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The Romantic Era

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Emily V. Martinez

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The Romantic Era - 9th Grade
Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Theme and Genre. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about theme and genre in different cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
* Analyze the influence of mythic, classical and traditional literature on 20th and 21st century literature; and
* Relate the figurative language of a literary work to its historical and cultural setting.

117.310 Music, Level I
(c) Knowledge and Skills
(5) Historical and cultural relevance
(B) identify music-related vocations and avocations;
(C) identify and describe the uses of music in societies and cultures;
(D) identify and explore the relationship between music and other academic disciplines;
(E) identify and explore the impact of technologies, ethical issues, and economic factors on music, performers, and performances

(6) Science concepts. The student knows the mechanisms of genetics, including the role of nucleic acids and the principles of Mendelian Genetics. The student is expected to:
(A) identify components of DNA, and describe how information for specifying the traits of an organism is carried in the DNA;
(B) recognize that components that make up the genetic code are common to all organisms;
(F) predict possible outcomes of various genetic combinations such as monohybrid crosses, dihybrid crosses and non-Mendelian inheritance;

ELPS 74.4
(d) Proficiency level descriptors
(1) Listening
(D) Advanced high. Advanced high ELLs have the ability to understand, with minimal second language acquisition support, grade-appropriate spoken English used in academic and social settings.

- Analyze the influence of Victorian literature on 20th and 21st century literature. Relate the figurative language of Victorian literary works to their historical and cultural setting.
- The student will be able to identify 3 different romantic composers, compositions and musical techniques that developed.
- ​Define Mendelian Genetics and its components in a Cloze paragraph. Apply their knowledge of Mendelian Genetics in order to find the class phenotype through a traits survey worksheet. Demonstrate understanding of Mendel's pea plant experiment by relating it to a punnet square game they played with their partner.
English Resource Bank
Overview of the Romantic Era:

Norton Anthology of English Literature http://wwnorton.com/college/english/nael/romantic/review/summary.htm

The Literature Network: Romanticism (also includes links to other literary periods) http://www.online-literature.com/periods/romanticism.php

History Short: The Romantic Era

Popular Literature of the Romantic Era:

American Academy of Poetry: Famous poets of the Romantic Era https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poets?field_state_nid=All&field_school_movement_tid=458

Norton Anthology of English Literature: Timeline of Romantic Works http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/nael9/section/volD/timeline.aspx

Romantic Art: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/roma/hd_roma.htm

Characteristics of Romanticism Chart http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson1142/CharacteristicsRomanticism.pdf
Music Resource Bank
Day One - Piano Music
Fryderyk Chopin
Biography: http://www.gramophone.co.uk/composers/fryderyk-chopin-34553
Chopin's Works: http://www.pianosociety.com/cms/index.php?section=636
Franz Liszt
Biography: http://www.gramophone.co.uk/composers/franz-liszt-37631
Liszt's Works: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/franz-liszt-mn0000742285/compositions

Day Two - Bel Canto Opera
Giacomo Puccini
Biography: http://www.gramophone.co.uk/composers/giacomo-puccini-39087
Puccini's Works: http://www.classicalarchives.com/composer/3195.html
Gaetano Donizetti
Biography: http://www.britannica.com/biography/Gaetano-Donizetti
Donizetti's Works: http://www.donizettisociety.com/donizettiworks.htm

Day Three - Program Music
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Biography: http://www.gramophone.co.uk/composers/pyotr-ilyich-tchaikovsky-40350
Tchaikovsky's Works: http://www.classicalarchives.com/composer/3448.html
Richard Wagner
Biography: http://www.gramophone.co.uk/composers/richard-wagner-40839
Wagner's Works: http://www.classicalarchives.com/composer/3530.html
Image by goodtextures: http://fav.me/d2he3r8
Kiara Brown, Emily Martinez, Rosie Talamantes
Science Resource Bank
Day 1 Lesson Plan
Music will be playing as students enter the classroom

Watch video as introduction to Power Point

Gregor Mendel
Learn about Gregor Mendel, his seminal experiments and the basic foundations of genetics in this video! Picture of Mendel by Hugo Iltis
Power Point on Gregor Mendel and in-depth explanation on vocabulary terms (note taking on this)

Day 2 Lesson Plan
Introduction to Human Genetics survey worksheet


Day 3 Lesson Plan

Practice Punnet Squares:
Technology's Role
Objectives will:

Provide visual and auditory representation of the material presented and covered in the lesson

Biographies and archives will further the students' understanding of the composers and scientist of that era.

Provide an opportunity to practice their knowledge.

Provide background information before readings, and links also provide students with access to books and poetry of the Romantic era.

The technology compliments and enhances the learning by:

Providing the students with background knowledge about the Romantic era in order to activate schema, and aid in comprehension.

Allowing students to be immersed in the musical techniques that were used.

Providing background knowledge, visual representation, and an opportunity to apply and practice their new knowledge.
Gives students more resources and tools to enhance their understanding of the content areas, and the Romantic era.
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