English IV

Daily Warm Up

Content Objective

I will read for understanding and analysis of language use in a major literary period of British literature.

Language Objective

I will read my Canterbury Tale of choice and choose words of importance for a word cloud.

(Other book may be substituted.)

Purpose for Reading

Welcome to Canterbury

Character motivation:

What do you consider the primary motivation of your pilgrim (character)? Why are they going to see the shrine of the martyr Samuel a Becket?

This Day in History

1777 The Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation, the precursor to the U.S. Constitution.

1968 The antiwar "Marching on Washington" draws 500,000 protesters. Notable performers include Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie, Peter, Paul & Mary, and John Denver. Among the speakers are George McGovern, Eugene McCarthy, Coretta Scott King and Dick Gregory.

1969 About 250,000 protesters against the Vietnam War, the largest war protest ever, converged peacefully on Washington, DC.