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Work on the characterization lists for Nurse and Tybalt   Balcony Scene tomorrow.
Work on short story final unit assignment.  Due November 15th   We read "The Sniper" by Liam O'Flarhety and discussed visualizing to aid in comprehension.  We looked at the author's style and sensary imagery in the story which helps in the visulaization.   Irony, theme and characterization will be discussed tomorrow.
Read to end of Act 1 Finish questions for each scene
Read to end of Act 1 Finish questions for each scene

Posted: November 1, 2011

Look up the IRA and the civil war in Ireland during the early 1920's.   Youtube "Sunday Bloody Sunday"  and "There Were Roses"   Work on Short Story Final Project
Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scenes 3 and 4   Timelines for homework on these scenes.   No Fear Shakespeare will help.   http://nfs.sparknotes.com/romeojuliet/page_10.html  
Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scenes 3 and 4   Timelines for homework on these scenes.   No Fear Shakespeare will help.   http://nfs.sparknotes.com/romeojuliet/page_10.html  

Posted: October 31, 2011

Discussed the short story "I've Got Gloria". Worked on short story elements poster in groups.   The following stories have been studied so far: "Charles" "The Betrayal" focus on suspense and surprise ending "To Build a Fire"  focus on setting "Two Kinds"  focus on characterization "I've Got Gloria"  focus on character development   Next story:  "The Monkey's Paw"  conflict, foreshadowing and suspense  

Posted: October 24, 2011

Menu: Monday, October 24, 2011 1. Read 10 mins: 2. Check homework "Charles" by Shirley Jackson 3. Setting: How can setting drive a short story and create suspense and conflict? Example story: To Build a Fire by Jack London 4. Homework: Finish reading To Build a Fire and complete setting sheet.

Posted: October 24, 2011

Menu: Monday, October 24, 2011 1. Read 10 mins 2. Pass out Assignment for "Out of the Mouth of Shakespeare" Due Thursday 3. Introduction to Romeo and Juliet: Enduring Understandings about Shakespeare and Essential Questions (Carousel Activity) 4. Homework: Assignment on Shakespeare's language

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