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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.
Prologue-Discuss sonnets (video) and annotate as a class.
Choose partners and begin planning for project.
Hw: Finish prologue assignment. Work on projects/paragraphs! Perfect Mate Surveys due next class. Bring your books!
Day Three
Thursday, January 11 (B)
Friday, January 12 (A)
Day Four
Tuesday, 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)

Act I Quiz
Read Act II/Prezi for 2.2
HW: Finish reading Act 2.
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)
Warm-up: Define 'rebellion' and list personal and historical examples. Is the romance between Romeo and Juliet an act of rebellion? Why/why not?
AP quiz
Finish movie (or other version)
HW: In the Time of the Butterflies book checks next class!
Day 15
Tuesday, February 20 (A)
Wednesday, February 21 (B)
Perfect Mate discussion and journal.
Project work time
Symphony Library Activity - 45 minutes.
HW: Shakespeare background prezi (BLEND). Work on projects and paragraphs! Symbol projects due Day 6.
Syntax-anaphora and inversion.
Define both words.
Practice writing sentences using both syntax techniques.
Project work time - 30 minutes
Start reading Act I.
HW: Symbol projects due Day 6
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.
Warm up: Write down 2-3 questions you have about R&J OR things you've learned.
Read Act 4-5
Sonnet peer editing and Work time
HW: Finish reading the play
Review play
Receive AP Quiz review
Work on annotating quiz passages
Work on sonnets and submit by 11:59 PM to BLEND (reminder to submit to Vision and Voice!)
Finish movie.
HW: Submit your sonnets to BLEND!. Complete the play and study for quiz.
Book check
Anticipation Guide
Bulletin Board Research for
In the Time of the Butterflies
HW: work on research for Bulletin Board
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
Identifying figurative language handout.
HW: Finish figurative language handout and bring it to next class.
Sign course sheets.
Review and finish watching Act 2.
HW: Begin Act 3. Review for Act 2 reading quiz.
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
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/

* Warm-up: Oxymoron vs. Paradox
* Symphony Activity in Library
* MOY Essay (Timed Writing)

HW: Finish reading Act I. Act I Quiz review sheet.
* Project Presentations/Hang-up
* MOY - MC Reading/Writing - 1 hour
* TED Talk - Shakespeare and Hip-hop
HW: Finish reading Act I. Act I Quiz review sheet.
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 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
Thesis Paragraphs - Adversity Prompt
Introduce Sonnet Project
Vision and Voice Opportunity
Sonnet Work time
HW: Read Act 3.1-3.2 by next class.

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
Turn in journals before you leave.
HW: Finish reading Act 3.
Rough draft of sonnet due next class!

*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
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

Symphony Day!
CLI - Romeo & Juliet
Zeffirelli - Act 1
HW: Review for Act I Quiz - 1/26 (B) and 1/29 (A)
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