Native Son Context Presentation

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

Hamlet

Click this link for slides: Hamlet     Painting: Ophelia by John William Waterhouse (1894)

Why Shakespeare?

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?

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)