Monthly Archives: October 2014

12th Grade: H.W.#37, Due Monday, 11/3

1. Write your first draft.  We will be peer editing throughout the period. 2. Please print out the peer editing sheet as well. Don’t count on getting a form in class from yours truly. The xerox machines are totally unreliable. http://files.theschoolsystem.net/stuy/mandlerd/PeerEditingCanterburyTales.docContinue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#37, Due Monday, 11/3

We will be reviewing for the Mythology Unit test on Monday. The test itself will take place on Wednesday, 11/5. 1. In preparation, go over all of your Who’s Who notes and update it where you find it deficient. 2. … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#36, Due Friday, 10/31

1. Brainstorm in writing about what makes a story great. 2. Decide on the most essential elements of a great story. 3. Write down, in a clear and concise sentence, your definition of what makes a story great. 4. Write … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#36, Due Friday, 10/31

Friday’s Class will be devoted to the Mythology Unit essay. We will examine a model response and brainstorm on the topics. You should contemplate the topic that appeals to you and come up with a preliminary thesis statement. Note the … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#35, Due Thursday, 10/30

1. Read “The Nun’s Priest’s Tale.” 2. As you read, think about and note in writing how this story may be commenting upon issues some of the other stories raised.

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10th Grade: H.W.#35, Due Thursday, 10/30

1. Read “The Fall of Troy” (chapter 14). In case you encounter any new characters, be sure to note their names on your Who’s Who list with a brief description of their role and fate in the narrative. 2. Begin studying … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#34, Due Wednesday, 10/29

1. Read the prologue and “The Prioress’s Tale.” 2. Answer the following questions in writing (type your answers, please). 1. Re-read the description of the Prioress in the “General Prologue.” Does Madam Eglantine seem the type of person who would … Continue reading

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