Week 4.8, May 13-17, 2019
5/13 - BGB Proposal Rough Drafts Due. Incl class peer feedback. Bring rough drafts back tomorrow for 2nd round of revision.
5/15-5/16 - Due questions for Act 3. Review Act 3. Read Act 4 of Romeo and Juliet. Selected homework questions.
5/17 - Basha Gives Back essays due! No late work will be accepted. Finish Romeo and Juliet
Calendar for May 2019
Week 4.7 - May 6-May 10, 2019
5/3 - Review essay hooks. Handout on Hooks; Notes on the Rhetorical triangle and the rhetorical situation. Homework - Outline of Basha Gives Back AND Close Read of Romeo and Juliet Act 2, Sn 2 (the balcony scene)
Week 4.4 - April 15 - 19. 2019
4/15 - Engaging with sonnets - Sonnet 18
4/16 - Continue working with sonnets; refining BGB ideas to a question for research
4/17-18 - Blackout poetry (Blackout Poetry Ideas) - due in class (for additional help and ideas, go to Google Classroom). Homework - finish Sonnet 18 packet. Due Monday.
4/19 - No school
Week 4.3 - April 8 - 12, 2019
4/9 - Video - PBS Shakespeare Unlocked - Notes : Romeo & Juliet (if students miss class, they will need to make arrangements to watch the video after school as the video is difficult to find online)
4/10-11 - Library for research for 4th Quarter Basha Gives Back proposal
4/12 - Article of the Week #2 due; Shakespeare and Tragedy
Week 4.2 - April 1 - 5, 2019
4/2 - Writer's notebook warm-up 4.5; Reviewed protocol and expectations for Article of the Week assignment. Rubric for grading - AOTW Rubric
4/3-4/4 - Writer's notebook warm-up 4.6; BBG Quote Analysis; Read "Pyramus and Thisbe" - 1 pager review
4/6 - Due - Article of the Week #1: Annotations and reflection. Video about Shakespeare
Week 4.1 - March 26-29, 2019
3/25 - No school
3/26 - Writer's Notebook (Be a dreamer- “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” - Harriet Tubman. What would your dream of a better world look like? Pick one aspect, one idea and write about how by changing it the world would be a better place. ).
* Classwork: Marley Dias interview. Read and annotate Marley Dias Article and discuss (1- WHat is the problem Dias is trying to change and why? 2- What does she mean by "mirrors and windows"? 3 - Why is it important to read about people who are different from you? 4 - What attributes do you take from your role models?)
3/27-28 - Writer's Notebook (Vision and action). Discuss Dias article. Station rotation (article titles found on assignment. All articles can be found on the website www.newela.com - Inspiring Kids Station Rotation Assignment
3/29 - Topic generation for Basha Gives Back 4th quarter proposal
Week 3.8 - February 25-March 1, 2019
2/26 - Review theme practice. Work on collage.
2/27-2/28 - Work on collage. Map Hero's Journey on Star Wars: A New Hope. If students are absent, they need to arrange a time after school to view the film or watch it on their own. They are responsible for the content of the film.
3/1 - Watch film. Work on notes. Collage due on TUESDAY. No late work will be accepted.
Week 3.7, February 18-22, 2019
2/18 - No school.
2/20-2/21 - Work on collage. Review Epic Hero Journey w/Odyssey
2/22 - Odyssey test
Week 3.6, February 11-15, 2019
2/12 - Listenwise question due, Finish reading Odyssey, Chapter Summaries on "20 Years and Back Again" and Penelope due next time in class. Assignments and directions are in Google Classroom.
2/13-2/14 - Odyssey Review - Begin Theme Collage
2/15 - Quiz on Part 2 of The Odyssey
Week 3.5 February 4-8, 2019
2/4 Monday - Vocabulary from the Odyssey Part 2; Finish Homeric Similes
2/5 Tuesday - Finish Homeric Similes
2/6 Wednesday/Thursday - Warm up on Place; Vocabulary review; Finish the Odyssey Part 2; take running notes
2/7 Friday - Due: Vocabulary; Vocabulary Quiz; Start Reviewing The Odyssey