Monthly Archives: December 2015

12th Grade: H.W.#67, Due Monday, 1/4

1. Work on the 12 steps. Expand each step to the best of your ability. Obviously, by now, most of your steps should be much better developed than before, so focus on the two or three that you still find … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#67, Due Monday, 1/4

First and foremost, enjoy your break! Take some time to relax! We really enjoyed listening to your wonderful poems over the last two days! Over your break, go back over any moments in The Odyssey that need to be refreshed … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#66, Due Wednesday, 12/23

We will continue performing poems in class tomorrow. Today’s poetic performances were wonderful! Your Odyssey unit test is not until Wednesday, 1/6. Have no fear – we will be reviewing before the test! Tomorrow, please bring in 2 review questions written on … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#66, Due Wednesday, 12/23

Finish reading Book 7. Read only the Argument of Book 8. We shall skip this book because it is rather technical. If you wish to read about astrophysics as imagined by a 17th century poet, do so. 1. Read Book 9. … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#65, Due Tuesday, 12/22

1. Print this out the following document: Steps for Close Reading or Explication de texte 2. Read each step very carefully (multiple times if need be), so that you know what you should be doing for each step. 3. Very carefully, select a … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#65, Due Tuesday, 12/22

Congratulations! You finished The Odyssey! Your Artist’s Statement and poem are due on turnitin.com tonight at midnight. Tomorrow, please bring a hard copy of your final drafts and attach any other drafts. You will be performing your poems in class tomorrow. … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#64, Due Monday, 12/21

Read Book 24 – Peace. 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. Continue working on your Artist’s Statement and … Continue reading

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