English 10 Honors

The Hobbit

Quarter 4

Week 8 (May 7-11)
Week 7 (Apr 30-May 4)
  • Paradise Lost 
Week 6 (Apr 23-27)
  • Poetry Prompts
    • Prompt 1: Who Do You Think You Are?
      • Acrostic using your name
      • 6 line minimum
    • Prompt 2: Word List
      • Use at least 5 words from this list:
        • Tapestry, mirror, nest, glass, stream, steel, chameleon, metamorphosis, memories, tomorrow, collide, float, creep, chisel, sift
      • Underline the words
      • 8 line minimum
    • Prompt 3: Road Trip
      • Use a road trip as a metaphor for life
    •  Prompt 4: Earthquake
      • Use an earthquake as a metaphor
    • Prompt 5: Faith
      • Write a poem about faith in Christ
      • 8 line minimum
    • Prompt 6: Perspectives
      • Write a poem about something that happened to someone you know. Write about it as if it happened to you.
      • 8 line minimum
    • Prompt 7: Haiku
      • Unrhymed poem about nature
      • 5, 7, 5 syllabic pattern
    • Prompt 8: Mirror
      • Write a poem about looking in the mirror
      • 8 line minimum
    • Prompt 9: Prose Poem
    • Prompt 10: Mad Libs
      • Write a poem that uses 2 words from each column
      • 6 line minimum
      • Adjectives
        • stingy
        • red
        • exasperating
        • slinky
        • euphoric
        • tubby
        • yellow
        • grumpy
        • gloopy
        • crusty
        • jazzy
        • happy
        • atrocious
      • Noun
        • extraction
        • hurricane
        • elephant
        • hot dog
        • Arby’s fries
        • cat
        • apples
        • alpaca
        • Kim Jong Un
        • cream cheese
      • Verbs
        • jumping
        • barf
        • dance
        • exterminate
        • draining
        • partying
        • yelling
        • twerk
        • run
        • leap
        • sleep
        • gardening
  • Chapbook Project
  • Poems
    • “The Summer I Was Sixteen” by Geraldine Connolly
    • “Wheels” by Jim Daniels
    • “Caged Bird” by Maya Angelou
    • “What the Living Do” by Marie Howe
Week 5 (Apr 16-20)
Week 4 (Apr 9-13)
Week 3 (Apr 3-6)
Week 2 (Mar 26-28)
Week 1 (Mar 19-22)

 


Quarter 3

 

Week 9 (Mar 5-9)
Week 8 (Feb 26-Mar 2)
Week 7 (Feb 20-23)
Week 6 (Feb 12-15)
Week 5 (Feb 5-9)
Week 4 (Jan 29-Feb 2)
Week 3 (Jan 22-26)
Week 2 (Jan 17-19)
Week 1 (Jan 8-12)

 


Quarter 2

Week 10 (Dec 12-15)
Week 9 (Dec 4-8)
  • Macbeth Gallery Walk
    1. How does ambition corrupt?
    2. Who in history demonstrated negative ambition?
    3. Whose ambition is the driving force of Macbeth? Lady Macbeth or Macbeth?
    4. What makes Macbeth a tyrant?
    5. What is the relationship between gender and power?
    6. Is justice served at the end of Macbeth?
    7. Compare/contrast Macbeth and Banquo.
    8. Are the witches, Lady Macbeth, or Macbeth the source of Macbeth’s evil?
    9. What makes Macbeth universal?
    10. Explore the motif of blood
    11. What is the relationship between sleep and guilt?
    12. Explore the psychological elements of Macbeth.
  • Gunpowder Plot of 1605 (6 videos)
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    Part 1: The 5 Conspirators - An introduction to the 5 main figures behind the 1605 Gunpowder Plot that almost destroyed England's political elite.
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  • Macbeth Soliloquy Recitations
  • Macbeth Mood Boards
Week 8 (Nov 27-Dec 1)
  • Macbeth Stage Production
Week 7 (Nov 13-17)
  • Who’s Who in Macbeth
  • Class Mood Board
Week 6 (Nov 13-17)
Week 5 (Nov 6-Nov 10)
Week 4 (Oct 30-Nov 3)
Play
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Week 3 (Oct 23-27)
Week 2 (Oct 16-20)
Week 1 (Oct 9-13)

 


Quarter 1

Week 8 (Sep 25-29)
Week 7 (Sep 18-22)
Week 6 (Sep 11-14)
Week 5 (Sep 5-8)
Week 4 (Aug 29-Sep 1)
Week 3 (Aug 21-25)
Week 2 (Aug 14-18)
Week 1 (Aug 9-11)
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