A  P     L  I  T  E  R  A  T  U  R  E

 

 

 

 

 

Archived Homework

 

September

October

November

December

January

February

March

April

May

June

 

 

Assignments for January 2020

 

Date Class Work Homework Due Today

Week 17

Mon

01/06

 

Continue Hamlet Act V

On your Major Data Worksheet make sure you note major themes/motifs/foils within the work. 

  • Maintain your Major Data Worksheet as we move through the work.

  • In preparation for Friday's Socratic Seminar, please read and annotate this week's assigned poem, "Stations" by Audre Lorde in the Semester 1 Poetry Packet.  Come prepared with your pre-presentation thoughts on the Seminar Rubric.  Be ready to share your own thoughts and provide the presenters with your feedback.  This week's presenters:

    • Period 2: Elise/Sydney

    • Period 4: Rahma/Bailee

    • Period 5: Delaney C/Zoe F.

 

Tues

01/07

Hamlet

On your Major Data Worksheet make sure you note the variety of setting within the play.  Setting has the power to inform the emotions and attitudes of the audience; but setting can also illuminate at the layered and complex meaning of the work.  Consider both the castle and the graveyards: how might these settings serve both purposes.

 

  • Maintain your Major Data Worksheet as we move through the work.

  • In preparation for Friday's Socratic Seminar, please read and annotate this week's assigned poem, "Stations" by Audre Lorde in the Semester 1 Poetry Packet.  Come prepared with your pre-presentation thoughts on the Seminar Rubric.  Be ready to share your own thoughts and provide the presenters with your feedback.  This week's presenters:

    • Period 2: Elise/Sydney

    • Period 4: Rahma/Bailee

    • Period 5: Delaney C/Zoe F.

 

Weds

01/08

Hamlet

Journal 8

Consider the major and minor characters in the work.  Write a brief description of each.  Consider how a character who appears briefly or not at all functions in the work.

 

  • Maintain your Major Data Worksheet as we move through the work.

  • In preparation for Friday's Socratic Seminar, please read and annotate this week's assigned poem, "Stations" by Audre Lorde in the Semester 1 Poetry Packet.  Come prepared with your pre-presentation thoughts on the Seminar Rubric.  Be ready to share your own thoughts and provide the presenters with your feedback.  This week's presenters:

    • Period 2: Elise/Sydney

    • Period 4: Rahma/Bailee

    • Period 5: Delaney C/Zoe F.

 

Thurs

01/09

Hamlet

Revisit the last words of the play. What message do they leave us with?

What abstractions are at work?

Fashion five essential questions about this drama.

  • Maintain your Major Data Worksheet as we move through the work.

  • In preparation for Friday's Socratic Seminar, please read and annotate this week's assigned poem, "Stations" by Audre Lorde in the Semester 1 Poetry Packet.  Come prepared with your pre-presentation thoughts on the Seminar Rubric.  Be ready to share your own thoughts and provide the presenters with your feedback.  This week's presenters:

    • Period 2: Elise/Sydney

    • Period 4: Rahma/Bailee

    • Period 5: Delaney C/Zoe F.

 

Fri

01/10

Poetry Socratic Seminar

Hamlet

 

Rubrics at end of period.  If you are not in class, your analysis (independent) is still due.

Week 18

Mon

01/13

Hamlet In-class essay

Practice Test #4 due by Wednesday 1/15 11:30 p.m.

  • Maintain your Major Data Worksheet as we move through the work.

  • In preparation for Friday's Socratic Seminar, please read and annotate this week's assigned poem, "A Woman Mourned by Daughters" by Adrienne Rich in the Semester 1 Poetry Packet.  Come prepared with your pre-presentation thoughts on the Seminar Rubric.  Be ready to share your own thoughts and provide the presenters with your feedback.  This week's presenters:

    • Period 2: Aliya, Scarlet, Sebastian

    • Period 4: Matt and Guzy

    • Period 5:

  • Practice Test #4 due by Wednesday 1/15 11:30 p.m.

 

Tues

01/14

Mining for meaning at the end of the work.

  • Maintain your Major Data Worksheet as we move through the work.

  • In preparation for Friday's Socratic Seminar, please read and annotate this week's assigned poem, "A Woman Mourned by Daughters" by Adrienne Rich in the Semester 1 Poetry Packet.  Come prepared with your pre-presentation thoughts on the Seminar Rubric.  Be ready to share your own thoughts and provide the presenters with your feedback.  This week's presenters:

    • Period 2: Aliya, Scarlet, and Sebastian

    • Period 4: Matt and Guzy

    • Period 5: Skyler and Christophe

 

Weds

01/15

Final scene of Hamlet

  • Maintain your Major Data Worksheet as we move through the work.

  • In preparation for Friday's Socratic Seminar, please read and annotate this week's assigned poem, "A Woman Mourned by Daughters" by Adrienne Rich in the Semester 1 Poetry Packet.  Come prepared with your pre-presentation thoughts on the Seminar Rubric.  Be ready to share your own thoughts and provide the presenters with your feedback.  This week's presenters:

    • Period 2: Aliya, Scarlet, and Sebastian

    • Period 4: Matt and Guzy

    • Period 5: Skyler and Christophe

 

Thurs

01/16

Hamlet in-class essay.

  • Maintain your Major Data Worksheet as we move through the work.

  • In preparation for Friday's Socratic Seminar, please read and annotate this week's assigned poem, "A Woman Mourned by Daughters" by Adrienne Rich in the Semester 1 Poetry Packet.  Come prepared with your pre-presentation thoughts on the Seminar Rubric.  Be ready to share your own thoughts and provide the presenters with your feedback.  This week's presenters:

    • Period 2: Aliya, Scarlet, and Sebastian

    • Period 4: Matt and Guzy

    • Period 5: Skyler and Christophe

 

Fri

01/17

Poetry Socratic Seminar

Tuesday's presenters for "The Day Zimmer Lost Religion" by Paul Zimmer (1976)

Period 2: Giselle and Andrea

Period 4: Brooky and Nicole

Period 5: Danny B and Gabs

 

Finals presenters:

First Hour: "Black Hair" by Gary Soto (1985)

Period 2: Kolane and Chloe

Period 4: Porter and Daniella

Period 5: Danny B and Gabs

 

Second Hour: "For My Father" by Janice Mirikitani (1978)

Period 2: Eric and Maddie

Period 4: Maddie K and Alex J.

Period 5: Charlene and Emily

 

Rubrics at end of period.  If you are not in class, your analysis (independent) is still due.

Week 19

Mon

01/20

Martin Luther King Day

 

Tuesday's presenters for "The Day Zimmer Lost Religion" by Paul Zimmer (1976)

Period 2: Giselle and Andrea

Period 4: Brooky and Nicole

Period 5: Danny B and Gabs

 

Finals presenters:

First Hour: "Black Hair" by Gary Soto (1985)

Period 2: Kolane and Chloe

Period 4: Porter and Daniella

Period 5: Danny B and Gabs

 

Second Hour: "For My Father" by Janice Mirikitani (1978)

Period 2: Eric and Maddie

Period 4: Maddie K and Alex J.

Period 5: Charlene and Emily

 

Tues

01/21

Finals

Period 1 - 7:45-8:25

Period 2 - 8:30-9:10

Period 3 - 9:15-9:50

Snack - 9:55-10:05

Period 4 - 10:10-10:50

Period 5 - 10:55-11:35

Period 6 - -11:40-12:20

Lunch - 12:20-12:50

Period 7/0 - 12:50-2:50

Finals presenters:

First Hour: "Black Hair" by Gary Soto (1985)

Period 2: Kolane and Chloe

Period 4: Porter and Daniella

Period 5: Natalie and Sam Q.

 

Second Hour: "For My Father" by Janice Mirikitani (1978)

Period 2: Eric and Maddie

Period 4: Maddie K and Alex J.

Period 5: Charlene and Emily

 

Additional:  Last Progress Check for Semester 1.  Everyone please complete the Unit 4 Progress Check.  It is 30 multiple choice questions.  It is open now and will remain open unit 11:45 Sunday night.  Remember to complete the test in one sitting and do not log out of the test for any reason or the system will lock you out and you will not receive credit.

 

Weds

01/22

Finals

Period 1 - 7:45 - 9:45

Snack - 9:45-9:58

Period 2 - 10:05-12:05

Finals presenters:

First Hour: "Black Hair" by Gary Soto (1985)

Period 2: Kolane and Chloe

Period 4: Porter and Daniella

Period 5: Natalie and Sam Q

 

Second Hour: "For My Father" by Janice Mirikitani (1978)

Period 2: Eric and Maddie

Period 4: Maddie K and Alex J.

Period 5: Charlene and Emily

 

Additional:  Last Progress Check for Semester 1.  Everyone please complete the Unit 4 Progress Check.  It is 30 multiple choice questions.  It is open now and will remain open unit 11:45 Sunday night.  Remember to complete the test in one sitting and do not log out of the test for any reason or the system will lock you out and you will not receive credit.

 

Thurs

01/23

Finals

Period 3 - 7:45 - 9:45

Snack - 9:45-9:58

Period 4 - 10:05-12:05

 

Finals presenters:

First Hour: "Black Hair" by Gary Soto (1985)

Period 2: Kolane and Chloe

Period 4: Porter and Daniella

Period 5: Natalie and Sam Q.

 

 

Second Hour: "For My Father" by Janice Mirikitani (1978)

Period 2: Eric and Maddie

Period 4: Maddie K and Alex J.

Period 5: Charlene and Emily

 

Additional:  Last Progress Check for Semester 1.  Everyone please complete the Unit 4 Progress Check.  It is 30 multiple choice questions.  It is open now and will remain open unit 11:45 Sunday night.  Remember to complete the test in one sitting and do not log out of the test for any reason or the system will lock you out and you will not receive credit.

 

Fri

01/24

End of Semester 1

Finals

Period 5 - 7:45 - 9:45

Snack - 9:45-9:58

Period 6 - 10:05-12:05

Additional:  Last Progress Check for Semester 1.  Everyone please complete the Unit 4 Progress Check.  It is 30 multiple choice questions.  It is open now and will remain open unit 11:45 Sunday night.  Remember to complete the test in one sitting and do not log out of the test for any reason or the system will lock you out and you will not receive credit.

 

Rewrite of thesis, TS's, and reimagined thesis claim from Hamlet in-class essay.

 

Week 1 (20)

Mon

01/27

Minimum Day

Welcome to Semester 2 People - Let's Start Anew

 

Set context for Tom Stoppard's 1966 drama Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.

  • In preparation for Friday's Socratic Seminar, please read and annotate this week's assigned poem, "Thoughts on Capital Punishment" by Rod McKuen in the Semester 1 Poetry Packet.  Come prepared with your pre-presentation thoughts on the Seminar Rubric.  Be ready to share your own thoughts and provide the presenters with your feedback.  This week's presenters:

    • Period 2: Carmen and Nika

    • Period 4: Jillian and Sam

    • Period 5: Cindy and Jackson

  • Unit 5 Progress Check is open now through 11:45 Sunday night.  This check is an 18 question multiple choice quiz covering poetry and prose  Note:  we have a time limit of 90 minutes.  Plan accordingly. 

Period 2 and 4: Rewrite of thesis, TS's, and reimagined thesis claim from Hamlet in-class essay.

Tues

01/28

Work with Hamlet thesis claims:

Frame:

  • "The what":  (answer in the work)

  • Suggesting that: (manner in which "the what" illuminates the experience of being human.   Out of plot and into the universal.

  • Make sure what/suggesting show cause and effect.

  • "The How": rhetorical elements that supports your claim

  • Again, make sure that element shows a cause and effect with claim (try more precise and defining diction along with adjectives)

  • In preparation for Friday's Socratic Seminar, please read and annotate this week's assigned poem, "Thoughts on Capital Punishment" by Rod McKuen in the Semester 1 Poetry Packet.  Come prepared with your pre-presentation thoughts on the Seminar Rubric.  Be ready to share your own thoughts and provide the presenters with your feedback.  This week's presenters:

    • Period 2: Carmen and Nika

    • Period 4: Jillian and Sam

    • Period 5: Cindy and Jackson

  • Unit 5 Progress Check is open now through 11:45 Sunday night.  This check is an 18 question multiple choice quiz covering poetry and prose  Note:  we have a time limit of 90 minutes.  Plan accordingly.

Period 5: Rewrite of thesis, TS's, and reimagined thesis claim from Hamlet in-class essay.  Make sure you drop this off before period 1 so that it goes in the Semester 1 grades.  I will be there early.

Weds

01/29

Existentialism and Absurdism

Review plot.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead page 1040 in Literature and Interpretive Techniques

 

Journal 1b:  Take Rosencrantz and Guildenstern out of the context of Hamlet.  What type of individuals are they?  Do they deserve their fate?  Why or why not?

 

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead page 1040 in Literature and Interpretive Techniques

  • In preparation for Friday's Socratic Seminar, please read and annotate this week's assigned poem, "Thoughts on Capital Punishment" by Rod McKuen in the Semester 1 Poetry Packet.  Come prepared with your pre-presentation thoughts on the Seminar Rubric.  Be ready to share your own thoughts and provide the presenters with your feedback.  This week's presenters:

    • Period 2: Carmen and Nika

    • Period 4: Jillian and Sam

    • Period 5: Cindy and Jackson

  • Unit 5 Progress Check is open now through 11:45 Sunday night.  This check is an 18 question multiple choice quiz covering poetry and prose  Note:  we have a time limit of 90 minutes.  Plan accordingly.

 

Thurs

01/30

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead page 1040 in Literature and Interpretive Techniques

  • In preparation for Friday's Socratic Seminar, please read and annotate this week's assigned poem, "Thoughts on Capital Punishment" by Rod McKuen in the Semester 1 Poetry Packet.  Come prepared with your pre-presentation thoughts on the Seminar Rubric.  Be ready to share your own thoughts and provide the presenters with your feedback.  This week's presenters:

    • Period 2: Carmen and Nika

    • Period 4: Jillian and Sam

    • Period 5: Cindy and Jackson

  • Unit 5 Progress Check is open now through 11:45 Sunday night.  This check is an 18 question multiple choice quiz covering poetry and prose  Note:  we have a time limit of 90 minutes.  Plan accordingly.

 

Fri

01/31

Poetry Socratic Seminar

  • Unit 5 Progress Check is open now through 11:45 Sunday night.  This check is an 18 question multiple choice quiz covering poetry and prose  Note:  we have a time limit of 90 minutes.  Plan accordingly.