Posts Tagged 'shakespeare':

Daylight Savings Monday!

MAN, daylight savings time kicked my BUTT this weekend! Standard: RL.9-10.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it

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Two Households, Both Alike…no, wait…

Welcome to Tuesday! One day down, four to go, right? Standard: ELA10RL3 The student deepens understanding of literary works by relating them to contemporary context or historical background, as well as to works from other time periods. Learning Target: Students will understand the history behind Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar and begin reading the play. Activator: Julius

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Welcome to Caesar!

Standard: SL.9-10.1. Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. Learning Target: Students will learn historical context for Julius Caesar, and participate in a value line to

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Then Fall, Thursday!

Standard: RL.9-10.5. Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise. RL.9-10.6. Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States,

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Tuesdaypus the King

Welcome to Tuesday! Only 17 days left until the end of the semester! Standard: RL.9-10.10. By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 9–10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. Learning Target: Students will begin readingOedipus

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