• English IV British Literature DC Fall 2019 Assignments


    „WEEK 1

    „August 13-16, 2019

    „Monday:  Teacher training

    „Tuesday:    All About Mrs. Reid introductions,  read Teacher from the Black Lagoon, assign Flipgrids due Friday.

    „Wednesday:     Notes on enneagrams.  Students complete their own enneagram test.

    „Thursday:  Begin poetry response essay—select poem based upon enneagram. Complete double-sided journal on poem of choice due Friday. Flipgrids due Friday.

    „Friday: Get root lists.  Share Flipgrids. Write rough draft of poetry response essay using quotes from poem you’ve selected.  1 ½ page draft due Monday.

    „WEEK 2

    „August 19-23, 2019

    „Monday:   Finish Flipgrids. Share poems.  Use Story of My Thinking to  brainstorm draft. Write 1 ½ page rough draft to share Tuesday.

    „Tuesday:    Share essays.  Add sensory details to essay. 400 word rough draft due Tuesday for peer review.

    „Wednesday:      Notes on background of Macbeth.

    „Thursday:  Finish background notes.  Begin Act I—discuss paradox.

    „Friday: Root test 16.  Continue Act I.

    „WEEK 3

    „August 26-30, 2019

    „Monday:   Finish notes on history behind Macbeth.  Read Act I. Discuss paradox. Begin study guide over Act I.

    „Tuesday:    Share essays.  Peer review.  Revise.

    „Wednesday:      Revise essay to use new lead. Read Act I—discuss characterization of Macbeth.  Assign reader response journal for Act I due 9/4.

    „Thursday:  Revise essay to use strong verbs. Finish Act I. Take Act I quiz.

    „Friday: Read Act II—discuss sleep motif.

    „WEEK 4

    „September2-6, 2019

    „Monday:   Continue reading Act I.  Assign Act I reader response journal due 9/10. Final draft of poetic response essay due for clocking on Thursday. Discuss passive verbs and SAS Writing Navigator.

    „Tuesday:    Discuss Act I and Macbeth’s character compared with Lady Macbetth.

    „Wednesday:      Finish Act I.

    „Thursday:  Peer review.

    „Friday: Root test 17. Take Act I quiz. Final draft of essay due Monday, 9/9.

    „WEEK 5

    „September 9-13, 2019

    „Monday:   Continue reading Act I.  Assign Act I reader response journal due 9/10. Final draft of poetic response essay due TONIGHT.

    „Tuesday:    Reader response journal due tonight.  Finish Act I.  Take Act I quiz.  Begin Act II—motifs.

    „Wednesday:      Discuss sleep motif—Act II.

    „Thursday:  Read Act II—discuss Macbeth v. Lady Macbeth.

    „Friday: Root test 18.  Continue Act II.

    „WEEK 6

    „September 16-20, 2019

    „Monday:   Continue reading Act II.

    „Tuesday:    Finish Act II. Review for test.

    „Wednesday:      Act I-II test. Begin Act II reader response journal.

    „Thursday:  Read Act III.

    „Friday: Act III.

    „WEEK 7

    „September 23-27, 2019

    „Monday:   Professional development day.

    „Tuesday:    Read Act III—discuss banquet scene.

    „Wednesday:      Finish Act III—write response journal due Friday.

    „Thursday:  Read Act IV—discuss influence of witches and Macbeth’s dependence on them.

    „Friday: Finish Act IV.  Act III RRJ due in Canvas.

    „WEEK 8

    „September 30-October 4, 2019

    „Monday:   Read Act IV—finish reading at home. Discuss influence of witches. RRJ due.

    „Tuesday:    Discuss Act IV. Read Act V—discuss characterization of Macbeth/Lady Macbeth.  Finish Act V at home. Act IV RRJ due Thursday.

    „Wednesday:      Discuss Act V.  Act IV RRJ due. Discuss literary crux and annotated bibliography. Act V RRJ due next Monday.

    „Thursday:  Work on annotated bibliography.

    „Friday: Work on annotated bibliography due Wednesday.

    „WEEK 9

    „October 7-11, 2019

    „Monday:   Act IV RRJ due. Notes on annotated bibliography form. Begin research.

    „Tuesday:    Work on annotated bibliography due next Wednesday.

    „Wednesday:      Act V RRJ due tonight.  Work on annotated bibliography.

    „Thursday:  Work on annotated bibliography.

    „Friday:  Root test 19. Work on annotated bibliography.

    „WEEK 10

    „October 14-18, 2019

    „Monday:   Holiday

    „Tuesday:    Holiday

    „Wednesday:      Write thesis statement. Work on annotated bibliography due tonight.

    „Thursday:  Write introduction and outline together.  1000+ word rough draft due 11/4 in Canvas.

    „Friday:  Root test 20.  Notes on archetypes—read Beowulf 37-46 for quiz Monday.

    „WEEK 11

    „October 21-25, 2019

    „Monday:   Beowulf Quiz 1. Discuss archetypes in Beowulf. Read pp. 46-59 for quiz Tuesday.

    „Tuesday:    Beowulf Quiz 2. Discuss archetypes. Read pp. 59-78.

    „Wednesday:       Beowulf Quiz 3. Read pp. 79-109. Discuss role of women.

    „Thursday:  Review for text. Final quiz.

    „Friday:  Midterm

    „WEEK 12

    „October 28-November 1, 2019

    „Monday:   Notes on historical background of Medieval period/Bayeux Tapestry.

    „Tuesday:    Notes on indirect/direct characterization. Read “General Prologue” Knight description.  Read Prologue through the Friar for quiz Wednesday.

    „Wednesday:  GP Quiz 1. Discuss feudal class characterization. Read Merchant-Cook for quiz Thursday.

    „Thursday:  GP Quiz 2.  Discuss merchant class characterization.  Read Skipper to the end of GP for quiz.

    „Friday:  GP Quiz 3. Discuss ecclesiastical class characterization.

    „WEEK 13

    „November 4-8, 2019

    „Monday:   Write rough draft.

    „Tuesday:    Peer review. Final draft due for clocking Monday, Nov. 11. Turn in final draft Tuesday, Nov. 12.

    „Wednesday:  Discuss each social class and their deadly sins. Read “The Pardoner’s Tale” for homework—quiz Thursday.

    „Thursday:  “Pardoner’s Tale” quiz. Discuss irony.  Read “The Wife of Bath’s Tale” for homework.

    „Friday:  Root test 21.  Discuss Wife’s Tale.

    „WEEK 14

    „November 11-15, 2019

    „Monday:   Clocking.  “Wife of Bath’s Tale” quiz.

    „Tuesday:    Final draft due. Read Sir Gawain and the Green Knight in class.

    „Wednesday:  Compare SGGK and “Wife of Bath’s Tale” as Medieval romances and comparing heroes. Read “Pardoner’s Tale” for homework.

    „Thursday:  “Pardoner’s Tale” quiz and SGGK quiz. Discuss irony.  Read “The Miller’sTale” for homework.

    „Friday:  “Miller’s Tale” quiz. Sonnet introduction Kahoot.

    „WEEK 15

    „November 18-22, 2019

    „Monday:  “Miller’s Tale” quiz. Discuss irony and satire. Read Le Morte D’Arthur in college text and 480-500 in HS text.

    „Tuesday:    Le Morte D’Arthur quiz. Compare Medieval romances.

    „Wednesday:  Notes on sonnets.  Read “Sonnet 18” as a model.

    „Thursday:  Read the following sonnets—12, 29, 30, 55, 73, 116, 130, 146. Analyze literary elements.

    „Friday:  Root test 22.  Analyze age and marriage sonnets.




    „WEEK 16

    „December 2-6, 2019

    „Monday:   Read sonnets about age—29, 30, 55, 73

    „Tuesday:    Read sonnets about marriage—116, 130

    „Wednesday:  NoRead sonnets about dark lady—146. Notes on metaphysical poetry—begin Donne’s poetry.

    „Thursday:  Sketch “The Pulley” and its metaphysical conceit.

    „Friday:  Root test 23.  Discuss Donne’s Holy Sonnets.



    „WEEK 17

    „December 9-13, 2019

    „Monday:   Finish Shakespeare’s sonnets.

    „Tuesday:  Notes on Metaphysical poetry and Petrarchan sonnets—read “A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning”  and Herbert’s “The Pulley” as examples. Study Donne’s Holy Sonnets.

    „Wednesday:   View Wit clip—”Death Be Not Proud” and other Holy Sonnets. Read Paradise Lost excerpt.

    „Thursday:    Finish Donne’s poetry and Paradise Lost.

    „Friday:  Review for final exam Monday/Tuesday.

    „WEEK 18

    „December 16-19, 2019

    „Monday:   Final exam day 1.

    „Tuesday:  Final exam day 2.

    „Wednesday:   View Beowulf and tales from The Canterbury Tales.

    „Thursday:    View clips from Wit.

    „Friday:  MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Last Modified on December 15, 2019