Monthly Archives: April 2017

10th Grade: H.W.#51, Due Monday, 5/1

Read the remainder of the Purity and Danger Article (209-221). Annotate while you read, jotting down questions, reactions and connections in the margins and underlining or bracketing main points/key terms. Begin planning and writing the Dracula creative writing assignment. The peer editing session will … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#51, Due Monday, May 1

Finish reading Portnoy’s Complaint. Be ready to discuss your reactions to Portnoy’s experiences in Israel and what they further reveal about his personality. Next Tuesday and Thursday, we will meet at the teachers’ cafeteria on the fifth floor for class. … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#50, Due Friday, 4/28

Print out and reference this glossary while reading, which includes some of the words/terms that are vital to your understanding of the article: PurityDangerGlossary Print out and read the Introduction and Part I-Part III of the Purity and Danger Article (pages 197-209). … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#50, Due Friday, 4/28

Read pages 232-251. Find slogan/an assertion/a realization that Portnoy wraps in the garbs of a joke. Take “LET MY PETER GO” (51) as an example. What’s the context? Why is this funny? How does Let My People Go, the original, … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#49, Due Thursday, 4/27

1. Finish reading Dracula (chapter 27). Annotate in role. 2. Continue memorizing vocabulary words from chapters 1-2 up to 19-20. As a reminder, here is the vocabulary answer key: DraculaVocabularyKey 3. Begin thinking about your creative writing major assessment. Remember, you will write in the … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#49, Due Thursday, 4/27

Read Portnoy’s Complaint 214-232. Notice what role cultural differences plays in Portnoy’s relationship with Kay Campbell (aka The Pumpkin). What does Roth satirize here? Part II (Extending the Image to the Self) (Length: about two pages), 30 points DUE! Put … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#48, Due Wednesday, 4/26

1. Read chapters 25 and 26. Don’t forget to annotate in role. 2. Continue memorizing vocabulary words from chapters 1-2 up to 17-18. 3. The wrong version of the Dracula major assessment was uploaded last night with incorrect due dates. Here … Continue reading

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