Please check Albert IO for a new assignment. This should. Be completed before class tomorrow.
Today Dante and Virgil descended into Limbo, the first circle of the Inferno. We’ll continue to examine this tomorrow as we work on our silent film projects.What does it say about Dante that he places himself with Homer, Lucan, Horace, Ovid, and Virgil? What prediction does Dante make about his own future?
There is no homework tonight. The full lesson will be posted tomorrow when we complete out project.
For homework tonight, please work on the practice exam in the review section of CodeHS. We will go over this in class on Friday. This must be completed before the end of class tomorrow.
We’ve started our descent with Dante & Virgil into Hell. Today we tackled the first two cantos in class. We looked at how this may be an allegory for Dante’s life. What do you think he meant when he said that he was “lost”?
For homework please finish reading Canto III. When you finish reading, please send me the following information with *p in the subject line:
Who are the people that Dante & Virgil encounter when the enter Hell? What was their sin and what is their contrapasso?
Today we started Dante’s Inferno. We looked at how Dante’s life influenced his work. Tomorrow we will dig into the first Canto.
There is no homework tonight.
Remember to submit your Beowulf Projects!
Please check AlberIO. You have a new assignment and it is due tomorrow. Remember, all assignments are due at the start of class, not at the end.
Remember to check the portal to see due dates for all review material.
Today we wrapped up our discussions of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird.
Here is the final assignment:
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Final Essay 2018
Welcome to the your final paper of Freshman year. This assignment will count as a major grade for the 4th marking quarter.
Your question: Throughout our study of To Kill a Mockingbird, we have repeatedly looked at the theme of growth, maturity, & empathy. How is empathy exhibited or learned by at least two major characters in To Kill a Mockingbird? What is Harper Lee trying to tell us regarding empathy?
DUE: Must be uploaded to TurnItIn.com prior to class on May 2, 2018
LATE ESSAYS CAN NOT BE ACCEPTED
Your essay should be a minimum of 4 paragraphs (introduction, 2 body paragraphs, & a conclusion) with a clear and explicit thesis. Your essay will be graded using the the rubric found at this link:
Hard copies will not be accepted. I suggest you make sure you can access your TurnItIn.com account prior to the due date.
Today we started looking as Islam’s holy text, The Koran. In class we looked at The Exordium. For homework, I’ve asked you to read The Cow, the second surah in The Koran. Click here for a copy. When you finish reading please answer the following question:
Do you find the tone of The Koran to be more like The Old Testament or more like The New Testament? Why? Make sure you support your answer with textual evidence.
We’ll keep moving forward with our AP review.
Remember, all assignments must be submitted before the start of class on the due date. Late assignments can not be made up for credit during this review period.
For tomorrow you should have the following modules completed on CodeHS:
Fill in Missing Code
Programming & Style
Please email me immediately if you have any issues. Remember, as we’ve said in class, things are due when they are due.