5/21-5/26 English 1 Agenda

5/21

Write Essay

How does the novel, The House on Mango Street, use figurative language to create meaning?

  1. Introduction
    1. Hook
    2. Bridge
    3. Thesis Statement – The House on Mango Street uses _____ and _____ to create meaning.
  2. Body Paragraph 1 – First type of figurative language you chose
    1. Topic Sentence
    2. evidence – embedded quote
      1. Commentary (2 sentences) explaining how this proves your TS and WHY we care
    3. evidence #2 embedded quote
      1. Commentary (2 sentences) explaining how this proves your TS and WHY we care
  • Body Paragraph 2 – Second type of figurative language you chose
    1. Topic Sentence
    2. evidence – embedded quote
      1. Commentary (2 sentences) explaining how this proves your TS and WHY we care
    3. evidence #2 – embedded quote
      1. Commentary (2 sentences) explaining how this proves your TS and WHY we care
    4. Conclusion – wrap it up offering new insight of some kind (ie relate the novel to present day, or provide a new thought on figurative language)

5/22

Finish Essay

5/23

Read pages about Shakespeare in textbook and mind-map what you learned about him in pairs or by yourself.  After, read textbook pages that describe Shakespearean literary terms and take notes on the graphic organizer provided.

5/24

Watch Shakespeare Video and write down 25 facts in bullet point form describing what you learned from the video.

5/26

You need to complete two tasks in your groups today. Whether you do one at a time, or do both at the same time, they both need to get done.
(1) Answer all 5 questions, one answer sheet per group, following all instructions. Do not rewrite questions.  This is the Romeo/Juliet Pre-reading Activity that asks 5 questions about love and their experiences.
(2) Create a family crest for your group.

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