February 16

DUE: I.vii Soliloquy (not collected)


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Discuss I.vii soliloquy
  2. Finish reading I.vii
  3. Analyze “the battle” between Lady MB and MB
  4. Watch Folger Theatre version of the scene
    1. Analyze actors choices
  5. Act I Test

HW:

  1. None.  Enjoy your break.  Read a book.  Relax.  Put your phone down and hang out with your family.

Reminder: Vocab / Grammar Unit 5 Test on our first day back.

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February 14

DUE: Questions and Soliloquy Annotation (to be collected in the packet on March 7)


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Practice test
  2. Discuss I.iii-v questions
  3. Analyze I.v soliloquy as a class.  Our 3rd quarter passage analysis test will be on a soliloquy, so this was valuable practice!
  4. Read I.vi-vii (if we didn’t finish this in class, we will pick up where we left off on Friday)

HW:

  1. Reread I.vi-vii; the Act I Test is on Friday
  2. Annotate the soliloquy from I.vii.  Come prepared to discuss this in-depth next class.

February 12

DUE: None.


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Vocab PPT.
  2. Review page 3 of our literary terms packet
  3. Finish reading I.iii
  4. Watch “Motorcycle” Macbeth (I.iii)
  5. Read I.iv
    1. Mind’s construction activity
  6. Read I.v
  7. Watch Rupert Goold’s Macbeth (I.v)

HW:

  1. Reread I.iv-v
    1. Type responses to the I.3-5 Questions
  2. Annotate I.v Soliloquys (at the moment you do not need to worry about the I.vii soliloquy that is on the back)

February 8

DUE: Notes #3


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Discuss Persuasion
    1. Collect books / notes
  2. Grammar practice
  3. Discuss I.i-ii questions
  4. Watch Rupert Goold’s Macbeth (I.i-ii or first five minutes)
    1. Take notes after the scene on Goold’s choices
  5. Read I.iii

HW:

  1. Reread I.iii; no questions today.

 

January 31

DUE: Persuasion Notes #2 (I’ll collect from 5th period next class)


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Persuasion discussion
  2. Grammar Test review
  3. Grammar Unit 5: Subject / Verb with Shakespeare
    1. Identify SVO and sentence type
  4. Read analysis packet and reflect on 1st semester.
    1. When in this class did you use the five “moves”?
    2. What jumps out to you this time that you didn’t remember?

HW:

  1. Read through the Literary Terms packet
    1. highlight the ones you know well
    2. come prepared to ask questions about the ones you don’t
  2. Finish reading Persuasion by February 8th.  I recommend you read a few chapters before next class to break up that reading load.