H10 B - Week 3

April 15 - 19

Monday, April 15

Vocab -

    • 41. pernicious (adj.): hurtful; deadly; fatal (Act IV, Sc. 1, line 134)
    • 42. diminutive (adj.): small, little, tiny; a small thing or person (Act IV, Sc. 2, line 10)
    • 43. treachery (n.): violation of faith; betrayal of trust (Act IV, Sc. 3, line 79)
    • 44. dolor (n.): sorrow or grief (Act IV, Sc. 3, line 8)
  • Act III Study Questions - Green
    • Alone or in small groups - 15 mins
  • Read play (IV.i-ii)

Tuesday, April 16

Vocab -

    • 45. impediment (n.): obstruction; hindrance; obstacle (Act IV, Sc. 3, line 64)
    • 46. hoodwink (v.): to deceive or trick (Act IV, Sc. 3, line 73)
    • 47. antidote (n.): a medicine or other remedy for counteracting the effects of poison (Act V, Sc. 3, line 43)
    • 48. usurper (n.): one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another (Act V, Sc. 8, line 55)
  • Read play (IV.iii)
  • Study Questions - Act IV (blue)
    • Work together or separately to complete in class


Wednesday, April 17

Vocab -

  • 49. sovereignty (n.): supreme authority or rule
    • the authority of a state to govern itself or another state
  • 50. pernicious (adj.): having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way; deadly and dangerous.
  • 51. laudable (adj.): praiseworthy; deserving of commendation
  • 52. desolate (adj.): without inhabitants; deserted
  • Read play (V.i-iv)
  • Video - Witches in film!

Thursday, April 18

Vocab -

  • 53. antic (n.): a childish act or gesture
  • 54. avaricious (adj.): having extreme desire for wealth; greedy
  • 55. arbitrate (v.): to judge or settle a dispute
  • 56. fury (n.): uncontrollable anger or rage
  • Finish play (V.v-viii)
  • Motif Groups
    • Group 1 - self-doubt, madness, and guilt
    • Group 2 - violence and blood
    • Group 3 - light and darkness (or white and color)
    • Group 4 - expressions of gender
    • Group 5 - contradictions/equivocations
    • Group 6 - birds and weather
  • Begin planning poster relating motif to themes of Macbeth - work day Friday.

Friday, April 19

  • No vocab
  • Pick up Act V Study Q's (PINK) and Essay Prompt (YELLOW)
  • We are not working on Study Q's in class - it's poster time.
  • Get into your groups - I will be coming around taking role. Please do not leave the room until I have marked you here, or you might get marked absent!
  • Posters - Group work
    • The posters should be done today (20 points)