Monthly Archives: February 2018

10th Grade: H.W.#16, Due Thursday, 3/1

1. Read the chapter “By the River.” 2. Write journal #4 in role. (Focus on symbolism, metaphors, and homeric similes if you are the Literary Luminary). Again, do NOT make use of any online sources in your response. 3. Continue … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#16, Due Thursday, 3/1

1. Read Lolita chapters 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 (20 pages). 2. Note some “grand” realizations, confessions, and your emotional reactions to Humbert’s language in these chapters. The more you do this on post-its, the more material you’ll have to … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#15, Due Wednesday, 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.#15, Due Wednesday, 2/28

1. Read chapters 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 (19 pages) 2. Note on post-it notes places that reveal the ways in which Humbert copes with losing Lolita and/or anything else. You should have at least three post-its for this read. … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#14, Due Tuesday, 2/17

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 rather short, … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#14, Due Tuesday, 2/27

1. Read Lolita, Part II, chapters 19, 20, 21, 22 (25 pages). 2. Mark places in the text using post-it notes with your observations. 3. Write two questions that could be asked on a quiz.

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