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Renaissance Era * Feb. 21- Mar. 19

posted Feb 26, 2012, 3:09 PM by Teresa FROELICH   [ updated Mar 23, 2012, 11:29 AM ]

Day 1_Tuesday, 21 Feb. 2012

·         WTW_What Do You Think?, p. 251

·         Renaissance, p. 250-261

o   Take notes

·         “Another Renaissance,” p. 262-265

·         DUE: 3+ more source cards

 

Day 2_Wednesday, 22 Feb. 2012

·         POW_Explain the “Baconian” or Scientific Method (T258)

·         Jigsaw Review, p. 250-261

·         Stand and Deliver #2

·         Collection 3—Intro: Love, Time, and Death, p. 266-269

o   Renaissance Poetry / Influences

o   Illumination

·         Sir Thomas Wyatt and Edmund Spenser, p. 270-275

·         AR Read

Day 3_Thursday, 23 Feb. 2012

·         WTW_ write a poem, using poetic devices such as metaphor, paradox, rhyme, meter, etc.

·         Poetry Project

 

Day 4_Friday, 24 Feb. 2012

·         DOL_inverted word order, p. 277

·         Poetry Project

Day 5_Monday, 27 Feb. 2012

·         DOL_ Grammar Link, p. 330

o   ?s 1-2; write original comparative sentence.

·         Poetry Project ~ Presentations

Day 6_Tuesday, 28 Feb. 2012

·         WTW_moral tale_6+

·         Worlds of Wisdom, p. 331-343

·         DUE: Works Cited
          and Annotated Bibliography

Day7_Wednesday, 29 Feb. 2012

·         POW_February 29 occurs every ____ years, which means it occurs ____ times in 100 years.

·         Mrs. Avery * survey

·         Work Time

Day 8_Thursday, 1 Mar. 2012

·         WTW_Hyperbole_6+ (L)

·         DUE: 40+ Note Cards

·         Milton’s Style, p. 345-350

·         Vocabulary Development, p. 360-361

·         Grammar Link, p. 362

·         “When I Consider…,” by Milton, p. 364

Day 9_Friday, 2 Mar. 2012

·         DOL_mark parts of speech, including adverbial/adjective phrases

o   Before the average person wakes, dairy farmers are already working, feeding, and milking their cows.

·         Views on Education and Equality, p. 373-374

o   Of Studies, p. 375-376

o   Female Orations, p. 377-379

o   Tilbury Speech, p. 380-381

 

Day 10_Monday, 5 Mar. 2012

·         DOL mark parts of speech;
NOTE: active/passive voice

o   Several sonnets and plays written by Shakespeare continue to influence contemporary media.

·         Collection 4: William Shakespeare

o   Sonnets & Plays, p. 384-387

o   Meet the Writer, p. 388-389

o   Sonnets, p. 390-399

 

Day 11_Tuesday, 6 Mar. 2012

·         WTW

·         Introduction to The Tragedy of Macbeth, p. 402-403

·         The Tragedy of Macbeth: Act I, p. 404-493

 

Day 12_Wednesday, 7 Mar. 2012

·         POW_Homophones/Homonyms

§  Yard

§  Mass

§   Volume

o   Select a homonym, define it, and create an illustration to show the mathematical and everyday meanings of the word

·         The Tragedy of Macbeth

 

Day 13_ Thursday, 8 Mar. 2012

·         WTW

·         DUE: Full-Sentence Outline

·         The Tragedy of Macbeth

 

Day 14_ Friday, 9 Mar. 2012

·         DOL_Parts of Speech down the side of the page; write one example of each. Compose a sentence, using the parts of speech. Mark accordingly.

·         The Tragedy of Macbeth

 

Day 15_Monday, 12 Mar. 2012

·         DOL_Paint peeling in wide swaths, the door creaked ominously as the small, weeping boy pushed it open wide enough to slip through.

·         The Tragedy of Macbeth

 

Day 16_Tuesday, 13 Mar. 2012

·         WTW_6+_Respond…“We do not err because truth is difficult to see. It is visible at a glance. We err because it is more comfortable.” ~Alexander Solzhenitsyn

·         DUE: 1st (2) Pages of Research Paper

·         The Tragedy of Macbeth

 

Day 17_Wednesday, 14 Mar. 2012

·         POW

·         The Tragedy of Macbeth

 

Day 18_Thursday, 15 Mar. 2012

·         WTW

·         The Tragedy of Macbeth

 

Day 19_Friday, 16 Mar. 2012

SPRING BREAK

 
Day 20_Monday, 19 Mar. 2012

·         DOL_ennui

o   Define.

o   Craft a sentence, using context clues.

o   Mark parts of speech.

·         The Tragedy of Macbeth

o   Presentation preparation

·         AR Book #2 DUE

Day 21_Tuesday, 20 Mar. 2012

·         WTW_Who is ultimately responsible for the tragedy of Macbeth: Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, or the three witches? Provide evidence. 6+ (D)

·         The Tragedy of Macbeth

o   Presentation preparation

 

Day 23_Wednesday, 21 Mar. 2012

·         POW_Puzzle 1: Decipher the Code

·         Grammar Link, p. 494

·         Macbeth, The Graphic Novel, p. 496-502

·         The Tragedy of Macbeth

o   Presentations – work time

 

Day 24_Thursday, 22 Mar. 2012

·         WTW_pick a quote; write your own and explain it.

·         Rough Draft * Research Paper Due

o   sources (internet, magazine, etc.), outline(s), 7-10 page research paper, works cited, annotated bibliography, and (3) peer critiques)

·         The Tragedy of Macbeth

o   Presentations – work time

 

Day 25_Friday, 23 Mar. 2012

·         DOL_ Ice did not float. (this is called a hypothetical question) Tons of it at both the north pole and the south pole would sink, covering the earth with water.

o   Rewrite into once sentence; mark the parts of speech.

·         The Tragedy of Macbeth

o   Presentations

·         Work Time…catch up

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