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This blog is dedicated to announcements of various kinds to Dr. Mandler's sophomore and senior English students at Stuyvesant High School.

12th Grade AP Psych and Lit: H.W.#10, Due Monday, 9/25

Read “The Wish in Dreams” section (pages 60-71). This is a rather difficult section in my view. Allow sufficient time to get through it. Stop and reflect frequently. (Luckily, you have four days to read 11 pages). OF course, you … Continue reading

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12th Grade Brit Lit: H.W.#10, Due Monday, 9/25

1. Read lines 1440 to 1813. 2. Once more, select two words you do not understand in this assigned section. Copy them onto index cards. Find their definitions (on www.webster.com or anywhere else) and put those definitions on the other side of … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#10, Due Monday, 9/25

0. Again, go to https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/1241706 for the vocabulary list. Continue hunting for the words in the text as you read. 1. Read pages 302-321. 2. For your double-entry journal, select a passage uses any one of the following literary techniques: a metaphor, simile, allusion, … Continue reading

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12th Grade Brit Lit: H.W.#9, Due Wednesday, 9/20

1. Read lines 990 to 1440. As you read, use post-it notes to record your reactions or connections to the text (at least two places). 2. Focus on a few lines in which the poet characterizes Grendel’s mother and copy out … Continue reading

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12th Grade AP Psych and Lit: H.W.#9, Due Wednesday, 9/20

Read pages 47-59 of Interpretation of Dreams. As always, annotate the pages with your connections, questions, brief summaries or reactions. Isolate one sentence that is obscurely phrased or is not clear to you to share out in your groups. A … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#9, Due Wednesday, 9/20

1. Go to https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/1241706 for 23 new vocabulary words BEFORE you begin reading Oedipus at Colonus. Identify as many words on as you can find between pages 283 and 302 (where you will end your reading for the day). We learn best … Continue reading

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12th Grade Brit Lit: H.W.#8, Due Tuesday, 9/19

1. Read Beowulf from line 662 to line 989. 2. Continue hunting for “things valued” and keep up a running list of things in your double-entry journal. This will come in handy as you compose your essay. 3. Have all … Continue reading

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