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10th Grade: H.W.#1, Due Tuesday, 1/29

With the first term behind us, it behooves me to thank all of you for showing up and doing the hard work of reading and learning. Please know that I appreciate each one of you and am looking forward to … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#1, Due Tuesday, 1/29

Thanks for putting in so much work into our first term together. Now, you are about to become second term seniors (yay!). As such, I feel it’s time to share with you an article I wrote a few years ago … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#79, Due Friday, 1/18

We are switching gears and entering the modern world as next term approaches. In preparation, we will read a section of Alexander Pope’s “An Essay on Man” (https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/44899) 2. Here are some vocabulary words you will need to know in … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#79, Due Friday, 1/18

Read chapter 24 of Jane Eyre. (Make sure to catch up on the reading if you are behind. Do not skip any reading since you will have to identify a section of the actual text on the assessment–if you skip, … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#78, Due Thursday, 1/17

Finish reading Plato’s Apology. The e-text is here: http://classics.mit.edu/Plato/apology.html. You may also listen to this read out loud at https://librivox.org/the-apology-of-socrates-by-plato/. In writing, respond: How effective is Socrates in defending himself against the charges? Pick a specific section to illustrate your answer, and discuss how … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#78, Due Thursday, 1/17

Well, what we were supposed to do for today must be done for tomorrow, and then some. 1. Read chapter 21 and 22 (this was supposed to be done for today). Also read chapter 23. Mark places with post-it notes … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#77, Due Wednesday, 1/16

1. Be prepared to discuss how Aristophanes parodies the following terms from tragedy in the action of the play: hamartia, peripeteia, anagnorisis, and catharsis. Look these up in your notebook and handouts and mark the play with a post-it note where … Continue reading

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