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Reading and Research Paper Schedule

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Tuesday, May 6               Work on Character Committees

                                       Character Presentations tomorrow

                                       HW: 50 ADDITIONAL note cards due Friday

                                                                              

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Assignments—Week of 4/28

Monday, April 28, 2014

Monday--50 notecards due Friday.  Finish Hamlet 3.1. if you haven't already.

Tuesday--Prepare your version of the nunnery scene (3.1. 99-175).  Write a well-developed paragraph explaining the textual evidence that informed your decisions for blocking, set design, gestures, etc.

Group 1: Hamlet knows from the beginning of the scene that...

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Research Paper Sources—Due Monday 4/28

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Compile a Works Cited page (using www.easybib.com) that includes AT LEAST 5 sources for your research paper.  You must have at least one scholarly journal article that you print and attach to your Works Cited page.  Complete a Web Site Evaluation form for each website you use.  A copy of the Web Site Evaluation form is attached. ...[read more]

Assignments—Week of 4/7

Monday, April 7, 2014

Monday--Read 2.1 and 2.2.1-186.  Respond to the following topics in one well-developed paragraph each.

1. What can you determine about Polonius's character from 2.1?  Include lines that support your interpretation.

2. Ophelia describes Hamlet's behavior when he visits her.  What is Hamlet up to in this scene?  Why does he treat...

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Assignments—Week of 3/17

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Wednesday--Practice SAT questions; study for vocabulary quiz

Thursday--No assignment; timed SAT practice test tomorrow.

Friday--Test corrections

Assignments—Week of 2/3

Monday, February 3, 2014

Monday--Read Cantos 23-24; Writing Assignment #2 due

Tuesday--Read Cantos 25-26; thesis due anytime before Friday

Wednesday--Read Cantos 27-28

Thursday--Read Cantos 29-30

Friday--Read Cantos 31-32

 

Assignments—Week of 1/27

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Wednesday--Read Cantos 18-20.

Thursday--Read Cantos 21-22.

Friday--Read Cantos 23-24.

Assignments—Week of 1/20

Monday, January 20, 2014

Tuesday--Read Cantos 12-13.

Wednesday--Read Cantos 14-15; Artistic Assignment due tomorrow

Thursday--Read Cantos 16-17; Study for a Quiz on Cantos 8-17

Friday--Read Canto 18.

Assignments—Week of 1/13

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Monday--Read Canto 5 of Inferno.

Tuesday--Read Canto 6 

Wednesday--Read Canto 7.  Prepare for a quiz on Cantos 1-7 and Dante's bioography.

Thursday--Written Assignment #1 dur tomorrow.

Friday--Read Cantos 8-11 for Tuesday.

 

Assignments—Week of 1/6

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Wednesday--Read Canto 1 of the Inferno

Thursday--Read Canto 2 of the Inferno

Assignments Week of 12/16

Monday, December 16, 2013

Monday--Poem/explanation or essay due tomorrow.

Tuesday--Study for Romantic Poets Test.

Wednesday--No assignment

Assignments Week of 12/9

Monday, December 9, 2013

Monday--Read "Ozymandias."  Answer the following questions: 1. Describe the statue; 2. For what did Ozymandias want to be remembered?  3. What is the significance of the setting?  Of framing the poem from the point of view of a traveler?

Tuesday--Re-read "Ode to the West Wind."  Be prepared to discuss the following questions in class...

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Assignments Week of 12/2

Monday, December 2, 2013

Monday--Study for the vocabulary and grammar quiz.  Words/Skills on the quiz include Root Word Set #3, SAT word list beginning with abstemious, and run-on sentences and fragments.

Tuesday--Ambiguous pronoun and weak verb exercise

Wednesday--Read poems by Byron and answer corresponding questions.

Thursday--On a clean sheet of...

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Assignments Week of 11/18

Monday, November 18, 2013

Monday--Read Coleridge's poem "Kubla Khan" and write a paragraph about why you think this is an important piece of Romantic poetry.  Please type or write your paragraph in pen.

Tuesday--Study for the vocabulary/parallel structure quiz tomorrow.

 

Assignments Week of 11/11

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Monday--Study for vocab/grammar quiz.

Tuesday--Complete Root Words Week #2 list, complete parallelism exercises, read Wordsworth poems "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" and "The World is Too Much with Us" and take notes on the study questions.

Wednesday--Read Wordworth's poem "Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early...

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Assignments Week of 10/21

Monday, October 21, 2013

Monday--Prepare for presentations.  Final draft of research paper due tomorrow.

PRESENTATION SCHEDULE

Tuesday, Oct 22--Gregory, Elijiah, Alex

Wednesday, Oct 23--Madeleine, Becca, Lauren, Anyah

Thursday, Oct 24--Lumen, Augie, Jenna, Aja

Friday, Oct 25--Isaiah, Joe, Maria, Jimmy

Monday, Oct 28--Michael, Juan, Auset

Assignments Week of 10/15

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Tuesday--Work on final drafts of research paper, art project, and presentation.  Presentations will begin Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Wednesday--Work on final drafts of research paper, art project, and presentation.

Thursday--Grapes of Wrath test tomorrow.

Friday--Research paper, art project, and presentation due Tuesday.

 

Assignments Week of 9/30

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Monday--Read Ch. 16-18 of Grapes of Wrath; Works Cited page due tomorrow.

Tuesday--Research paper work; Grapes of Wrath Ch. 1-18 Quiz tomorrow

Wednesday--Research paper work.

Thursday--Read Ch. 19-21 of Grapes of Wrath: research paper due tomorrow.

Friday--Read Grapes of Wrath Ch. 22-24 for Tuesday.

Assignments Week of 9/23

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Monday--Gather web sources for research project. 

Tuesday--Website evaluation forms.

Wednesday--Chapters 13-15 discussion tomorrow.

Thursday--Works Cited list due Tuesday; rough draft due Friday, Oct. 4.

Friday--Michaelmas--no class

Assignments Week of 9/16

Monday, September 16, 2013

Monday--Prepare for tomorrow's Grapes of Wrath vocabulary and subject-verb agreement quiz.  Hand in your top 3 choices for research projects. 

Tuesday--Prepare for tomorrow's discussion on Chapters 7-9 of Grapes of Wrath.

Wednesday--Prepare for Monday's discussion on Chapters 10-12 of Grapes of Wrath.

Assignments Week of 9/9

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Please note that the Grapes of Wrath reading schedule is a separate entry on the message board.

Monday: Chapters 1 and 3 contain many poetic descriptive passages.  Choose a subject from one of these chapters--the land, the sky, the wind, the dust, the families, the turtle, etc.--and create a found poem on that subject.  Found poems use...

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Assignments Week of 9/2

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Thursday--Read Chapters 1-3 of Grapes of Wrath for Monday, 9/9.  Come to class prepared to discuss the stylistic differences between Chapters 1and 3 and Chapter 2.  Begin looking for/taking notes on the elements discussed in "How to Read Between the Lines."

Course Description

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

The first semester 11th Grade Humanities Trach begins with a concentrated study of John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath.  Special emphasis is placed on understanding the themes of this book in specific historical context.  The students' prior experience in the Agriculture block will serve as a touchstone in discussing the implications of...

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