Welcome. I trust you to know where you need to sit, so choose wisely and have a seat. When the bell rings you should be seated and ready to begin. Agenda. Warm-up Housekeeping Writing Sample Learner Poll and Reflection Who Are We? Goals. August 26. Warm-up: Looking Back
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I trust you to know where you need to sit, so choose wisely and have a seat.
When the bell rings you should be seated and ready to begin.
Learner Poll and Reflection
Who Are We?
Warm-up: Looking Back
Where were you at this time last year? Describe yourself and how you have changed since last year. (Think deeper than…well, I used to have long hair, but now it’s short.)
Make sure to write a full paragraph.
Where will you be at this time next year? Describe how you think your life will be different. If you don’t think it will be different, explain why.
Make sure to write a full paragraph.
How do you know what type of learner you are? What is your evidence? What does this mean for you in the classroom? What does this mean for your teacher? Knowing this information about yourself, what do you need to do to be successful in this class?
Grab a green book off the shelf. We’ll be using these today. Then, go ahead and get started on the warm-up.
Warm – up: Where do monsters lurk?
What does evil mean to you? Write your own definition of the word and provide some examples of real-life monsters.
-Take out a sheet of paper (can be a half sheet).
-Name and Date.
-Number 1-5…maybe skip a line or two between.
-Take out pg 15 (if you don’t know what I am talking about, don’t worry about it).
-Clear your desk.
Warm-up: Think of a popular song, radio commercial jingle, or song you remember from childhood for which you know all or most of the words. Write it down and analyze the elements that make the song so memorable.
Warm-up: Describe the most interesting person you have ever met.
“Money is the root of all evil.”
Do you agree/disagree? Why?
Why is the theme of the Pardoner’s Tale still being repeated today? Describe another source (TV show, song, book, etc) where you have seen this theme repeated.
(Casino, Jerry Maguire, Slumdog Millionaire, Do You Want to be a Millionaire, The Lorax, A Christmas Carol, “Billionaire,” “Bills-Bills-Bills,” “Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems”)
-Table of Contents
By: Mrs. Gillespie
Last to sleep, first to rise
The one who soothes the babies cries
She scrambles the eggs and toast the bread
Making sure her family’s fed…
The tale I will tell may surprise you
But believe me, the tale I tell is true
Every morning Jack is up before the sun. He takes a shower, gets dressed, and heads to the kitchen for a bite to eat. He rarely sits for lack of time, and usually grabs his food and hurries outside.
Sarah Gillespie was born in Miami, Florida. Her parents were immigrants from Cuba when they were young. She has two older sisters and a younger sister. In high school, she hated English and enjoyed playing volleyball, softball, and basketball…
She graduated from UNCC in 2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. In 2013, she completed her Education Degree…
Would you rather spend the rest of your life with someone who is ugly and faithful OR beautiful and unfaithful? Why?
What do women want?
-Take out Study Guide for Test
-Turn In Day Books/NoteBooks; make a stack in the front
1. Behind every great man is a great woman.
2. Witches, demons, and evil spirits actually exist.
3. Sometimes it is necessary to do something wrong to get what you want.
4. What goes around comes around.
5. There are circumstances or events that justify murder.
6. Success is worth any price.
7. Criminals can still feel love, fear, and concern for other people.
8. One mistake always leads to another.
9. A guilty conscious will destroy you.
10. Greed and ambition are the same.
The intention of tragedy is to exemplify the idea that human beings are doomed to suffer, fail, or die because of their own flaws, destiny, or fate.
A bad decision or character limitation that leads to the ruin of the character
The power the hero must battle
The author’s message
Funny scene following a serious one
Unrhymed iambic pentameter
Line of poetry containing five meters; unstressed syllable followed by stressed syllable
an alone character on stage shares his thoughts with the audience
a statement made by a character to the audience or another character that is unheard by other characters on stage
When the audience knows something the characters do not
Hints to something that may happen later
when one thing is expected but another thing occurs
A comparison made by referring to one thing as another
Example: “No man is an island.”
The feeling the reader gets by reading the story
The author’s use of words to paint a picture or appeal to the reader’s senses
A recurring element that serves as a symbol for the piece
something that stands for something else
Normal word order is reversed
Example: In her hand are two red roses.
A statement that contradicts itself
Example: This is the beginning of the end.
Macbeth Journal #1
Write a full page.
What is your highest ambition? What are you willing to do to get there?
Lady Macbeth 2
Lady Macbeth 3