BALKAN LITERATURE PLUS UPPER SCHOOL ENGLISH: DUE 10/12/2017

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BALKAN LITERATURE PLUS UPPER SCHOOL ENGLISH: DUE 10/12/2017

Post by GinnyLight » Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:49 pm

ALL CLASSES:
- If you would like to submit your revised haiku to Soundings--and have my approval--please send it to Mrs. Silverstein at JoanS@td.edu, and copy me (ginny.light@yahoo.com). Put in the subject line of your email: YOUR NAME--SOUNDINGS 2018.
- Remember that Friday is SSR day! :D

BALKAN LITERATURE
1. Please complete your notesheet for “Uranus.”
2. Using index cards or Post-it Notes, create seven flashcards on “Uranus” characters: Gaea, Uranus, Kronos, Hundred-Handed Giants, Cyclops, Tartarus, and Eros.

ENGLISH 9
1. Tomorrow, we will finish our weekly vocabulary words. Expect a quiz on Friday.
2. We will also look at new literary terms.
3. Based on our MUG shots #1, #2, and #3, you should be (re-)acquainted with: possessive apostrophes (singular, plural), commas in a series, the Oxford comma, introductory commas, spelling (February, then/than, threw/through, Mississippi, insurance, interrupted, German Shepherd), hyphen use, nonrestrictive (which) clauses, parallel structure, fixing a comma splice, subject-verb agreement; semicolon use.
4. Based on our Literary Term PPT, you should be familiar with [review your class notes!]: theme, story-telling arc, protagonist, antagonist, anti-hero, foil, point of view/narration.
5. Next week, we will go over suspense, foreshadowing, characterization, and irony in "The Most Dangerous Game."

BRITISH LITERATURE
1. Tomorrow, we will finish discussing our responses to the Beowulf questions and begin to read the poem in class.

ENGLISH 10
1. Tomorrow, we will finish our vocabulary words. Expect a quiz on Friday.
2. We will also discuss Task Cards #7 and #8.
3. Based on our MUG shots #1, #2, and #3, you should be (re-)acquainted with: possessive apostrophes (singular, plural), commas in a series, the Oxford comma, introductory commas, spelling (February, then/than, threw/through, Mississippi, insurance, interrupted, German Shepherd), hyphen use, nonrestrictive (which) clauses, parallel structure, fixing a comma splice, subject-verb agreement; semicolon use.
4. Based on our Literary Term PPT, you should be familiar with [review your class notes!]: theme, story-telling arc, protagonist, antagonist, anti-hero, foil, point of view/narration, rhetoric, ethos, pathos, logos.
5. Next week, we will go over literary terms in the first few pages of "The Monkey's Paw."

AMERICAN LITERATURE
1. Due tomorrow: Complete questions 1-8 on your Anne Bradstreet handout. Also, write a poem, using Anne Bradstreet's poem as inspiration, using rhyming couplets (AA BB CC etc.) and tetrameter (eight syllables per line). Your poem must be at least ten lines, though you are welcome to write more. The subject must be your favorite item(s).
2. On Friday, we will have a quiz on parts of a book: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQyntYcGwik.
3. If you would like to work ahead, please read about Anne Bradstreet on page 34 in Adventures in American Literature. Also, read "To My Dear and Loving Husband" on pages 35-36, and complete the For Study and Discussion questions (1-3) on pages 36-37. This work is due on Monday, 10/16. We will have a quiz on Bradstreet and her poetry on Tuesday, October 17th.
Ms. G. Light
Upper School English Teacher
Thornton-Donovan School

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