October 12 16

October 12-16

Monday, October 12

Benchmarks:
9.4.2.2 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; provide an objective summary of the text.

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 (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).

Activities:

  • (30 minutes) Review for tomorrow's vocab test — Sheff's game?
  • (30 minutes) Listen to Act 2, scene 1 and discuss.
  • (30 minutes) Complete study guide questions for Act 2, scene 1

assessment:

  • discussion
  • Study guide questions

Tuesday, October 13

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.

9.4.4.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings.//

Activities:

  • Collect Vocab packets
  • Vocab test — Much Ado lesson 1
  • Discuss Study guide questions for Act 2, scene 1
  • Students read aloud Act 2, scene 2
  • Discuss Scene 2 and work on study guide questions

assessment:

  • Vocab test
  • Vocab packet
  • Study guide questions and discussion

Wednesday, October 14

Benchmarks:
9.7.9.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

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:

  • Discuss the study guide question from Act 2, scene 2 any questions about what is going on here?
  • Review the Quote Sandwich format, then:
  • With a partner, construct one solid quote sandwich paragraph answering the following:
    • Do you think Beatrice and Benedick know each other when they speak behind their masks at the party? Why or why not?
  • Discuss these with the large group and hand in at the end of the hour.
  • If there is time, we can start Act 2, scene 3

assessment:

  • Discussion
  • Quote sandwich paragraphs

Thursday, October 15

NO SCHOOL — MEA

Friday, October 16

NO SCHOOL — MEA

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