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Shakespeare 9/5/13

5 Sep

What we did:

  •  Introduction to Ancient World and Middle Ages design options
  • Midsummer: Act I.ii and Act I.i-ii.

What you need to get:

 

What you need to do:

  •  Get started on your project!

What is due?:

  • Projects due 9/17

Shakespeare 9/3/13

3 Sep

What we did:

  • Revisited Color/Shape discussion
  • Introduction to Midsummer
  • Read Midsummer I.i

What you need to get:

 

What you need to do:

  •  Read the section of Midsummer that you missed
  • Turn in your project selection to Miss Newman

What is due?:

  • Project selection – today!
  • Student info sheet – today!
  • Midsummer project – 9/17 (two weeks!)

Shakespeare: 8/30/13

30 Aug

What we did:

  •  Lecture on the role of color, shape and line on stage
  • Quiz on the last two days of notes in class

What you need to get:

  •  Notes from a classmate

What you need to do:

  •  Schedule time to make up your quiz

What is due?:

  • Student information sheet (Tuesday)
  • Copy of Midsummer (Tuesday)
  • What project you will be doing report (Tuesday)

Creative Writing 8/30/13

30 Aug

What we did:

  •  Bellwork 2: What makes a good story?
  • Discussion on the types of Creative Non Fiction
  • Sample Creative Non Fiction essays
  • Brainstorming Activity

What you need to get:

  •  Notes from a friend on class discussion
  • Pick up the Annie Dillard essay we read in class to read

What you need to do:

  •  Brainstorming Activity:
    • Come up with 7-10 possibilities to write about in each of the 7 categories listed below
    • Hand written is fine, and any format is fine as well
    • Examples can be a few words – just so you know what event you are referring to.
    • Due on Tuesday
    • Categories: Gaining a new skill, What makes you unique (and how did you find out?), Change (in life/opinions), Gaining Independence, Places you’ve been (cultural experiences you’ve had), something you know/love, challenges you’ve overcome/are overcoming.

What is due?:

  • Student info sheet/survey (Tues.)
  • Brainstorming (Tues.)
  • Start thinking about your name . . .

Shakespeare: 8/29/13

30 Aug

What we did:

  • Finished note taking on Shakespeare history/culture, etc.
  • Introduced basic stage types and terminology

What you need to get:

  •  Notes!  You will have a quiz on this information and the quiz is open note.

What you need to do:

 

What is due?:

  • Student info sheet: 9/3
  • Midsummer project decision and copy of the play by 9/3

Shakespeare 8/27/13

27 Aug

What we did:

  • Class and Project Introduction
  • Historical Background to Shakespeare activity

What you need to get:

  •  Pick up the disclosure and each of the project sheets

What you need to do:

  •  Come talk with Miss Newman – she’ll tell you what you need to do to make up the activities for the day and explain the different projects for you.

What is due?:

  • Student information sheet due 9/3 (Tuesday)
  • Project pick due 8/30 (Friday)
  • Midsummer copy by 8/30 (Friday)

American Lit

28 Mar

What we did:

  •  Musical: The Secret Garden
  • Act One, Scene One of The Foreigner

What you need to get:

 

What you need to do:

 

What is due?:

  • NOTE: Because Mrs. Booth’s theater class is coming in to read Foreigner with us, your next project deadline is a bit delayed.  We’ll talk about the new deadline when you get back from break.  (It will probably be delayed by one week.)