- Pen or Pencil
- Composition Book
- Handouts in back of room
- Romeo and Juliet play
DO NOW - COPY
Entry Title: Tragic Impetuousness
1. Impetuousness - sudden or rash actions, emotions or impulsive decisions. (i.e. deciding to get married while on vacation)
2. Tragic Flaw - an aspect of someone's personality that is the source of all their problems. In literature, a tragic flaw is usually the one personality trait that ruins the character's life and cuases their downfall.
- Bellwork: Tragic Impetuousness
- Reminder: Rule #1: Follow directions quickly!
- Quote of the Week: “Wisdom.... comes not from age, but from education and learning.” ― Anton Chekhov
- Today's Question: Why might Shakespeare have characterized Romeo and Juliet's love for each other as impetuous?
- Mini-Lesson: PowerPoint on Romeo and Juliet's Tragic Flaw: Impetuousness
- Guided Practice: Dramatic reading of Act II Scene IV.
- Assessment: On half a sheet of loose leaf paper answer today's EQ for a classwork grade.
- Homework: Write an essay question and response on the topic: Impetuousness in Romeo and Juliet.