Week 12 (10/24 – 10/28)

ENGLISH

In English, we will beginning a unit on poetry. We will be studying the structure of poems, and analyzing the poem “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe.

The objectives for the week are as follows:

Monday

SWBAT identify key elements of poetry

Tuesday

SWBAT identify basic rhyme schemes in poetry.

Wednesday

SWBAT identify and describe the difference between mood and tone.

Thursday

SWBAT identify and describe the difference between mood and tone.

Friday

SWBAT describe key elements of Day of the Dead and relate it poetry.

SOCIAL STUDIES

We will be studying ancient China this week.  We will be discussing the importance of the Great Wall, the influence of Confucianism and Daoism, and the structure of Medieval Chinese government.

The objectives for the week are as follows:

Monday

SWBAT identify and describe the significance of the Great Wall of China.

Tuesday

SWBAT identify and describe key elements of the Mongol and Ottoman Empires, and ancient China.

Wednesday

SWBAT describe the cause and effect the Han dynasty had on philosophies.  

Thursday

SWBAT identify and describe the differences between Confucianism, Daoism, and Legalism.  

Friday

SWBAT identify and describe the differences between Confucianism, Daoism, and Legalism.