December
Standards:  Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text shows explicitly. Determine two or more themes (central ideas) of a text and analyze
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Standards:   What are we doing?
-Cite strong and through textual
evidence to support analysis of what
the text shows explicitly
-Determine two or more themes
(central ideas) of a text and analyze
their development over the course of
the text.
-Analyze how an author's choices
concerning how to structure specific
parts of the text contribute to its
overall structure and meaning, as
wells its aesthetic impact.

Objectives: Why?
-Analyze character motivations and
parallel plots to understand them.
-Read a classical play to understand
theme.
-Read
Romeo and Juliet.
3
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
1. Respond to Prompt 17:
       Name
What is the meaning of your
name (first and last)? What
does it represent? How does it
represent you?

II. Whole Class
A.
Romeo and Juliet by William
Shakespeare

III. Homework
A. Review WN
1. Make sure that it has the
required information according
to the Writer's Notebook rubric.
2. Make sure that is has the
prompt number, date, title, and
3/4 of a page.

B. Review
Romeo and Juliet
from
Collections textbook.

C. Mid-Term test December
18/19
4
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
1. Respond to Prompt 17:
     Name
What is the meaning of your
name (first and last)? What
does it represent? How does it
represent you?
B. Thought Card due.

II. Whole Class
A.
Romeo and Juliet by William
Shakespeare

III. Homework
A. Review WN
1. Make sure that it has the
required information according
to the Writer's Notebook rubric.
2. Make sure that is has the
prompt number, date, title, and
3/4 of a page.

B. Review
Romeo and Juliet
from
Collections textbook.

C. Mid-Term test December
20/21
5
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
Respond to Prompt #18 Rose
What is a rose? What does it
represent? Can a rose still be a
rose without its name? How?

II. Whole Class
A. Read from
Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare.
My only love sprung from
1     2             3
my only hate.
4       5
Iambic Pentameter.

III. Whole Class
A. Prompt Sharing

IV. Homework
A. Review WN
1. Make sure it has prompt
number, title, date, and at least
3/4 of a page of response.
2. To be collected December
11, Tuesday.
B. Review what you read in
class for
Romeo and Juliet.
C. Mid-term test is December
18/19
1. Bring a pencil No. 2
6

I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
Respond to Prompt #18 Rose
What is a rose? What does it
represent? Can a rose still be a
rose without its name? How?

II. Whole Class
A. Read from
Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare.
My only love sprung from
1     2             3
my only hate.
4       5
Iambic Pentameter.

III. Whole Class
A. Prompt Sharing

IV. Homework
A. Review WN
1. Make sure it has prompt
number, title, date, and at least
3/4 of a page of response.
2. To be collected December
11, Tuesday.
B. Review what you read in
class for
Romeo and Juliet.
C. Mid-term test is December
20/21
1. Bring a pencil No. 2
7
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
1. Respond to Prompt #19   
           Guernica
What do you (x 2 each):
    see
    hear
    smell
    taste
    touch
    feel
II. Whole Class
A. Discuss plot structure,
discuss puns, metaphors,
symbols, themes
B. Disuss iambic pentameter
C. Collaborate by reading aloud
Romeo and Juliet by WIlliam
Shakespeare.

III. Whole Class
A. Prompt Sharing

IV.
Homework
A. Review WN
1. Make sure it has prompt
number, title, date, and at least
3/4 of a page of response.
2. To be collected December
11, Tuesday.
B. Review what you read in
class for
Romeo and Juliet.
C. Mid-term test is December
18/19
1. Bring a pencil No. 2
  10 FD
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
1. Respond to Prompt #19   
            
Guernica
What do you (x 2 each):
    see
    hear
    smell
    taste
    touch
    feel
II. Whole Class
A. Discuss plot structure,
discuss puns, metaphors,
symbols, themes
B. Disuss iambic pentameter
C. Collaborate by reading aloud
Romeo and Juliet by WIlliam
Shakespeare.

III. Whole Class
A. Prompt Sharing

IV.
Homework
A. Review WN
1. Make sure it has prompt
number, title, date, and at least
3/4 of a page of response.
2. To be collected December
11, Tuesday.
B. Review what you read in
class for
Romeo and Juliet.
C. Mid-term test is December
20/21
1. Bring a pencil No. 2
11
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN Prompt # 20
Thankful
Write at least two full
paragraphs describing what you
are thankful for, make sure to
write how you show this
thankfulness and give it forward.

II. Whole Class
A. Conclude
Romeo and Juliet
B. Conclude Prompt Sharing.
C.
MidTerm Test Core Review

Honors Midterm Review

III. Individual Work
A. Writer's Notebook Due

IV. Homework
A. Review for Mid Term test on
December 18/19
1. See review above.
2. Bring a number 2 pencil.
12

I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN Prompt # 20
Thankful
Write at least two full
paragraphs describing what you
are thankful for, make sure to
write how you show this
thankfulness and give it forward.

II. Whole Class
A. Conclude Romeo and Juliet
B. Conclude Prompt Sharing.
C.
MidTerm Test Core Review

Honors Midterm Review


III. Individual Work
A. Writer's Notebook Due

IV. Homework

A. Review for Mid Term test on
December 18/19
1. See review above.
2. Bring a number 2 pencil.
13

Review for midterm.
Conclude Prompt Sharing
Turn in Writer's Notebook.
14

Review for midterm.
Sign exemption forms.
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Review for midterm
Sign exemption forms.
18 MidTerm Exams
Periods 1, 2
19 MidTerm Exams
Periods 3, 4
20 MidTerm Exams
Periods 5, 6
21 MidTerm Exams
Periods 7, 8
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