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Tuesday 10a

  1. 1. Brit Lit 10AFebruary 2, 2010Groundhog’s Day in America (such an important holiday that I’m home celebrating it)<br />
  2. 2. 2/2/2010<br />Template copyright 2005 www.brainybetty.com<br />2<br />The basic plan for the day<br />I’ll give you directions via powerpoint<br />After each activity is complete, you will go to the next slide for more directions<br />Homework = study for vocab quiz on unit 11 on Friday <br />Go to the next slide when you are done reading this<br />
  3. 3. 2/2/2010<br />Template copyright 2005 www.brainybetty.com<br />3<br />The basic plan for the day<br />Schedule for today<br />Reading for 20 minutes (7:20 – 7:40ish)<br />Review answers to vocab (7:40 – 7:50)<br />Work on poem “To Althea….”<br />Please begin your reading. When it is 7:40, you can stop, NEATLY put your books away and go to the next slide.<br />
  4. 4. 2/2/2010<br />Template copyright 2005 www.brainybetty.com<br />4<br />Checking vocabulary<br />We need a leader. How about… Ishaa. Ishaa, go to the front. My book is on the cabinet with the answers. <br />Call on people to answer like I usually do. Please check their answers against my book. If you have questions, stop & discuss.<br />Please write down who answers. They (and you) will get participation points.<br />You are checking Unit 11. <br />When you are done, please go to the next slide.<br />And, thanks, Ishaa.<br />
  5. 5. 2/2/2010<br />Template copyright 2005 www.brainybetty.com<br />5<br />Poetry<br />Your poetry test will be next Wednesday.<br />You are going to work on a new poem today. You may work in pairs QUIETLY.<br />The poem is on the cabinet in the front. Please pass it out.<br />The poem is called “To Althea From Prison.” I’ll tell you a bit about it in the next few slides. <br />You may go to the next slide. You should take notes.<br />
  6. 6. 2/2/2010<br />Template copyright 2005 www.brainybetty.com<br />6<br />“To Althea, From Prison”<br />Author Richard Lovelace (1618-1657)<br />Defended the King of England during two civil wars<br />Wrote “To Althea, From Prison” from where? From prison<br />Althea is a woman’s name<br />Please go to the next slide<br />
  7. 7. 2/2/2010<br />Template copyright 2005 www.brainybetty.com<br />7<br />“To Althea, From Prison”<br />Characters in the poem<br />Lovelace: He is a prisoner who declares that those who confined him cannot stop him from exercising his ability to think and dream. <br />Althea: The woman to whom Lovelace addresses the poem. Her identity is uncertain; she may even have been a product of Lovelace&apos;s imagination. However, evidence suggests she was a woman named Lucy Sacheverell. <br />The King: Charles I<br />Please go to the next slide.<br />
  8. 8. 2/2/2010<br />Template copyright 2005 www.brainybetty.com<br />8<br />“To Althea, From Prison”<br />Theme: No One Can Imprison the Human Mind<br />Please turn to the next slide.<br />
  9. 9. 2/2/2010<br />Template copyright 2005 www.brainybetty.com<br />9<br />“To Althea, From Prison”<br />Now, you should have your worksheets, read the poem aloud.<br />“Look at all those hands. Who should I call on? I would call Jon, but then Chris would complain. Hmmm…. How about Mai. <br />Mai, would you read the poem? (Stop giggling, please.) You’ll get participation points. Thanks, Mai.”<br />Mai reads poem. (If for some reason Mai is absent, then the person whose name is closest to hers alphabetically can read. Figure it out….)<br />You may now turn to the next slide. <br />
  10. 10. 2/2/2010<br />Template copyright 2005 www.brainybetty.com<br />10<br />“To Althea, From Prison”<br />You may now work on your worksheet in groups of two. Please work quietly.<br />Mark up the poems. Write all over them. The directions are at the bottom of the page. <br />You may WILL need to use a dictionary. Please do so.<br />Please turn in your completed work to the homework bin. Do not take this home.<br />Homework = vocab quiz on unit 11 on Friday.<br />This concludes Mrs. Robin’s Class-by-Powerpoint.<br />
  11. 11. 2/2/2010<br />Template copyright 2005 www.brainybetty.com<br />11<br />

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