Past Lessons

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Tuesday's Class - The Balcony Scene Part II

Be Seated, Quiet and Working by the Bell or Your Name May be Submitted for a Detention!

Get the following:
1. Composition notebook
2. Your copy of the play

Entry Title: Vocabulary for Act II, Scene II (Pages 73-83)
  1. New Baptized - given a new name
  2. Bescreened - hidden
  3. Counsel - secrets
  4. O'erperched - fly over

  1. Do Now - Vocabulary
  2. Progress Reports and Phone Calls Home!
  3. Reminder: Raise your hand to speak!
  4. Quote - “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”   ― Dr. Seuss
  5. Today's Question: What literary elements does Shakespeare use to characterize Juliet in the balcony scene? 
  6. Class Discussion: Which is better: showing someone you love them or telling them you love them?  
  7. Mini-lesson - Review of literary elements (Metaphor, simile, personification).
  8. Guided Practice - Dramatic Reading of Act II, Scene 2.
  9. Assessment - Textual Analysis Worksheet
  10. HW - Complete the Textual Analysis Worksheet

Review of Literary Terms
1. Metaphor - comparison of two unlike things.
2. Simile - comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "as".
3.  Personification - giving human qualities to inanimate objects.