Monthly Archives: October 2015

10th Grade: H.W.#33, Due Monday, 11/2

Read chapter 17 (“The House of Atreus”). There’s a family tree of the House of Atreus in the back of the book. As you read, use post-its to annotate key moments and characters. These post-its should be done in such … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W. #33, Due Monday, 11/02

1. Read “The Shipman’s Tale.” 2. Continue memorizing all vocabulary words. 2. Be ready to answer the following questions.  1. In the opening lines of the story, does it appear the narrator is a man or a woman? Note the … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#32, Due Friday, 10/29

1. Read chapter 6 entitled “Eight Brief Tales of Lovers.” 2. Use post-it notes to keep track of the eight tales and take notes that will help you keep track of the stories and characters. 3. Update your Who’s Who … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#32, Due Friday, 10/30

1. Read the prologue to the Pardoner’s tale. Then, read the entire tale itself. 2. Begin memorizing the following vocabulary words and their definitions: a. languor b. sacrament c. penance d. wantonness 4. forbearance 5. sundry 6. tribulation 7. countenance … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#31, Due Thursday, 10/28

1. Read Chapter 7 (“The Quest of the Golden Fleece”). 2. In a brief paragraph, discuss who you believe should be credited with the success of The Quest of the Golden Fleece. Provide a rationale for your thinking. 3. Copy onto index … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#31, Due Thursday, 10/29

1. Read “The Franklin’s Tale.” 2. Write three questions (clarifying, probing, and factual) and provide your tentative answer to each question. 3 Again, find two words you do not know. Copy them onto index card with definitions on the other … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#30, Due Wednesday, 10/28

1.     Read chapters 8 (“Four Great Adventures”) and 11 (“Hercules”). You should read all Four Great Adventures. I have assigned you to specific adventures that you and your group will discuss in class tomorrow. There is no need to meet … Continue reading

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