Today's Focus: Vocabulary Quiz 6, Poetry Introuduction - Rhyme & Meter, "Elements of Poetry" Reading
Today's Focus: "My Modest Proposal" Peer Assessing & Group Sharing, Research Paper Q&A
Journal #5: Reflect on the following quote: “Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.” - Winston Churchill
- Study for your Vocabulary Quiz TOMORROW
- Macbeth Extra Credit Prompts/Topics:
Today's Focus: Sample My Modest Proposal, Formal Letter Formatting, Creative Writing Work Time
Journal #4: Correct the following sentences: He worked to help his’ family, they appreciate his efforts. She learned how to type; for the sake of improving herself. When he was 9 years old, Isaac a responsible boy worked in his parents store and he put in long hours there. He must therefore, have enjoyed the excitement of that bustling city.
- My Modest Proposal Creative Writing DUE TOMORROW
Today's Focus: Vocabulary List 5 Quiz, A Modest Proposal Close Reading Analysis - Independent Activity
- Write "My Modest Proposal" Creative Writing due Tuesday
Today's Focus: A Modest Proposal Close Reading Analysis - Independent Activity
No journal today.
- Study for your Vocabulary Quiz 5 TOMORROW
Today's Focus: The Art of Rhetoric, A Modest Proposal Rhetoric Analysis/Breakdown
Journal #3: Think of a time when you were in an argument or being persuaded of something. What made that person (or yourself) so believable or inspiring? How did they win you over? Or what made them push you away? Explain.
- Study for your Vocabulary Quiz Wednesday
Today's Focus: Irish Satire and Jonathan Swift (Historical Background and Introduction to Author), Began Reading A Modest Proposal
Journal #2: (Thinking about what you've learned in History class to tie into this unit). Imagine that you are an Irish Catholic in the 17th /18th century. Write a journal/diary entry from that point of view. What might your experiences be? How might you feel about the English? The protestants? What would you do or say? What moments from History class are you thinking of in order to think creatively?
- Finish critically reading Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal DUE MONDAY
Today's Focus: Introduction to Satire, The Difference Between Satire and Parody (Visual Examples & Written Examples)
Journal #1: What is your favorite type of comedy? Give an example. Why do you find this to be the most humorous?
- Vocabulary Quiz 5 on Wednesday
Today's Focus: Collected Macbeth Essays! Congratulations! Finished watching Macbeth Movie Projects
- None! We will begin a new unit tomorrow. :)
Today's Focus: Reviewed Turn-In Procedure for Macbeth Essays, Watched Macbeth Movie Projects! :)
- Macbeth Essay due TOMORROW. Follow the below procedure:
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