Monthly Archives: May 2014

12th Grade: H.W.#69, Due Monday, 6/2

1. Read chapters 5 and 6 (50 pages). 2. Pick three passages you found especially thought-provoking. Note them in the book. You will discuss them in class. I would pick this: “My explanation that Christmas had been created not for … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#69, Due Monday, 6/2

1. Read Act II, scene 1 and 2. 2. Answer two of the following questions in writing (one easy and one difficult question). 1. How would you explain the appearance of the dagger apparition in terms of Macbeth‟s psychology as … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#68, Due Friday, 5/30

1. Read chapters 2 and 4 (40 pages). 2. You do not have to write down any response, but it would make sense to continue with the practice of noting your reactions to various places in the text. This is … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#68, Due Friday, 5/30

1. Read Act I, scenes 4, 5, 6, 7. 2. Go to http://www.shakespeare-online.com/plays/macbethscenes.html and click on Act I, scene 4, 5, 6, 7. The text contains hyperlinks (in pink or purple) with explanatory notes, commentary and background information. Find and print (or hand copy) out one … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#67, Due Thursday, 5/29

1. Read chapters 1 and 2 of The Voyage to Kazohinia. (29 pages) 2. The first chapter is packed with sarcastic comments about the English, the Italians, war, nationhood, glory, religion, and European civilization (to mention but a few). Mark … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#67, Due Thursday, 5/29

1. Read Act I, scenes 2 and 3 of Macbeth. 2. Once again, go to  http://www.shakespeare-online.com/plays/macbethscenes.html Click on Act I, scene 2 and then 3. You will notice a lot of hyperlinks. Print out (or copy out) ONE that is NOT in … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#66, Due Wednesday, 5/28

1. Finish reading A Blend in the River. 2. You will have an in-class essay assignment tomorrow. This will be your major assessment for this unit. The directions for the assignment are as follows: In a well-developed essay, discuss the following … Continue reading

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