May 8-11 English 9 Activities and Homework

May 8 - Tuesday
  1. Journal Prompt - What makes a good friend?
  2. Watch/Review Act 1 -  "Cyrano De Bergerac" by Edmond Rostand via Gutenberg Press
  3. BJU production of the play
  4. Read - Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand pg 351-388
    • How do others describe De Guiche?
    • How do others describe Cyrano?
    • How do De Guiche and Cyrano differ?
    • Is Christian in love with Roxane's inner and/or outer beauty?
    • How does Cyrano's love for Roxane differ from Christians?
  5. Complete Scene 1 handout

Homework - Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 20 Thursday, May 10

May 9 - Wednesday
  1. Journal Prompt - What makes an untrustworthy friend?
  2. Homework - Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 20 Thursday, May 10
  3. Watch/Read Act 2 -  "Cyrano De Bergerac" by Edmond Rostand via Gutenberg Press
    • BJU production of the play
  4. Read - Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand by Edmond Rostand pg 389-424
    • How does Cyrano's response to praise reveal his character?
    • What is the central conflict of this play?
    • How does Christian describe himself to Cyrano?
    • Is this description consistent with Act 1?
    • What does Cyrano's willingness to help Christian win Roxane's love reveal about him?

May 10 - Thursday
  1. Wordly Wise Lesson 20 Quiz
  2. Journal Prompt - What makes an untrustworthy leader?
  3. Continue reading/watching Act 2 -  "Cyrano De Bergerac" by Edmond Rostand
    • BJU production of the play
  4. Read - Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand by Edmond Rostand pg 389-424
    • How does Cyrano's response to praise reveal his character?
    • What is the central conflict of this play?
    • How does Christian describe himself to Cyrano?
    • Is this description consistent with Act 1?
    • What does Cyrano's willingness to help Christian win Roxane's love reveal about him?

May 11 - Friday
  1. Journal Prompt - none
  2. Read/Watch Act 3 -  "Cyrano De Bergerac" by Edmond Rostand via Gutenberg Press
    • BJU production of the play
  3. Read - Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand by Edmond Rostand pg 424-462
    • List several lines that reveal  the character of De Guiche?
    • What adjectives might you use to describe De Guiche?
    • What does Roxane's response to Christian's "words of love" reveal about her?
    • Compare/Contrast Roxane with Beauty. How are they the same/different?
    • What do Cyrano's speeches reveal about his view of love? What does that reveal about him?

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