Monthly Archives: September 2015

10th Grade: H.W.#13, Due Thursday, 10/1

1. Write the first draft of the Oedipus paper. Before you do so, re-read the requirements and also take a look at the peer editing sheet to see what is required in this paper. Remember: it is your CLOSING argument at the end of the trial. So, you will have … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#13, Due Thursday, 10/01

1. Read lines 1440 to 1813. 2. Once more, select two words 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 … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#12, Due 9/30, Wednesday

Begin work on your first draft of the Oedipus paper. This could simply mean going on an evidence hunt and jotting down arguments. You may use evidence from both Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus. (Remember, the first draft is due 10/1/15, … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#11, Due 9/29, Tuesday

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.#10, #11, and #12, Due Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

DUE MONDAY, 9/28: 0. Read as much of Beowulf as you can over the weekend and beyond in order to get a good sense of how the story shapes up and what happens to the “value” you are going to … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.10: Due Monday, 9/28

1. Begin Oedipus at Colonus. Read 283-302. 2. As you read, pay attention to how Oedipus is depicted. Contrast and compare this Oedipus to the one in Oedipus Rex by inserting post-it notes at relevant pages with a quick note from … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#8, Due Friday, 9/25

1. Read Beowulf from line 662 to line 989. 2. Continue hunting for “things valued” and keep up a running list of things in your double-entry journal. This will come in handy as you compose your essay. 3. Have all … Continue reading

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