12th Grade: H.W.#44, Due 11/15, Wednesday

2. Read Act III, scene 1 of Hamlet.
2. Begin memorizing the “To be or not to be” soliloquy up to the middle of line 75 “Must give us pause.”  You will have to write down these lines in class from memory as a quiz on Friday.

Note: If you were absent, you must email me your homework by the end of the day for credit. Otherwise, you will receive a zero on it. (Naturally, if you are physically unable to do the homework, I need a note to that effect).

AP PSYCH AND LIT CLASS ONLY: Looking Ahead 
We have covered a number of articles from Baumeister’s book together. Now, it’s time for us to read more of these articles. Here is the reading schedule for each article along with the assignments. If you are assigned to cover the article, you will be responsible for designing a lesson together with your partner(s) on the article. The lesson should touch upon as many of the concepts as possible in an engaging way that includes mini-lectures, small group work, and audio-visual presentation. Please mark your planners and let me know as soon as possible if there is any conflict you can spot (i.e. you have a college interview on the day you are scheduled to present etc.). If you cannot find your name, please email me immediately!
AP PSYCH and ENGLISH Group presentation calendar

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10th Grade: H.W.#43, Due Tuesday, 11/14

  1. Read Book II of The Odyssey.
  2. Here is the vocabulary list for Books 1-11.  Vocabulary_List_-_Odyssey
  3. You can practice the words for Book 1 here as you begin to memorize themhttps://www.vocabulary.com/lists/1357835 (Book 1)
  4. Continue working on your Mythology essay. As a reminder, the paper is due on turnitin.com on turnitin.com by midnight, Wednesday, 11/15.

The cover page for this and all subsequent assignments should look like this:
http://academictips.org/mla-format/mla-format-sample-paper-with-cover-page-and-outline/
5. Here is a study guide that will help you as you read. Reference the questions to help you prepare for class discussions. The_Odyssey_Student_Reading_GuidePartOne
6 . Here are the words for Book 2: https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/1357841 (Book 2). It would make sense to familiarize yourselves with these words before reading the book, so that you know that you can look at this list when you encounter them in the text.

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12th Grade: H.W.#43, Due Tuesday, 11/14

1. Read Act II, scenes 1 and 2.
2. Read the soliloquy in Act II, scene 2, lines 575-634. Write on a separate sheet of paper (or type it, preferably): What is Hamlet saying? (Summarize) What problems is he trying to work out here? How do you relate (or not relate) to any of this?
3. Continue working on the Canterbury Tales essay.

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10th Grade: H.W.#42, Due Monday, 11/13

  1. Go over the vocabulary words first before you read the assigned book for today in order to be familiar with these words when you encounter them in the text. Begin memorizing them.https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/1357835
  2. Read Book I of The Odyssey.
  3. Telemachus tells the disguised Athena that he “would never have grieved so much about his (Odysseus’) death if he’d gone down with comrades off in Troy or died in the arms of loved ones, once he had wound down the long coil of war” (85). In a brief paragraph, explain why you think Telemachus struggles with the particulars of his father’s death.

    Here’s a version of the Invocation in reconstructed ancient Greek pronunciation. It begins more than a minute into the video.

 

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12th Grade: H.W.#42, Due Monday, 11/13

  1. Read Act I, scene 5. (Watch the David Tennant version below)
  2. Pay attention to the interactions between Hamlet and the ghost. What does this scene reveal about the father-son relationship and Hamlet’s self? Be prepared to discuss this question by jotting down your initial thoughts. (Keep in mind our lesson on promises to see how the ghost affects Hamlet).
  3. Continue working on the Canterbury Tales essay.

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10th Grade: H.W.#41, Due Friday, 11/10

  1. Watch the following videos that introduce Homer and his art (the two videos take 18 minutes to watch). Take notes. You will share your notes with your classmates tomorrow.

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12th Grade: H.W.#41, Due Friday, 11/10

  1. Write draft 2 of your major assessment and bring it in for peer editing.
  2. Print out and bring to class the peer editing sheet:
    AP CLASSPeerEditingCanterburyTales2017

    BRIT LIT CLASSPeerEditingCanterburyTales

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