Planning Your Week
Th 10/5–Bring props/materials for Othello 2.3 performances.
F 10/6–Group meetings for EPCOT projects/research novels. Leaders should provide agendas; reading coaches should provide reading questions.
Opener: Review Othello 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 (film adaptation and/or scene summaries).
*Homework: Read EPCOT/research novels and prepare for group meetings Friday.
Learning Goal(s): Analyze multiple interpretations of a story, drama, or poem (e.g., recorded or live production of a play or recorded novel or poetry), evaluating how each version interprets the source text.
Opener: Finish reading 2.1 and 2.2 (Herald’s scene); review setting change from Venice to Cyprus.
Learning Goal(s): Analyze character development, using textual evidence to support analysis, including uncertainties.
Opener: Continue working on 2.3 analysis.
*Homework: Bring props/materials for tomorrow’s production of Othello 2.3. Read EPCOT/research novels and prepare for group meetings Friday.
Learning Goal(s): Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis, including uncertainties; analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story and how to structure specific parts of a text.
Opener: Quick rehearsal for Othello 2.3.
Opener: List potential research topics on a notecard; prepare to discuss with groups.
Mrs. Walter says:
suggest a poem or short story you would like to study in class. What have you always wanted to read but never found the time?