Where is the Love?

Module 7 Overview

"The most insipid ridiculous play that ever I saw in my life." ~Samuel Pepys

Essential Questions

o How do we define ourselves in relationship to love? In what ways does love impact our actions and/or choices?

o How do we determine what is real and what is illusion?

o What are effective methods of structuring an argument?

o What techniques/tools does Shakespeare use to develop comedy?

Class Divide

Who's Who?

Big picture

What's the Point?

Big picture

Low Comedy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TR-sefx8ncI

High Comedy

Bernie Sandwiches Won New Hampshire

Literary Terms to Consider

Figurative Literary Devices

· Simile

· Metaphor

· Personification

· Imagery

· Hyperbole

· Paradox

· Irony (situational/verbal/dramatic/cosmic)

· Satire

Rhetorical Devices

· Parallelism/Parallel Structure

· Rhetorical Question

· Repetition

· Power of Three

· Apostrophe

· Malapropism

· Pun

Dramatic Literary Terms

· 4th Wall

· Stage Directions

· Monologue

· Dialogue

· Soliloquy

· Iambic pentameter

Conflict as Theme

Module 7 Tasks

Suggested Pacing


Monday
  • Complete Module 7 3-2-1 (1/2 hour)
  • Read & Complete "A Vindication of the Rights of Women" Task (1/2 hour)
Tuesday
  • Read/Complete Acts I and II of A Midsummer Night's Dream (1-1 1/2 hours)

Wednesday

  • Optional: Watch Acts I and II
  • Complete Comedic Moments Chart (1/2-1 hour)

Thursday

  • Participate in Comedic Moments Discussion Board (1/2-1 hour)
Friday
  • No Red Ink Sentence Practice (1/2-1 hour)

Your Midterm is Nigh

  • BTCS system-wide English II midterm (make TOPS look good?!?!??!?!?)
  • about 50 questions (10-12 are grammar related)
  • all multiple choice
  • four reading passages (two fiction/literary, two nonfiction)
  • untimed
  • completed on PowerTest
  • due by Friday (3/9)
  • 14% of your 1st nine weeks' grade
  • similar in format to Parts 2-4 of your state assessment (our essays prepare you for Part 1)