Monthly Archives: October 2011

10th Grade: H.W.#35, Due Tuesday, 11/1

1. Read chapter 6 (Eight Brief Tales of Lovers”). 2. Copy out the name of each lover (in pairs as given in the headings) and create an image that best captures the essence of their story. This image should be … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W. #35, Due Tuesday, 11/1

1. Read “The Nun’s Priest’s Tale.” 2. As you read, think about and note in writing how this story may be commenting upon issues some of the other stories raised. 3. Work on your first draft due Wednesday, 11/2.

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10th Grade: H.W.#34, Due Monday, 10/31

1. Read chapters 8 (“Four Great Adventures”) and 11 (“Hercules”). 2. Expand your Who’s Who list with names and places 3. For each story in chapter 8, identify a major theme that runs through it. 3. Go back to your … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#34, Due Monday, 10/31

Because your college essay application deadline (along with the many supplements) is due November 1st for many colleges, I am NOT assigning any English homework for this weekend other than what you’ll find below. Therefore, contrary to the assignment sheet, … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#33, Due Friday, 10/28

1. Read chapters 9 (Perseus) and 10 (Theseus). 2. Copy out FIVE vocabulary words onto index cards with definitions. 3. As you read, record the major scenes–challenges–each character faces and how each character meets these challanges (who allows them to overcome the challanges). We … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#33, Due Friday, 10/28

1. Read the prologue and “The Prioress’s Tale.” 2. Answer the following questions in writing (type your answers, please). 1. Re-read the description of the Prioress in the “General Prologue.” Does Madam Eglantine seem the type of person who would … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#32, Due Thursday, 10/27

1. Read “The Shipman’s Tale.” 2. Answer the following questions in writing (type your answers): 1. In the opening lines of the story, does it appear the narrator is a man or a woman? Note the line reference to the … Continue reading

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