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Pre-AP 4th Six-Weeks Calendar

Andrea Khawaja

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Transcript of Romeo+Juliet

Romeo+Juliet by William Shakespeare
Pre-AP English I
4th Six-Weeks Calendar

Day One
B=Thursday, January 4
A=Monday, January 8
Interest Journals-Theme Exploration
Introduce symbol project, set up t-charts, and begin Act 1 of Luhrmann adaptation of R+J.
Discuss perfect mate survey.
HW: Perfect Mate Survey due Day 3. Book Checks Day 4.
Day Two
Tuesday, January 9 (B)
Wednesday, January 10 (A)
Syntax: Asyndeton and Polysyndeton
Define each term in your journal.
You will learn three facts about a classmate. Use these facts to write sentences using asyndeton and polysyndeton.
Finish viewing and discussing Act I.
Choose partners and begin planning for project.
Hw: Perfect Mate Surveys due next class. Bring your books!
Day Three
Thursday, January 11 (B)
Friday, January 12 (A)
Day Four
Monday, January 16 (B)
Wednesday, January 17 (A)
Day Five
Thursday, January 18 (B)
Friday, January 19 (A)
Day Six
Monday, January 22 (A)
Tuesday, January 23 (B)
Day Seven
Wednesday, January 24 (A)
Thursday, January 25 (B)

Warm-up : Oxymoron vs. paradox
Warm-up: Define 'rebellion' and list personal and historical examples. Is the romance between Romeo and Juliet an act of rebellion? Why/why not?
Review Act I for quiz next class
Shakespeare background
HW: Act 1 quiz 1/25 and 1/26. Remember-this is NOT an AP quiz! Use review sheet to study. Act 1 vocab due next class.
Day Eight
Friday, January 26 (B)
Monday, January 29 (A)
Day Nine
Tuesday, January 30 (B)
Friday, February 2 (A)
Wednesday, January 31- C Day
Course Fair

Day 11
Monday, February 6 (A)
Tuesday, February 7 (B)
Day 12
Thursday, February 8 (B)- End of Six Weeks
Monday, February 12 (A)
Day 13
Tuesday, February 13 (B)
Wednesday, February 14 (A)
Day 14
Thursday, February 15 (B)
Friday, February 16 (A)
Turn in vocabulary for Acts 3-5
AP quiz
Finish movie (or other version)
HW: In the Time of the Butterflies book checks Feb. 21/23. Next class: expository timed write.
Day 15
Tuesday, February 20 (A)
Wednesday, February 21 (B)
Perfect Mate discussion and journal.
R&J in 10 minutes.
Prologue-Discuss sonnets and annotate as a class.
Work on projects.
HW: Work on projects and paragraphs! Symbol projects due Day 5.
Syntax-anaphora and inversion.
Define both words.
Practice writing sentences using both syntax techniques.
Continue reading Act I.
Introduce vocabulary assignment
Symbol project work time.
HW: Symbol projects due Day 5.
Understanding Shakespeare's language and insults:
Journal prompt: Writer's choice. Write about whatever you want, but use anaphora, inversion, asyndeton, and/or polysyndeton at least twice. Underline and label your devices.
Finish reading Act 3
Exit ticket with a partner: in your journals, write down 3-4 questions you have about Romeo and Juliet.
Turn in journals as you leave.
HW: Read Act 4 Work on vocab for Acts 3-4.
Act I Vocab Check
Act 1 quiz
Read Act II/Prezi for 2.2
Identifying figurative language handout.
HW: Finish reading Act 2. Finish figurative language assignment. Act 2 Vocab due 2/1
Warm up: Write down 2-3 questions you have about R&J OR things you've learned.
Read Act 5
Receive AP quiz review
Sonnet peer editing and Work time
Turn in journals as you leave.
Sonnets due Friday to turnitin.com by 9 PM
Finish reading the play
Vocabulary for 3-5 due by next Monday/Tuesday.
Review play
Work on annotating quiz passages
Work on sonnets and submit
Finish movie.
HW: Complete all vocab and study for quiz.
R&J Vocabulary Quiz
Expository timed writing practice - 30 min
Explain why rebellion is sometimes necessary.
In the Time of the Butterflies
book check- Feb. 21st/22nd
Interest Journals
Heading: Your initials, class period, date.
Freewrite, write a creative story, look up definitions, write about your experiences or the experiences of a friend or family member.
Warm-up-John Green
Act 2 review
Read a sonnet from "A Wreath for Emmett Till" in pairs.
Discuss the historical context, review sonnets, and discuss why the author chose to write sonnets as a way to reflect on Emmett Till's legacy.
HW: Finish poem packet and bring it to your next class. Work on vocabulary.
Sign course sheets.
Check Act II vocab.
Interest journals.
HW: Begin Act 3, work on vocab, and study.
Essential Questions:
What is drama? Is Shakespeare still relevant? What universal issues do teenagers face regardless of time and place?

As you watch, participate in the hand-raising questions he raises
Write three things you learned in this video or found interesting

As we watch, consider this question and write. Use support from the video as evidence.

Do you believe Shakespeare wanted his audience to believe that Romeo & Juliet were truly in love or simply in lust?
Dramatic Irony: http://ed.ted.com/on/nGf7ZKiN
Shakespearean Insults: http://ed.ted.com/on/PkYpC771
"Shakespeare is Everywhere" Ted Talk:
Folger Lessons: http://www.folger.edu/teaching-modules
Raymond Day 1: 1/5 (B) 1/6 (A)
Interest Journals: Theme Exploration
Extra B Day - Tuesday, January 31
(Teacher Determined )
Watch Zeffirelli version of R&J
ASYNDETON is a writing style where conjunctions are omitted in a series of words. phrases or clauses. It is used to shorten a sentence and focus on its meaning.
Examples: http://examples.yourdictionary.com/asyndeton-examples.html

POLYSYNDETON is a stylistic device in which several coordinating conjunctions are used in succession in order to achieve an artistic effect.
Examples: http://literarydevices.net/polysyndeton/
ANAPHORA is the deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in order to achieve an artistic effect is known as Anaphora.
Examples: http://literarydevices.net/anaphora/

INVERSION is a literary technique in which the normal order of words is reversed in order to achieve a particular effect of emphasis or meter.
Examples: http://literarydevices.net/inversion/

* MOY - Reading
*Type and submit symbol paragraph or work on Act I vocabulary
* Project Presentations

HW: Work on vocabulary and finish Act I. Turn in symbol paragraphs on turnitin.com by 9 PM!
* MOY - Writing
* TED Talk - Shakespeare and Hip-hop

HW: Finish vocabulary for Act I (Due 1/25 and 1/26)
Finish reading Act I
Perfect Mate Discussion -
Write a paragraph reflecting on how your view of the perfect mate differs from the view of your parent/guardian.
Reilly - Thursday, Jan. 12
Warm-up: "Perfect Mate"/Book Check
Prologue Exercise
Introduce Vocabulary 4-squares
Read Act s 1-2
Project work time
HW: Symbol projects due Tuesday, 1/17. Bring your symbol to class and submit your paragraph to turnitin.com

Warm-up: Define 'rebellion' and list personal and historical examples. Is the romance between Romeo and Juliet an act of rebellion? Why/why not?
Present and hang Symbol Project
Read Act 1 s 5
Shakespeare background
Review Act I for quiz next class
HW: Act 1 quiz on Fri 1/27. Remember-this is NOT an AP quiz! Use review sheet to study. Act 1 vocab due next class.
January 24 (B)-Tuesday
Warm-up: Define oxymoron and paradox
Turn in Act 1 Vocabulary
TED Talk: Shakespeare and Hip-hop
Review for Act 1 Quiz
Study for Act 1 Quiz on Friday (tomorrow)!
Day Nine (Martinez)
Friday, January 27 (B)
Monday, January 30 (A)

Warm-up-John Green
Consider the following question: Do you believe Shakespeare wanted his audience to believe that Romeo & Juliet were truly in love or simply in lust?
Modern day Romeo and Juliet Video
In your journal:
a.) Compare their story to R&J
b.) Write a letter to one of them
Act 2 review
Continue watching Act II

HW: Finish reading Act II and finish Act II vocabulary.
Day 10
Thursday, February 1 (B)- Late Start
Monday , February 5 (A)
Act II Quiz
Visual Essay - Secrets
Introduce Sonnet Project
Sonnet Work time
HW: Read Act 3.1-3.2 by next class.
Work on Act 3 vocab.
Keeping secrets will always lead to unhappiness.
Visual Essay - Secrets
Day 11
Tuesday, February 6 (B)
Wednesday, February 7 (A)
Warm-up: How do you think Romeo and Juliet are feeling about their relationship at this point considering that Mercutio and Tybalt have both died? Use evidence to support your answer.
Romeo and Juliet Debate - What should they do?
Plan argument
Present sides
Watch scenes from Act 3
HW: Finish reading Act 3 and read Act 4
Rough draft of sonnet due next class!
Work on vocab for Acts 3-4 (due next week).
*Warm-up: Love vs. Lust
*Read Act 2 s 1-2
*Figurative Language in Act 2 s 2 Assignment
*Act 2 vocabulary due tomorrow
*Finish reading Act 2 and be prepared for a reading check on Thursday
*Sign course sheets.
*Turn in Act II vocab.
*Finish Figurative Language assignment
*Finish reading Act 2
HW: Act 2 reading check tomorrow .
Feb.1 - C day
Day 16
Friday, February 17 (A)

* Zeffirelli Movie Comparison
Reilly - Tuesday, February 7 (B)
Warm-up "Advice" - Now that you have read Act 3 s 1 and the story is getting more complicated, Write a letter to Romeo and Juliet to give them advice for what you think is the best path forward.
Read Act 3 s 3-5
Work on sonnet or Acts 3-5 vocabulary
Read Act 4 by Thur.
Sonnet rough draft due Thur. and submit final draft to turnitin.com by 11:59 for a MAJOR grade
Journals due Friday

Warm up: Foil
Read Act 5
Sonnet peer editing and Work time
Receive AP quiz review
Journals due Friday
Sonnets due Friday to turnitin.com by 11:59 PM
AP Quiz Acts 3-5 on Tuesday, 2/14
Vocabulary for Acts 3-5 due and QUIZ Thursday
Thursday, February 9 (B)
Friday, February 10 (B)
Turn in journals
Type and submit final Sonnet to turnitin.com - be sure to turn in your rough draft and peer edit sheet.
Work on vocabulary & annotating passages for quiz
Finish movie
AP Quiz on Tuesday
Vocabulary Acts 3-5 due and Quiz on Thursday

Tuesday, Feb 14

AP quiz - Acts 3-5
Work on vocabulary for Acts 3-5 (due next class)
Act1 Film comparison
In the Time of the Butterflies
by Julia Alvarez book check Feb. 21/23.
Thursday, February 16 (B)
Turn in Acts 3-5 vocabulary
R&J Vocabulary Quiz
Narrative timed writing practice (30 min)
Finish viewing Act 1 of Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet
HW: In the Time of the Butterflies book check- Feb. 21st/22nd
Extra B-Day - Friday, January 5
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