April 23-27, 2018

Monday, April 23rd

Today’s Agenda & Directions:

  • Turn in film “opt out” letters if applicable to you.
  • Distribute your 9th grade course request forms. Follow the attached directions if you need to request a change (Course Request Directions ).
  • Begin reading A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act I, Scene 1. See the play’s blog page for today’s annotations.

Tonight’s Homework:

Tuesday, April 24th

Today’s Agenda & Directions:

  • Turn in film “opt out” letters if applicable to you.
  • Remember your 9th grade course request forms you received yesterday. Follow the attached directions if you need to request a change (Course Request Directions ). Due 4/30.
  • Watch/read A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act I, Scene 2. See the play’s blog page for today’s annotations.
  • Take a few notes on different types of comedy we see in the play:
    • low comedy: physical comedy, easy to understand (ex. funny dancing)
    • farce: plot devices like mistimings, coincidences, and mistaken identities (ex. all characters meeting up in the same forest)
    • comedy of manners: humor in words, clever insults, witty characters, etc. (ex. tragic comedy)
    • comedy of ideas: satire, characters arguing about important issues like politics and religion (ex. film version suggesting America is better than Italy)

Tonight’s Homework:

  • Course request forms are due 4/30.
  • If you are going to be on the band/choir trips, make sure you keep up with the reading.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Today’s Agenda & Assignments:

  • If you were absent today, please follow the directions on this agenda sheet (even if you are NOT in 2nd period): sub plans 425    *Be prepared to turn in your work when you get back.
  • Look at the blog page for the play to see today’s annotations.

Tonight’s Homework:

  • Course request forms are due 4/30.
  • If you are going to be on the band/choir trips, make sure you keep up with the reading.
  • Reading quiz Friday on characters and plot of what we have read so far.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Today’s Agenda & Assignments:

  • Read Act Two, Scene 2. Look at the blog page for today’s annotations.
  • Add the term dramatic irony to your notes. Dramatic irony means when the audience knows something the characters on stage do not. Example: We know who the potion is supposed to be for, but Puck does not. We know where Lysander has gone, but Hermia does not.
  • We also acted part of this scene in groups, but if you were absent, you do not have to make this up.

Tonight’s Homework:

  • Course request forms are due 4/30.
  • If you are going to be on the band/choir trips, make sure you keep up with the reading.
  • Reading quiz Friday on characters and plot of what we have read so far.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Today’s Agenda & Assignments:

  • Take reading quiz on characters/our reading so far. *If you were absent today, you will have to make this up.
  • Read and watch Act III, Scene 1. See the blog page for today’s annotations.

Tonight’s Homework:

  • Course request forms are due 4/30.
  • If you are going to be on the band/choir trips, make sure you keep up with the reading.