English 11 & 11 Honors Lesson Plans for Week of: 1/18/16 to 1/22/16 MONDAY, 1/18/16 Distribute and have students take “Allusions 15-30 Test” [usually takes students an average of around 15-20 minutes to take this test] o Have them write their answers directly on the test itself. o COLLECT - They will bring these to you to grade when they are finished. o This is worth 30 points total. Once ALL students have finished the Allusions Test, distribute and have students take the “Final Midsummer Night’s Dream Unit Test” [usually takes students an average of around 30-45 minutes to take this test] o Have them write their answers on the answer sheet. o Remind them to cleanly erase any/all marks made on the test itself before turning it back in. o COLLECT - They will bring their test and answer sheet to you to grade when they are finished. o This is worth 100 points total. Work on other homework silently when finished/No Chromebooks open until EVERYONE IS FINISHED TESTING!! TUESDAY, 1/19/16 & WEDNESDAY, 1/20/16 Watch “live” performance of the classic Midsummer Night's Dream at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London [170 minutes total running time – showing DVD 1, first 85 minutes today] Last 5 minutes of class: Have students open their Chromebooks and read the Final Exam Reminder/Overview on my Weekly Lesson Plans (found on my Teacher Website). REMINDER: While finishing the film NEXT CLASS, students may work SILENTLY/INDEPENDENTLY on preparing for the other sections on their final exam (if they feel confident with their understanding of the MSND at this point). Bring the following items with you to help you prepare (each section is followed by the number of questions on the exam): o Chromebooks to use Quizlet, Sparknotes (Novel Chapter Summaries), or to access Allusion Notes/Vocab Lessons 1-4 on my Teacher Website o Index cards o Highlighters o Study Guide/Handouts for Frankenstein (English 11) – 50 questions o Study Guide/Handouts for Wuthering Heights (English 11 Honors) – 50 questions o Midsummer Night’s Dream – 30 questions as a Close Reading/ “Open Book” style test (6 short passages from the play with 5 comprehension questions for each passage) o Vocabulary Lessons 1-4 (20 matching word with definition; 25 multiple choice questions where you are given the word used in a sample sentence and you select the word or expression that is most nearly the same in meaning as the word in boldface type in the sentence) For example: “expostulated with the referee” A) argue B) dine C) consult D) travel o Allusions 1-30 (Two sets of matching Allusions 1-15 & 16-30 with Today’s Definition ONLY – the background will NOT be on the final exam.) THURSDAY, 1/21/16 & FRIDAY, 1/22/16 Finish watching “live” performance of the classic Midsummer Night's Dream at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London [170 minutes total running time] o DVD 1, start at 85 minutes and show to 101 minutes (end) & DVD 2, all 69 minutes For those students who feel confident with their understanding of the play at this point, they have the option to work silently/independently on preparing for the other sections on their final exam while others are watching the film. o SEE LESSON PLANS ABOVE for an overview of the English 11 Semester I Final Exam!!