Friday, March 31, 2017

The Romantics: Keats

Agenda:

  • Vocab Quiz
  • Keats Notes
  • Reading: "Ode on a Grecian Urn"
Homework:
  • Papers due Monday
  • Get a head start on JE chapters 1-10

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Wordsworth Review

Agenda:

  • Finish sharing Blake
  • Review of Wordsworth Packet

Homework:
  • Vocab quiz tomorrow
  • Papers due Monday
  • Suggested reading of Jane Eyre chapters 1-10 prior to next week

Romantics: Continuation of Blake (Short Period)

Agenda:

  • Review "The Tyger" and "The Lamb"
  • Review posts on companion poems

Homework:
  • Start reading Jane Eyre
  • Papers due on Monday


Thursday, March 23, 2017

Romantics

Agenda:

  • Intro to British Romantics
  • Looking at "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" and "Frost at Midnight"
Homework:
  • Read and mark up the poem for the conventions

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Othello: Leo Africanus Continued

Agenda:

  • Paper directions
  • Finish Leo Africanus w/ added analysis on forum site
Homework:
  • Finish analysis
  • Paper due 4/3

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Othello: Leo Africanus

Agenda:

  • Leo Africanus reading
  • Identification questions at end

Homework:
  • Finish the questions in the packet

Monday, March 20, 2017

Review

Agenda:

  • Vocab Quiz
  • Review answers on "A Discourse ..."
Homework:
  • None

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Othello: A Discourse of Marriage and Wiving

Agenda:

  • Review language change notes
  • Looking at printing changes
  • Reading "A Discourse of Marriage and Wiving"
  • Complete activity on forums
    • Translate 3 precepts
    • Discuss applicability to Othello and Desdemona or Iago and Emilia
    • Discuss relevancy to today

Homework:
  • Complete activity for Monday
  • Practice test Saturday


Monday, March 13, 2017

Language in Othello

Agenda:
  • Language in Othello" Viewing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trhHBQRJUcQ
  • Journal Questions:
    • How is language a tool of villainy?
    • What about language makes it ready-made for Iago's actions?
    • Can words be counted on to convey a fixed meaning?
    • What (if anything) changes meaning?

Homework:
  • Finish post for tomorrow
  • Read Act 5

Friday, March 10, 2017

Review

Agenda:

  • Vocab Quiz
  • Reviewing motives in Othello : epithets and allegory v. psychology
Homework:
  • Read Acts 3 + 4

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Othello: Motives (Allegorical v. Psychological Evil)

Agenda:

  • Allegorical v. Psychological Evil
  • Viewing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1HoEfPN-i0
  • Close Reading of assigned sections  (post on forums)
Homework:
  • Finish close reading for section
  • Make sure you have added to the epithets document
  • Read Acts 3 + 4 for Monday

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Othello: Epithets

Agenda:

  • Finish presentations
  • Epithets Discussion
  • Finding examples in the text
Homework:
  • Finish Chart
  • Read Act II

Monday, March 6, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Review Day

Agenda:

  • Announcements
  • Review and Peer Grading Essay #2
  • Review Sonnet Questions and Shakespearean Sonnets

Homework:
  • Study for tomorrow
  • Update availability doc for Monday