Thursday, March 31, 2016

Today is going to be nice!

Objective:  Students will complete their project.  EDIT!!!!

1.  Work more.

2.  Project due tomorrow at the end of your period.  It ia a newspaper, so it has a deadline... which means nothing goes on it after the end of class.  SO DON'T DOG YOUR GROUP!!!!

NOTE:  Mrs. Birchak's class is turning their papers in today.  They look pretty good.  YOUR'S WILL BE BETTER!!!!!  


Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Happy Wednesday!

Objective:  Students will work to complete their Roman Newspaper.

1.  Work

2.  Put the computers away in the right slot, with the right plug in.  Period 1, stop being so darn lazy!

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Caesar Test. 300 points to grade

Objective:  The students will pass the test with a good grade showing that they listened and participated and understood.

1.  Get answer sheet with your name on it.
2.  Get test document


4.  Pass the test.
5.  When you are done, scan your own test, and write the grade you got on it.  Then give it and the test document to me.

Monday, March 28, 2016

JC Final Test Tomorrow

Objective:  Students will work to complete the newspaper project.

1.  Grades are due tomorrow.  Check Aeries and make sure everything is correct.

2.  Work on project.  The only computers that print are mine.  Use them as you wish.

3.  Test tomorrow.  You can use your notes (Act and presentations).

Friday, March 25, 2016

JC Newspaper Group Project

Objective:  The students will create a newspaper to match the events (and some other things) from the play.

1.  Hand in JC Notes Packet (18 highlights of scenes) and Act V Review.
2.  Discuss Newspaper project.  Look at back board for examples... That students is a...  newspaper.
3.  Get into groups and begin project.  All members must WRITE at least two items on the list.  Must have a byline (which is the name of the person who writes that part).

Problems in the past:  Plagiarism (cut and paste), incorrect info that doesn't correspond to events in the play, SLOP, etc.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Ducks vs Duke in The Sweet 16!!!! 7 pm. Look for me!

Objective:  The students will review Act V

1.  Get out your typed sonnet.  Highlight and label your alliteration, assonance and personification.

2.  Turn in sonnet and Act IV Review

3.  Get ct V Review.

4.  Tomorrow we start the Caesar Group Project

How is that outside book coming along?  We start a novel when we get back from break.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

And we are done!

Objective:  The students will finish reading Julius Caesar.

1.  WP #2
2.  Notes
3.  Read
4.  Notes
5.  Read

Turn in Act IV Review.  Sonnet tomorrow.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

And we are on the final act.

Objective:  The students will read some of Act V and complete Act IV Review

1.  Get folders and lit books.
2.  WP #11
3.  Notes
4.  Read Act V: 1
5.  Complete Act IV Review and Story Board.

Sonnet due Thursday now.  Typed.  14 lines.  4...4...4...2.  With a specific rhyme scheme.

Monday, March 21, 2016

I got one of the best sub reports on tiy all for Friday. Thanks for being so respectful.

Objective:  Let's finish this thing!

1.  Get folders and lit book.
2.  Notes
3.  Read
4.  Finish Act III to IV Story Board ( last three boxes Act I:1,2,3)
4.  Outside book or type your sonnet.  It is due typed on Wednesday.

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Sub tomorrow. Be great!!

Objective:  The students will begin reading Act IV.

1.  WP #10
2.  Turn in WP Packet 1-10
3.  Notes
4.  Read
5.  Complete Story Board for Act III.

Tomorrow you will work with the lit book studying a sonnet by Shakespeare and then write one of your own about something that you love (so think about something that you can write about).

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

I am feeling a little sick....

Objective:  The students will know important vocab for Act IV tomorrow.

1.  Discuss Translation III
2.  Turn in Translation III and ASct III Review for points.
3.  Turn in your Extra Credit Dress Sheet
4.  Get Act IV Vocabulary
5.  Do it.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The Ides of March! "Et tu Brute!"

Objective:  The students will complete reading Act III and then work on a review in groups.

1.  Get lit book, folders and handout.
2.  WP #9
3.  Notes
4.  Read
5.  Discuss and turn in Act III Translation
6.  Review

Have a great day Romans!

Monday, March 14, 2016

The Turning Point of the Play: The Funeral

Objective:  The students will read Act III:2 and then complete a translation.

1.  Get folders, lit books and sign up for reading roles.
2.  Notes
3.  Act III: 2  The Funeral Scene
4.  Act III Translation

See all of you Romans tomorrow!  Come here before 1st period to get your signature sheet.

Friday, March 11, 2016

No one even saw my great pun in yesterday's lesson title!!! It was brilliant!

Objective:  The students will read the rest of Act III:1

1.  WP #8
2.  Correct Vocab.
3.  Notes
4.  Read
5.  Translation 3

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Pour Poor Caesar!

Objective:  The students will read Act 3:1

1.  Get lit books and folders.  Sign up for EC Roles.

2.  WP #7

3.  Presentations:  All that are left

4.  Notes

5.  Read

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

No Reading Today... I want to be in Act III on the Ides of March

Objective:  The students will know important vocab for reading Act III.

1.  Get folder and a vocab handout.

2.  Discuss Act II Review.  Turn in for points.

3.  Complete Vocab.

4.  That returned work folder is out of control.  Empty it and put work in folders.  Folder check coming up for points....  Soon.

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

One week until the Ides of March!

Objective:  The students will share more presentations about Julius Caesar.

1.  Get folders.

Marcus Cicero
Rhetoric and Oration
Marc Antony
Helvius Cinna

3.  Complete and turn in Act I and II Story Board and Act II Review

4.  Outside Book

Monday, March 07, 2016

A great start to a week!

Objective:  The students will complete Act II.

1.  Get folders and lit books and grab Act II Review Handout
2.  Presentations:  Tragedy and Tragic Hero; Role of Women; The Roman Senate; Artimidorus.
3.  Notes
4.  Read
5.  Complete Story Board for Act I and II
6.  Act II Review

Today I am getting the titles of your outside book.  Worth 20 points.  If you switch, you have to let me know and get new one approved.

How is the Roman Dress Up Day coming along? 

Friday, March 04, 2016

Little bit of reading... little bit of drawing.... Huh?

Objective:  The students will read Act II:2 and then complete a story board for Act I and II.

1.  Get handout.  Folders.  Lit book.
2.  Go over Translation 2 and Act II Vocab.  Turn in for points.
3.  Act II:2 Notes
4.  Read Act II:2
5.  Story Board for Ac t I and II

Homework:  We will be done with Caesar in 3 weeks.  Then we read 2 novels.  If you don't finish your outside book... you will be reading three novels!

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Lots of reading today!

Objective:  The students will read the rest of Act II:1.

1.  WP #6
2.  Notes
3.  Read Act II:1

Homework:  Outside Book.

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Short Day... Two 100 point assignments.... Get 'er done!

Objective:  The students will translate the second Shakespearean Soliloquy.

If you are absent at all during the unit, NO PROBLEM, just go to and all assignments are in the Julius Caesar link.  You have access to everything we do.

1.  Get both handouts.  Act II Vocabulary and Act II Translation.
2.  Complete both in groups.  I want to see everyone contributing.  NO PHONES allowed on the translation!

Homework:  Those outside books don't read themselves!

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Excellent job 5th Period for getting caught up!

Objective:  The students will read the beginning of Act II.

1.  Get folders and lit books.
2.  WP #5
3.  Act II Presentations
4.  Notes
5.  Read 4 pages.

I want all corrected and scored work from the folders passed out and put into folders by the end of the period.