Category Archives: Tenth Grade

10th Grade: H.W.#32, Due Friday, 3/27

1. Read Act IV, scene 3. Be prepared to answer study guide questions. Pick a line with a word or an expression that is unclear to you. Google it. IF you find any explanation, record it (printing it out would … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#25, Due Wednesday, 3/18

1. Read Act I, scenes 2 and 3 of Macbeth. 2. Once again, go to  http://www.shakespeare-online.com/plays/macbethscenes.html Click on Act I, scene 2 and then 3. You will notice a lot of hyperlinks. Print out (or copy out) ONE that is NOT in … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#24, Due Tuesday, 3/17

1. Read Act I, scenes 1 of Macbeth. If you were absent, here’s an e-text. http://www.shakespeare-online.com/plays/macbethscenes.html Click on Act I, scene 1. Even if you have the book, you should go to the e-text to see the hyperlinks for additional explanations of … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#23, Due Monday, 3/16

The second draft of the Candide essay is due. Take a look at the peer editing sheet with your peer’s comments to help you fashion a much better draft. If you did not have draft 1 in class on Friday, … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#22, Due Friday, 3/12

The first draft of the Candide essay is due. Continue brainstorming a little bit more before planning out the structure of the essay and beginning the actual composition. This is only the first draft, so don’t go crazy. But do … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#21, Due Thursday, 3/12 Now that we have completed reading Candide, we can begin to ponder the central issues raised in Voltaire’s masterful satire. In preparation to the essay question, I ask you to ponder and analyze the following … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#20, Due Wednesday, 3/11

1. Finish reading Candide (from chapter XXVI to the end). 2. Write down your reflection on the ending and the advice Candide gives in the last sentence of the novella. What does he mean by it? How would you apply his … Continue reading

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