Thursday, April 28, 2016

Bildungsroman

Agenda:

  • Bildungsroman discussion
  • Applying the concept to JE (four-square project)
Homework:
  • Finish reading the novel
  • Finish four-square for section

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Byronic Hero

Agenda:


  • What is a Byronic hero?
  • Review: Myth of Prometheus
  • Reading "Prometheus" and analysis of Prometheus as a Byronic hero
  • Byronic heroes in JE?
Homework:
  • Read 32-34 (35-36 for Thursday)
  • Finish Byronic chart on Rochester for tomorrow

Monday, April 25, 2016

The Madwoman in the Attic

Agenda:
-Bell Work 
-Journal:

  • With what are asylums associated?
  • How are patients viewed by society (think of epithets used to describe them)?
  • How are asylums depicted in movies?
-Victorian Asylums Overview

Homework:
-Read 29-31

Friday, April 15, 2016

Continued

Agenda:

  • Finish yesterday's questions
  • Read BBC article on the Ideal Victorian Woman and get an idea of how Jane does/does not fit this mold
Homework:
  • Read 26-28 in JE
  • Remember that your Frankenstein projects are due the week you get back from break

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Godey's Lady's Book (1850)

Godey's Lady's Book March 1850


Names:
Date:

Victorian Woman Hood

Copy the following questions into a Google Document.  Answer them and share with me before going on to your Ideal Victorian Woman Word Cloud.  

  • What generalizations can you make about Victorian women based on skimming through Godey's?
  • What does your group's section of "The Work Table" feature?  What does it suggest about middle-class women's perception of work?  
  • Read Goethe's "The Sphere of Women."  
    • How does Goethe define the role of women?
    • How does he see the woman's role as having advantages over that of man?
    • On what is woman dependent?
    • How does the image complement the text?
You are done!  Share your document with me!

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Picking up with the Victorians

Agenda:

  • Check-in Quiz
  • Discussion of the rest of the Victorian Era
  • Gothic Conventions in a nutshell
Homework:
  • Read through chapter 21 (inclusive) and answer questions

Practice Test

Practice Test Continued...

Homework:

  • Read 16-18 + Reading Questions
  • Frankenstein final journal set due tomorrow

Friday, April 8, 2016

Victorian Childhood

Agenda:

*Watch the following Video:
-The Children Who Built Victorian England: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=87eVOpbcoVo
-Work, Terrible Work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13HlnYJUu08


*Read the handout on Victorian Childhood
*Write a journal explaining whether Jane's childhood is better or worse than other Victorian children's.  (Remember Jane is an orphan.)  You need 3 examples from the novel and two from both the video and the handout (7 examples in total).

Homework:
*Read through chapter 15 for tomorrow with reading questions (You already should have read through 10.)
*Finish journal for tomorrow


Women's Rights in Britain

Check out some of the changes throughout the Victorian Era (1830-1901):

Intro to Victorians

Agenda:

  • Notes
  • Poem Analyses
Homework:
  • Read 1-5, answer questions from packet

Monday, April 4, 2016

No Class

-Due to a conflict in scheduling with the skits at PES, there was no class today.  Be prepared to review Leo Africanus for Wednesday.-

Friday, April 1, 2016

Othello as a Moor

Agenda:

  • Review of Niccholes text
  • Reading of Pory translation of Leo Africanus' writing
Homework:
  • Complete questions 1 +2 in Africanus packet

Marriage and Wiving in Othello

Agenda:

  • Discuss language change
  • Discuss printing at time of
  • Read Niccholes' Chapter 4 and discuss question
  • Begin precepts
Homework:
  • Follow the directions on the forum for your chosen precepts