Thursday, May 29, 2014

Class Block Notes--The Final Few Weeks

English 9
  • perfect Dragonsong Unit Final Essays before submission
  • purposefully view Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet (138 minutes)--leave English 9 with a general understanding of Shakespeare's classic and drama terms
    • while viewing, look for examples of drama terms in action
  • engage in close reading of a choice passage (or two or three) from William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet--practice for regional assessment (inform students about said exam)
  • take Livonia exam and regional assessment
  • "GO BIG" finishing out the school year!
English 10 Honors
  • final To Kill a Mockingbird discussion
  • impromptu public speaking--pinpointing and practicing speaking skills
  • mini-presentations
  • view some of To Kill a Mockingbird (a classic!)