We will conclude our reading of Romeo and Shakespeare with class performances. You have been divided into small groups and will perform selected scenes from Acts 2-4. There is extra credit for those that memorize their lines and/or dress in costume for his or her character. As a class, you will evaluate your peers performances and offer suggestions for future performances. We will end our week with a discussion of whether or not Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet should be included in a 9th grade curriculum?
FREE Tutoring - Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:00 pm in room 1002. You can work on missing assignments, prep for the EOCs and get clarity on confusing 9th Grade Lit skills. Don't miss out on this opportunity. Bus Transportation is available.
SUPER SATURDAY - If you missed our Super Saturday on October 20th, it is NOT TOO LATE. Please sign up for our next session on Saturday November 10, 2018 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Use the following link: tinyurl.com/9thLitSuperSat
Monday: Bard’s Birthday/Rehearse Assigned scenes from Romeo and Juliet
Tuesday: Unpack Embedded Assessment/Performances of Selected Scenes of Romeo and Juliet
Wednesday: Foil Characters/Completing Romeo and Juliet
Thursday: Unit 3 Mid test/Emotional Rollercoaster/Exploration of Should Shakespeare be Taught in 9th Grade.
Friday: Timed Argumentative Essay: Should Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet be included in a 9th Grade Curriculum?
This week we will continue our study of Sonnets. This will lead us to the Prologue of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The play opener is written as a sonnet. You will also get an opportunity to explore the work and work within mini dramatic acting troupes to play various roles of selected scenes from the work. We are working toward writing an argumentative essay on the following: Should Romeo and Juliet be taught as part of a 9th grade curriculum?
What are we doing this week?
Mon - Unit 2 Post Test
Tues - Unit 3 Pre-Test/ Shakespeare Digital Breakout Room
Wed - School Wide Testing/Reniassance Learning Centers
Thurs - Pep Rally
Fri - All the World's a Stage Monologue Study
This week we will write an argumenative research paper on the following topic: Is a four year college degree valuable?
Tuesday and Thursday marks the official beginning of school-wide afterschool tutoring. Bus transportation is available for students attending tutoring. 9th Grade Literature tutoring is available every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45-5:00 pm.