Native Son Context Presentation In order to better understand the America in Richard Wright's 1940 novel Native Son, we will be doing a little bit of background research in small groups, and then sharing that research with the whole class. DIRECTIONS Go to google.com/slides OR Microsoft Office Online: office.com Someone in your group will need to use … Continue reading Native Son Context Presentation
Click this link for slides: Hamlet Painting: Ophelia by John William Waterhouse (1894)
Figurative Language in Shakespeare
Metaphor in Shakespeare Hamlet
Hamilton Step 4: What Story Do You Want To Tell?
FOR STUDENTS IN THE HAMILTON EDUCATION PROGRAM: Look at the example Research Organizers below for help on how to fill out yours!
LINK FOR HANDOUT HERE--> Why Shakespeare- Guided Notes "Shakespeare is Everywhere" by Christopher Gaze, TEDxVancouver https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsESSyMnwmU "Hip-Hop & Shakespeare" by Akala https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSbtkLA3GrY (If that doesn't work, try this link: https://ed.ted.com/on/kg3xD9lP#finally) SHAKESPEARE MUSICAL CHAIRS (HAMLET VERSION) QUOTES HERE --> Hamlet Musical Chairs Optional Extension activity: (If there is time in … Continue reading Why Shakespeare?
Emily Dickinson Poetry
For each poem, complete the "Story of My Reading" process as described below. As you think about and interpret the poems, remember to use evidence or parts of the poem to support your ideas. [10 minutes] Read the poem 3 times. Write the story of your reading of the poem— about a paragraph or two— … Continue reading Emily Dickinson Poetry
Writing a Rhetorical Précis
Below are the slides for completing a Rhetorical Square: Rhetorical Square (1) Below are the slides for writing a Rhetorical Précis: Writing a Rhetorical Précis (ELA 11) ...................................................................................................... Below are the slides for writing a Rhetorical Précis for the article, "Why 2017 Was The Best Year in Human History" Writing a Rhetorical Précis for Article … Continue reading Writing a Rhetorical Précis
Critically Examining Both Sides of An Issue (Thoreau)
Find texts here: https://sorensenenglish.com/2017/12/22/emerson-thoreau/ 1. Read “Civil Disobedience” once silently to yourself. Write down a few thoughts/reactions. 2. Agree or Disagree: We should not follow rules or laws that are unjust. Short answer in WN. 3. In order to better understand and critically analyze a text, we first need to “play the believing game”-- or understand … Continue reading Critically Examining Both Sides of An Issue (Thoreau)
Emerson, Thoreau, Dickinson, Whitman, & Oates
Click on this link --> Emerson & Thoreau Selections (Dickinson poems & Whitman poem also included in link) Joyce Carol Oates, "Against Nature" Click on the link--> http://www.skidmore.edu/~mmarx/L&ES13/PDF/JCOAgainstNature.pdf
Gallery Walk Term 2
See Powerschool for assignment.