Friday, January 27, 2017

Essay #1

Agenda:

  • Vocab Quiz
  • Essay #1 Overview
  • Q2 grades
Homework:
  • Review lines and stanzas document on classroom
  • Review the rest of the sample essays
  • Prepare POL presentations for Tuesday

Thursday, January 26, 2017

POL Guest Artist Visit

POL Guest Artist Visit


Homework:
Practice POL Poem for Tuesday's contest!

Thursday, January 19, 2017

POL: SPOTTTS

Agenda:

  • SPOTTTS analysis of selected poems (due Mon.)

Homework:
  • complete analysis
  • project for Grendel

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

POL: Reciting Aloud

Agenda:

  • Discussion of tone and inflection
    • Shakespearean insults
    • Shall I compare thee?  sample reading and changing inflection of first line
  • Practice with own poem
Homework:
  • work on project
  • continue to practice with POL poem

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

"The Pardoner's Tale" and an Intro to Everyman

Agenda:
  • Vocab Quiz
  • "The Pardoner's Tale" Discussion
  • Preview "Everyman"
Homework:
  • Watch and answer the questions on "Everyman" for Tuesday
    • The video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkM8v0m3URg 
  • Review POL poem
  • Project due before end of Quarter

Thursday, January 12, 2017

"The Wife of Bath's Tale"

Agenda:

  • Review of tale and additional terms
  • Discussion of forum posts: feminist or anti-feminist
Homework:
  • Read "The Pardoner's Tale"
  • Complete Project by 1/20

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Language Change

Agenda:

  • Overview of Middle English (notes)
  • Viewing
    • Old English https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzmmPRG4smU
    • Middle English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QE0MtENfOMU

Homework:
  • Read "The Pardoner's Tale"

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

"The Miller's Tale"

Agenda:

  • Vocab sign-ups
  • Discussion of "The Miller's Tale"
Homework:
  • Grendel project now due 1/20
  • Read "The Wife of Bath's Tale" and answer forum journal for tomorrow
  • Vocab Quiz Friday

Monday, January 9, 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

Background to the Canterbury Tales

Agenda:

  • Vocab Quiz
  • PPT notes
Homework:
  • Read the general prologue and complete the forums assignment
  • Grendel assignment due by end of quarter

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Existentialism Stations

Agenda:

  • Inner and Outer Square Station review
Homework:
  • Study existentialism for pending quiz
  • Project due by end of quarter