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 notebook paper (or typed), write a thorough definition and a brief history for both the sonnet and the ode. Questions to answer in the histories include Why would poets choose to write in these forms? Are the ode and sonnet forms more appropriate for a particular subject matter? This information is a review of material we covered last year, but you may use the internet or reference books to refresh your memory.
Friday--Study for the vocabulary and grammar quiz. Words/Skills on the quiz include Root Word Set #4, SAT word list beginning with acrid, and ambiguous pronouns and weak verbs.