Thursday, September 8, 2011

Thursday, September 8, 2011 period 5

Class began with our usual greeting before we finished act 7 of scene 1 of Macbeth.
The daily Agenda announced that we would
Have individual conferences
Complete our synthesis paper intro, thesis, and 1st body paragraph outline
Discuss Macbeth CTS

We completed scene 7 of act 1 and then studied the way Lady Macbeth acted and why she might have acted like that. Watched the scene where Lady Macbeth receives Macbeth's letter in 3 different movies. And then compared each to the others. Macbeth was talked about as a whole and how it challenged the system and related to Lord of the Flies. Ellie Pebbles bright up the good question "Is Lady Macbeth mentally stable?" This brought up a pretty good discussion about how Ruth,ess this woman seemed to be. Through scene 7 we also learned that Lady Macbeth was challenging Macbeth's manhood which was related to the acting exercises we completed a while ago. Macbeth's plan slowly unfolded and his wife schemed away. They soon came up with the idea to drug the chamberlains and then kill the King.

Complete Synthesis outline for the first body paragraph
Finish SAT prep questions of Lesson Two

Don't forget that tomorrow is the Macbeth Act 1 Quiz and the SAT Lesson 2 Quiz
-The Macbeth Quiz will be VERY Tough
Study the quotes. Know who said them, to whom they were speaking, and what they mean.
Study asides and monologues and the characters
The test will be about 25-30 questions and will be fill in the blank
STUDY HARD!!! Good luck!

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