- Your Composition Book
- Something with which to write
- From Back Table: Quotes about Fate & Bloom's Taxonomy
Do Now: Copy
Entry Title: Prejudice
An unfavorable opinion or feeling formed beforehand or without knowledge, thought, or reason.
- Do Now: Prejudice
- Rule reminder: Make smart choices!
- Quote of the week: "Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self confidence." - Robert Frost
- Today's Question: Can you create questions/prompts about Fate vs. Free Will?
- Mini Lesson: Review of theme and the plot structure diagram for homework. Review of writing questions and prompts suing Bloom's Taxonomy.
- Practice Time: See samples below.
- Assessment: Complete plot structure diagram.
- Homework: Plot Structure Diagram due Tuesday!
In this game, you are given the answer and you have to come up with the question/prompt using Bloom's Taxonomy.
1. Answer: Lord Montague, Lady Montague, Romeo,
Mercutio, Benvolio, Abram, Belthasar
a. List at least three members of the House of Montague.
b. Who are the Montagues?
c. Who are the enemies of the Capulets?
This Answer-Question is low level on Bloom's Taxonomy.
I fear, too early; for my mind misgives
Some consequence, yet hanging in the stars,
Shall bitterly begin his fearful date
With this night's revels and expire the term
Of a despised life, closed in my breast,
By some vile forfeit of untimely death.
Question/Prompt: a) Explain how
Shakespeare's uses foreshadowing to
create suspense in his audience. (high)
b) How is Romeo feeling before
he goes to the Capulet masquerade? (low)
TRY IT YOURSELF
1. Answer: The feud between the Capulets and the Montagues is the backdrop for the romance between Romeo and Juliet. "Is she a Capulet? O dear account! My life is my foe's debt." Although it may seem odd for a love story to begin with violence between two feuding families, this technique actually helps to make the love between Romeo and Juliet that much more amazing.
2. Blistered be thy tongue
for such a wish! He was not born to shame.
Upon his brow, shame is ashamed to sit;