Journal: Who are you? Tell me a little about yourself.
Agenda: Journal setup; Critically reading
Homework: Block 1/2: Finish critically reading/annotating the article (Print and annotate if absent)
Journal: Write about your relationship with your phone. How do you feel about it? In what ways is it helpful/ hurtful/ joyful/ sorrowful?
Agenda: Cell phone discussion
Journal: What is hell? Make a mind-map of ideas you associate with hell.
Agenda: Dante Alighieri lecture - PPT to right/below
Journal: When translating literature, should a translator focus on preserving content or on preserving style?
Agenda: Structure of the Divine Comedy (PPT); begin Canto 1
Homework: Finish reading and annotating Canto 1
Journal: What is a symbol? Give a definition in your own words.
•What does the dark forest symbolize in Canto I?
Agenda: Review Canto I; Critically read and annotate Canto 3
Homework: Due TUESDAY (2.2): Canto Comic Strip Assignment
Journal: The Divine Comedy uses a lot of number symbolism. Identify an example of number symbolism in The Divine Comedy and what you think it signifies.
Agenda: Canto Comic Strip Assignment work time
Homework: Comic strip due tomorrow at the beginning of class!
Journal: Try to make a list of the Seven Deadly Sins (aka the Capital Vices, Cardinal Sins, etc)
Agenda: Lit Terms Pre-Assessment; begin Circles of Hell
Journal: Why doesn’t Dante imagine Hell as just one big boiling blood river for all sinners? Justify your answer with what we have learned about the context surrounding Dante.
Agenda: Finishing Circles of Hell; Contrapasso
Homework: Access: Interactive Visual of the Circles of Hell; Explore the interactive guide; Add 3 details to your Highway to Hell graphic organizer; Highlight those bonus details!
Journal: Is Contrapasso the same as “an eye for an eye”?
Agenda: Review Contrapasso; introduce Circles of Hell project (link to right/below)
Homework: See calendar under Circles of Hell project for test dates and due dates