Monday, April 27, 2015

Objective:
- Understand and interpret the language of Shakespeare
- Classify poetic meter and rhyme scheme

Homework:
- Rewrite Sonnet 18 in modern English

Agenda:
- Review HW: Sonnet 12
- Introduce characters of MSND
- Begin listening to MSND Act I
- Interpret and rewrite select portions of Act I

Friday, April 24, 2015

Objective:
- Understand and interpret Shakespearean language from MSND
- Identify and understand iambic pentameter and rhyme
- Define and paraphrase scenes from Act I of MSND
- Identify historical Shakespearean background information

Homework:
- Mark iambic pentameter and rhyme scheme

Agenda:
- Watch clips on Shakespeare
- Short mini-lesson on meter and rhyme
- Begin listening to MSND Act I

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Objective:
- Identify Shakespearean background information

Homework:
- Study for Shakespeare background information quiz tomorrow --> Use quizlet link

Agenda:
- Jigsaw activity on background information
- Quizlet review

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Objective:
- Identify historical and contextual background information
Midsummer Night's Dream

Homework:
- None

Agenda:
- Complete Shakespeare documentary
- Watch youtube clip on Shakespearean Theater
- Break students into groups to work on background
information packets (jigsaw)

Monday, April 20, 2015

Objective:
- Identify background information on William Shakespeare's life

Homework:
- If you didn't complete the school survey click here -->
http://tinyurl.com/HIBstudent7-12

Agenda:
- Watch A&E Biography on William Shakespeare and answer the film guide.



Friday, April 17, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Objective:
- Review verbs, adverbs, and prepositions

Homework:
- Exercise 2, 3, 4, 5, 7. 8, 10, 11 in Verb/Adverb/Preposition packet
- Reading/Writing Benchmark tomorrow

Agenda:
- Notes on verbs: (action, linking, helping, verb phrase)
- Notes on adverbs
- Notes on prepositions and prepositional phrases

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Objective:
- Review nouns, pronouns, and adjectives

Homework:
- Pronoun/adjective packet exercises 6, oral practice,
exercise 7, exercise 9, exercise 10

Agenda:
- Review collective and compound nouns
- Review pronouns: antecedents, personal, indefinite, interrogative
- Review adjectives: articles and proper adjectives

Monday, April 13, 2015

Objective:
- Identify conjunctions and interjections
- Determine the purposes of conjunctions and interjections
- Review all eight parts of speech

Homework:
- Exercises 13, 14, and 16 in conjunction and interjection packet
- Reading and writing test Thursday
- Parts of speech test on Friday

Agenda:
- Review nouns
- Power Point presentation on Conjunctions and Interjections
- Students work on individual exercises from the packet