H10 B - Week 10

February 18 - 22

Monday, February 18

  • No school for Presidents' Day


Tuesday, February 19

  • Check out Macbeth
    • p. 4 - 1:10
    • p. 5 - 2:25
  • Macbeth Vocab - Act I & II
    • 1. prophetic, adj. – foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention
    • 2. earnest, n. – something of value given to bind a contract; adj. - serious
    • 3. treason, n. – disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior; crime against the nation
    • 4. harbinger, n. – something indicating the approach of something or someone
  • Print out final Morality Essay
  • Classes for next year!
  • start Shakespeare notes




Wednesday, February 20

  • vocab warm-up:
    • 5. weird, adj. – suggesting supernatural influence; strange
    • 6. dire, adj. – causing fear or dread or terror
    • 7. mettle, n. – character, fortitude, determination
    • 8. deign, v. – to do something below one’s dignity
  • Antigone quiz!
  • 32-second Macbeth!
  • the Great Chain of Being
    • really important in this play!
  • Start reading the play!
    • everyone will be asked to read three times
    • let me know if you want the itty-bitty parts
  • Tomorrow: turn in "Service Patch" article


Thursday, February 21

  • vocab warm-up:
    • 9. corporal, adj. – of the body
    • 10. metaphysical, adj. – imaginary or beyond this reality
    • 11. beguile, v. – to influence by trickery
    • 12. aught, n. – a quantity of no importance
  • finish Shakespeare notes!
  • Why is the Great Chain of Being important?
  • Start reading the play!
    • everyone will be asked to read at least three times
    • let me know if you want the itty-bitty parts
  • Turn in Service Patch article with annotations
  • Let me know if you have questions about Forecasting for next year's classes!


Friday, February 22

  • vocab warm-up:
    • 13. rapt, adj. – a feeling of delight; enraptured
    • 14. dispatch, n. – the property of being prompt and efficient; v. – to send away
    • 15. vantage, n. – a place or situation affording some benefit
    • 16. undaunted, adj. – resolutely courageous
  • Shakespeare language worksheet - Fluffy and banana slugs
    • go over
    • turn in
  • Read play - I, iv, 1
  • Act I study questions