Tuesday- “Frankenstein” wrap up, MLA reminders, project

  1. REMINDER THERE IS NO ONLINE CLASS FOR WEDNESAY. USE THIS TIME TO PREPARE FOR THURSDAY
  2. Go over “Frankenstein”
  3. Go over MLA formatting rules
  4. Teach Sick Rose to others. Present your poem to others
  5. Here is the project options
  6. The test will include questions on “Annabell Lee” and ONE long answer with quotes. See below:
  7. Test for Gothic Literature

    Use a Venn diagram or a chart to answer the following questions at home before writing a multi paragraph answer to ONE of the questions below. You can have your own Venn Diagram with you. I will choose TWO questions to be on the test. You will pick ONE of my choices. You are to use a minimum of three quotes, formatted correctly, in the test. And you must address all three of the sources to get full marks. Addressing only two will be minimally meeting expectations. I am looking for depth of thinking and a firm understanding of the themes, writing, biographies, and historical context.

     

    You will write a short introduction and three body paragraphs.

    1. How do Poe, Gilman, and Shelly use setting to enhance their themes?
    2. How do Poe, Gilman, and Shelly reflect Romanticism in their works? Look to writing style, themes, content.
    3. Examine Poe, Gilman and Shelley’s work from a feminist lens. How are women treated in the Gothic literature and the 1800’s?
    4. How do Poe, Gilman, and Shelly use symbols to reinforce themes?

Thursday- Frankenstein Intro and Poetry Making or Analyzing

  1. Vote!  Vote for Valedictorian
  2. Go over key ideas of Yellow Wallpaper
  3. Watch the three videos. With your group,  create a mind map that covers the following topics:
    1. Mary Shelley’s biography
    2. The writing of Frankenstein
    3. Historical Background of that era
    4. themes of the book
    5. Religion
    6. Myth of Prometheus
    7. Gothic Genre
    8. Romanticism
    9. Plot points
  4. Everything you need to know about Frankenstein
  5. The Myth of Prometheus
  6. National Theatre: Biography of MS

Please show me the finished mind map for formative assessment 

  1. Break
  2. Choose one of the following activities to do. It is due by Monday. If you do the poem, bring to school on Monday AND take a photo and put on TEAMS. If you are doing Sick Rose, take a photo of your analysis and post on TEAMS.:
    1. Create a Blackout/Found poem using a page from either story. (You only have to choose one story). Be sure to illustrate and colour. I can photocopy the page you want. The poem should reflect the themes of the story. The History of Blackout Poetry. Redacting Words Since the 1700s | by Øbeat ℙ | Offbeat Poetry | Medium
    2. Analyze “The Sick Rose” for poetic devices and meaning. Answer the question: what is the meaning of this poem and how does it reflect Romantic/Gothic literature?
  3. HOMEWORK for MONDAY!!!
    1. For homework, watch the following video to understand the plot OR you can read about it here: Written Plot Summary Video of the plot summary

       

Wednesday- Yellow Wallpaper

  1. Finish reading the story
  2. Discuss
  3. Do all the questions on the assignment sheet- due tonight!
  4. When you are done, you have two options (you will have time to work on this tomorrow -Thursday) and it will be due on Monday at 9am.
    1. Create a Blackout/Found poem using a page from either story. (You only have to choose one story). Be sure to illustrate and colour. The poem should reflect the themes of the story The History of Blackout Poetry. Redacting Words Since the 1700s | by  Øbeat ℙ | Offbeat Poetry | Medium
    2. Analyze “The Sick Rose” for poetic devices and meaning. Answer the question: what is the meaning of this poem and how does it reflect Romantic/Gothic literature?
  5. No Red Ink Quiz on Capitalization and MLA formatting on Monday.

Monday- “Masque”

  1. Review key concepts 
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  3. Quiz on the vocab and the devices.
  4. When you are done, continue working on “Masque of the Red Death” until everyone is finished the test.
  5. Analyze and continue with the story. The completed document is due Tuesday night 11:59pm.
  6. MLA formatting on No Red Ink.
  7. The Red Fantasy (Red Death)

Thursday- Poe’s poetry

Gothic Movie Montage

Why do people like gothic movies or stories? Why are they still popular today?

Biography of Poe- abridged

Watch the biography. With the people in your group, decide on the top three events that you think would have affected Poe’s mental health and influenced his writing. (We will not do the reading and the blog post that is in the ppt- thank the quarter system 🙂 

Optional videos on Poe:  Animated Biography or Why You Should Read Poe

Deconstruct “Annabell Lee”. I will give you a paper copy to write on.

Homework: Do the vocabulary assignment AND the prewriting for tomorrow morning. It is due at 9am as you need to know the words to understand the story.

Here is the vocabulary document: Masque Vocab List