Monthly Archives: October 2016

10th Grade: H.W.#33, Due Tuesday, 11/1/16

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.#33, Due Tuesday, 11/1/16

0. Read the paper assignment for this unit and mark your planners accordingly.  canterbury-tales-paper 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 on vocabulary.com … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#32, Due Monday, 10/31

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.#32, Due Monday, 10/31

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 Friday, 10/27

Read the Cook’s prologue and tale (see below). It is an unfinished tale (whether intentionally or not is not entirely clear). You have an interlinear version with the original in bold face. Try to read the original lines before you … Continue reading

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

Read Chapter 11 “Hercules.” Compose two questions on Hercules and his story. The first one should be a clarifying one (you are not sure what the text means) while the second a probing one (you want to dig more deeply … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#30, Due Thursday, 10/27

I. Read the actual tale of the Wife of Bath. Select two words you do not understand and put them, along with their definitions, on an index card. (We will go over these words in class). 2. Be prepared to … Continue reading

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