M 10/23 – Complete Clauses & Combining Sentences on No Red Ink website.
W 10/25 – “I Remember You” typed, labeled poem and multimedia presentation due. Be sure it is in mp4 or mov format. Email the file, bring it on a flash drive, or drop it into your Google Drive or Office 365.
F 10/27 – Read through Part III of The Night Circus; use the Night Circus Study Guide Part II-III to prepare for the in class reading quiz.
Continue practicing grammar/EOC concepts and vocabulary through No Red Ink website, the SpringBoard website through Zinc, and USA Test Prep website. Use the ZINC, No Red Ink, USA Test Prep Checklist to keep up with due dates.
Opener: IAN Ponder and Respond: Defend, challenge, or qualify the following prompt: Using examples from The Tempest or The Night Circus argue whether it is better to live a sheltered life but a safe one than to live in the company of others but be exposed to danger, pain and the woes of humanity.
- Complete Act I Scene ii presentations for The Tempest
- Fill out expository elements chart and text evidence trackers for each group’s presentation of a scene
- Establish Island families for group tracking and “team coverage” of the tempest Prospero
- Assign each group member a character to track and a theme to trace on the chart.
- Find text evidence to complete the chart for Act I
9th grade guidance in lab 9129 with Mrs. Moody.
Opener: Island family activity: Respond to the Exploring themes prompt on Utopias.
- Review roles for character and theme tracking charts
- In island families read Act II Scene i, and analyze Gonzolo’s world view vs. Sebastian and Antonio’s remarks
- Focus especially on Gonzalo’s lines (II, i, 152-161) (Says, means, matters individual response)
- What is Gonzalo’s idea of the type of government or lifestyle that could be possible on this island? Why does he say this at this time?
- Sebastian and Antonio ridicule Gonzalo. What does this tell us about their characters?
- Compare each character’s world view and philosophies against your own group’s ideas.
3. Complete character and theme trackers for the island families through Act II scene i.
Closer: View The Tempest through Act II Scene 1
Homework: “I Remember You” typed, labeled poem and multimedia presentation due. Be sure it is in mp4 or mov format. Email the file, bring it on a flash drive, or drop it into your Google Drive or Office 365.
- Read Act II of The Tempest Work Session:
- As an island family, conduct a small group discussion of the following questions over the act:
- What type of person is Gonzalo? What was his role in the plot against Prospero? Does his behavior seem consistent with how he acts now?
- Antonio incites Sebastian to kill his brother and take the crown of Naples. Why? What does this tell us about Antonio’s motives? What does Sebastian’s response tell us about him? What could Shakespeare be saying about human nature?
- Is it surprising that Caliban willingly worships Stephano and desires to give him control of the island when he resents Prospero for usurping what he considers his rightful claim to the island? What does this show about Caliban?
2. Team coverage of The Tempest/Creating a forecast map : Working in island families, each group will generate a prediction “forecasting” how the author will intertwine or continue parallel plot lines, create continuity for characterizations or create mystery, tension and suspense by changing the course of the events of the play and shifting character behavior and motivations.
Closer : Complete character and theme trackers for the island families through Act II
- The Night Circus Part II & III Quiz
- Present “I Remember You” poems.