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DUE: Wed. April 8 - Passage and Poster Presentation
DUE: Tue. April 7 - Passage Analysis Handout - see below

HANG ON TO YOUR HATS LADIES AND GENTLEMEN!
TU. Apr. 28
Read Chapter 6 for homework and do the discussion questions for Chapter 5 (questions 1-5 should be finished too)
MON. Apr. 27
Looked at scene in which Roger tests his civilized restraints by throwing rocks at Henry
Discussed Ralph and Jack's argument over the shelters and their priorities
Debated FOOD vs. SHELTER, vs. SIGNAL FIRE
FR. Apr. 24
Discussed Chapter 3 and 4
READ CH. 5 and do CH. 4 questions
TH. Apr. 23
Discussed questions and looked at the imagery of Jack as becoming a predatory animal
Discussed the implications of ancient time and the natural forces of nature - boys becoming immersed in a primitive way of life out of necessity
READ Ch. 4
Do CH. 3 questions
WED. Apr. 22
Continued discussion of fire with special attention to the metaphors and imagery of the fire as a predatory animal
Discussed Piggy, Ralph, Jack, and Simon
READ CH. 3
DO CH. 2 DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
TU. Apr. 21
Discussion questions discussed! Do 6-7 for homework and finish Chapter 2
Discussed developments and fire
MON. Apr. 20
Began "Lost at Sea" activity in groups for pre-reading Lord of the Flies
Continued reading book and discussed the first chapter
Questions 1-5 for homework
Read Chapter 2
FR. Apr. 17
Wrapped up play by viewing John Green's discussion of the play and its development of thematic issues concerning the power of society to shape people and their choices.
Handed out novel
Read Chapter 1 over weekend
TH. Apr. 16
Developed evidence from play to substantiate a variety of theme statements
WED. Apr. 15
Continued working on finding evidence to support transformation of central characters.
TU. Apr. 14
Discussed themes and character development
In groups, developed arguments that showed dynamic development of the characters of Romeo, Juliet, Friar Laurence, and the static traits of Tybalt
MON. Apr. 13
Worked on Theme topics and themes for the play
Finished the movie
FR. Apr. 10
Watched Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet
THU. Apr. 9
Continued PASSAGE PRESENTATIONS
CONGRATULATIONS on a job well done everyone!
WED, Apr. 8
Began PASSAGE PRESENTATIONS
TU. Apr. 7
Finished reading ACT 4
TH. Apr. 2
Began poster analysis
This document shows the posters. They are in a different order, but you can still see the colours.

WED. Apr. 1
Read to end of Act 3 and part of 4
TU. Mar. 31
Read to end of Act 3.4
Do Chronolog to end of Act 3.4
MON. Mar. 30
Lab time to work on illustrated passage and poster
FRI. Mar. 27
Lab time to work on illustrated passage and poster
TH. Mar. 26
OSSLT
WED. Mar. 25
Preparatory work for Literacy Test - Opinion Piece
+ INTRODUCED the illustrated passage and poster activity
TU. Mar. 24
Preparatory work for Literacy Test - news report
Mon. Mar. 23
Preparatory work for Literacy Test
Short answer and graphic texts
FRI. Mar. 13
Finished Act 2 and watched movie
TH. Mar. 12
Time to work on Find the Line and chronolog to end of Act 2.3
WED. Mar. 11
Read to end of Act 2, Sc. 3
Began Poster analysis

Act 2 Chronolog and Line Summaries


TU. Mar. 10
Reviewed Sonnet structure and took notes
MON. Mar. 9
Continued with PPT reviewing major conflicts and concepts in ACT 1
- conflict, love, honour are main theme topics so far
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FRI. Mar. 6
Continued with reading of Act1
Took notes from PPT for Act 1 Scene 1
Began Find-the-Line for Act1, sc. 1
TH. Mar. 5
Continued reading Act 1 - scenes 1 and 2
Began notes: oxymorons/ puns/ courtly lover
HW: 1-3 QUESTIONS (ACT 1)

LINE SUMMARIES 1-4 (ACT 1)



THUR. Mar. 5
Continued reading Act 1 - scenes 1 and 2
Began notes: oxymorons/ puns/ courtly lover
HW: 1-3 QUESTIONS (ACT 1)

LINE SUMMARIES 1-4 (ACT 1)
WED. Mar. 4
Made a list of things the class knew already about the play Romeo and Juliet
Began reading prologue from Romeo and Juliet by turning it into a hip-hop beat in groups. Very fun!
Learned about iambic pentameter and viewed the HipHop Shakespeare company