World Lit: Circle 5, Wrath

Standards

  • ELAGSE9-10RL6 Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature. Georgia ELA
  • ELAGSE9-10RL2 Determine a theme or central idea of text and closely analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. Georgia ELA

Learning Target
Students will understand circle 5 of Dante’s Inferno and how the punishment fits the law of symbolic retribution.

Activator
Journal: Would you say that revenge is a sin? Would you take revenge if someone killed your mother?

Work Session
Synthesis: Write a short story of a page describing a character who is either wrathful or sullen. Continue the poster activity. If necessary, complete any make up work you need to catch up.

Closing Session
Ticket out the door – choose your poster activity for the day and complete it, then hang it on the board.

Assessment
Formative (TOTD, class discussions)

Differentiation
Process (guided notes); Product (choice of poster activity)

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