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9B Week 10: January 25-Jan. 28, 2010

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Time to say Goodbye  

Bye, bye English 9!

(I hope to see you senior year in my Adv. English 12!)

Bye, bye Shakespeare!

To see pictures in our class photo gallery, click HERE

 

BACK TO  ENGLISH 9 HOMEPAGE WITH CALENDAR

   ENG 9A WEEKS  1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10

   ENG 9B WEEKS  | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10

HEADS UP!  Check the portal.  Make sure your grades are correct.   If you see an error, print out the grade update at home.  Bring it in to Wally with the evidence of the wrong grade stapled to the actual update.  To get to the EPHS home page, click https://www2.edenpr.org/wps/portal/

NEED COPIES OF MAJOR ONGOING HAND-OUTS?  For lost class hand-outs, print them off the website.  Most are linked on the day the assignment was assigned.  Most of the BIG packets are linked at the bottom of my English 9 HOMEPAGE.  Click  ENGLISH 9 HOMEPAGE WITH CALENDAR to go there directly.

For a copy of the PPP (pink poetry packet), click HERE.

For a copy of the entire EWP (Effective Writing Packet), click HERE.

For a copy of the Selected Writing Paper packet, click HERE.

For a copy of the yellow Parts of Speech packet, click HERE.

For a copy of the pink COMMA packet, click HERE.

For a copy of the Romeo & Juliet packet, click HERE.

For a copy of the blue Buyback packet & templates, click HERE.

For a copy of the DEAR Reading Project & Journal Topics, click HERE.

For a copy of the DEAR Reading Log Template, click HERE.

To get an extra copy of the 4 week HW calendar, click HERE.

To get a copy of the bright yellow SURVIVAL PACKET documents, click HERE.

For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE.

 

 

 

 

DATE In-Class plan Homework (due next day almost always):
MONDAY, day 38

the BALCONY SCENE!!

Juliet's Balcony in Verona, Italy!!

 

  1. Group Check-in:  weekend
  2. Comma test on rules 1-4.   Click HERE for a copy of Comma Practice test rules 1-4.  For a copy of the pink comma packet, click HERE For fun, play the PUNCTUATION GAME!  Click HERE:  http://eatsshootsandleaves.com/ESLquiz.html

  3. scene 3 R&J Capulet /Paris and nurse/mom and Queen Mab and party scene Queen Mab Click HERE for a pdf.  Click HERE for more copies
  4. R&J R&J tailgate, Queen Mab, Party scene
  5. Begin Balcony scene
  6. prologue videos of prologue ? R&J videos--1969 (11 min), 1996 (15 min)  and Reduced Shakespeare Company on youtube  For the reduced Shakespeare company's rendition of R&J part 1,click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzVyqiskpMk&mode=related&search=Renaissance Man (10 min) (maybe) 
  7. EXPLAIN J 29:  Final 9th Grade Journal A Look Backward (20 pts) (follow directions on salmon hand-out.  Do not write on the hand-out.  Everything goes in your journal!)--  Do parts A (2 sides = 10 pts) and B (1 side = 5 pts) in your actual journal.  Do part C (1 side = 5 points--a letter to Wally) on a separate sheet of paper to be ripped out of the journal (make sure NOTHING is written on the other side of Wally's letter and handed to Wally to read).  Think about bringing a large envelope and things to tuck into your "Letter to be opened when you're a senior 2013." If you need a copy of this journal, click HERE

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. R& J packet-- SQ's 23-73
  2. It's fime to incite a fight with 

    Romeo and Juliet!

     

  1. Comma Packet pp. 11-18 (Rules 5-9)  and practice quiz Don't forget to do the exercises!   For a copy of the pink comma packet, click HERE.  If given to you, do Comma Practice test rules 5-9 also.  Click HERE for a copy.

  2. ♥ R&J ASSIGNMENT H  #1, 2, 3, 6 ONLY

    1.  Read Act III, sc. v  (pp. 80-89  NEW/pp. 118-127 OLD).

    2.  Do SQ 74-82 (p. 37 of study packet).

    3.  Summarize what happens in Act III, scenes i-v (pp. 60-89 NEW/pp. 98-127 OLD) on  p. 46 PLOT OUTLINE.

    5.  Do the quotes for Act 3--#25-40

    6.  Finish the purple R&J take-home quiz #21-40. For a copy of this quiz, click HERE.

    NOTE:  You can access the study questions online by clicking here:  the study questions and the yellow  significant quotations part of the packet.    See PINK "R&J Homework Assignment" Sheet for all the specifics of the assignments for R&J.  You can access this list on line by clicking HERE!   For the entire pdf. version of the ENGLISH 9 ROMEO AND JULIET PACKET 2007 (pdf version), click HERE. You will have to scroll down to find what you need!  EXTRA CREDIT COUPON!  (Due any time during R&J unit)  Fill in the blanks for these two Shakespeare exercises!  Click HERE!

  3. J 29:  Final 9th Grade Journal A Look Backward (20 pts) (follow directions on salmon hand-out.  Do not write on the hand-out.  Everything goes in your journal!)--  Do parts A (2 sides = 10 pts) and B (1 side = 5 pts) in your actual journal.  Do part C (1 side = 5 points--a letter to Wally) on a separate sheet of paper to be ripped out of the journal (make sure NOTHING is written on the other side of Wally's letter and handed to Wally to read).  Think about bringing a large envelope and things to tuck into your "Letter to be opened when you're a senior 2013." If you need a copy of this journal, click HERE
  4.  DUE WEDNESDAY ALL JOURNALS!  Prepare all journals 13-29 to turn in MONDAY  Print out a copy of the journal cover sheet to attach at the beginning of the journals.  CLICK HERE for the copy of the JOURNAL 9B COVER SHEET YOU WILL NEED TO USE TO TURN IN WITH YOUR JOURNALS.   Pre-score each journal (count up the stamps) and organize them in order.  Be sure to put them in a folder if they are not in a spiral bound notebook. Bring an envelope if you like to put either your J29 (Letters to yourself to be opened your senior year) or your entire journal in.  Wally will get these back to you your last Connections group in June of 2013!
  5. BRING BOOKS/PACKETS BACK--green new lit, green old lit, and Holt Handbook and blue grammar book  (if we're done with it) and TKM (if you still have it!)!!! and the PINK POETRY PACKET.  Cost of  books if you've lost them: TKM ($12.50), green OLD Patterns in Literature ($45.00), green NEW Prentice-Hall Literature ($52.00), and blue EWS grammar text ($45.00). Make a check out to the EPHS English Dep't.

 

TUESDAY day 39

Holy Trinity Church (where Shakespeare is buried) in Stratford on the the Avon River

Wally in front of Anne Hathaway's cottage 

Anne Hathaway was Shakespeare's wife

(That's Wally below at the Stratford train station in Oct, 2008!)

 

The Original Globe vs.

Today's Globe Theatre

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:  collect books!
  2. Comma Rules 5-9
  3. review practice test then Comma Test Rules 5-9
  4. ♥ R&J  Act 2 balcony scene, show Smothers Brothers video, Friar scene, Nurse & Romeo plan wedding, Nurse tells Juliet of wedding plans/rope ladder, R&J get married

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. Comma packet pp. 11-18
  2. R& J packet-- SQ's ___________
 
  1. Comma Packet pink pp. 19-26 (Rules 10-11)  Don't forget to do the exercises!   For a copy of the pink comma packet, click HERE.  If given to you, do Comma Practice test rules 1-11 also.  Click HERE for a copy.

  2. ♥ R&J ASSIGNMENT I  #1 & 2 ONLY 

    1.  Read Act 4, sc. i-iv  (pp.  90-100 NEW).

    2.  Do SQ 83-91 (p. 38 of  R&J packet).              and

      ♥ R&J ASSIGNMENT J  #1, 2, 3 only

    1.  Read Act 4, sc. v  (pp.  100-105 NEW).

    2.  Do SQ 92-96 (p. 39 of study packet).

    3.  Summarize what happens in Act IV, scenes i-v (pp. 90-105 NEW/pp.128-143 OLD)  on p. 46--the PLOT OUTLINE.

    NOTE:  You can access the study questions online by clicking here:  the study questions and the yellow  significant quotations part of the packet.  See pink "R&J Homework Assignment" Sheet for all the specifics of the assignments for R&J.  You can access this list on line by clicking HERE!   For the entire pdf. version of the ENGLISH 9 ROMEO AND JULIET PACKET 2007 (pdf version), click HERE. You will have to scroll down to find what you need!

    J 29:  Final 9th Grade Journal A Look Backward (20 pts) (follow directions on salmon hand-out.  Do not write on the hand-out.  Everything goes in your journal!)--  Do parts A (2 sides = 10 pts) and B (1 side = 5 pts) in your actual journal.  Do part C (1 side = 5 points--a letter to Wally) on a separate sheet of paper to be ripped out of the journal (make sure NOTHING is written on the other side of Wally's letter and handed to Wally to read).  Think about bringing a large envelope and things to tuck into your "Letter to be opened when you're a senior 2013." If you need a copy of this journal, click HERE DUE WEDNESDAY ALL JOURNALS!  Prepare all journals 13-29 to turn in MONDAY  Print out a copy of the journal cover sheet to attach at the beginning of the journals.  CLICK HERE for the copy of the JOURNAL 9B COVER SHEET YOU WILL NEED TO USE TO TURN IN WITH YOUR JOURNALS.   Pre-score each journal (count up the stamps) and organize them in order.  Be sure to put them in a folder if they are not in a spiral bound notebook. Bring an envelope if you like to put either your J29 (Letters to yourself to be opened your senior year) or your entire journal in.  Wally will get these back to you your last Connections group in June of 2013!

    BRING BOOKS/PACKETS BACK--green new lit, green old lit, and Holt Handbook and blue grammar book  (if we're done with it) and TKM (if you still have it!)!!! and the PINK POETRY PACKET.  Cost of  books if you've lost them: TKM ($12.50), green OLD Patterns in Literature ($45.00), green NEW Prentice-Hall Literature ($52.00), and blue EWS grammar text ($45.00). Make a check out to the EPHS English Dep't.

WEDNESDAY day 40

Only ONE more day of

English 9 and the

END OF THE SEMESTER!

ENJOY!

YOU DID IT!

Wally's pictures of London from the summer 2006

Wally at the Globe in the summer of 2006

 

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:  collect books
  2. Comma Rules 1-9 review practice quiz and go over rules 10-11 with Comma gray  test Click HERE for a copy. The choices for the right column are the following:  SERIES, 2+ADJ, CC, INTRO, D/A, NOT, TITLE, DIR, NONESS, APP, and NONE  Click HERE for a copy of a salmon comma practice quiz if you like.
  3. ♥ R&J  Act 3 (act out) and act 4 Nurse tells Juliet of wedding plans/rope ladder, R&J get married, Act 3--fight scene
  4. Study for the R&J final!  Study the plot outline, the quotes, the glossary terms, and the study questions, and any old quizzes that you did! Click HERE for some old practice tests!

  5.  

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. R& J packet-- SQ's ___________
  2. comma packet pp. 19-26
  3. journals 13-29 (130 points)
 
  1. Study for Vocab Test weeks 1-7 Click HERE for a copy of all the words to study  ☺EXTRA CREDIT  on the vocab test tomorrow if you can tell me the name of this man in the background of our picture and be able to answer a question about this picture on the test! To see all the pictures from the semester  in our class photo gallery, click HERE

  2. Study for the Comma test on rules 1-11.  Click HERE for a copy of a Comma Final practice test (just like the final in format) Bring a #2 pencil!  
  3. finish the R&J PACKET (DUE TOMORROW).  You need to have all the study questions done 1-125 and the green plot outline pages! For the entire pdf. version of the ENGLISH 9 ROMEO AND JULIET PACKET 2007 (pdf version), click HERE. You will have to scroll down to find what you need! 

  4. ♥ R&J ASSIGNMENT K #1 and 2

    1.  Read Act V, sc. i-ii (pp.  106-110 NEW/pp. 144-148 OLD).

    2.  Do SQ 97-105 (pp. 38-39 of study packet).

    AND

    ♥ R&J ASSIGNMENT L  #1, 2, 3, 6

    1.  Read Act V, sc. iii  (pp.  110-121 NEW/pp. 148-159 OLD).

    2.  Do SQ 106-125 (p. 40 of study packet).

    3.  Summarize what happens in Act V, scenes i-ii  (pp. 106-121 NEW/pp. 144-159 OLD) on  p. 46  PLOT OUTLINE

    5.  Do the quotes for Act 5--#43-50

    6.  Do the ivory Act 5 take home quiz (if you got it in class today). Click HERE if you need a copy of this quiz.

    NOTE:  You can access the study questions online by clicking here:  the study questions and the yellow  significant quotations part of the packet.  See pink "R&J Homework Assignment" Sheet for all the specifics of the assignments for R&J.  You can access this list on line by clicking HERE!   For the entire pdf. version of the ENGLISH 9 ROMEO AND JULIET PACKET 2007 (pdf version), click HERE. You will have to scroll down to find what you need!

    BRING BOOKS/PACKETS BACK--green new lit, green old lit, and Holt Handbook and blue grammar book  (if we're done with it) and TKM (if you still have it!)!!! and the PINK POETRY PACKET.  Cost of  books if you've lost them: TKM ($12.50), green OLD Patterns in Literature ($45.00), green NEW Prentice-Hall Literature ($52.00), and blue EWS grammar text ($45.00). Make a check out to the EPHS English Dep't.

  5.  
THURSDAY DAY 41

 

Time to say Goodbye  

 

  1. Group Check-in: 
  2. VOCAB FINAL
  3. COMMA FINAL
  4. ♥ R&J  Acts 4-5

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. R& J packet-- SQ's ___________
  2. R& J packet--green plot outline, SQ's 74-125

 

 

Bye! 

(I hope to see you senior year in my Adv. English 12!)

BTW, you are interested in some summer reading, click HERE to look at the Enriched English 10 DEAR project list!

Anne of the Thousand Days

(the movie abou the love story of Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII)

   

Rent the movie!  It's great!

For more info on this part of history, go to the website below:

http://englishhistory.net/tudor/monarchs/boleyn.html

to read Anne and Henry's love letters, go here:

http://englishhistory.net/tudor/letter10.html

to learn more about Henry VIII, go here:

http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/tudor.htm

to learn more about the other wives, go here:

http://englishhistory.net/tudor/monarchs/wives.html

or here:

http://www.larmouth.demon.co.uk/sarah-jayne/wives/wives.html

Anne of the Thousand Days 

     

A KNIGHT'S TALE

 

 

WEST SIDE STORY

 

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE

 

 

  

Also . . .

  1. Renaissance Man

            

    and

    10 Things I Hate about You

and

Tristan and Isolde

 
 

 

 

 
 

Tower Bridge in London

Entering the Globe for Shakespeare's play Titus Andronicus

(Shakespeare's bloodiest play!

Here we are feeling what it felt like to be a "groundling" 

Yes!  Fake blood was spewed on us here!

 

FOR FUN!!!     For a video spoof on Shakespeare's life, click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY4HdGJcJVo

For a fun "slam" on Shakespeare's ruining the lives of students, click

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNQGCUaBPNs&NR

For a "romantic" Romeo and Juliet video, click

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G0NHmGcY0M

For the reduced Shakespeare company's rendition of R&J part 1,click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzVyqiskpMk&mode=related&search=

  1. CHECK OUT SOME YOUTUBE STUFF--FOR FUN!!!    

    For a video spoof on Shakespeare's life, click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY4HdGJcJVo

    For a fun "slam" on Shakespeare's ruining the lives of students, click

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNQGCUaBPNs&NR

    For a "romantic" Romeo and Juliet video, click

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G0NHmGcY0M

    For the reduced Shakespeare company's rendition of R&J part 1,click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzVyqiskpMk&mode=related&search=

    For a fun wives of Henry VIII spoof video, click

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=jT6L5ivaz-w

    To watch Herman's Hermits perform their famous "I'm Henry VIII, I am" song, click these: http://youtube.com/watch?v=9zH9Ozoo0hg

  2. http://youtube.com/watch?v=BpbdcI5HAYg&feature=related

  1. For scenes from the movie Anne of the Thousand Days, click these links:

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=6hytptLLNcs&feature=related

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=qmv2p5Czv5g&feature=related

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=znlLB5lq_-8&feature=related

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=iuAazpsn7vA&feature=related

    Check out these for more movies/TV shows about the Henry VIII stuff:

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0467200/  new movie comimg out called The Other Boleyn

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0758790/  TV show The Tudors