Monthly Archives: March 2013

12th Grade: H.W.#31, Due 4/3, Wednesday

1. Read chapters 18 and 19 (27 pages). 2. Write at least three post-it notes on these sections. 3. Copy a word you want to learn onto an index card with its definition. NOTE: If you are behind in the … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#31, Due 4/3, Wednesday

1. Read chapters 23, 24, and 25 of┬áCandide. 2. Find an example from these chapters that bears the traces of the ideas put forth by one of the people or groups we have been discussing in class from the handout … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#30, Due Friday, 3/22

1. Read chapters 16 and 17. (32 pages in the smaller font edition–even more in the larger font edition. Give yourself sufficient time to read) 2. Write at least two post-it notes. At least one note should contain a question … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#30, Due Friday, 3/22

1. Read chapters 21 and 22. 2. Select one passage that strikes you for any reason. In a few sentences, describe what resonates with you in the passage you have selected. 3. Print out, read and bring to class: http://files.theschoolsystem.net/stuy/mandlerd/Intellectual_influences_on_Voltaires_Candide_1.doc

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12th Grade: H.W.#29, Due Thursday, 3/21

1. Read chapters 14 and 15. 2. Write at least three post-it notes. One note should focus on Rochester as a Byronic hero.

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10th Grade: H.W.#29, Due Thursday, 3/21

1. Read chapters 18, 19, 20, 21. 2. What makes El Dorado a symbol of perfection? Find at least two examples that the writer portrays as admirable. 3. In your next essay, you will have to compare and contrast a … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#28, Due Wednesday, 3/20

1. Read chapters 13-17. 2. Write down two details that imply racist or prejudiced thinking. 3. Select one vocabulary word you want to learn. Copy it out onto an index card with its definition on the other side. 4. Here … Continue reading

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