Wednesday, January 20, 2016

"The Pardoner's Tale" and an Intro to "Everyman"

Agenda:

  • Vocab Quiz
  • "The Pardoner's Tale" Discussion
  • Preview "Everyman"
Homework:
  • Watch and answer the questions on "Everyman" prior to the midterm
  • Any paper edits on your recent Q3 for Grendel are due before your field trip
  • Zodiac e.c. due prior to field trip
  • Paper edits on Oedipus due on the day of the midterm
  • Study for the midterm

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Middle English and "The Wife of Bath's Tale"

Agenda:

  • Language change in general (notes)


Homework:

"The Miller's Tale" Cont.

Agenda:

  • Finish discussion
  • Brainstorm essay 3
Homework:
  • Vocab quiz Wed.
  • Edit your essay until you feel it would receive at least a 5
  • Read "The Wife of Bath's Tale" and Prologue for Tuesday

Thursday, January 14, 2016

"The Miller's Tale"

Agenda:

  • Check-in Questions
  • Discussion of the Tale
    • Religion at the time
    • Fabliaux 
Homework:
  • Finish your pilgrim story (see forums) for tomorrow
  • Bring in the essay that you completed in 20 min for review
  • Read "The Wife of Bath's Tale" and prologue and "The Pardoner's Tale" and prologue for Tuesday

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Essay 3

Agenda:

  • Compare intros to 9 essay
  • Discuss strategies
  • Write remaining
Homework:
  • Finish essay in 20 minute time limit

Monday, January 11, 2016

Continued work on Essay 3

Agenda:

  • Canterbury review
  • Outline essay #3
Homework:
  • Finish a good intro with cleaned up thesis for tomorrow
  • SPOTTTS on POL poem due Thurs

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Background to Canterbury

Agenda:

  • Finish watching Mark Steel Lectures
  • Begin Notes
  • Medieval Personality Quiz: http://www.fisheaters.com/quiz1.html
    • Post your results

Homework:
  • Read The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue
  • On the class forums, choose five characters to summarize.  Your five must be different from your peers'.  Follow the directions on the forums for the summaries.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Introduction to the Canterbury Tales

Agenda:

  • Guided Notes
    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bBAOlkA8-j8
    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=N07qxDAtpNs
    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=iSWUwGJ32bs


Homework:

  • For Monday: 
    • Read the Prologue of The Canterbury Tales
    • As you read, complete summaries for 5 of the Pilgrims on the class forum site