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Thursday July 21, 2011 Hubbs Center - ELL 7 Agenda and Objectives
Objectives for today: We will compare and contrast a present-day Romeo and Juliet story with Shakespeare’s play. We will read Act 3, Scene 2 to practice the “monitor and clarify” strategy. We will write a letter of advice to Romeo or Juliet using the subjunctive mood. We will talk about new vocabulary words for Act 3.
Romeo and Juliet in Somalia Read through the article about a real life Romeo and Juliet story from Somalia. After reading, answer these comprehension questions: Who? What? Where? When? Why? Then, compare and contrast this story to Shakespeare’s play.
Compare and Contrast Compare = Contrast =Shakespeare’s Real lifeRomeo and Juliet Similarities Romeo and Juliet story in Somalia
Act 3, Scene 2 As we are reading, use the “monitor and clarify” strategy - put a question mark by anything that is confusing or that we should discuss together.Capulets Montagues Neither Sampson Gregory Abraham Prince Tybalt Balthasar Lord and Lady Capulet Benvolio Juliet Lord and Lady Nurse Montague Servant Romeo Paris Rosaline Mercutio Cousin Capulet
Advice for Romeo or Juliet?What is advice?Who usually gives you advice?“Dear Abby”Have you heard of Dear Abby in movies, television and print? It is themost widely published newspaper column in the world, and ispublished in about 1,400 newspapers worldwide. Dear Abby is readdaily by more than 110 million people.Abby receives more than 10,000 letters and e-mails per week. Morethan 80 percent of the letters and emails she receives comes fromreaders between 18 and 49. The majority of the rest comes frompeople under 18.adapted from: http://www.uexpress.com/dearabby/
Dear Abby: We have lived in a small apartment building for four years. The family next door has lived here a little longer. We get along well with our neighbors and respect each other’s things.However, I have a habit that I fear may be inappropriate, and I would like your opinion.Our neighbors subscribe to the local newspaper, which is delivered very early every morning, long before they get up. I’m an early riser and I always hear it arrive in the morning. As soon as it does, I reach over and "borrow" it.I read only my family’s horoscopes, the comics and, of course, your column. I never keep any part of their paper, and I always fold it carefully and place it on their porch before they wake up.Am I doing wrong by sneaking a peek from their daily newspaper? I hope to read your response in their paper.Sincerely, Sneak-a Peek Neighbor* What do you think? Is this writer doing anything wrong? How would you answer this letter?-------Helpful Phrases---------- respect each other’s boundaries: knowing when not to bother someone sneak-a-peek: have a quick, secret lookadapted from: http://www.bangkokpost.com/education/site2000/ptja2800.htm
What advice would you give? Let’s write to Sneek-a-peek to tell him or her if what he or she is doing is wrong. We will give him or her advice about what they could do to solve the problem.
Dear Sneek-a-Peek:I think _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.If I were you, _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.Good luck!Sincerely,
Now, will you give advice toRomeo or Juliet? What will you advise Romeo or Juliet to do? You will write your advice in the form of a letter, like “Dear Abby”. Use the phrase, “If I were you, I would...”
Dear __________________:I think__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.My advice is _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.You should follow my advice because ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.Good luck!Sincerely,