I hope that each of you had a wonderful and much deserved spring break! Well, we are back to work and learning this week. Just think, we only have nine weeks left until this semester is over. For the next two weeks, we will be focusing on drama while we read Shakespeare's: Romeo and Juliet. Please make sure that you are using all of the extra links that I am posting; they are vital to understanding the play, as well as gaining more depth from Shakespeare himself.
Monday: SSR, Vocabulary Review, Grammar-Clauses, Discuss Shakespeare, Watch a brief intro video about Shakespeare's life. (Grades are due.)
Tuesday: SSR, Vocabulary Review, Grammar-Clauses, Drama Terms, Elizabethan England background information, Begin Reading Romeo and Juliet, and begin Drama Journals.
Wednesday: SSR, Vocabulary Quiz, New Vocabulary Words, Continue Reading Romeo and Juliet, Verse and Prose exercise continue writing in Drama Journals.
Thursday: SSR, Grammar Review, Continue Reading Romeo and Juliet, Learning How to Read Shakespeare: Punctuation, continue writing in Drama Journals.
Friday: SSR, Vocabulary Quiz, Grammar Quiz-Clauses. Continue Reading Romeo and Juliet, Creating a Villain exercise, and look at the Shakespearean Insult Generator.