Monthly Archives: February 2017

10th Grade: H.W. #15, Due Wednesday 3/1

1. Read the chapter “By the River.” 2. Write journal entry in role. (Focus on symbolism, metaphors, and homeric similes if you are the Literary Luminary). 3. Continue memorizing vocabulary words from the list. The vocabulary test is tentatively scheduled … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.15, Due Wednesday, 3/1

Read up to page 102 (20 pages). Don’t try to read this in one sitting. Break it down into smaller parts. On post-it notes, mark your reactions to how each character develops, makes connections, perceives his or her self in … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W. #14, Due Tuesday 2/28

1. Read “Among the People” and “Samsara.” 2. Write journal #3 in your role. Everyone, but especially Literary Luminaries, should pay close attention to how Hesse uses metaphors and Homeric (epic) similes. Stay very very far away from Sparknotes and its ilk. … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W. #14, Due Tuesday, 2/28

Welcome back from winter break! (If you are a sophomore, this is NOT your homework; look above). Read up to the end of page 82 of Mrs. Dalloway. Please read the following handout and note the major defining features of … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#13, Due Monday, 2/27

Please read Chapter 15, Intergroup Relations intergroup-relations-chapter-15 As before, annotate a page or two (that you’ve printed out), and be able to participate in class and jot down some notes into your notebooks that you find important. Enjoy your break!  

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10th Grade: H.W. #13, Due Monday 2/27

1.  Read “Kamala.” 2. Read the directions for your next assigned role in the model journal sheet. If it helps, read the actual model response for your next role. Then, write journal #2 in your assigned role. Because the reading is … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#12, Due Friday, 2/17

The first draft of the Jane Eyre paper is due. At this point, you should have a well-developed introduction with a clear thesis and some work (a paragraph or two) based on one article. Please print out and bring to … Continue reading

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