Monthly Archives: September 2013

12th Grade: H.W.#16, Due 10/1, Tuesday

1. Your first draft of the Beowulf paper is due. 2. Please print out the following peer editing sheet and bring it to class. If you are absent, it is your responsibility to find a classmate who is willing to … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#16, Due Tuesday, 10/1

1. The second draft of the Oedipus creative assignment is due. Here’s the assignment sheet (with updated deadlines): http://files.theschoolsystem.net/stuy/mandlerd/OedipusCreativeAssignment2013Update.docx 2. If you don’t have another peer editing sheet, please print this out for class. http://files.theschoolsystem.net/stuy/mandlerd/OedipusPeedEditingForm.doc NOTE: Schedule an appointment at … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#13, #14, and #15

H.W. Due Thursday, 9/26 1. Read lines 1814 to 2200. 2. Write one double-entry journal entry on any collection of lines you find that would help you craft a response to the essay question. Draw a line in the middle of … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#13, #14 and #15

H.W.#13, Due Thursday, 9/26 0. Begin work on your first draft of the Oedipus paper! 1. Read 322-342. 2. Write a brief paragraph about the following question: How does the conflict between Oedipus and Creon serve to characterize Creon? 3. … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#12, Due Wednesday, 9/25

1. Read lines 1442 to 1813. 2. Once more, select twowords you do not understand in this assigned section. Copy them onto index cards. Find their definitions (on http://www.webster.com or anywhere else) and put those definitions on the other side … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#12, Due Wednesday, 9/25

1. Read pages 302-321. 2. As you read, select three words you do not know. Put them on index cards (word on one side, its definition on the other). 3. Put the following words on index cards with definitions on the … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#11, Due Tuesday, 9/24

1. Read lines 990 to 1440. As you read, use post-it notes to record your reactions or connections to the text (at least two places). 2. Focus on a few lines in which the poet characterizes Grendel’s mother and copy out … Continue reading

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