class: 

    • Background for Oedipus the King 
    • Begin Reading 
    • Work on play assignment 

    Homework: Work on play assignment 

    Wed. 2/26; Thurs. 2/27

    In Class: 

    • Read & take notes on Oedipus the King - Finish Part 1
    • Work on play assignment - finish 

    Homework: Finish Part 1 of Oedipus the King

    Friday 2/28

    In Class: 

    • Compare and discuss notes from Part 1
    • Begin reading Oedipus the King Part 2

    Homework: Read Oedipus the King Part 2 up to line 318

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  • Week in Preview 2/17 - 2/20

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 2/17/2020

    Monday 2/17- No School 

    Tuesday 2/18, Wed. 2/19; Thurs. 2/20, Friday 2/21 

    In Class: Essay Work Time 

     

    The Othello essay is due on Monday, 2/24 in class and on turnitin.com 

    -Hardcopy MUST be submitted in class on Monday 

    -Softcopy MUST be submitted to turnitin.com by end of school day Monday

     

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  • Week in Preview 2/10 - 2/14

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 2/10/2020

    Monday 2/10

    In Class: 

    • Sophomore ECAP

    Homework: 

    • Study for Othello test

     

    Tuesday 2/11

    In Class: 

    • Discuss Iago's portrayal in RSC's Othello
    • Study for Othello test

    Homework: 

    • Study for Othello test

     

    Wed. 2/12; Thurs. 2/13

    In Class: 

    • Othello Test 
    • Introduce Essay 

    Homework: 

    • Work on Othello Essay - due Friday 2/21 IN CLASS

    Friday 2/14

    In Class: 

    • Essay work day 

    Homework: 

    • BLACKOUT WEEKEND - Take a break! 
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  • Week in Preview 2/3 - 2/7

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 2/3/2020

    Monday 2/3

    In Class: 

    • Read Act 5, scene 2 
    • Discuss Othello's fatal flaw 

    Homework: 

    • Summary and line analysis for Act 5 - due block day
    • Self-portrait - due block day

    Tuesday 2/4

    In Class: 

    • View Othello by the Royal Shakespeare company 
    • Character analysis - take notes in portrayal of Iago

    Homework: 

    • Summary and line analysis for Act 5 - due block day
    • Self-portrait - due block day

    Wed. 2/5; Thurs. 2/6 

    In Class: 

    • View Othello by the Royal Shakespeare company 
    • Character analysis - take notes in portrayal of Iago

    Friday 2/7

    In Class: 

    • Finish Othello
    • Class discussion & individual response 
      • Evaluate the efficacy of the director's choices 
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  • Week in Preview 1/27 - 1/31

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 1/26/2020

    Monday 1/27

    In Class: 

    • Read Othello Act 4, scene 1 
    • Discuss

    Homework: 

    • Act 4, Scene 1 Summary and Line Analysis 

    Tuesday 1/28

    In Class: 

    • Read Othello Act 4, scenes 2 & 3 
    • Discuss

    Homework: 

    • Act 4, scenes 2 & 3 Summary and Line Analysis 
    • Act 4 due Friday

    Wed. 1/29; Thurs. 1/30

    In Class: 

    • Quiz on Act 2 & 3 
    • Self portrait - appearance vs. reality 

    Homework: 

    • Act 4 summary and line analysis due Friday
    • Finish self portrait - due BLOCK day 

    Friday 1/31

    In Class: 

    • Read Act 5, scene 1 
    • Discuss 

    Homework 

    • Self portrait due Block Day 
    • Summary and Line analysis for Act 5, scene 1 (Act 5 due block day) 
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  • Week in Preview 1/20 - 1-25

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 1/20/2020

    Monday 1/20 - No School 

    Tuesday 1/21

    In Class: 

    • Discuss: 
      • What are the effects of jealousy?
      • How does Iago describe jealousy?
      • Where else - in other texts and in real life - have you encountered jealousy?
    • Read Othello III.i & ii 
    • Discuss 

    Homework: 

    • Finish reading III.i & ii 
    • Line analysis for III.i & iii

     

    Wed. 1/22; Thurs. 1/23

    In Class: 

    • Read III.iii 
      • Discuss Othello's insecurities 
    • Read III.iv 
      • Discuss

    Homework: 

    • Summary and line analysis - Act 3 due Monday 

     

    Friday 1/24 

    In Class: 

    Homework: 

    • Finish Iago character illustration - due Monday 
    • Summary and Line Analysis for Act 3 - due Monday
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  • Week in Preview 1/13 - 1/17

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 1/13/2020

    Monday 1/13

    In Class: 

    • Read Othello I.i 
    • Model Summary and Line Analysis expectations 
    • Summarize I.i 

    Homework: 

    • Complete line analysis for Act 1, scene 1
      • I HIGHLY recommend finishing your line analysis the day after reading. However, I will collect all of Act 1 on Friday 

    Tuesday 1/14

    In Class: 

    • Read Othello I.ii and I.iii 
    • Characterization & Dramatic Irony 

    Homework: 

    • Finish reading Act 1 - due block day (quiz)
    • Complete line analysis for Act 1, scene 2 & 3

    Wed. 1/15; Thurs. 1/16

    In Class: 

    • Quiz - Act 1 
    • Share Line Analysis 
    • Literary Expanation - Act 1 
    • Read Act 2, scene 1 
    • Identify Iago's plan and reasons for jealousy 

    Homework: 

    • Line analysis for Act 2, scene 1 
    • Act 1 Line analysis & questions due Friday 

    Friday 1/17

    In Class: 

    • Read Act 2, scene 2 & 3 
    • Discuss

    Homework: 

    • Summary and line analysis for Act 2, scene 2 & 3 
    • Act 2 line analysis & questions due block day! 
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  • Week in Preview 1/6 - 1/10

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 1/6/2020

    Monday 1/6 - No School 

    Tuesday 1/7

    In Class: 

    • Shakespeare - what do we know? 
    • Read informative text on Shakespeare 
    • Work on response questions 

    Homework: 

    • Complete Introduction to Shakespeare and Shakesperean England 
    • Text is available on Google Classrom 

    Wednesday 1/8

    In Class: 

    • Introduction to Othello 
    • Set class discussion norms 

    Homework: 

    • Complete Introduction to Shakespeare and Shakesperean England 
    • Text is available on Google Classrom 

    Thursday 1/9

    In Class: 

    • Finish norm seeting 
    • Watch TEDTalk: "An Ode to Envy" - Parul Sehgal 
    • Journal - Jealousy 

    Homework: 

    • Complete Introduction to Shakespeare and Shakesperean England 
    • Text is available on Google Classrom 

    Friday 1/10 

    In Class: 

    • Jealousy share-out
    • Othello who's who
    • Literary Terms Chart 

    Homework: None :) 

     

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  • Week in Preview 12/9 - 12/13

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 12/9/2019

    Monday 12/9

    In Class: 

    • Revise & edit literary expansion assignment 

    Homework: 

    • Finish and submit literary expansion assignment - due at 11:59 PM
    • Review for Frankenstein Test - block day

    Tuesday 12/10

    In Class: 

    • Study for Frankenstein test 

    Homework: Study for Frankenstein test 

    Wed. 12/11; Thurs. 12/12

    In Class: 

    • Take Frankenstein test 
    • Study for final exam

    Homework: Study for final exam

    Friday 12/13

    In Class: 

    • Usage and types of sentences practice
    • Study for final

    Homework: Study for final

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  • Frankenstein Test Study Guide

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 12/6/2019

    The study guide for the Frankenstein test is posted on Google Classroom! 

    The test will be next week on block day. 

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