November 2 6

November 2-6

Monday, November 2

Benchmarks
9.4.3.3 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

Activities

  • New seating chart
  • Read and discuss Act 5, scene 1
  • Study guide questions for Act 5, scene 1
  • Introduce Much Ado About Nothing Essay assignment

Assessment

  • discussion
  • Study guide questions

Tuesday, November 3

Benchmarks
9.4.3.3 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

Activities

  • Read and discuss Act 5, scene 2
  • Study guide questions for Act 5, scene 2
  • while they work on study guide questions, check thesis statements
  • Read and discuss Act 5, scenes 3-4
  • Study guide questions for Act 5, scenes 3-4

Assessment

  • discussion
  • study guide questions
  • thesis statements

Wednesday, November 4

Benchmarks
9.4.6.6 Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States

9.7.5.5 Use a writing process to develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, drafting, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

Activities

  • Review study guide questions from Act 5
  • Work time for constructing essay outline

Outline for your Much Ado About Nothing essay is due tomorrow

Assessment

  • study guide questions discussion
  • outlines

Thursday, November 5

Benchmarks
9.4.4.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone.

9.4.3.3 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

Activities

  • View Acts 4 and 5 of the movie, Much Ado About Nothing
  • While students view movie, check for completed outlines.
  • Any remaining study guide questions?
  • Time to work on rough draft

Assessment

  • outlines
  • study guide questions

Friday, November 6

Benchmarks
9.4.6.6 Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States

9.7.5.5 Use a writing process to develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, drafting, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

Activities

  • Work time for writing the rough draft of the Much Ado About Nothing essays
  • 2nd hour: Study Guides were due
  • Review session for next Thursday's test

Assessment

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