Monthly Archives: September 2017

12th Grade Brit Lit: H.W.#14, Due Monday, 10/2

1. Print out and read the document at the bottom of this homework assignment with excerpts from various critics on Beowulf. 2. Choose two excerpts, one with which you agree and another one with which you disagree. Write a response to each of these critics (a … Continue reading

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12th Grade AP Psych and Lit:H.W.#14, due Monday, 10/2

1. Print out and read “Social Psychologists and Thinking about People.” Social Psychologists and Thinking about People 2. Pick two categories that resonate with you and write on the margins how these models resonate with you. Think of any literary characters you’ve encountered in books … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#15, Due Monday, 10/2

1. Begin reading Antigone (pages 59-75). 2. As you read, pay attention to how Creon is characterized. On post-it notes, write down your reactions to Creon’s behavior and make comparisons to his character in Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus. 3. Consider the promise Antigone made … Continue reading

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12th Grade Psych and Lit: H.W.#14, Due Friday, 9/29

Expand your reflections on the book. If it’s not typed, type it up. It should be about a page (double-spaced). Be genuine in your reflections. (You may use anything from your annotations to remind you of particular moments in the … Continue reading

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12th Grade Brit Lit: H.W.#14, Due Friday, 9/29

1. Re-read the ending of Beowulf from line 2669 all the way to the end. 2. Take a phrase that strikes you as significant and react to it by making connections (text-to-text, text-to-self, or text-to-world) on a post-it note. This … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#14, Due Friday, 9/29

Read the rest of Oedipus at Colonus (374-388). Use post-it notes to indicate places that are charged with eleos or phobos. Also, think about how catharsis operates in this play. We will discuss whether or not this play is a … Continue reading

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12th Grade Brit Lit: H.W.#13, Due Thursday, 9/27

1. Finish reading Beowulf. 2. Take a phrase that strikes you as significant and react to it by making connections (text-to-text, text-to-self, or text-to-world) on a post-it note. 3. Write down some quick reactions to the ending of the poem. NOTE: … Continue reading

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