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Calendar 12th grade

Meeting 80 3: Thurs, Apr. 10 5: Thurs, Apr. 10

classwork:
1. watch talk #6NB#41
2. watch a bonus talk • (notes not required)
3. discuss ideas for YOUR Ted Talk
HW:
-read good books

Meeting 79 5: Tues, Apr. 8 3: Weds, Apr. 9

classwork:
1. review talks so far
        -main ideas?
        -effective qualities?
        -things to avoid?
2. watch talk #4NB#39
3. watch talk #5NB#40

Meeting 78 3: Mon, Apr. 7 5: Mon, Apr. 7

due: TED Talk personal “top 3 list"
classwork:
1. show me - your TED talk top 3 list
2. small groups – share / “sell” talks
3. class – choose / vote  ~ 4 talks
4. watch talk #3NB#38

Meeting 77 3: Thurs, Apr. 3 5: Thurs, Apr. 3

classwork:
1. turn in books / pick up notebook
2. finish presenting Stranger theme projects
3. overview of TED talk unit
4. watch and write about 2 of Ms. Hill’s favorite TED Talks
   talk #1NB#36 • Chimamanda Adichie ~ The danger of a single story
   talk #2NB#37 • Sir Ken Robinson ~ Changing Education Paradigms
HW:
-browse, watch several TED talks
-compile TED Talk personal “top 3 list"

Meeting 76 3: Tues, Apr. 1 5: Tues, Apr. 1

due: circle discussion notes; IRB log
classwork:
1. turn in IRB log
2. The Stranger circle discussions
3. present theme poster/project
4. if time…intro to next unit
HW:
-extra credit due tomorrow (Weds, 4/2) before 3pm
-all 3rd quarter makeup assignments due tomorrow (Weds, 4/2) before 3pm

Meeting 75 5: Fri, Mar. 28 3: Mon, Mar. 31

due: The Stranger pt 2 ch 4-5; notebook; list 8 vocab; Camus pres. #13
classwork:
1. turn in notebook
2. quiz – vocab list 8/The Stranger pt 2 ch 4-5
3. pt 2 ch 4-5 discussion: #13
4. circle discussion questions
5. finish(?) theme poster
HW:
-prep for circle discussion next class
-complete 3rd qtr IRB log (no reflection this qrtr)
[-if necessary, finish theme poster   -extra credit due Weds, 4/2]

Meeting 74 3: Thurs, Mar. 27 5: Thurs, Mar. 27

due: The Stranger pt 2 ch 1-3; Camus pres. #12
classwork:

1. pt 2 ch 1-3 discussion: #12
2. start theme activity
3. if time…read
HW:
-read/annotate The Stranger pt 2 ch 4-5 [24]
-prep NB (#23-35) to turn in
-study for vocab quiz (list 8)
[-Camus pres. #13 (due next class)   -extra credit due Weds, 4/2 ]

Meeting 73 3: Tues, Mar. 25 5: Tues, Mar. 25

due: The Stranger pt 1 ch 4-6; Camus pres. #6,11
classwork:

1. reading quiz – part 1 ch 1-6
2. vocab 93&94 (end list 8)
3. Camus pres: #6 - NB#35– notes, cont.
4. pt 1 ch 4-6 discussion: #11
HW:
-read/annotate The Stranger pt 2 ch 1-3 [33]
-Camus pres. #12 (due next class)

Meeting 72 3: Fri, Mar. 21 5: Fri, Mar. 21

due: The Stranger pt 1 ch 1-3; Camus pres. #1,2,7
classwork:

1. vocab words 91&92
2. Camus pres: #4,5 - NB#35 – notes
3. pt 1 ch 1-3 discussion: pres. #10
4. which theme(s) are you annotating for?
5. read / those w/presentation next week can have work time
HW:
-read/annotate The Stranger pt 1 ch 4-6 [23] due next class
-Camus pres. #6,11 due next class
-notebook due cl 5: Fri, 3/28cl 3: Mon, 3/31

Meeting 71 5: Weds, Mar. 19 3: Thurs, Mar. 20

due: Camus pres. #1,2,7
classwork:

1. NB#33 – quickwrite – Camus quotes (pres #7)
2. vocab words 89&90
3. Camus pres #1,2,3 - NB#34 – notes
4. choose theme to follow/annotate for
5. reading schedule
6. get book / start reading
HW:
-Camus pres. #4,5,10 due next class
-read The Stranger pt 1 ch 1-3 due next class

Meeting 70 3: Tues, Mar. 18 5: Tues, Mar. 18

due: Truman Show response; "The Myth of Sisyphus" essay response
classwork:

1. discuss Sisyphus
2. Camus mini-research presentation topics
3. work time: Camus assignment OR start reading
HW:
-work on Camus presentation
-Camus pres. #1,2,7 (due next class)
-read The Stranger pt 1 ch 1-3 by Friday

Meeting 69 3: Fri, Mar. 14 5: Fri, Mar. 14

due: IRB log
classwork:

1. turn in IRB log
2. watch "The Truman Show"
HW:
-complete "The Truman Show" response sheet
-read your IRB

Meeting 68 3: Weds, Mar. 12 5: Weds, Mar. 12

due: NB#32 discussion questions about "Meta"
classwork:
1. NB#32 check
2. circle discussions – “The Metamorphosis”
3. get Sisyphus essay
HW:

-IRB log check-in #2 due Friday, 3/14
-read/annotate/answer ?s abt. “The Myth of Sisyphus

Meeting 67 5: Mon, Mar. 10 3: Tues, Mar. 11

due: reading/annotation part 2 of "Meta"
classwork:
1. reading quiz – Meta. part 2
2. words 87 & 88
3. remember 3 levels of questions?
4. small groups – questions on part 2 of Meta.
HW:
-read/annotate Meta. part 3
-NB#32 - write 5 discussion questions about "Meta."
[2 level 1, 2 level 2, 1 level 3 ?s]

Meeting 66 3: Fri, Mar. 7 5: Fri, Mar. 7

due: reading/annotation of part 1 of "Meta"
classwork:
1. final BT presentations
2. vocab. list #8 – words 85 & 86
3. discuss - part 1 of Metamorphosis
HW:
-read "Meta." part 2
-annotate for G’s continuing transformation

Meeting 65 3: Weds, Mar. 5 5: Weds, Mar. 5

due: reading/annotation of “A Hunger Artist”
classwork:
1. vocab. list #8 – words 83 & 84
2. NB#31 - Kafka biographical info.
3. groups – discussion questions about “A Hunger Artist”
4. start reading part 1 of “The Metamorphosis”
HW:
-read part 1 (pp.1-7) of "The Metamorphosis"

Meeting 64 3: Mon, Mar. 3 5: Mon, Mar. 3

classwork:
1. BT presentations
2. discuss “What is your world view?” quiz
3. NB#30 – notes on Existentialism lecture
4. get copy of “A Hunger Artist”
HW:
- read/annotate “A Hunger Artist”

Meeting 63 5: Thurs, Feb. 27 3: Fri, Feb. 28

classwork:
1. BT presentations
2. quizzes returned
3. intro to Existentialism and Kafka
    • NB#29
          a - quickwrite response to Kafka quotes
        Write about 1 or more of the following Kafka quotes. What do you think he means? Do you agree? Why or why not?
            •I am free and that is why I am lost.
            •Anything that has real and lasting value is always a gift from within.
            •The meaning of life is that it stops.
            •I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound & stab us.
            •A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
            •By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not
                sufficiently desired.
          b - take “What is your world view?” quiz
HW
-read IRB
-prep for BT presentation (if you haven't presented yet)

Meeting 62 3: Weds, Feb. 26 5: Weds, Feb. 26

due: IRB log (check-in #1)
classwork:
1. turn in log (check-in #1)
2. BT presentations
3. jigsaw/notes – PDG critical essay
4. turn in books
HW:
-BT essay due Thurs, 2/27 to tii.com
-prep for BT presentation

Meeting 61 3: Mon, Feb. 24 5: Mon, Feb. 24

due: PDG ch 15-20
1. reading quiz – end of PDG
2. writing mini-lesson
    • final draft specs    • rubric
    • revision goals for BT essay
3. revision worktime (chromebooks)
4. presentation expectations / sign-up
HW:
-IRB log (check-in #1) due next class
-"Beautiful Thing" essay final draft due to turnitin Thurs, 2/27 11:59pm
-BT presentations start Weds.

Meeting 60 3: Thurs, Feb. 13 5: Thurs, Feb. 13

due: PDG ch 13-14; knowledge of list 7 words
classwork:
1. vocab quiz – list 7
2.PDG ch 13-14
3. worktime: PDG reading OR BT essay
HW:
-BT essay rough draft (by Fri noon)
-finish novel:PDG ch 15-20 [43pp]
-Mon, 2/24 quiz on end of novel !!

Meeting 59 5: Tues, Feb. 11 3: Weds, Feb. 12

due: PDG ch 11-12; art/product for beautiful thing essay
classwork
:
1. words 81 & 82 (end list 7)
2. discussPDG ch 11-12
3. details about “Beautiful Thing” assignment
4. mini lesson/resources – describing art
5. start writing
HW:
-read PDG ch 13-14 [18pp]
-vocab quiz (list 7) next class
-rough draft of “B.T.” essay due Friday noon

Meeting 58 3: Mon, Feb. 10 5: Mon, Feb. 10

due: PDG ch 8-10; NB#28 notes on beauty
classwork
:
1. HW check / discuss NB#28 w/elbow partner
2. vocab - words 79&80
3. small groups - PDG ch 8-10 review
4. papers returned
5. discuss – "Beautiful thing" personal essay
6. silent reading
HW:
-read PDG ch 11-12 [24pp]
-choose artwork or product for beautiful thing essay

Meeting 57 3: Thurs, Feb. 6 5: Thurs, Feb. 6

due: PDG ch 5-7
classwork
:
1. reading quiz - PDG ch 5-7
2. vocab - words 77&78
3. discuss PDG ch 5-7
4. watch TED talks: “How beauty feels” and  “A Darwinian theory of beauty”
5. NB#28notes on beauty
HW:
-read PDG ch 8-10 [30pp]
-finish NB#28 (fill the page!)

Meeting 56 3: Tues, Feb. 4 5: Tues, Feb. 4

due: PDG ch 3-4; IRB goals
classwork
:
1. turn in IRB log
2. vocab – words 75&76
3. small groups – ch. 3 & 4 questions
4. silent reading - PDG
HW:

-read PDG ch 5-7 [28p]

Meeting 55 5: Fri, Jan. 31 3: Mon, Feb. 3

due: PDG ch 1-2
classwork
:
1. vocab list 7 – words 73&74
2. quiz - PDG ch 1-2 (class 3 only)
3. allusions in PDG
4. portrait analysis
5. if more time…read
HW:
-read PDG ch 3-4 [27p]
-IRB goals due Tues, 2/4

Meeting 54 3: Thurs, Jan. 30 5: Thurs, Jan. 30

classwork:
1. NB#27 – “What is art?”…revisited
First, read through all of the definitions of art on this list. Then, do one or more of the following:
• Describe your thoughts about any of the definitions of art. (What do you agree or disagree with? Etc.)
• Revise your definition of art that you wrote last class in NB#26a.
• Write a “found poem” using words and phrases from the definitions.
2. vocab list 7 – words 71&72
3. self-portrait
4. get book – start reading PDG
HW
-read The Picture of Dorian Gray ch 1-2
-IRB goals due Tues, 2/4

Meeting 53 3: Tues, Jan. 28 5: Tues, Jan. 28

classwork:
1. look at final exam – please return to me!
2. clean out binder – save IRB logs/lists
3. NB#26 (Go here for full explanation of entry.)
    a) What is art?
    b) Oscar Wilde bio. info.
HW:
-start thinking about IRB goals for 3rd qtr.

 



• • • Fall Semester 2013-14 • • •

Meeting 52 3: Tues, Jan. 21 5: Weds, Jan. 22

Final exam

Meeting 51 3: Fri, Jan. 17 5: Fri, Jan. 17

due: IRB log
classwork
:
1. reminders: final content
2. jeopardy review
HW:
-study for final exam

Meeting 50 3: Thurs, Jan. 16 5: Thurs, Jan. 16

classwork:
1. finish Romantic poet review
2. poetry reading
3. if time…review vocab
HW:
-IRB reflection paper due tonight to turnitin
-IRB log due tomorrow
-study for final exam

Meeting 49 3: Tues, Jan. 14 5: Tues, Jan. 14

due: Blake seminar AND HW poem
classwork:
1. pick up: NB, Keats poems
2. discuss: poetry reading next class
3. in groups: prepare poet review
4. start poet review
HW:
-poetry reading next class
-IRB reflection paper due Th, 1/16 by 11:59pm to turnitin
-IRB log due Fri, 1/17

Meeting 48 5: Fri, Jan. 10 3: Mon, Jan. 13

due: Keats seminar AND HW poem
classwork
:
1. turn in Keat poems
2. vocab words 69&70 (end list #6)
3. turn in: NB (open to NB#20)
4. Blake Seminar (notes for seminar poem: "The Tyger")
5. get HW poem / work time
HW:
-analyze Blake HW poem
-IRB: read and/or start 2nd quarter IRB reflection paper
-study for final

Meeting 47 3: Thurs, Jan. 9 5: Thurs, Jan. 9

classwork:
1. vocab. words 67&68
2. Keats seminar (notes for seminar poem: "When I Have Fear That I May Cease To Be")
3. NB#25found poem
4. get HW poem / work time
HW:
-analyze Keats HW poem
-NB#20-25 due 5º Fri, 1/103º Mon, 1/13
-Blake seminar next class

Meeting 46 3: Tues, Jan. 7 5: Tues, Jan. 7

classwork:
1. upcoming due dates
2. NB#24homage poem
3. work time – original poems [NB#21-24]
4. seminar/HW poems returned
5. final exam info
HW:   
-NB#20-25 due 5º Fri, 1/103º Mon, 1/13
-Keats seminar next class

Meeting 45 3: Fri, Dec. 20 5: Fri, Dec. 20

due: Shelley seminar AND HW poem
classwork
:
1. turn in Shelley poems
2. IRB log returned
3. watch TED Talk: Jane McGonigal: The Game That Can Give You 10 Extra Years of Life
HW:
-read IRB(s)
-optional: write poems

Meeting 44 3: Weds, Dec. 18 5: Weds, Dec. 18

due: Byron seminar AND HW poem
classwork
:
1. turn in IRB log (check-in #2) and Byron poems
2. words 65&66
3. Shelley seminar (notes for seminar poem: "Ozimandias")
4. NB#23 - recipe poem
5. work time
HW:
-analyze Shelley HW poem

Meeting 43 5: Mon, Dec. 16 3: Tues, Dec. 17

due: Wordsworth & Coleridge seminar poems AND HW poem
classwork
:
1. words 63&64
2. Byron seminar (notes for seminar poem: "She Walks in Beauty")
3. NB#22 - e.e.cummings-inspired poem
4. work time
HW:
-analyze Byron HW poem
-IRB log check-in #2 next class

Meeting 42 3: Fri, Dec. 13 5: Fri, Dec. 13

due: Wordsworth & Coleridge groups: seminar poem notes & biographical presentation
classwork
:
1. Wordsworth seminar (notes for seminar poem: "I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud")
2. Coleridge seminar (notes for seminar poem: "Kubla Khan")
HW:
-analyze 1 HW poem (either Wordsworth OR Coleridge)
-read IRB [next check-in Dec 18]

Meeting 41 3: Weds, Dec. 11 5: Weds, Dec. 11

classwork:
1. turn in – “The World Is Too Much With Us” analysis - if you still have it
2. vocab list #6 – words 59-62
3. work time  
-poet biography presentation
-work on seminar poem analysis
~ break
4. NB#21nonsense poem
5. work time
HW:
-prep for seminar: Wordsworth AND Coleridge seminars next class
-read IRB [next check-in Dec 18]

Meeting 40 3: Mon, Dec. 9 5: Mon, Dec. 9

due: poet research notes
classwork
:
1. turn in - poet research notes
2. Romantic Poetry Project - assignment details
3. TP-CASTT analysis strategy & practice with "The World is Too Much With Us" by William Wordsworth
4. work time:
-create poet bio presentation
-start annotating/analyzing your seminar poem
HW:
-prep for seminar; Wordsworth AND Coleridge seminars on Friday, Dec. 11!
-read IRB [next check-in Dec 18]

Meeting 39 5: Thurs, Dec. 5 3: Fri, Dec. 6

due: annotated bib.
classwork
:
1. IRB logs returned
2. NB#20 intro to Romantic poetry
        a) survey
        b) painting analysis
        c) video notes
3. English Romantic Poets Project assignment explanation / poets / choose
4. start poet research notes
HW:
-finish poet research notes
-read IRB [next check-in Dec 18]

Meeting 38 3: Weds, Dec. 4 5: Weds, Dec. 4

due: knowledge of vocab words (list 5)
classwork
:
1. pick up notebook
2. vocab quiz (list 5)
3. finish watching Young Frankenstein
HW:
-Frankenstein critical essay annotated bibliography due Weds, 12/4 (night) to turnitin.com

Meeting 37 3: Mon, Dec. 2 5: Mon, Dec. 2

classwork:
1. critical essays about Frankenstein
        -annotated bibliography requirements
        -choose an essay (If you were absent, see Ms. Hill for an essay.)
2. start watching Young Frankenstein (1974)
HW:
-vocab quiz (list 5) Weds, 12/4
-Frankenstein critical essay annotated bibliography due Weds, 12/4 (night) to turnitin.com

Meeting 36 3: Thurs, Nov. 21 5: Fri, Nov. 22

due: circle discussion notes; Notebook [NB#14-19 and vocabulary lists 1-5]
classwork:
1. turn in notebook (“dog-ear”NB#14)
2. notes check
3. circle discussions
    -3 groups - 20 minutes for each
HW:
-read your IRB
-vocab quiz (list 5) Weds, 12/4

Meeting 35 3: Tues, Nov. 19 5: Tues, Nov. 19

due: IRB log (check #1); Frank ch. 20-22
classwork:
1. turn in IRB log (with goals!!)
2. words 56-58 (end list 5)
3. discuss ch. 20-22
4. quizzes returned
5. circle discussion assignment descrip.
6. work time: reading &/or circle disc. ?s
HW:
-read Frank ch. 23-end [27p]
-prep for circle discussion
-NB due next class [NB#14-19 and vocabulary lists 1-5]

Meeting 34 5: Fri, Nov. 15 3: Mon, Nov. 18

due: Frank ch. 17-19
classwork:
1. words 53-55
2. NB#19 - reasons for and against Victor creating a mate for the creature:
  Consider…
      1. What are the implications for giving your creation a mate?
          -What could go wrong if you make her?
          -What could go wrong if you do NOT make her?
      2. Why do you think the creature wants a mate?
      3. Do you have a responsibility to perform the task the creature requests?
      4. Are there any other possible solutions?
  Divide a page into two columns (“for” and “against”) and come up with as many arguments on each side as you can.
      For
= Reasons TO create a mate for the creature
      Against
= Reasons NOT to create a mate for the creature
3. discuss ch. 17-19
4. silent reading / IRB goals check-in
HW:
-read Frank ch. 20-22 [26p]
-update IRB log (check #1 next class - Tues, 11/19)

Meeting 33 3: Thurs, Nov. 14 5: Thurs, Nov. 14

due: Frank ch. 13-16
classwork:
1. words 50-52
2. discuss ch. 13-16
3. Frank allusion presentations
     NB#18 - notes on 5 literary allusions (copy notes from a classmate if you were absent)
HW:
-read Frank ch. 17-19 [19p]
-read your IRB [log check #1 due Tues, 11/19]

Meeting 32 3: Tues, Nov. 12 5: Tues, Nov. 12

due: Frank ch. 9-12
classwork:
1. vocab quiz (list 4)
2. list 5 – words 47-49 [3 words each day]
3. discuss Frank ch. 6-12
4. allusion project, continued…
     • finish reading text packet / response ?s [NB#17]
     • in groups: discuss research, ?s, presentation plan
HW:
-read Frank ch. 13-16 [26p]
-prep for allusion presentation

Meeting 31 3: Thurs, Nov. 7 5: Thurs, Nov. 7

due: Frank ch.6-8
classwork:
1. Frankenstein Allusions Project (If you were absent for this, see Ms. Hill for topic, research ?s, text excerpt.)
    • get topic / 30 minutes in library to do research
2. words 45&46 (end list 4)
3. Allusions Project continued…
    • individually: read text excerpt, answer response questions [NB#17]
HW:
- read Frank ch. 9-12 [30p]
- study for vocab quiz (list 4)
- complete allusion research notes  

Meeting 30 5: Tues, Nov. 5 3: Weds, Nov. 6

due: Frank. ch. 3-5; google form (about IRB goals)
classwork:
1. reading quiz (ch. 3-5)
2. words 42-44
3. study guide Frank. 1-10
4. NB#16 - Romanticism notes
HW:
-read Frank. ch. 6-8 [23p]

Meeting 29 3: Mon, Nov. 4 5: Mon, Nov. 4

due: Frank p. 15-41 (Letters & ch. 1-2)
classwork:
1. 2nd quarter IRB log
2. list 4 - words 39-41
3. finish NB#15notes on Mary Shelley
4. watch trailers of Frankenstein (1931, 1994, 2007)
5. discuss Frank. thru ch 2
6. silent reading
HW:
-read Frank. ch. 3-5 [19p]
-complete google form (about IRB goals) by next class

Meeting 28 3: Weds, Oct. 30 5: Weds, Oct. 30

classwork:
1. list 4 - words 37&38
2. finish psychological readings (Cat & Hamlet)
3. NB#14quickwrite
5. NB#15notes on Mary Shelley (lecture/powerpoint)
HW: 
-read Frank p. 15-41 (Letters & ch. 1-2)

Meeting 27 3: Mon, Oct. 28 5: Mon, Oct. 28

due: NB#13
classwork:
1. NB#13 check / discussion
2. vocab list 4 – words 35&36
3. introduction to Critical Lenses
    -what is it?
    -Psychological Criticism
    -The tripartite self: Id, Ego, Superego
4. activity – two psych lens readings
HW:
work on college essays/aps

Meeting 26 5: Thurs, Oct. 24 3: Fri, Oct. 25

due:
classwork
:
1. Act 4&5 quiz
2. read/take notes - Hamlet brief critical history
3. listen: This American Life episode “Act 5”
4. NB#13 - 1 pg. response to TAL episode
HW:   
-finish listening to TAL broadcast
-finish NB#13

Meeting 25 3: Weds, Oct. 23 5: Weds, Oct. 23

due: IRB log
classwork
:
1. turn in IRB check-in #3
2. finish play! - Act 5.2
3. finish Act 5 review notes
4. library – service learning survey (take survey individually or w/a partner)
5. watch final scene: Branagh OR Tennant?
HW:
-IRB reflection due tonight to tii.com
-study for Act 4&5 quiz (next class)

Meeting 24 3: Mon, Oct. 21 5: Mon, Oct. 21

classwork:
1. brief discussion – your views on Hamlet
2. read – Act 5.1.224-319
3. Act 5 review notes, so far
4. start - Act 5.2
5. discuss - service learning project
HW:   
-Final IRB log due Weds in class
-IRB reflection due to turnitin by Weds 11:59pm

Meeting 23 3: Thurs, Oct. 17 5: Thurs, Oct. 17

classwork:
1. vocab quiz – list 3
2. HW check – NB#11
3. read Act 5.1.1-223
4. watch 3 versions of gravedigger scene: "Alas, poor Yorick!"
    • NB#12comparison notes and questions
HW:   
-IRB (read &/or work on reflection)

Meeting 22 3: Tues, Oct. 15 5: Thurs, Oct. 15

classwork:
1. words 33&34 (end list #3)
2. read Act 4.6
3. presentations:
   e. Act 4.7.1-79
   f. Act 4.7.80-221
4. complete Act 4 review notes
5. discuss IRB reflection (on website)
HW:
–vocab quiz (list #3) next class
-IRB (read &/or start writing reflection)

Meeting 21 3: Thurs, Oct. 10 5: Thurs, Oct. 10

classwork:
1. words 31&32
2. Act 4 presentations
   a. Act 4.3.1-77
   b. Act 4.4.1-65
   c. Act 4.5.1-103
   d. Act 4.5.104-245
3. NB#11 – response to 4.3-5 (1 full pg)  
HW:
-groups e and f: prepare for scene presentation
-finish NB#11    
-read IRB

Meeting 20 3: Weds, Oct. 9 5: Tues, Oct. 8

classwork:
1. words 29&30
2. Act 4 review notes - passages read-around
     • write context / underline key words / write notes
3. presentation work time
     • discuss your scene
     • complete notes / each person’s role
     • plan / rehearse performance
4. watch some of Act 4
HW:
-prepare for Act 4 scene presentation
-read IRB

Meeting 19 3: Mon, Oct. 7 5: Mon, Oct. 7

due: Act 3 review notes
classwork:

1. words 27&28
2. Act 3 quiz
3. Act 4 presentation assignment
4. read Act 4.1&2
5. work time
HW:
-read rest of Act 4 (annotate your section)
-bring costumes/props for pres

Meeting 18 3: Thurs, Oct. 3 5: Thurs, Oct. 3

classwork:
1. new seating chart / logs returned
2. vocab list 3 – words 25 & 26
3. read Act 3.4
4. watch Royal Shakespeare Co Act 3.4
5. NB#10 – response (~2/3 pg)
6. work on finishing Act 3 notes
7. senior standout surveys
HW:
-finish Act 3 notes
-Act 3 quiz next class

Meeting 17 3: Tues, Oct. 1 5: Tues, Oct. 1

due: knowledge of vocab words list 2; IRB log (check-in #2)
classwork:
1. turn in IRB log
2. Sandi Brod – college & career presentation
3. vocab quiz – list 2
4. book talks
HW:
-work on college app/essay
According to Ms. Brod, students who are on track have:
    1. created a resume
    2. drafted 2 essays
    3. made a college list

Meeting 15 3: Thurs, Sept. 26 5: Thurs, Sept. 26

due: NB#8 -response to 3.2
classwork:
1. HW check – NB#8
2. words 23&24 (end list)
3. share some “To_ or not to_” speeches
4. Act 3 passages – so far
5. read Act 3.3 (3.5)
6. NB#9 – deception in Hamlet Make a list: Who is deceiving whom - and about what?
HW (due Tues, Oct 1)
-vocab quiz - list 2
-IRB check-in #2 / book talks (bring your current IRB - OR another book to recommend / talk about)   

Meeting 14 3: Tues, Sept. 24 5: Tues, Sept. 24

due: NB#7
classwork:

1. HW check –NB#7
      • share responses to “To be or not to be”
2. words 21&22
3. read Act 3.1.96-202
4. watch - Act 3.2 (The “Mousetrap” play; see David Tennant version of scene here clips 14 & 15)
5. NB#8response to 3.2
HW:
-“To_ or not to_” due to tii.com W, 9/25 pm
-NB#8response to 3.2

Meeting 13 3: Fri, Sept. 20 5: Fri, Sept. 20

classwork:
counselor presentation
Act 3 passages (underline contrasting images/words)
1. words 19&20
2. read Act 3.1
3. assignment - “To_ or not to_” speech
4. watch several versions of Hamlet's 3rd soliloquy
HW:
-“To_ or not to_” speech due to turnitin.com Weds, 9/25 pm
-NB#7 – response to soliloquy #3   

Meeting 12 5: Weds, Sept. 18 3: Thurs, Sept. 19

due: Act 2 review sheets (plot review, passage review)
classwork:

counselor presentation
1. HW check: Act 2 plot review / Passage ID
3. words 17&18
4. finish soliloquy #2 analysis
      2nd reading – pairs: blocks of thought
      3rd reading – watch: David Tennant's performance of soliloquy #2 (youtube link)
5. Act 3 passages (underline contrasting images/words)
HW:
- read your IRB!!

Meeting 11 3: Tues, Sept. 17 5: Tues, Sept. 17

due: prep for groups 4-6 Act 2.2 presentation
classwork
:
1. words 15&16
2. Act 2.2 presentations:
      grp 4: 238-315
      grp 5: 316-444          
      grp 6: 445-575
3. NB#6 – responses to group 4-6 section of 2.2
4. read-around 2.2.576-634 (H’s 2nd soliloquy)
HW:
-finish Act 2 review sheets (plot review, passage review)

Meeting 10 3: Fri, Sept. 13 5: Fri, Sept. 13

due: prep for groups 1-3 Act 2.2 presentation
classwork
:
1. vocab list #2 – words 13&14
2. Act 2.2 presentations:
     grp 1: 2.2.1-90
     grp 2: 2.2.91-186
     grp 3: 2.2.186-237  
3. NB#5 – responses to each section of 2.2 (Each response should be about 1/3 of a page.)
4. watch some of Branagh’s Act 2.2
HW:
-groups 4-6: prep for presentation
-read your IRB

Meeting 9 3: Weds, Sept. 11 5: Weds, Sept. 11

due: IRB log check-in #1 (+book list and goals); knowledge of list 1 vocab words
classwork
:
1. turn in – IRB log
2. vocab quiz – list 1
3. read Act 2.1 [5]
4. presentation assignment for Act 2.2
5. work time
HW:
-prep for Act 2.2 presentation
-read your IRB

Meeting 8 3: Mon, Sept. 9 5: Mon, Sept. 9

due: NB#3 & #4
1. notebook check –NB#3 & NB#4
2. words 11&12 (end list 1)
3. watch Royal Shakespeare Co. ghost scene [see scene here at 29:20 - 43:00]
4. read 1.5 [6 ½ pp.]
5. finish Act 1 review
HW:
-study for vocab quiz (list 1)
-IRB log check-in #1 (book list & goals also due)

Meeting 7 5: Thurs, Sept. 5 3: Fri, Sept. 6

due: 1/2 page response to Act 1.3.1-94
classwork:

1. words 9&10
2. finish reading Hamlet 1.3.95-145
3. finish NB#3 response to 1.3 (full pg)
4. Act 1 review - so far
5. read Hamlet 1.4 [4 pp.]
6. start NB#4 response to 1.4 (½ pg)
HW
-finish NB#4 (½ pg)   
-read IRB (1st log check-in next week on Weds, 9/11)

Meeting 6 3: Weds, Sept. 4 5: Weds, Sept. 4

due: academic integrity essay ; Act 1.2
classwork:

1. quiz – Hamlet 1.1&2
2. words 7&8
3. groups – close reading of soliloquy #1
4. read –Hamlet 1.3 [4½pp.]
5. start NB#3 response to 1.3
HW:
-NB#3: half page response to 1.3.1-94 (See response options here.)

Meeting 5 3: Fri, Aug. 30 5: Fri, Aug. 30

classwork:
1. words 5&6
2. read –Hamlet 1.2.1-164
3. pairs – Hamlet’s tone in soliloquy #1: What is his tone towards his father, mother, Uncle?
4. discuss – IRB expectations for 1st qtr. (Log and check-in dates here.)
HW:
-academic integrity essay due Weds, 9/4 before class meets
-read rest of Act 1.2


Meeting 4 3: Weds, Aug. 28 5: Weds, Aug. 28

classwork:
1. vocab – words 3&4
2. mini-lesson – annotated bib: purpose, parts, examples, practice
3. watch – opening of Branagh’s Hamlet Act 1.2
HW:
-academic integrity research/essay
-(optional…skim through 1.2)

Meeting 3 5: Mon, Aug. 26 3: Tues, Aug. 27

classwork:
1. vocab list 1 - words 1&2
2. mini-lesson – details about A.I. essay
3. “read-around” Hamlet 1.1.1-80
4. NB#2 – response to first scene
          a) lines 1-80
          b) lines 81-190
5. continue reading scene 1
HW:
-finish reading scene 1 & NB#2
-continue research on A.I.

Meeting 2 3: Fri, Aug. 23 5: Fri, Aug. 23

due: verification form; spiral notebook
classwork:
1. stuff: -seating chart ~ find your seat
                  -turn in verification form
                  -questions about policies/procedures/class?
                  -bathroom pass
2. writing assignment: Exploring Academic Integrity
3. read: “How to Enjoy Reading Shakespeare”
     • NB#1a) list author's tips b) do a SOAPSTone analysis of article
4. activity: “Tossing Lines” of Hamlet
HW:
-bring Hamlet next class
-start researching academic integrity

Meeting 1 Class 3: Weds, Aug. 21Class 5: Weds, Aug. 21

classwork:
1. overview of course / website
2. interviews
3. course description
4. if time...discuss college essay status
HW:
-read through the course description and sign verification form (last page)
-get a spiral notebook to be used ONLY for English
-bring your copy of Hamlet to third class meeting (3º T,8/275º M,8/26)