Monthly Archives: October 2012

10th Grade: H.W.#33, Due Monday, 10/29

1. Read Hamilton’s chapter 3 “How the World and Mankind were Created.” 2. Compare and contrast this story to the Biblical story of Creation. (For a sample translation of the original Hebrew, go to http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+1&version=NIV). 3. As you read, select THREE … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.33, Due Monday, 10/29

1. Read “The Franklin’s Tale” up to page 422 (until the line “These amorous people sometimes need a rest”) 2. Write three questions (clarifying, probing, and factual) and provide your tentative answer to each question. 3. Write a paragraph in … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#32, Due Friday, 10/26

1. Go to http://changingminds.org/disciplines/storytelling/plots/hero_journey/hero_journey.htm Read all of the information on this website. 2. Copy out into your notebooks the headings (for example, “The Call to Adventure”) and a brief description of each stage. You may also print out each stage and … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#32, Due Friday, 10/26

1. Finish “The Merchant’s Tale.” 2. Answer the following questions. Type your answers, please! 1. Where besides their bedroom do May and January have sex? 2. What infirmity does January suffer? 3. How do May and Damian accomplish their plan … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#31, Due 10/25

1. In a paragraph, name two superpowers you’d like to have. Explain why you have chosen these two and what they say about you as a person. 2. Read the chapter on the Olympian gods. Bring to class your Mythology book.

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12th Grade: H.W.#31, Due Thursday, 10/25

1. Read the prologue and “The Merchant’s Tale” up to line 614 (405 in the translated version; up to line “and he laid his head down and slept until nine in the morning.”) 2. As you read, answer the following questions. … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#30, 10/24

1. Read the actual tale of the Wife of Bath. Select two words you do not understand and put them, along with their definitions, on an index card. 2. Answer the following questions in writing. Again, copy/paste these questions and … Continue reading

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