1. Warm-up: Is it concrete or abstract? Recapping last night's grammar teaser on nouns by exploring this slideshow on bizarre baseball superstitions
2. Interpreting the three versions of Macbeth's opening scene:
•Describe the three witches’ physical appearance in each film.
•Describe the setting of each film; what effects does the setting have on the tone (the emotional undertone) of the film?
•What do you think is happening in this scene?
•Why do you think Shakespeare chose to start his play with a scene like this? What was he trying to establish?
3. Reading 1.1 together with questions and interpretations
4. Revisiting today's opening question on the blog, if time
HW: Please finish responding to the focus question on the blog if you did not finish in class; complete grammar teasers 3 and 4 by tomorrow; also, BRING STICKY NOTES TO CLASS.