Monthly Archives: September 2010

10th Grade: H.W.#13, DUE THURSDAY, H.W. #14, FRIDAY

Read 322-342. Write two journal entries (double-entry format) based upon the following question: How does the conflict between Oedipus and Creon serve to characterize Creon? As you read, identify at least three vocabulary words you want to learn, and put … Continue reading

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9th Grade: H.W.#13, DUE 9/30, Thursday, #14, 10/1, Friday AND #15 DUE MONDAY

H.W. 13 DUE THURSDAY: 1. Finish reading the article “The Allusions…” As you read, underline words you do not know. Fill out index cards with these words (at least three). Copy out TWO allusions you have found especially interesting. NOTE: … Continue reading

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9th Grade: H.W.#12, Due 9/29, Wednesday

With specific references from the text, answer questions four and five from the For Study and Discussion section (67). Memorize vocabulary words: paraphernalia, reprimand, jovial, interminable, perfunctory, and petulant. Print out the following link for your records: http://eng.stuy.edu/pg2.html This is … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#12, DUE 9/29, Wednesday

1. Read pages 302-321. 2. As you read, select five words you do not know. Put them on index cards (word on one side, its definition on the other). 3. Memorize: transgressor, ascetic, harried, bulwark, roust, suppliant, and libations. 4. … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#11, DUE 9/27, Tuesday

Read 283-302. As you read, pay attention to how Oedipus is depicted. Contrast and compare this Oedipus to the one in Oedipus Rex. Choose two passages you want to comment on in double-entry journal form as before. One of these … Continue reading

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9th Grade: H.W.#11 DUE 9/28, TUESDAY

Read For Study and Discussion questions 1 and 2 on page 67 first. Then, read “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.”¬†As you read, find five words you don’t know, copy them out onto an index card with the definition on … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#9, DUE 9/23, Thursday, and H.W. #10, 9/24, Friday

Read pages 222-237. Write a double-entry journal–two entries this time–on a passage that you think is intensely emotional and another one on a passage that makes you contemplate (issues of free will vs. fate, individual responsibility, etc.). Right now, I … Continue reading

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