Monthly Archives: December 2014

Happy New Year! 2015

This is the face I made yesterday, in the afternoon on December 30th, when I realized I’d have to stay on Time Square for another 35 hours to ring in the New Year…Thankfully, we saw the ball drop (as they … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#70, Due 1/5/15 1. Print out and read the introduction on the following sheet: http://files.theschoolsystem.net/stuy/mandlerd/TheCloudsStudyGuide.doc. 2. Highlight significant details about Aristophanes and old comedy on the printed out sheet. Looking Ahead: the Odyssey unit test is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, January, … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#70, Due Monday, 1/5/15 1. Finish reading the play Hamlet. 2. In preparation for the movie review you will have to write, you should go to http://movies.nytimes.com/pages/movies/index.html, select a movie review and read it carefully, noting the style and the … Continue reading

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Now that you are done reading the Odyssey, take a deep breath or two and congratulate yourself! You have read one of the longest epic poems ever written. Below, you will find the full movie version of The Odyssey from … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#69, Due Tuesday, 12/23

1. Read Act V, scene 1. 2. Continue memorizing the soliloquy up to line 90 (“Than fly to others that we know not of?”) 3. Write two questions you want your small groups to address. Answer ONE of these questions in … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#68, Due Monday, 12/22

1. Read Book 24. 2. Write a brief personal reflection on how the book ends. Incorporate at least one quotation from the book into your response. You will share these out in class. 3. Continue memorizing the vocabulary words previously … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#68, Due Monday, 12/22

1. Finish Act IV. 2. Continue memorizing the “To be or not to be” soliloquy as assigned and continue memorizing lines up to the middle of line 84 (“With a bare bodkin” are the last words you need to know). You will … Continue reading

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