Monthly Archives: November 2016

12th Grade: H.W.#50, Due Thursday, 12/1

Finish Hamlet. Use post-it notes to mark any unusual, great, worthwhile, unexpected moments you want to discuss in class. Continue memorizing the soliloquy.

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10th Grade: H.W.#50, Due Thursday, 12/1

Read Book 11 – The Kingdom of the Dead Really pay attention to details. Select one of the characters with whom Odysseus speaks: Tiresias (if your last name begins with A-G), Anticleia (O’s mother) (if your last name begins with … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#49, Due Wednesday, 11/30

1. Read Act V, scene 1. 2. Continue memorizing the soliloquy all the way to the end. 3. Write two questions you want your small groups to address. NOTE: Here is a link to the article of which we read … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#49, Due Wednesday, 11/30

Read Book 10: The Bewitching Queen of Aeaea Be prepared to discuss your thoughts on Odysseus’ decision to stay with Circe for an entire year. Consider the following questions: Why does Odysseus hustle his crew from the lotus-eaters, but choose … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#48, Due Tuesday, 11/29

1. Finish Act IV (scenes 5, 6, and 7). Pay attention to how various characters make decisions (and what decisions they make). Make use of the wonderful handouts your classmates created and distributed on Monday (or the article itself). 2. … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#48, Due Tuesday, 11/29

Read Book Nine: In the One-Eyed Giant’s Cave. As you are reading, note how Odysseus describes Polyphemus and how Odysseus portrays himself. Use post-its to mark these descriptions and be prepared to share these descriptions during tomorrow’s discussion. Book 9 … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#47, Due Monday, 11/28

Please read the article “Judgment and Decision Making” (chapter 20). You have received a hard copy of it in class and it’s also in the book previously provided (in pdf format). Note anything on the margins you find interesting or … Continue reading

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