Objective: I can read a passage from Middlemarch by George Eliot and "It's a Woman's World" by Eavan Boland and discuss my interpretation of both then supplement that interpretation by re-viewing each with a critical lens. Agenda:
Entry Task: MC#4; turn in Gender Roles or Women's Lit. annotations if you did them.
Read aloud Middlemarch passage and annotate as you go
Write your initial response on the back of the page
Read aloud "It's a Woman's World" and annotate as you go
Write your initial response on the bottom of the page
As a class, discuss our initial interpretations of the passage and poem.
What are the similarities/differences?
What stands out to you?
What do the prompts reveal about what we should take away from the passage and poem?
Which lenses would help us make more meaning from the poem and passage?
Select 1-2 and answer 2-3 questions on the passage and poem for each
Exit Task: Review "A Woman's World" or Middlemarch analysis and student example for that which was most difficult for you to interpret. How does their interpretation compare to your initial response?
Optional Assignment: Time yourself for 1 hour and write the essay for either "A Woman's World" or Middlemarch. It will be scored like any other essay. You may type this and email it to me via firstname.lastname@example.org or you may hand write. Either way, I am only accepting these through 2/16.