romeo-and-juliet.jpgIt is long ago in Verona, Italy - city of love...? Sort of. Be ready to experience the whirlwind world of Romeo, a Montague, and his love Juliet, a Capulet - lovers from two feuding families - kids caught in the cross-fire of two rival gangs... Be ready to defend their love, their right to be who they are, their sheer determination... and remember - ALL THE WORLD'S a STAGE !!!

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REFER TO CURRENT DATES ONLY (NOV. 4 - present)

DUE DATES:
English 2D: Summative Assignment - Great work everyone!!!
Monday, Dec. 16: Shakespeare scene DRESS REHEARSALS in the auditorium!!!!
Tuesday, Dec. 17: Shakespeare PRESENTATIONS


AUDIO RECORDING of the whole play: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOkrt45rKo0
Super Cool Interactive Site: http://www.canadianshakespeares.ca/folio/folio.html
Super Cool NO FEAR SHAKESPEARE - A parallel text: see the modern language version beside the original text.
http://nfs.sparknotes.com/romeojuliet/
YOUTUBE: Animated ​Romeo and Juliet​: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qtb6J2xyYM
YOUTUBE: A Student's Analysis - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QI63fznNf1Y
YOUTUBE - John Green's Crashcourse 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4kz-C7GryY
YOUTUBE- John Green's Crashcourse 2: : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9J4hoAatGRQ

SCENES from the movie:
Act 1, scene 1:
Act 1, scene 2:
Act 1, scene 3:
Act 1, scene 4:
Act 1, scene 5 - Romeo and Juliet meet:
Act 2, scene 1:
Act 2, scene 2:
Act 2, scene 3:
Act 2, scene 4:
Act 2, scene 5:
Act 2, scene 6:
Act 3, scene 1a:
Act 3, scene 1b:
Act 3, scene 2:
Act 3, scene 3:
Act 3, scene 4:
Act 3, scene 5:
Act 4, scene 1:
Act 4, scene 2:
Act 4, scene 3:
Act 4, scene 4:
Act 4, scene 5:
Act 5, scene 1:
Act 5, scene 2:
Act 5, scene 3, part 1:
Act 5, scene 3, part 2:

Monday, JANUARY 6
Reviewed these quotations:
Know: a) the speaker b) to whom it is said c) the circumstances d)the dramatic significance of the moment e) why the moment is important f) identify a literary device in the quotation g)describe its impact

Wednesday, Dec. 18
Reviewed DRAMATIC SIGNIFICANCE:
Friar Laurence note:
Terms Notes:

Tuesday, Dec. 17
Scene Presentations in the Auditorium!!!
Monday, Dec. 16
Dress Rehearsal in Auditorium for last 45 minutes
Notes on CONTRASTS AND OPPOSITES (DUALITY)
Friday, Dec. 13
Review character development
Begin THEME activity
Work on Scene Presentations
Thursday, Dec. 12
Back to reality!!!
Hand in Radio Show Script with page numbers (citations), and your final Reflection parts A&B
Character development in Romeo and Juliet
Practice presentations
Wednesday, Dec. 11
EVEN MORE AMAZING SUMMATIVE PRESENTATIONS
Tuesday, Dec. 10
MORE SUPER SUMMATIVE PRESENTATIONS
Monday, Dec. 9
EXCELLENT SUMMATIVE PRESENTATIONS
Friday, Dec. 6
Summatives begin on MONDAY
All projects must be handed in to Ms. Mason in rm.106 before 9am on Monday morning. There are tim-bits for those arriving before 8:55!!!
If you are scheduled to present on Monday, you must come to 106 at the BEGINNING OF LUNCH, at the first lunch bell (NOT just before class begins!!) and set up your display. I am really looking forward to seeing your displays and listening to your radio shows:)

Practiced scenes. Selected presentation order. Discussed set-up for summatives.
Thursday, Dec. 5
Character trait activity, in pairs:
Summative Q&A and practiced scenes.
Wednesday, Dec. 4
Took up Act 4 handouts and practiced scenes.
Tuesday, Dec. 3
LIBRARY PERIOD to work on Summative
Monday, Dec. 2
View rest of Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet
HW: Do Act 4 Find the Line and Questions
Do Act 4 Chronolog
BRING SUMMATIVE MATERIAL FOR LIBARY PERIOD TOMORROW
Friday, Nov. 29 -
Read almost all of the rest of the play.
HW: CHOOSE AN ACT 3 QUESTION AND WRITE THE ANSWER
WORK ON SUMMATIVE
Thursday, Nov. 28 -
Read Act 4
Act 4 Chronolog and Find the Line:

Wednesday, Nov. 27 -
Finished Act 3:
Find the line for Act 3 due tomorrow
Tuesday, Nov. 26 -
Handed out Summative Organizer:

Handed out scenes for presentation:


Monday, Nov. 25 -
Finished Act 1 Notes

Movie to end of Act 3
CHECKLIST for paragraphs:
Friday, Nov. 22 -
PERIOD 4 to Me to We assembly
PERIOD 3 watched Luhrmann's R+J to middle of Act 3.
Thursday, Nov. 21 -
HW: Finish Chronolog for Act 3 by Monday.
Act 2 work should be complete and handed in already!
Wednesday, Nov. 20 until Thurs. Nov. 21
Summative conferences: Students to work on Act 2 and Act 3 FIND THE LINE and CHRONOLOG plus paragraphs while conferences occur this week.
Tuesday, Nov. 19
Viewed rest of Act 2 and Act 3, sc.2 (1-75 in PER3), Act 3, sc. 2 (1-25 in PER3)
Looked at RUBRIC for SUMMATIVE CONFERENCE

Monday, Nov. 18
Read Act 2, scenes 1 and 2
Viewed Prezi: Poster Analysis
Friday, Nov. 15
No classes. PD day
Thursday, Nov. 14
Viewed Act 1 of Luhrman's movie (1996).
Wednesday, Nov. 13
Viewed PPT and took notes about Act 1
Tuesday, Nov. 12 - Take up find-the-line and chronology
-Finish Act 1.5
- Do Love Sheet

Monday, Nov. 11
- intro to terms for sonnets, poetry and dramatic terms
LOVE note
-Read Act I, sc.2-5 and start Act 2
Viewed Love and Marriage Overhead

Friday, Nov. 8
-Reviewed TRANSITIONS:
Created ESSAY CHECKLIST: DOUBLE-SPACE your essay!!! 12 pt font - 1 inch margins -
remember!!! NO first person. USE present tense. NO contractions.
PROOF-READ for comma splices, run-on sentences, incomplete sentences. USE capitals where appropriate. For using the book title: Lord of the Flies
Entitle your paper with an imaginative, fitting title.
USE TRANSITIONAL WORDS AND PHRASES to join your ideas together. . . and . . . check essay structure by using the checklist below:

-READ Act I, sc. I
-discuss contrasts, oxymorons, Romeo's love-sick state,
-took note on hyperbole, oxymoron, paradox (from Glossary)
HW: Do chronology and Find-line for
ACT 1 scene 1



Thursday, Nov. 7-Library research period - do assigned tasks in library for take-up tomorrow
LIBRARY PERIOD
Wednesday, Nov 6
FINAL UNIT TEST: LORD OF THE FLIES
Tuesday, Nov. 5 - Introduction- Great Chain of BEING - Elizabethan times, general
LAB TIME

Monday, Nov. 4 - Anticipation discussion -discussed love and parents and love .... !
-read prologue - discussed grudges and feuds
Read part of Act I, Sc.i

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Tuesday, Nov. 12
-QUIZ
-Took up long pink sheet
-Read Act 4, scenes, 1,2,3,4
-Had an 'insult' duel!!!!

Tuesday, Nov. 12

- reviewed Act 2 chronolog and line summaries
- discussed plot line of the 5 act tragedy, especially the significance of Act 3
HW:Finish the FOUR questions on the back of the chronolog handout


Friday, May 3
-Watched the rest of Act 3
- discussed the significance of Juliet's premonition
- discussed the significance of Juliet's casting off of the nurse, and her vow to end her life if the Friar cannot help
-took notes on Friar Lawrence's soliloquy from Act 2

Tuesday, Nov. 12

- Watched Act 3 scene 1
-Divided scene into 20 line segments and narrowed down language to most essential ideas. Presented mini-scenes : )
HW: Finish long pink sheet "Grid DramamticDEVICES"

Tuesday, Nov. 12

-Read and watched Act 3, scenes 1,2
-Discussed Mercutio, various types of love, took notes on Mercutio, and the structuring motif of opposites/duality
HW: Finish Act 2 chronolog and line summaries + 6 devices from the long pink sheet

Tuesday, April 30
-Read and listened to Act 2, scenes 4, 5, 6
-Used Grid/Chart to find examples of dramatic and literary devices
HW: Work on PART 3 OF SUMMATIVE, due tomorrow

Monday, Nov. 16
-Read and listened to Act 2, scenes 1,2,3
-HW: do 1-5 on the yellow line summary sheet
do the Chronolog up to the end of Act 2 scene 3

Friday, Nov. 15
-added notes to the glossary - see attached "1 Terms OH"
-Read and watched to end of scene 5
-took up "I dreamt a dream tonight" handout
-HW - finish the blue Act 1 find the lines and the Act 1 chronolog
finish the Queen Mab drawing

Thursday, Nov. 14
-Read scene 4 and most of scene 5
-HW - finish the "Love" handout, both sides, from yesterday - Queen Mab drawing is due on Monday

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Tuesday, Nov. 12
- Read Act. 2
-examine Mercutio's character and his speech
DO LOVE handout and the "I dreamt a dream tonight" handout