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WEEK 3a:  February 14-18, 2011

History of the English Language and Beowulf  

 

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CLT PAPER DUE WEDNESDAY!

  1. Review the "top ten lists" and questions on the SM transparencies.  CLICK HERE for a copy of each group's transparency done by each novel group.  Work on CLT paper research CLT paper is due Wednesday Feb. 16th.  For a copy of the AP CLT PAPER PACKET, click HERE Click HERE for a template of an e-mail you could use to request credentials.

    Everything goes in your file folder in this ORDER:

    •  topic slip
    • grading sheet filled out (student parts only! Do not grade yourself!)
    • paper (with doc. √s highlighted in 2 diff colors)
    • works cited with 2 doc √ sources highlighted in 2 diff colors.
    • photocopy doc √ #1 with material you used highlighted in one color
    • photocopy doc √ #2 with material you used highlighted in the other color
    • SECURITY copy--turn in (but not in folder with your paper)or e-mailed to Wally by midnight the day the paper is due.
  2.  

Click HERE to see Wally's current list of WA Journals.  

Click HERE to see Olson's current list of OJ journals.

Click HERE to go automatically to the yellow HW packet!

Click HERE for another copy of the 4 week GREEN calendar.

Click HERE for the Literary Time Periods Time line/Works Most Frequently Appearing on the AP Open-ended Essay.

CLICK HERE for a copy of the BLUE Poetry Packet part 1

CLICK HERE for a copy of the BLUE Poetry Packet part 2

Click HERE for a WORD document or HERE for a pdf. copy of the MAJOR WORKS DATA SHEET  (you will need to have 5 MAJOR WORKS DATA SHEETS by the time the AP Lit Exam comes along).  You received one "free" sheet in class.  You will need to print out the others.

EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL MANUAL  (rev. 11.22.09)

To print off the entire manual half size or full size or to use the manual online in "navigational mode," go to the EPHS English department home page and click on the buttons to the left of the screen:

http://ephs.edenpr.org/index.php?option=com_qcontacts&view=category&catid=76&Itemid=123

click HERE for the COVER with table of contents  (rev. 11.22.09)

click HERE for the GRS (Grammar Rules Summary) section--yellow

click HERE for the MSF (Manuscript Formatting Rules) section--yellow

click HERE for the PDQ (Parenthetical Documentation and Quotes) section--green  (rev. 11.22.09)

click HERE for the WC (Works Cited) section--pink (rev. 11.22.09)

click HERE for the WC (Works Cited) SHORT FORM--pink

Buybacks 

Notes: 1.  Record your results on the yellow and pink sheets in your folder.   By the way, Mr. Olson doesn't like to use the boxes at the end of the grading sheet.  He prefers that you read his comments in the margins to find the positives and suggestions.  You must summarize these in the pink boxes and write a goal for the next paper.  Then, record your number of errors in Lit. Analysis Paper column on the yellow technical sheet.) 2.   Be sure to follow directions! There will be a lot less "mercy" for not doing correcting the error correctly this time.   3.  YOU ARE REQUIRED TO WRITE OUT THE WHOLE SENTENCE THAT HAS THE ERROR(S).  DO NOT USE ELLIPSES!  4.  Make sure you do not make ANY NEW ERRORS.  If two or more errors occur in the same sentence, follow the specific directions on how to correct them all together.  5.   TURN BUYBACKS IN ON TIME!  If buybacks are not turned in on your deadline, they are 1/2 credit the next day and no credit the day after!  5.  Read the blue BUYBACK hand-out CAREFULLY so you can ask any questions/clear up anything you don't understand about the buyback procedure. 

 If you want to print out your own copy of the BUYBACK PACKET for highlighting, active reading, etc., click HERE.  If you would like to use a template (rev. 2010) to do your buybacks, click HERE. (You can cut and paste this into a WORD DOCUMENT and make changes--add more rows or delete categories etc. to make it work for you.  Remember to print it out in landscape format!)  For a sample (NOT PERFECT) of what BUYBACKS ARE SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE WHEN DONE, CLICK HERE (WORD version) OR  HERE (pdf.verson)! If you would like to use the ACE template, click HERE

NOTE!  You may organize your buybacks by type of error or chronologically as they appear in your paper

 

DATE In-Class plan Homework (due next day almost always):
 Monday, Feb. 14, 2010  day 15
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♥ ♥

Today's Valentine Quotes of the Day:

When love is not madness, it is not love.  ~Pedro Calderon de la Barca

kisses are a better fate
than wisdom.
~e.e. cummings

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.  ~Robert Browning

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.  ~Zora Neale Hurston

The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of.  ~Blaise Pascal, Pensées, 1670

Falling in love is so hard on the knees.  ~Aerosmith

A Valentine's Day Sonnet from Shakespeare!

CXXXI.

Thou art as tyrannous, so as thou art,
As those whose beauties proudly make them cruel;
For well thou know'st to my dear doting heart
Thou art the fairest and most precious jewel.
Yet, in good faith, some say that thee behold
Thy face hath not the power to make love groan:
To say they err I dare not be so bold,
Although I swear it to myself alone.
And, to be sure that is not false I swear,
A thousand groans, but thinking on thy face,
One on another's neck, do witness bear
Thy black is fairest in my judgment's place.
In nothing art thou black save in thy deeds,
And thence this slander, as I think, proceeds.

 

 

 

Group Check-in:

  • weekend? 
  • Interesting ideas from Modern English Language issue WA 4?
  • Progress on CLT paper
  1. BURNING CLT PAPER QUESTIONS
  2. maybeCOMMAS! Pandas and Commas transparency go over Comma Pretest sticklers, and show other Punctuation Oddities
  3. IF NEEDED, COLOR GROUPS DEBRIEF--blue meet green poem
  4. Explain how to correct works cited--Show error on the one-pager WC hand-out CORRECT YOUR WORKS CITED:  Using the ivory KEY for the Works Cited Practice and a RED pen, correct all your errors.  Click HERE for a copy of the key!  You will turn in this corrected copy tomorrow.  If an entry is so messed up as to be unreadable in terms of the corrections, retype the entry on a separate piece of paper.
  5. Discuss WA 4 Modern English Issues (old ASSIGNMENT  X)  (minimum of 2 sides).  You MUST cover THREE areas of discussion: 

     topic 1   talk about your own learning of the English language

     topic 2   CLASS ARTICLES: discuss several articles in the colored sets you were given.

    topic 3   INTERNET ARTICLE:  Check out something else online regarding modern issues of the English language.

     

  6. Start HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE! ---Share WA --your own experiences. and then a  few things from your notes on History of Eng. Language notes (assignment V)  Large group: Share most interesting things and "nuts and bolts" material. If you need a copy of the History of the English Language packet, click HERE  or HERE.  Click HERE for a copy of a Runic Writing Hand-out!

HOMEWORK:

  1. PR #1
  2. WA 6 Beowulf part 1 (3 sides)
  3. WA 7 Names

 

  1. BEOWULF:  PART TWO (pp. 89-149-)

    WA 7  Beowulf  PART TWO (minimum of 2 sides)  NOTE:   you can print this out in WORD format (click HERE ) and type your response.  Click HERE for a PDF version.

    A. GARDNER'S GRENDEL

    1.  Actively read the excerpt from John Gardner's Grendel carefully.  You might want to read the 5 questions in the lower right hand corner first so that you can key into some of the main points early.

     

    2.  Write a minimum of a half page reaction to this work.  Did you like it?  Was it as good, worse, better than Beowulf?  What parts confused or delighted or repulsed or intrigued you?

    Share what you'd like.  You may write down some questions you have about the work itself, too.

     Now, continue in your journal with  answering the 5 questions listed in the corner of your copy Gardner's Grendel.  Number each question and either rewrite it or include the question in the frame of your answer.

     

    3.         Read the article attached to Gardner’s Grendel  about the controversy of this short novel.  It is called "Grappling with Grendel or What We Did When the Censors Came" by Kenneth L. Zeeman who teaches English at Viewmont High School in Bountiful, Utah. Write a brief response.

    B.  Now read part 2 of Beowulf (pp. 89-149).  After reading, complete the second column of the BATTLE CHART

    Grendel                Mom           Dragon

    1.                               1.                      1.

    2.                               2.                      2.

    3.                               3.                      3.

    C. Beowulf part 2:  Quotes 20-29 and ONE LAY

    SIGNIFICANT QUOTE:

    Look over quotes 20-29 (or find your own quotes from part 2), and choose the ONE quote that you think is MOST significant for part 2.

    Write the quotation in its entirety on your journal entry (along with its page number) and underneath it, comment on  each of the following:

    a.        the quote's context

    b.        its possible meaning and relevance to  part 2

    c.        possible larger meaning for us today or you personally

    SIGNIFICANT LAY:

     "The Lay of Higd and Thryth"  pp. 131-135

                            Discuss the significance of this lay to Beowulf (the character) or any of the other characters AND/OR to the plot or themes you are seeing surface  in the story.  Why was the lay included?  How necessary is it? 

     

  2.  Work on CLT paper research CLT paper is due Wednesday Feb. 16th.  For a copy of the AP CLT PAPER PACKET, click HERE Click HERE for a template of an e-mail you could use to request credentials.

    Everything goes in your file folder in this ORDER:

    •  topic slip
    • grading sheet filled out (student parts only! Do not grade yourself!)
    • paper (with doc. √s highlighted in 2 diff colors)
    • works cited with 2 doc √ sources highlighted in 2 diff colors.
    • photocopy doc √ #1 with material you used highlighted in one color
    • photocopy doc √ #2 with material you used highlighted in the other color
    • SECURITY copy--turn in (but not in folder with your paper)or e-mailed to Wally by midnight the day the paper is due.

     

  3. Review the "top ten lists" and questions on the SM transparencies.  CLICK HERE for a copy of each group's transparency done by each novel group.

 

TUESDAY  day 11

Beowulf vs. Grendel

Which one reminds you most of Grendel?

Today's Quote of the Day:

A king can stand people fighting but he can't last long if people start thinking. -Will Rogers, humorist (1879-1935)

Today's Allusion:

to be read the riot act

 

To see lots of fun artwork and more Beowulf movie pix and action figures, click HERE.

That's Robby, Carina, and Wally hiding behind a real Rune Stone in Geatland (where Beowulf comes from)!

 

 

 

 

STONEHENGE!

  

 

 

 

 

Carina, Wally, and Robby standing in front of an overlook of the Baltic Sea in Geatland (Götaland)

 

 

Today's Quote of the Day:

"What's in a name? 

A word by any other word would smell as sweet . . . "

Today's Allusion:

albatross

Today's Words of the Day:

ides

ignominious

Viking Burial Grounds in Uppsala Sweden

   Skål!!! 

 

Group Check-in:

  • share names stories
  • Interesting ideas from Modern English Language issue WA 4?
  • Progress on CLT paper

    1.      Discuss WA 4 Modern English Issues (old ASSIGNMENT  X)  (minimum of 2 sides).  You MUST cover THREE areas of discussion: 

    a.       topic 1   talk about your own learning of the English language

    b.      topic 2   CLASS ARTICLES: discuss several articles in the colored sets you were given.

    2.      topic 3   INTERNET ARTICLE:  Check out something else online regarding modern issues of the English language.

     

    1. Start HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE! ---Share WA --your own experiences. and then a  few things from your notes on History of Eng. Language notes (assignment V)  Large group: Share most interesting things and "nuts and bolts" material. If you need a copy of the History of the English Language packet, click HERE  or HERE.  Click HERE for a copy of a Runic Writing Hand-out!
    2. Click the link below to hear the prologue in Old English:
    3. http://faculty.virginia.edu/OldEnglish/Beowulf.Readings/Prologue.html
    4.   ENGLISH LANGUAGE TREE--Proto-Indo European, Romans, Angles/Saxons/Jutes, Viking invasions, St. Augustine 597, 1066 Norman Conquest (Battle of Hastings)

      Click the link below to hear the prologue in Old English:

      http://faculty.virginia.edu/OldEnglish/Beowulf.Readings/Prologue.html

    5. Put up POST-ITS on the Tree:  OE-ME-early modern-modern English activity--Use the yellow packet to point out the differences
    6. Discuss POST-ITS on the Tree:  OE-ME-early modern-modern English activity--Use the yellow packet to point out the differences
    7. Listen to tape Show German, French, Swedish Lord's Prayer.

      Old English "The Lord's Prayer"

      http://www.pastperfect.org.uk/sites/yeavering/archive/prayerclip.html

      youtube.Old English "The Lord's Prayer"

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Wl-OZ3bre

    Discuss RUNES. Maybe how to write your name in runes (use hand-out): http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/vikings/runesright.html

    13.     Middle English version of prayer, talk middle English influences

    Middle English: Languages of the World: Introductory Overview including a reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrnXgVTTrCI&feature=channel

HOMEWORK COLLECTED:

  1. stamp WA7 Beowulf part 2 (2 stamps)
  2. not 2011 stamp WORKS CITED

The Swedish version of Stonehenge in Skåne (a.k.a. "Geatland" or "Götaland" in southern Sweden where Beowulf comes from.)

 

 

  1. CLT paper DUE TOMORROW. To see a copy of the packet explaining the paper, click HERE.  For a copy of the grading sheet only, click HERE. Click HERE for a template of an e-mail you could use to request credentials.

    FYI:  ORDER TO TURN IN THE CLT PAPER: Everything goes in your file folder in this ORDER:

    • topic slip
    • grading sheet filled out (student parts only! Do not grade yourself!)
    • paper (with doc. √s highlighted in 2 diff colors)
    • works cited with 2 doc √ sources highlighted in 2 diff colors.
    • photocopy doc √ #1 with material you used highlighted in one color
    • photocopy doc √ #2 with material you used highlighted in the other color
    • SECURITY copy--turn in (but not in folder with your paper)or e-mailed to Wally by midnight the day the paper is due!

How's your printer cartridge doing?   Have you checked it lately?  OOPS!

 Here's what the British Library (where you can see the original copies of Beowulf and Canterbury Tales!) looks like from the outside:

Carina and Robby got to relax in the British Library in London after just seeing the original copies of Beowulf and Canterbury Tales!  Excited, aren't they?

FOR FUN!  Check out these websites about the Zemeckis' November 2007 release of the Neil Gaiman *Beowulf* movie

Official site: www.beowulfmovie.com

 

WEDNESDAY  day 12

CLT PAPER DEBRIEFING

FYI:  ORDER TO TURN IN THE CLT PAPER: Everything goes in your file folder in this ORDER:

  • topic slip
  • grading sheet filled out (student parts only! Do not grade yourself!)
  • paper (with doc. √s highlighted in 2 diff colors)
  • works cited with 2 doc √ sources highlighted in 2 diff colors.
  • photocopy doc √ #1 with material you used highlighted in one color
  • photocopy doc √ #2 with material you used highlighted in the other color
  • SECURITY copy--turn in (but not in folder with your paper)or e-mailed to Wally by midnight the day the paper is due!
  • What's in a name?

    WHEN TO CELEBRATE YOUR NAME DAY!

    In Sweden, you celebrate your birthday and a separate day, called a "namnsdag" or "NAME DAY." Read more about this:  http://stjarnhimlen.se/ndag/namedays.html    To find what day to celebrate your "NAME DAY," go to http://stjarnhimlen.se/ndag/ndag_alf.html 

    Here's the Story of the Day:

    Real Name

    I can remember walking down the street, saying my name over & over, until all of a sudden, it didn't sound like my name anymore. It didn't even sound like a word at all & then I stopped & the silence rushed in & whispered words that sounded more like my real name & I smiled & thought to myself how surprised my parents would be when they found out what a mistake they had made.

    diSpacingm 

    So where did Beowulf's name come from?

     Beowulf = Bee-Wolf ( a kenning = BEAR)

    Henry Sweet, a philologist and early linguist specializing in Germanic languages, proposed that the name Beowulf literally means in Old English "bee-wolf" or "bee-hunter" and that it is a kenning for "bear".[1] This etymology is mirrored in recorded instances of similar names. Biuuuwulf is recorded as a name in the 1031 AD Liber Vitae. The name is attested to a monk from Durham and literally means bee wolf in Northumbrian.[2] The 11th century English Domesday Book contains a recorded instance of the name Beulf.[2]

    Check this out!

     http://www.svenskanamn.se/visa/Beowulf

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Skål!!! 

Today's Words of the Day:

syntax

tepid

Today's Quote of the Day:

"What's in a name? 

A word by any other word would smell as sweet . . . "

Today's Allusion:

Gordian Knot

gordian (GOR-dee-uhn) adj Highly intricate; extremely difficult to solve.

[In Greek mythology, King Gordius of Phrygia tied a knot that defied all who tried to untie it. An oracle prophesied that one who would undo this Gordian knot would rule Asia. Alexander the Great simply cut the knot with one stroke of his sword. Hence the saying, "to cut the Gordian knot" meaning
to solve a difficult problem by a simple, bold, and effective action.]

Today's word in Visual Thesaurus: http://visualthesaurus.com/?w1=gordian

See what the Mathematical Association of America has to say about untying the Gordian knot: http://maa.org/devlin/devlin_9_01.html

"Fortunately, the FBI has a team of good-looking, well-dressed,
   super-smart agents to untangle this Gordian plot."
   David Chater; TV Choice; The Times (London, UK); Apr 24, 2004.

Click HERE for a copy of the Gordian Knot allusion in Henry V.

Click HERE for a copy of the Gordian Knot allusion in the intro. to Pride & Prejudice.

 

Group Check-in:

  • Lessons and Learnings from CLT paper
  • BEOWULF Parts 1-2 GROUP WORK--NAMES (Oranges, Gold Stars, Gold Greens)  HEROIC IDEAL (Green Golds & True Blues), BATTLE CHART (Blue Reds and Blue Combos),  QUOTES and LAYS (Green Reds and Green Combos)
  1. Dave Barry's "On College" essay. Click HERE for a copy.  Barry's List of Things to Learn. maybe Watch Taylor Mali do "Proofreading" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OonDPGwAyfQ
  2. Early Modern English version of prayer--Samuel Johnson's Dictionary. Early Modern English and Shakespeare's impact. 
  3. FINALE: READ "ENGLISH IS A CRAZY LANGUAGE" ALOUD & PLAY BRIAN REGAN TAPE (5 min.)
  4.  

     

HOMEWORK COLLECTED:

  1. CLT PAPER
  2. Hist of Eng language notes
  3. Survival Manual Notes and 5 Q's and A's

Charlie Bethel's one man show

of  Beowulf

 

  1. AP Essay #2 on A Prayer for Owen MeanyFor a copy of the question with tips!, click HERE.) You may word process the essay (double-spaced).  If you hand write it, please write legibly and do not write on the back side of the pages. The time limit is 40 min. max.  About 10 min. of that 40 min. should be spent planning the essay.  You may NOT use any outside resources.  Of course, this means you may NOT use the text.  Here's the prompt:   

    The “nature vs. nurture” debate has raged for many years.  The question is whether a person’s inherent nature or the way he or she is “nurtured,” or raised, is the more critical factor in determining what kind of person he or she will eventually become.  Write a well-organized essay discussing your position.  Use examples from your observation, experience, and/or reading (particularly of A Prayer for Owen Meany) to support your position.

     

  2. BEOWULF: HEROES! (old ASSIGNMENT B1 #2 ONLY!)

    Journal Entry OJ#6:  "HEROES" (a two-sider = 10 pts.) NOTE:   you can print this out in WORD format (click HERE ) and type your response.  Click HERE for a PDF version.

    You will use a salmon packet of articles as a basis for this  HEROES JOURNAL ENTRY .   CLICK HERE IF YOU NEED THE HEROES PACKET! Furthermore, one of the most popular topics regarding Beowulf is  the concept of "heroism" and whether Beowulf, the character, measures up to the Anglo-Saxon definition, a modern definition, and, ultimately, your personal definition.  This packet of articles helps tremendously in reviewing the concepts out there in our world today regarding a "MODERN HERO."  So, again, read the articles carefully. 

    For this minimum of two-sided journal entry, comment on several of the following:

    a.     the article entitled "Learning the Power and the Point of Communication" on the reverse side of the salmon cover sheet

    b.     the article in the packet by Paul Levy entitled "What Makes a Hero?"

    c.     the article in the packet from Psychology Today entitled "How to Be Great!" 

    d.     at least ONE other article from this packet (or another cool article you find on your own about a "hero"--be sure to attach a copy of this article to your journal)

    e.     two articles included in this packet about two individual heroes (a male  and  a female) 

    Taking these articles into consideration and your own ideas about what a hero is, address all or any of the following:  Talk about your own as well as what you think our society's perceptions of a hero are.  In addition, reflect on what you think the early English people thought of when defining a hero.  Think about who your heroes were  (and why) as you were growing up and how those people might have faded from your memory.  What heroes do you have now (or would like to have)?  What heroes would you wish for your children to have?  What heroes do you think they will have (regardless of your input)?   NOTE:  You might even take Professor Chiodo's suggestion (as mentioned in Dale Dauten's article on the reverse side) and turn what you have written into a letter to actually send to your personal "hero" (or someone you admire most if the word "hero" sounds too weird/powerful/trendy.)  What better gift to give that special person during your senior year???? 

    CHECK OUT THESE HEROES SITES:

    ABOUT TEAM HOYT:

    IRON MAN DOCUMENTARY ABOUT DICK AND RICK HOYT This one tells their whole story.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDnrLv6z-mM&feature=related

    THEIR WEBSITE

    http://www.teamhoyt.com/

    I can only Imagine" music to video footage of Rick and Dick

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afv5jTrC7nM&feature=related

    SOME OTHERS

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flRvsO8m_KI

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDnrLv6z-mM&feature=related

     

    FOR FUN--Learn how to write your name in runes: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/vikings/runesright.html

FOR FUN--Fed up with technology?  Need some good humor?  Try viewing this!  It's the Norwegian Help Desk (with English subtitles)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQHX-SjgQvQ&feature=related

To see an awesome "feel-good" story,

click on the links below!

Christian the lion

full video about Christian's story:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnV-MZjs7BA

on Christian the lion from The View:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiGKWoJi5qM&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adYbFQFXG0U

Christian the lion owners--35 years later on today show:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRsDrqTBq6Y&feature=related

Australian interview--the owners 35 years later:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_dWzF-vSXQ&feature=related

 

THURSDAY  day 13

Beowulf vs. Grendel's Mom

Beowulf dives into G's mother's lair

 

Check out this video--the VIKING WARRIOR!  (you'll love this one!) http://vimeo.com/18011143

Today's Quote of the Day:

As the State is a soulless machine, it can never be weaned from violence to which it owes its very existence. -Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948)

Today's Allusion:

Sword of Damocles

See this link for an example of this

allusion in a Swedish website:

http://www.vassaeggen.se/2006/08/ 2006-08-29  4 tidningar under Damokles-svärdet  Det finns två sorters tidningar som borde läggas ner: de dåliga och de olönsamma. De förra överlever ofta de senare. Här är Vassa eggens lista på tidningarna som har eggen hängande över sig.  En heter Laura  Allt snack om succé och slutsålda annonssidor är tomt snack. Laura är en blek och väldigt tunn kopia av Tara. Läsarna vet det, förlaget Allers lär snart bli varse.

Today's Words of the Day:

ubiquitous

choler

CHECK OUT THESE HEROES SITES:

ABOUT TEAM HOYT:

IRON MAN DOCUMENTARY ABOUT DICK AND RICK HOYT This one tells their whole story.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDnrLv6z-mM&feature=related

THEIR WEBSITE

http://www.teamhoyt.com/

I can only Imagine" music to video footage of Rick and Dick

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afv5jTrC7nM&feature=related

SOME OTHERS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flRvsO8m_KI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDnrLv6z-mM&feature=related

 

 

 

Group Check-in:

  • GROUP WORK--Oranges--Norton, Gold--chart, Blues---quotes, Greens--lays, Rainbows--Gardner's Grendel
  •  share names stories (play Father of the Bride video clip and names WCCO)
  • C/C battle charts
  • C/C thoughts on Tolkien quote
  1. GROUP WORK BEOWULF Parts 1-2 GROUP WORK--NAMES (Oranges, Gold Stars, Gold Greens)  HEROIC IDEAL (Green Golds & True Blues), BATTLE CHART (Blue Reds and Blue Combos),  QUOTES and LAYS (Green Reds and Green Combos)
  2. BEOWULF INTRO! Initial reactions to reading Beowulf, parts 1 and 2? What worked?  What didn't?  Woody Allen Annie Hall clip and Gilmore Girls season 6 episode 10.  For a copy of the Beowulf family tree, click HERE!   Play Colin and Sam's rap or Alex Doud's Beowulf rap and Gilmore Girls season 6 episode 10.
  3. BEOWULF TRANSLATIONS: the first words (OE—Hwaet , Heany—so, Raffel—hear me, Kennedy—Lo!, Abrams prose—Yes!, Bethel—Listen up, Swedish--"Lyss!" and others?)   Benjamin Bagby's opening lines of Beowulf

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y13cES7MMd8&feature=related

    Show the words in the first 11 lines.  Play lines 1-11 in Old English, read the first 11 in Raffel version, then play the first 11 lines in Heaney.  Swedish version, too.   Check out this cool Beowulf translation website!  http://www.beowulftranslations.net/journey.shtml

     

  4. BEOWULF:  FIRST WORD ("in medias res"--typical of epics) Look at three translations of the first page and how they differ--the first words (OE—Hwaet , Heany—so, Raffel—hear me, Kennedy—Lo!, Abrams prose—Yes!, Bethel—Listen up, Quiet! others?)
  5. Look at the kennings--nagellacksborttagningsmedel, the caesura, the alliteration
  6. Look at Raffel's translation and how hints of culture, themes, etc., occur in the first page!
  7. Announcement of the theme--"what makes a good king?"  What makes a good life?  QUOTES and LAYS (Green Reds and Green Combos)
  8. What's in a name? GROUP WORK--NAMES (Oranges, Gold Stars, Gold Greens)

    Share WA __:  How did you get your name?  Use agenda and show Father of the Bride clip and WCCO names clip.  Discuss namnsdagar and Beowulf's name as well as AS typical names. http://www.svenskanamn.se/visa/Beowulf

    In Sweden, you celebrate your birthday and a separate day, called a "namnsdag" or "NAME DAY." Read more about this:  http://stjarnhimlen.se/ndag/namedays.html    To find what day to celebrate your "NAME DAY," go to http://stjarnhimlen.se/ndag/ndag_alf.html 

    For fun!  Check out this website on names:         www.behindthename.com

    How to write your name in runes!

    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/vikings/runesright.html Click HERE for a copy of the Runic Writing Hand-out!

  9. Define the AS idea of an EPIC HERO--HEROIC IDEAL (Green Golds & True Blues),         use the worksheet in the Beowulf packet and chapter from the Norton Anthology on "The Heroic Ideal" maybe: Watch "The Epic Hero" video--take notes!
  10. What is Grendel--really?  Meet Grendel p. 26 Raffel and p. 9 in the Heany--Listen on tape 
  11. Beowulf Battle Chart--c/c column 1--Fight with Grendel Click HERE for the chart BATTLE CHART (Blue Reds and Blue Combos)--Begin to discuss the differences between the first and second battles--venue, use of weapons, etc.  Click HERE for the battle chart
  12. REACTION TO GARDNER'S GRENDEL Gardner's Grendel "The Nature of Grendel" as a pagan and Christian monster , story of Cain and Abel?, Gardner's Grendel:  What did you think of Gardner's Grendel? What might Grendel be symbolic of?  C/C WA  Gardner's Grendel--reaction and the 5 Q's, Gardner's Grendel, share what it was like if you started to read it
  13. Gardner's Grendel "The Nature of Grendel" as a pagan and Christian monster
  14. Cain & Abel story If not before, watch Cain and Abel video (22 min.)
  15. Zemeckis Beowulf--Watch 10 min. of battle with Grendel

    Beowulf PART 3: Discuss similarities in the battles, the big deals--weapons, turf, B's progression of connnection/relationship, the pagan vs. Christian ending, importance of Wiglaf, the Lay of the Last Survivor, how Beowulf gets to be king, the future of Geatland

    1.  Maybe show Collins' "The Lanyard" or "Seventh-Grade Viking Warrior"  Taylor Mali
    2. leftovers?  HERO??? Did Beowulf do it?  Was his life meaningful? Who are the true Grendels?  the ending  Beowulf's journey to lead a good life--Hrothgar's advice, etc.  What are today's notions of HEROES?--SHARE CHARTS!!!  
    3. Do WA 22 Lay of the last Survivor--Me!  to Mahler's Symphony #9, the last movement (mention movies with this type of scenario:  I am Legend, 28 Days, Armegeddon, Left Behind, Deep Impact, 28 Days Later)
    4. Debrief WA 23 Lay of the last Survivor--Me!  Intro Lewis Thomas and MahlerBE!  Don't just "DO" this term!    Review Hero column and round-robin sharing--Do "when you were little? question" and add to WA 1 Reflections, Bill Doherty "Help for Hurried families" notes, Brian willette, Schultz obituary, Todd Bachmann funeral program, Starfish story, chicken soup teacher story, color differences, hero test, "Millionaire Mind" article, Heroes Quiz , 6 degrees, "The Journey" Wixon jewely ads.  After AS heroes discuss modern ideas and share from your WA on heroes--incl male/female differences. Starfish story, Jordan's email, Show 3 min. clip from movie ACROSS THE UNIVERSE--25 min. into it--dinner table scene

    5. BEOWULF FUN THINGS: Memory Dean song--"Beowulf, Captain Hook, & the Albatross"  Shrinklets Beowulf and Beowulf cartoons Woody Allen quote & other Beowulf cartoons, Wixon Jewelry ads  CLICK HERE FOR COPIES    Beowulf cartoon movie:  http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/468319  Play Alex Doud's Beowulf rap and Gilmore Girls season 6 episode 10.

  16.  
    1.  

HOMEWORK COLLECTED:

  • Owen Meany AP Essay
  • stamp or collect OJ 5 COLORS (2 sides)
  •  

Here come the real Vikings! 

To see lots of fun artwork and more Beowulf movie pix and action figures, click HERE.

 

  1. FHFF tomorrow!  Bring something yummy!

  2. Respond to PR#1 See ASSIGNMENT H3 (or if you have the paper copy p. 15) for ideas on how to respond.  Remember not to give away your identity or reveal anything that might make the other person have a clue as to who you are.  You may respond on another sheet of paper (typed) or right in the margins and in between the lines of the text of the PR 1.  Have fun with this one!  Be honest and respectful, of course.

  3. Beowulf  PART 3 (pp. 149-213)  ASSIGNMENT:   WA 8 Beowulf  PART 3  (minimum of 2 sides)

    NOTE:   you can print this out in WORD format (click HERE ) and type your response.  Click HERE for a PDF version.

    A.  Now read part 3 of Beowulf (pp.149-213). 

    After reading part 3, consider the following question: “TO BE MOVED OR NOT—by Beowulf?”

    J. R. R. Tolkien, known to most of you as the author of that fantastical trilogy, The Lord of the Rings, was by training an academician--in fact, a medieval scholar.  In his now famous 1936 essay, "Beowulf:  The Monsters and the Critics," Tolkien writes:   It [Beowulf] is an heroic-elegiac poem; and in a sense all of its first 3136 lines are a prelude to a dirge [. . . ] one of the most moving ever written.

    Write about this quote in your entry.  What do you imagine he meant by such a statement?  You might begin by considering what it makes it a "heroic" poem.

    What does it show us of the "heroic ideal"?  And what is elegiac about it?  (Be sure to look up “elegiac” and “elegy.”) The phrase "heroic-elegiac" is paradoxical, no?  And there's the idea of a dirge.  (Be sure to look up “dirge.”) How so?

    Finally, where are you on the moving part?  Think about what constitutes "moving" to you.  To others?

    Tolkien actually calls it--yes, the same Beowulf we read--"most moving ever written."  What do you think?  Was Beowulf moving to you?  What would most people find it moving?  Why or why not?

    B. COMPLETE THE  3rd COLUMN OF THE BATTLE CHART on the first Beowulf WA

    Grendel                Mom           Dragon

    1.                               1.                      1.

    2.                               2.                      2.

    3.                               3.                      3.

    C. Beowulf part 3: Quotes and LAYS

    SIGNIFICANT QUOTE:  Look over quotes 30-51 (or find your own quotes from part 3), and choose the ONE quote that you think is MOST significant for part 3  Write the quotation in its entirety on your journal entry (along with its page number) and underneath it, comment on  each of the following:

    a.        the quote's context

    b.        its possible meaning and relevance to part 3

    c.        possible larger meaning for us today or you personally

    SIGNIFICANT LAY: Before writing up the significance of the lay, review the lays in part 3:  "The Lay of the Last Survivor"  p. 151-155, "The Lay of Heardred"  pp. 161-163, "The Lay of the Three Brothers:  Herbald, Hathcyn, Higlac," pp.  163-169, "The Messenger Lay of Ongentho"   pp. 197-203

    Now focus on the most important lay of all: "The Lay of the Last Survivor"  pp. 151-155   Discuss the significance of this lay to Beowulf (the character) or any of the other characters AND/OR to the plot or themes you are seeing surface  in the story.  Why was the lay included?  How necessary is it?   CHECK THE FOLLOWING LINK OUT:

    The Lay of the Last Survivor

    http://faculty.virginia.edu/OldEnglish/Beowulf.Readings/Survivor.html

    TRY these links:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y13cES7MMd8&feature=related

    Old English "The Lord's Prayer"

    http://www.pastperfect.org.uk/sites/yeavering/archive/prayerclip.html

    youtube.Old English "The Lord's Prayer"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Wl-OZ3bre

    Readings From Beowulf

    http://faculty.virginia.edu/OldEnglish/Beowulf.Readings/Beowulf.Readings.html

    The Lay of the Last Survivor

    http://faculty.virginia.edu/OldEnglish/Beowulf.Readings/Survivor.html

    Old English: Languages of the World: Introductory Overview

    including a reading of the parable of the Prodigal Son

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLJGTYkEKLI&feature=related

    Middle English: Languages of the World: Introductory Overview including a reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrnXgVTTrCI&feature=channel

    Swedish: Languages of the World: Introductory Overview

    differences between Swedish, Danish, Norwegian

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8gXxGAvsto&feature=related

    From John Gardner's most excellent book, Grendel, a classic retelling of the Beowulf tale from the perspective of the monster. Here Grendel watches the arrival of a harper. He ponders the meaning of hope and of memory, and he screams . . . Reference to the first part of Beowulf. "That was a good king"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CkGVtRnFic

  4. vs. Lit. Analysis paper on 2 summer novels:  Due date on Wednesday, March 2nd Click HERE for the Lit. Analysis paper packet.  Click HERE for the grading sheet.

 

 

FRIDAY, day 14

Wiglaf is my hero!

Who is yours?

To see lots of fun artwork and more Beowulf movie pix and action figures, click HERE.

Today's Quote of the Day:

The satiated man and the hungry one do not see the same thing when they look upon a loaf of bread. -Rumi, poet and mystic (1207-1273)

Today's Allusion:

all that glitters is not gold

Shakespeare wrote in The Merchant of Venice, "All that glisters is not gold."

Fool's Gold or "iron pyrite" or "iron sulfide"

Fool's gold is another name for pyrite, also known as iron pyrite or iron sulfide. Its shiny yellow luster has many fooled into believing they have struck gold while holding a mineral of little value. The name pyrite is from Greek pyrites (of fire), from pyr (fire) because it produces sparks when struck against a hard surface. Some related words are fire, pyre, pyrosis (heartburn), pyromania (an irresistible impulse to set things on fire), and empyreal (relating to the sky or heaven, believed to contain pure light or fire.).]

 

John Gardner's Grendel

 

 

Today's Words of the Day:

besmirch

loquacious

CHECK OUT THESE HEROES SITES:

ABOUT TEAM HOYT:

IRON MAN DOCUMENTARY ABOUT DICK AND RICK HOYT This one tells their whole story.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDnrLv6z-mM&feature=related

THEIR WEBSITE

http://www.teamhoyt.com/

I can only Imagine" music to video footage of Rick and Dick

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afv5jTrC7nM&feature=related

SOME OTHERS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flRvsO8m_KI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDnrLv6z-mM&feature=related

 

Gardner's Grendel

John Gardner

INTERESTING GARDNER'S GRENDEL SITES TO CHECK OUT:

Gardner Appreciation page:

http://www.sunygenesee.cc.ny.us/gardner/gardner.htm

Letter from John Gardner to Susie West and students:

http://www.sunygenesee.cc.ny.us/gardner/perdue.htm

Excellent Grendel resource  pages:

http://brtom.org/gr/questions.html

http://brtom.org/gr/grlinks.html

http://brtom.org/gr/ljg.html

http://www.genesee.edu/gardner/tshirt.htm

http://brtom.org/gr/annotated.html

http://brtom.org/gr/ltheo.html

http://www.saint-andre.com/ismbook/ism3.html

http://brtom.org/gr/lbeow.html

http://brtom.org/gr/la-s.html

http://justice.loyola.edu/~mcoffey/lit/essays/enlightenment.html

 

 

  1. Group check-in:
  • weekend?
  • Share WA6 Battle Chart
  • Share Cain and Abel story
  1. Beowulf Battle Chart--c/c column 1--Fight with Grendel Click HERE for the chart BATTLE CHART (Blue Reds and Blue Combos)--Begin to discuss the differences between the first and second battles--venue, use of weapons, etc.  Click HERE for the battle chart
  2. REACTION TO GARDNER'S GRENDEL Gardner's Grendel "The Nature of Grendel" as a pagan and Christian monster , story of Cain and Abel?, Gardner's Grendel:  What did you think of Gardner's Grendel? What might Grendel be symbolic of?  C/C WA  Gardner's Grendel--reaction and the 5 Q's, Gardner's Grendel, share what it was like if you started to read it
  3. Gardner's Grendel "The Nature of Grendel" as a pagan and Christian monster
  4. Cain & Abel story If not before, watch Cain and Abel video (22 min.)
  5. Zemeckis Beowulf--Watch 10 min. of battle with Grendel

    Beowulf PART 3: Discuss similarities in the battles, the big deals--weapons, turf, B's progression of connnection/relationship, the pagan vs. Christian ending, importance of Wiglaf, the Lay of the Last Survivor, how Beowulf gets to be king, the future of Geatland

    1.  Maybe show Collins' "The Lanyard" or "Seventh-Grade Viking Warrior"  Taylor Mali
    2. leftovers?  HERO??? Did Beowulf do it?  Was his life meaningful? Who are the true Grendels?  the ending  Beowulf's journey to lead a good life--Hrothgar's advice, etc.  What are today's notions of HEROES?--SHARE CHARTS!!!  
    3. Do WA 22 Lay of the last Survivor--Me!  to Mahler's Symphony #9, the last movement (mention movies with this type of scenario:  I am Legend, 28 Days, Armegeddon, Left Behind, Deep Impact, 28 Days Later)
    4. Debrief WA 23 Lay of the last Survivor--Me!  Intro Lewis Thomas and MahlerBE!  Don't just "DO" this term!    Review Hero column and round-robin sharing--Do "when you were little? question" and add to WA 1 Reflections, Bill Doherty "Help for Hurried families" notes, Brian willette, Schultz obituary, Todd Bachmann funeral program, Starfish story, chicken soup teacher story, color differences, hero test, "Millionaire Mind" article, Heroes Quiz , 6 degrees, "The Journey" Wixon jewely ads.  After AS heroes discuss modern ideas and share from your WA on heroes--incl male/female differences. Starfish story, Jordan's email, Show 3 min. clip from movie ACROSS THE UNIVERSE--25 min. into it--dinner table scene

    5. BEOWULF FUN THINGS: Memory Dean song--"Beowulf, Captain Hook, & the Albatross"  Shrinklets Beowulf and Beowulf cartoons Woody Allen quote & other Beowulf cartoons, Wixon Jewelry ads  CLICK HERE FOR COPIES    Beowulf cartoon movie:  http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/468319  Play Alex Doud's Beowulf rap and Gilmore Girls season 6 episode 10.

  6. HOMEWORK COLLECTED:

    1. Notes on History of the English Language (10 pts) + post-its (5 points) = 3 stamps
    2. stamp WA 8  Beowulf part 3
    3. stamp OJ 6 Heroes

 

  1. finish WA 9: "LAY OF THE LAST SURVIVOR--Me!  and MAHLER and LATE NIGHT THOUGHTS" (note!  This is not WA 10.  I meant to write "continue WA 9" on the HW calendar, but wrote "WA 10 Late Night Thoughts: instead.  Sorry!)

    CLICK BELOW TO HEAR THE "LAY OF THE LAST SURVIVOR" IN OLD ENGLISH!

    http://faculty.virginia.edu/OldEnglish/Beowulf.Readings/Survivor.html

    This WA is now worth 10 points by doing the following 3 things (beyond than just the writing during class):   1.   First, re-read everything you wrote during class today.  Add anything more you'd like.  Look for patterns, themes, whatever jumps out at you.  Comment in your journal about your findings and how doing this journal felt during and after.  2.  Now read the buff-colored sheets in your Beowulf packet with the biographical information on Gustav Mahler.  Jot down some thoughts about this in light of the piece of music, etc.   3.   Finally, read the buff-colored essay at the end of your Beowulf packet by Lewis Thomas called "Late Night Thoughts."  For a copy of Thomas's essay, click HERE or go to this website:   http://cscs.umich.edu/~crshalizi/Thomas/mahlers-ninth.html  Add your comments/response to this essay.  What you tell Mr. Thomas if he were to visit our classroom tomorrow? 

    FOR FUN, CHECK OUT THIS youtube LINK! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CkGVtRnFic (Here Grendel watches the arrival of a harper. He ponders the meaning of hope and of memory, and he screams . . . .  Note the reference to the first part of Beowulf: "That was a good king.")

    1. WALLIES Get a  copy of Hamlet.  IT MUST BE THE SIGNET CLASSIC! (NOT YOUR BROTHER'S COPY WITH THE BLACK BAND LIKE BRIAN'S BROTHER BEN'S COPY!)  GET THE GOLD BAND COPY THAT LOOKS LIKE THIS:

     

    NEW PICTURES FROM COLOR DAY!  Click  HERE for the CLASS OF 2011 PHOTO GALLERY.

    Click the following website for the WEB ALBUM GALLERY:

    https://picasaweb.google.com/103391408735368780157/2011APLitClassPix?authkey=Gv1sRgCIre876Uxtrs2wE#

     
  2. DUE TUESDAY  1. Read Gardner's Grendel,
  3.   DUE TUESDAY 2. do the prep work in the green packet, and For a copy of the green "Gardner's Grendel Discussion Prep. Worksheet," click HERE!

    As you read, do the following on your own notebook paper (unless you buy your own book--available in the school store--in which case you can do this note-taking right on the covers and extra pages in the book):  

     1. keep a character list, 2. on the Zodiac Wheel (the second page of the hand-out "Gardner's Grendel Discussion Prep. Worksheet"), do two different things:  in the inner ring, jot down a quick plot synopsis for each chapter. In the outer ring, jot down the universal questions that arise in the chapter, the philosophies, the big ideas that surface. Click HERE for the Zodiac wheel in your "Gardner's Grendel Discussion Prep. Worksheet"  3. Do 2 Chapter Analyses Worksheet. On the front of the "Gardner's Grendel Discussion Prep. Worksheet" (click HERE for a copy of this worksheet), there is a a chart for you to fill out for your group's assigned chapters.  Skip the back of the front page. Each COLOR group will be assigned 2 chapters to become experts on.   Here are the assigned chapters:  ORANGE--chaps. 1-2, GOLD--chaps. 1-2, GOLD-GREEN   chaps. 3-4,  TRUE BLUES chaps. 3-4, BLUE-REDS--chaps. 5-6, BLUE COMBOS  chaps 7-8,  GREEN-REDS--chaps. 9-10. GREEN-COMBOS--chaps. 11-12.     4. Familiarize yourself with the signs of the zodiac. (see HERE for a list of the zodiac signs, or click http://www.psychicguild.com/horoscopes_explained.php or ) and discuss how one of the zodiac signs is present/symbolic in each of the 12 chapters.  5. Also, as you read, jot down a list of your personal questions.

  4. DUE TUESDAY 3. do a 2 sided journal on 2 different topics OJ 5: Gardner's Grendel--2 topics = 10 points. 

    NOTE:   you can print this out in WORD format (click HERE ) and type your response.  Click HERE for a PDF version.

    You are to choose  2 of the 5 choices "GG" Journal Topics.  4 choices are listed on the page 2 of the Beowulf packet.  The 5th topic (not listed on your blue Beowulf packet) is to read the  last blue essay  in the Beowulf packet which addresses Gardner's Grendel and Beowulf's Grendel as both monster and human.  It's really interesting!  Write a page response.  For a copy of the topics, click HERE.

  5. vs. Lit. Analysis paper on 2 summer novels:  Due date on Wednesday, March 3rd Click HERE for the Lit. Analysis paper packet.  Click HERE for the grading sheet.

    Randy Pausch

    Are you a Tigger or an Eyeore?

    Earnest vs. Hip?

    CHECK IT OUT!  Great food for thought in Randy Pausch's "The Last Lecture"

    For a really inspirational story (reminds me of the "Lay of the Last Survivor"), watch these youtube videos about the story of Prof. Randy Pausch from Carnegie-Mellon giving his last lecture (a tradition for retiring professors at C-M to do before leaving to leave their life lessons with their students) at age 47 when he found out he had cancer and only had a few months to live.     Incredible!

      the actual speech "The Last Lecture"  (1 hour 16 min--well worth it!!)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ji5_MqicxSo&feature=related

    highlights of "The Last Lecture"  (8:48 min.)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bw3G9_Ysg2E&NR=1

    We don't beat the grim reaper by living longer; we beat the grim reaper by living well.

    Time Magazine's 10 Questions for Randy Pausch (5:06 min.)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdEgcTE4i24&feature=related

    CBS announcement of Randy's death

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SwZQlzZRtk&feature=related

    Randy Pausch & Eric Hutchinson music (3 min. 31 sec)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7O6AWwLyAk&NR

    Wall Street Journal  tribute to Randy Pausch (5:13 min.)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIysXLiA5s0&feature=related

    Randy Pausch Carnegie-Mellon grad speech  (6 min)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcYv5x6gZTA&NR=1

    Inspirational Speech by Dr. Randy Pausch On the Oprah Winfrey Show: The Last Lecture. Dr. Pausch Passed Away On July 25, 2008  (10 min.)

TO SEE MOVIE PHOTOS OF BEOWULF & GRENDEL, with Gerald Butler, CLICK HERE!

To see lots of fun artwork and more Beowulf movie pix and action figures, click HERE.

 

 

Check out this video--the VIKING WARRIOR!  (you'll love this one!) http://vimeo.com/18011143

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. OJ 6 COLORS! (old ASSIGNMENT D #2: ) (2 sides minimum) After reading the specific articles that give you more information about your individual color results, do OJ 5 "COLORS."  If you didn't pick up the articles, here they are:  KEIRSEY ORANGE, KEIRSEY GOLD, KEIRSEY BLUE, KEIRSEY GREEN, HARTMAN YELLOW, HARTMAN RED, HARTMAN BLUE, HARTMAN WHITE.  Set it up like this:  SIDE ONE personal reaction:  an initial reaction to the tests, the whole concept, and your colors: Kiersey colors (Artisans = Orange, Guardians = Gold, Idealists = Blue, and Rationals = Green)  or the Hartmann colors (yellow, red, blue, white) or even the Gregorc Learning Styles (AS, CR, AR, CR)                  SIDE TWO literary character application:  Using what you know of the colors, pick out several characters from the summer novels (and, if you like, any characters from any works of literary merit you have academically studied--for example, Holden Caulfield, Tom Joad, Atticus Finch, Huckleberry Finn, Lenny, George, Hester ) and predict what color each character probably would be had he or she the opportunity to take the COLOR TESTS.  You may consider the Kiersey colors (Artisans = Orange, Guardians = Gold, Idealists = Blue, and Rationals = Green)  or the Hartmann colors (yellow, red, blue, white) or even the Gregorc Learning Styles (AS, CR, AR, CR).