Today we read Act 3, Scenes 3 and 4.
Your homework (due Monday) is to:
Read Act 3, Scene 5, lines 1-54
Today we spent 3rd period in the library talking about FLEX Time and the 7-Period schedule with Principal Hennig.
Then, we spent 4th period completing a district survey.
Your Act 3.2 "Juliet's Emotions" Graph is due tomorrow.
Today we read 3.1 and 3.2! It was interesting...
Your homework (due Friday) is to:
Graph Juliet’s emotional state throughout Act 3.2
10 for extreme happiness
-10 for extreme sorrow (angst)
Plot points with quotes that illustrate the emotions
On the back:
A thesis statement:
How does Shakespeare use oxymoron in Act 3.2?
Today we took a short quiz before watching Act 2 of the 1996 Romeo and Juliet film.
Your homework (due Tuesday) is to complete the T-Chart for Act 2 (just like we did for Act 1) based on the film.
Today we read through Act 2, Scene 6 of Romeo and Juliet. We talked about foreshadowing, advice, and marriage.
Then you had some time to work on your Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Snapchat Summary, which is due tomorrow.
Today we talked about maturity in the characters of Romeo and Juliet before reading Act 2, Scene 5. Tomorrow we'll be finishing Act 2 before having some work time on the Snapchat Activity for the entire act.
You also are likely to have an Act 2 Quiz on Friday before our movie time...
Today we had a work day on the World History Research Paper as well as your Found Sonnets (which are due tomorrow)
Today we spent the period working through Act 2.4. It was thrilling.
Your homework (due Wednesday) is to complete your summary sonnets. Here are the instructions:
Create a “found” sonnet from R+J to summarize the major plot points and ideas so far (1.1-2.4)
You do not need to fit the 10 syllable structure
Today we read Act 2.2 together and analyzed the changing characterization of Romeo and Juliet as their young "love" develops. We also watched the 1968 film to evaluate 2.2 and 2.3. It was lovely.
You have some extra credit opportunities coming up on Wednesday the 22nd. You can earn this extra credit for either participating in, or attending, the poetry slam.
For Extra Credit:
Participation: Attend the poetry slam and write a review of your favorite poem.
Writing: Write and perform a poem.
What: Poetry Slam
When: Wednesday, May 22nd from 6:00-7:30 pm
Where: The Spartan Gym at SHS
Who: All Skyline students may attend and participate
Why: To build public speaking skills, writing skills, and raise money for the Class of 2020’s senior prom
How: For students who wish to simply attend and watch, the admission fee is $3 at the door. Participating students get in for free. Participating students must be pre-approved and have their name on the set list in order to get into the event for free.
Participation Requirements: Students who wish to participate must email their final poem to Junior Class Council at firstname.lastname@example.org to be approved. Poems must be a minimum of 10 lines.
Today we read Act 2, Scene 1 as a class and analyzed ideas about love as expressed by Mercutio and Benvolio. We also started to read Act 2, Scene 2 (the balcony scene).
You have no homework tonight beyond your World History Rough Draft.