Monthly Archives: January 2012

12th Grade Welcome Note and Supplies List

First of all, I’d like to welcome you to the Late British and World Literature class. Please note that you will have to purchase the following items for this course sometime this week: 1. A pack of index cards 2. … Continue reading

Posted in Twelfth Grade | Leave a comment

10th Grade Welcome Note and Supplies List

First of all, I’d like to welcome you to the Modern European Literature class. Please note that you will have to purchase the following items for this course sometime this week: 1. A pack of index cards 2. Two folders … Continue reading

Posted in Tenth Grade | Leave a comment

10th and 12th Grade Message

I want to acknowledge once last time all the hard work that most of you have put into making your experience in English class a productive one. I appreciate it. It has been a pleasure and a real privilege to have … Continue reading

Posted in Tenth Grade, Twelfth Grade | 1 Comment

12th Grade: H.W.#80, Due Monday, 1/23 (Yes…the last one in this course)

1. Finish reading the book. 2. Write a reflection on the novel (characters, themes, ideas, prose, your reading experience) and/or any other aspect of the novel. This should be one page, typed, double-space. The more specific (with short pertinent quotes) … Continue reading

Posted in Twelfth Grade | 4 Comments

10th Grade: H.W.#80, Due Monday, 1/23 (Yes, this is the LAST one for this class)

As this course winds down, I’d like you to reflect on each unit very briefly by looking at your notes (1. Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” 2. Sophocles Three Theban Plays, 3. Homer’s The Odyssey, and 4. Aristophanes’s The Clouds. For … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

12th Grade: H.W.#79, Due Friday, 1/20

1. Read vol. 3, chapters 11 and 12. 2.  Once more, select and copy out a sentence or two from each chapter that strikes you as especially effective. 3. Continue memorizing the Hamlet soliloquy if you have not recited it … Continue reading

Posted in Twelfth Grade | Leave a comment

10th Grade: H.W.#79, Due Friday, 1/20

1. Go back to the homework response from yesterday. Reread it and look for the following errors: A. Tense Shifts. Remember, when you discuss events from literature, you always use the Simple Present Tense. B. Pronouns Shifts (“Everyone thinks they’re … Continue reading

Posted in Tenth Grade | Leave a comment