• 6/4- Fri- Finish play

    Posted by Eric Grizzle on 6/4/2021

    6/4/2021       

     

    10th Bell Work A group of friends are locked inside an amusement park overnight.

     

    Student Objective: Students will read, comprehend, and analyze a play.

     

    Student Target: Students will determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details.

     

    Success Criteria:

    • Students will identify tragedy and the basic criteria of a tragic character.
    • Students will also be able to identify cause and effect and words of direct address.

     

    Agenda:

    • Bell Work
    • Finish Act V
    • Work on notes/ missing assignments

     

     

    Big Ideas

    • Tragedy is a dramatic form.
      • The main character in a tragedy is involved in a struggle that ends in disaster.
      • The character is a person of high rank.
      • Their downfall is caused by a tragic flaw or weakness.
    • Words of direct address are when a character speaks directly to someone in their speech, using their name or title.
    • Identify cause and effect. Cause is what makes something occur.  The effect is the result. 
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  • 6/3- Thurs- Act 5

    Posted by Eric Grizzle on 6/3/2021

    6/3/2021       

     

    10th Bell Work Two people are stuck somewhere unusual (avoid clichés like an elevator or rollercoaster).  What do they talk about?  What happens?

     

    Student Objective: Students will read, comprehend, and analyze a play.

     

    Student Target: Students will determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details.

     

    Success Criteria:

    • Students will identify tragedy and the basic criteria of a tragic character.
    • Students will also be able to identify cause and effect and words of direct address.

     

    Agenda:

    • Bell Work
    • Big Ideas
    • “Good guys, Bad guys, Undecided”
    • Accountable Independent Reading grade

     

    Big Ideas

    • Tragedy is a dramatic form.
      • The main character in a tragedy is involved in a struggle that ends in disaster.
      • The character is a person of high rank.
      • Their downfall is caused by a tragic flaw or weakness.
    • Words of direct address are when a character speaks directly to someone in their speech, using their name or title.
    • Identify cause and effect. Cause is what makes something occur.  The effect is the result. 
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  • 6/2- Weds- Act 4

    Posted by Eric Grizzle on 6/2/2021

    6/2/2021        

    10th Bell Work Any plans for the summer?

    Student Objective: Students will read, comprehend, and analyze a play.

    Student Target: Students will determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details.

    Success Criteria:

    • Students will identify conflict in drama—both external and internal.
    • Students will also be able to read between the lines to discover deeper or different meanings.

    Agenda:

    • Bell work
    • Read and take notes on Act IV.
    • Short quiz (notes okay)
    • Read and take notes on Act V

     

    Think/ Pair/ Share Review

    1. Summarize the conflict between Antony and Octavius in Act IV, scene 1.
    2. Why does Brutus tell Cassius to come inside the tent in scene 2?
    3. What is the external conflict between Brutus and Cassius?
    4. What are the “big ideas” we are studying with Act IV?

     

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  • 6/1- Tues- Act 4

    Posted by Eric Grizzle on 6/1/2021

    6/1/2021         

    10th Bell Work Wanted: Strong leader for battle.  Must be willing to die and to lead others into death.  Position offers no job security and co-workers cannot be trusted. (interest grabber for our reading)

    Or write about your weekend.

    Student Objective: Students will read, comprehend, and analyze a play.

    Student Target: Students will determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details.

    Success Criteria:

    • Students will identify conflict in drama—both external and internal.
    • Students will also be able to read between the lines to discover deeper or different meanings.

    Agenda:

    • Bell Work
    • Review/ Quiz
    • Big Ideas
    • Begin reading and taking notes on Act IV. This final test will be closed book.

     

     

    • Conflict—the struggle between two forces
      • External conflict—struggle between two characters or groups
      • Internal conflict—a struggle within a character to decide between two opposing ideas or values
    • Reading between the lines—a reading strategy to discover a deeper or different meaning to a character’s words or actions

     

      

    Quiz Review

    1. What is the term for a commoner in this play?
    2. Specifically, how does Antony persuade the commoners to his side when he comes down to his level?
    3. What is the name of the poet who is torn apart by the angry mob.
    4. According to Antony, what does Caesar leave the Romans in his will?
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  • 5/27- Thurs- Quiz over Acts 2&3

    Posted by Eric Grizzle on 5/27/2021

    5/28/2021

    10th Bell Work:  Musical free write to music: They Move on Tracks of Never Ending Light by This Will Destroy You.  This will be a double grade: participation bell work AND 30 points in the writing category.

     

    Prompt: Staring up into the sky on a warm night and letting your mind roam (or your own prompt)

     

    Remember, a free write is to write for the entire song, not just five sentences.  The song is nearly 7 minutes.

     

    Student Objective: Students will read, comprehend, and analyze a play.

     

    Student Target: Students will demonstrate their mastery of material covered in Acts II and III of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar.

     

    Success Criteria:

    • Students will use their notes and texts to answer the multiple choice, and short answer questions on the test.
    • Students will remain quiet during the test and utilize their time effectively.
    • Students will read or doing something else productive when finished.

     

    Agenda:

    • Bell work
    • Test
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  • 5/26- Weds- Finish Act 3, review for quiz

    Posted by Eric Grizzle on 5/26/2021

    5/26/2021       

     

    10th Bell Work Give yourself a compliment, a really long, over-the-top, verging-on-too-much compliment. You deserve it!

     

    Student Objective: Students will read, comprehend, and analyze a play.

     

    Student Target: Students will determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details.

     

    Success Criteria:

    • Students will identify types of speeches used in Shakespeare’s play (asidemonologuesoliloquy).
    • Students will recognize parallel structureand how the similarity in form emphasizes the similarity in content.
    • Students will effectively paraphraseShakespeare’s writing.

     

    Agenda:

    • Go over “big ideas”, take notes
    • Finish Act III

     

     

    “Big Ideas”

     

    • An aside is a brief comment a character makes that reveals his or her thoughts to the audience or another character.
    • A soliloquy is a longer speech in which a character speaks as if to himself or herself. S/he is alone on stage.
    • A monologue is a long, uninterrupted speech by one character to others.
    • Parallel structure is the use of similar grammatical forms to express similar ideas. Speakers often use parallel structure to make their speeches rhythmic and memorable.
    • Paraphrase is to restate something into your own words.
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  • 5/25- Tues- Act 3, scene 2

    Posted by Eric Grizzle on 5/25/2021

    5/25/2021       

     

    10th Bell Work Write about how someone feels when they love someone who does not love them back.

    Or: Guy on a Buffalo

     

    Student Objective: Students will read, comprehend, and analyze a play.

     

    Student Target: Students will determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details.

     

    Success Criteria:

    • Students will identify types of speeches used in Shakespeare’s play (asidemonologuesoliloquy).
    • Students will recognize parallel structureand how the similarity in form emphasizes the similarity in content.
    • Students will effectively paraphraseShakespeare’s writing.

     

    Agenda:

    • Bell work
    • Go over “big ideas”, take notes
    • Continue Act III

     

     

    “Big Ideas”

     

    • An aside is a brief comment a character makes that reveals his or her thoughts to the audience or another character.
    • A soliloquy is a longer speech in which a character speaks as if to himself or herself. S/he is alone on stage.
    • A monologue is a long, uninterrupted speech by one character to others.
    • Parallel structure is the use of similar grammatical forms to express similar ideas. Speakers often use parallel structure to make their speeches rhythmic and memorable.
    • Paraphrase is to restate something into your own words.
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  • 5/24- Mon- Act 3 big ideas

    Posted by Eric Grizzle on 5/24/2021

    Write down the information for the "big ideas" in your notes.

     

    5/24/2021        

    10th Bell Work Write about someone accepting a dare.

    Student Objective: Students will read, comprehend, and analyze a play.

     

    Student Target: Students will determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details.

     

    Success Criteria:

    • Students will identify types of speeches used in Shakespeare’s play (asidemonologuesoliloquy).
    • Students will recognize parallel structureand how the similarity in form emphasizes the similarity in content.
    • Students will effectively paraphraseShakespeare’s writing.

     

    Agenda:

    • Bell Work
    • Write down the “big ideas” below in your notes. You need to know the difference between monologue, soliloquy, and an aside.
    • If you missed a quiz, set up a Meet to make it up.
    • Work on missing work.  

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    “Big Ideas”

     

    • An aside is a brief comment a character makes that reveals his or her thoughts to the audience or another character.
    • A soliloquy is a longer speech in which a character speaks as if to himself or herself. S/he is alone on stage.
    • A monologue is a long, uninterrupted speech by one character to others.
    • Parallel structure is the use of similar grammatical forms to express similar ideas. Speakers often use parallel structure to make their speeches rhythmic and memorable.
    • Paraphrase is to restate something into your own words.
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  • 5/21- Fri- Act 3, scene 1

    Posted by Eric Grizzle on 5/21/2021

    5/21/2021        

    10th Bell Work How are you doing today?

    Student Objective: Students will read, comprehend, and analyze a play.

     

    Student Target: Students will determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details.

     

    Success Criteria:

    • Students will identify types of speeches used in Shakespeare’s play (asidemonologuesoliloquy).
    • Students will recognize parallel structureand how the similarity in form emphasizes the similarity in content.
    • Students will effectively paraphraseShakespeare’s writing.

     

    Agenda:

    • Bell Work
    • Go over “big ideas”, take notes
    • Read Act III

     

    “Big Ideas”

     

    • An aside is a brief comment a character makes that reveals his or her thoughts to the audience or another character.
    • A soliloquy is a longer speech in which a character speaks as if to himself or herself. S/he is alone on stage.
    • A monologue is a long, uninterrupted speech by one character to others.
    • Parallel structure is the use of similar grammatical forms to express similar ideas. Speakers often use parallel structure to make their speeches rhythmic and memorable.
    • Paraphrase is to restate something into your own words.
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  • 5/20- Thurs- finish Act 2

    Posted by Eric Grizzle on 5/20/2021

    5/20/2021   

    10th Bell Work: How do you feel when a friend or family member is keeping a secret from you?  Explain.  Can you empathize with Portia?

    Student Objective: Students will read, comprehend, interpret, and analyze a play.

    Student Target: Students will be able to determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of a text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

    Success Criteria:

    • Students will be able to relate a play to personal experience.
    • Students can read blank verse for meaning.
    • Students will recognize iambic pentameter in blank verse.
    • Students can cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

     

    Agenda

    • Bell work, think/pair/share
    • Brief Review
      • Questions
    • Continue reading Act II and discussing
      • Take notes
    • Quick Write

     

    “Big Ideas”

    • Blank verse
      • Iambic is a pattern of…
      • Pentameter
      • iambs
    • Reading blank verse
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