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True love, friendship, disguises, love triangles, and the antics of a household during the festivities of Twelfth Night!!!! It is winter... a wise fool, a noble woman in mourning , a lovesick Duke, a pair of ship-wrecked twins, a woman dressed as a man, a humourless steward, a drunken Uncle (and his best friend, too!!!!) . . . pranks and practical jokes, and love,love, love... "if music be the food of love, play on!"

June 16: Shakespeare Scene Presentations and Program Due
ENGLISH 1D FINAL EXAM: Friday, June 20 - 9:30 am


CHECK the LIT-CHARTS summary:
http://www.litcharts.com/files/pdf/printer/twelfthnight-LitChart.pdf
Having trouble ?!!!! No worries! Everyone does at first.... go to NO FEAR SHAKESPEARE for a copy of the text in plain language:
http://nfs.sparknotes.com/twelfthnigh


FRIDAY, June 13 - WED. June 18
exam review

THURSDAY, June 12
Discussed worksheet about self-love and egotism in Twelfth Night.
Practiced the scenes.


WEDNESDAY, June 11
Practiced scenes for the first 25 minutes.
Finished the movie.

TUESDAY, June 10
Watched the movie.

MONDAY, June 9
FINISHED SUMMATIVE PRESENTATIONS - WHAT A GREAT JOB EVERYONE!!
Started the movie She's the Man.

WEDNESDAY, June 4- FRIDAY, June 6: SUMMATIVE continue
SUMMATIVE PRESENTATIONS - WHAT A GREAT JOB EVERYONE!!
TUESDAY, June 3
SUMMATIVE PRESENTATIONS - WHAT A GREAT JOB EVERYONE!!
MONDAY, June 2
SUMMATIVE PRESENTATIONS - WHAT A GREAT JOB EVERYONE!!
FRIDAY, May 30
CHARACTER activity with Ms. Bethany!!!
Showed class the rubric for the summative:
Uploaded the assignment sheet for the summative:


THURSDAY, May 29
Worked in Cross-Curricular lab on Twelfth Night program and study questions

WEDNESDAY, May 28
Discussed Malvolio, the trick, his character and ALL the FOOLS of the play: identified Feste as the wise fool, Olivia, Toby and Andrew as other fools, and Viola as another voice of wisdom in the play. Took notes from board.
Began working on ACT 5 QUESTIONS:

TUESDAY, May 27
Worked in lab on the program for the scene presentations: PRESENTATIONS ON JUNE 16 (MONDAY)
THE PROGRAM IS DUE ON THE 16TH JUNE, TOO
Discussed themes in Twelfth Night:

MONDAY, May 26
Saw very end of the movie for Twelfth Night
Discussed exam.
Discussed end of the play and which marriages would work out the best, and why.

FRIDAY, May 23
PART 1 OF EXAM: The Sight Passage.
THURSDAY, May 22
in preparation for the sight passage exam on Friday, we continued studying by looking at character development and irony.
WEDNESDAY, May 21
in preparation for the sight passage exam on Friday, we continued working on "The Blue Bead" by looking at symbols and theme.
HANDED IN TWELFTH NIGHT imagery assignment
TUESDAY, May 20
Read "The Blue Bead" in preparation for the sight passage exam on Friday. Discussed examples of imagery and foreshadowing. Discussed why the ending is ironic.
Will review how to write up answers and paragraph structure, tomorrow. BRING YOUR SIGHTLINES BOOK!!!!
Reviewed Study Sheet:

The Imagery and Visualization assignment is due tomorrow.
Reviewed Rubric below.

FRIDAY, May 16
Rubric for Visualization and Imagery with Commentary:
Worked on drawing
Viewed movie
Reviewed commenting on a simile, etc. and took notes:
THURSDAY, May 15
Imagery Activity - finish for Wednesday, May 21:
WEDNESDAY, May 14
Took notes on LITERARY DEVICES:

Worked on ACT 5 Chronolog and viewed FILM to end of play
TUESDAY, May 13
Continue reading ACT 4 and ACT 5
Finished PLAY!!!!
HW: Do ACT 4 Chronolog to where we finished reading
MONDAY, May 12
TAKE UP CHRONOLOG AND FIND THE LINES
READ Act 4
Review Purpose and Effects of Dramatic Irony Handout
FRI. May 9
Took up part of the Chronolog. STUDENTS MUST DO HOMEWORK!!!
You are all doing an excellent job of working with Shakespeare's language, so do not get discouraged!!!
HW: FINISH THE ACT THREE "FIND THE LINES" (SEE MAY 2)
THUR. May 8
Finished reading ACT 3 - Chronolog and Scene 1 find the lines are due for homework.
WED. May 7
Continued with reading of ACT 3, scene 1 after playing some acting games - acting games emphasize the importance of HOW a line is said
TUE. May 6
CONTINUED WITH reading of Twelfth Night.
Took notes on Blindness in LOVE for both Olivia and Orsino
MON. May 5
Handed in summary of Summative Novel
Discussed the summative project and summative conferences
Took up the chart which analyzed the types of love and with whom they are associated
Wrote a note about LOVE, including different characters and elements of different kinds of love
Watched the movie
HW: Fill in the Summative Planning Sheet
FRI. May 2
Took up TKAM unit test
Took up Line Summaries up to scene 3
Watched the Twelfth Night movie

HW: Write 200 words about your Summative Novel


THUR. May 1
Took notes on various types of LOVE
Got handout on Love in Twelfth Night
Did an activity about the various type of love in the play using quotations

WED. Apr. 30
Continued reading of the play while listening to recording
Discussed Find-the-Lines and Chronolog for ACT 2

TUE. Apr. 29

Did Dramatic Devices handout and watched a SlideShare with all the terms identified:


MON. Apr. 28
Continued RESEARCH presentations for TKAM
Continued reading 12th Night
Got Chronolog and Find-the-Lines for Act 2:

FRI. Apr. 25
RESEARCH presentations for TKAM
THURS. Apr. 25
Watched part of the movie of Twelfth Night.
Worked on introduction to language and Shakespearean text through work-stations. Took notes on iambic pentameter, blank verse, and prose.
WED. April 24
Go to YouTube and watch the movie we started in class!!
Open this document and click on the links:
Or - Open this document, click on links, and see a series of short animations:

TUE. April 23
Read Act 1 scenes 1 - 3.
Do Chronolog for homework - Act 1 scenes 1-3
























Friday, January 18
-rehearsed scenes
- reviewed notes on types of love in the play, and annotated handout with margin notes and definitions






































Thursday, January 17
-worked on Love Maps:
-rehearsed scenes
-took up Act 5 chronolog
-handed out Exam Review sheet:

Wednesday, January 16: HW- Act 5
-finished Act 5
-handed out Act 5 Chronolog:
-began Mapping Love Relationships in Twelfth Night

- rehearsed scenes

Tuesday, January 15: HW- Act 4
viewed end of Act 4 and started Act 5
- took up Act 4 chronolog
Monday, January 14 : Do ACT 4 chronolog:
-do chronolog if time allows - studying for EQAO maths takes priority . . . if you have math this semester!!

Friday, January 11, 2013
-took up Chronolog for Act 3 and line summaries
-rehearsed scenes
Go to YouTube and watch the movie we started in class!!
Open this document and click on the links:
Open this document, click on links, and see a series of short animations:
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013
-reviewed Act 3 by viewing animation
-finished Act 3
HW: finish line summaries for ACT 3 and do Chronolog:

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013
-read ACT 3 in class, scenes 1, 2, 3 and most of 4
Homework: Line Summaries for Act 3- do the first page, both sides of the page:

Tuesday, Jan. 8:
- Take up Act 2 line-summaries
- Notes regarding Olivia and Orsino's blindness and some notes on LOVE

Homework: finish hand-in questions from Act II LINE-SUMMARIES (#4 AND sc. V)

Monday, January 7:

TODAY is the day after Twelfth night...
It is called Distaff Day because, traditionally, women went back to their spinning (using a distaff) on the day after Twelfth Night... we will have to call it homework day... anon
Twelfth Night homework: Finish line-summaries for ACT 2-
#4 and scene v are due WED. Jan. 9
InClass Questions from ACT ONE:
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Thursday, Dec. 20: HW= do summaries and responses for all of Act II and complete Act II chronologue:
-started Act II and watched movie


Wednesday, Dec. 19: HW: do summaries and responses for all scenes in Act I, and complete Act I chronologue
-finished reading Act 1
-worked on Chronolog:
Tuesday, Dec. 18
-library scavenger hunt: