1. Composition notebook2. Your copy of the play
Entry Title: Vocabulary for Act II, Scene II (Pages 97-103)
- goodly gear - a hot mess
- shirt and smock - man and woman; man=shirt and woman=smock
- e'en - afternoon
- flirt gills - women who flirt
- scurvy knave - someone with a gross disease
- Do Now - Vocabulary
- Reminder: If someone in class is not polite, politely correct them!
- Quote - “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Dance With Dragons
- Today's Question: What are some reasons the Nurse may be eager to help Romeo?
- Class Discussion: If the Nurse was a symbol what might she symbolize?
- Mini-lesson - How do authors use characters as symbols?(i.e. Doodle in "The Scarlet Ibis" and Mme. Lousel in "The Necklace.") PowerPoint Presentation on Pragmatic Versus Romantic Love.
- Guided Practice - Dramatic reading.
- Assessment - Ticket out the door: Give one textual example from the play illustrating (showing) how Shakespeare uses the Nurse as a symbol.
- HW - None!