English II

Week 5

Weekly Quote

"In every conceivable manner, the family is the link to our past, bridge to our future."

- Alex Haley

9/15-9/19 Weekly Agenda


MONDAY 9/15 –


"Tell me and I forget, Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."

- Benjamin Franklin

Do Now:

Vocabulary Clicker practice quiz

Essential Question/Learning Goal:

How does knowing where I am help me move forward?


Vocabulary Review
Discovery Education Results and Reflection Sheet
Scale 1 Introduction and Explanation - Where are you?

Success Video


Tuesday 9/16 –


“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”
Confucius, Confucius: The Analects

Do Now:

Grammar Notes and Clicker practice quiz

Essential Question/Learning Goal:

What background knowledge do I need to understand Antigone?


Grammar Clicker Notes and Quiz

Character, Theme, and Tragic Hero Review Activity (Partners)

Wednesday 9/17 – Friday 9/19


“Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow.”
Mary Anne Radmacher

Do Now:

Vocabulary Clicker practice quiz

Essential Question/Learning Goal:


- Read the Prologue

- After reading the Prologue, students will create the exposition using the online tool or the Graphic Organizer.

Please use the Guided Reading while reviewing the Prologue.

- Read the Parados

- Complete the Tone Exercise

o Reread the Chorus’ lines in Strophe 1

o Identify and record the following literary devices Sophocles employs to go over:

§ Opening Imagery

§ Personification

§ Metaphor

§ Military Diction (war words)

§ Tone (Sophocles’ attitude towards the civil war)

o For each of the literary devices, explain the affect each has on the passage.

· Students will complete the Storyboard Drawings Activity (on the back of the Antigone Prologue/Parados Analysis graphic organizer)

o Reread the Parados

o Create a storyboard, with 7 scenes (one for each of the 7 speaking parts).

o If the image presented is figurative, you should portray it figuratively in the storyboard.

Vocabulary Test

Antigone Summary