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Click the following website for the WEB ALBUM GALLERY:

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WEEK 9a:  March 28-31, 2011

MARCH!!!

END OF QUARTER #3

ONLY one term of "free" education left!

SENIOR SPRING BREAK BEGINS FRIDAY!

EXTRA CREDIT OVER BREAK!  BRING HAMLET OR HEART OF DARKNESS ON SPRING BREAK!  E-mail Wally lwallenberg@edenpr.org any fun spring break pictures to put on the website after break (appropriate content, of course).  We'd love pictures of you reading Hamlet and Heart of Darkness on a cruise ship or in front of Senor Frog's or . .

 POSITION PAPER DUE THURSDAY!

ORDER TO TURN IN POSITION PAPER:   

  1.  grading sheet (student parts MUST be filled out completely or you will lose points) Click HERE if you only need to print out a POSITION PAPER GRADING SHEET.

  2. outline

  3. paper   HOW TO HIGHLGHT CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #1 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in color #1 for that source

  4. CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #2 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in in color #2 for that source

  5. CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #3 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in color #31 for that source

  6. works cited (3 doc. check sources highlighted--just like the CLT paper, do each source highlighted in a different color)

  7. photocopy of first chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #1)

  8. photocopy of second chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #2)

  9. photocopies of third chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #3)

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern?  or  Guildenstern & Rosencrantz?

Click  HERE for the CLASS OF 2011 PHOTO GALLERY.

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Hamlet (Oles) Act 1 & begin Act 2

  

 

   David Tennant  (Dr. Who) as Hamlet

The entire RSC's latest production of Hamlet with David Tennant and Patrick Stewart is online!  Check it out periodically to see some of the scenes:

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2wyITj/www.pbs.org/arts/gallery/shakespeare-three-tragedies/hamlet-full-performance-video

Royal Shakespeare Company's 2008 production of Hamlet with David Tennant as Hamlet and Patrick Stewart as Claudius--Click HERE for more pictures!

     

Click  HERE for the CLASS OF 2011 PHOTO GALLERY.

Click the following website for the WEB ALBUM GALLERY:

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and   GRAMMAR and Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus 

(Wallies)

the cottage Lord Byron rented on the amazing

ghost story telling night!

Branagh's Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

DiNiro as the creature and Branagh as Victor

 

James Whale's 1936 Frankenstein

  

 

 

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 calendar.

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

To print more allusion and vocab sheets, click HERE!

Click HERE for a copy of the ivory HAMLET PACKET.

Click HERE to get a pdf. copy of the ivory HAMLET AP Question Packet.

Click HERE to get a pdf. copy of the blue Hamlet Soliloquy Packet.

  CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET

NEW!  UPDATED! For some fun youtube Shakespeare, especially HAMLET, video links, click HERE.        

 

FOR A COPY OF AP LIT POETRY TERMS PACKET, CLICK HERE!  YOU MAY WANT TO PRINT THIS!

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, March 28th  day 39

Prelude to SOLILOQUY #1

Prelude to

SOLILOQUY #1

Note the sword and its resemblance to a cross! 

"I'll cross it though it blast me!"

 

 

"Freudian slippers"

the great chain of being

ADVICE SCENE

Laertes and Ophelia in 1996 Branagh film

Laertes & Ophelia

Polonius and Ophelia

Today's Quote of the Day:

Those who put out the people's eyes, reproach them for their blindness.

-John Milton, poet (1608-1674)

Today's Allusion:

narcissus/narcissism

Today's Words of the Day:

fallacious

candor

  veracity

 patriarch

Shakespeare WORD OF THE DAY:

hie (hy) verb tr., intr. To hasten; to go in a hurry.[From Middle English hien, from Old English higian (to strive).]

HAMLET WORD OF THE DAY:

obsequy (OB-se-kwee) noun (see Claudius and Hamlet's exchange!)

A funeral rite or ceremony. [From Middle English obsequie, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin obsequiae, alteration (after Latin exsequiae, funeral rites) of Latin obsequia, plural of obsequium (compliance).]"When (Anthony) Powell died, in March of last year, at the age ofninety-four, the New York Times Book Review devoted a Bookend column tothe obsequy." Christopher Hitchens; An Omnivorous Curiosity; The Atlantic Monthly (Boston); Jun 2001.

FUN SHAKESPEARE LANGUAGE STUFF

http://www.lomonico.com/bookch4.html

Kenneth Branagh as Hamlet

Mark Rylance (playing a female) in an "original practices" production of Twelfth Night

Maggie gets her name in Wally's Hamlet book!

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, March 28th  day 39

OLES ONLY:

  1. Group check-in:
  • weekend highlights
  • C/C buff-colored quiz
  • progress on position paper
  • topics for CC #1
  1. 2nd entrance of the ghost--"I'll cross it though it blast me"
  2. Claud's first 1/3 of opening speech and Laertes' questions
  3. We meet Hamlet--kin vs. kind  Discuss Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance & Goethe's "The Erl King" connection
  4. Gertrude's clueless--common vs. common.  Word vulgar = common
  5. Claudius and Hamlet go at it
  6. Soliloquy #1 and debriefing with friends and plan to meet the ghost, -intro to Ernest Jones theory re: Hamlet and Oedipus
  7. Post Sol. 1 debriefing with friends and plan to meet the ghost--Hamlet's meeting of Horatio and friends after sol. #1--"He was a man, take him all in all."  be vs. do--"king" vs "father"
  8. VIDEOS:  Olivier video--sol 1 (min. = 4) debrief Olivier video,  BBC with Derek Jacobi video--opening through sol. 1 (min. = 13) and sol. 2 (6 min.), Branagh video--Claud's entrance through sol. 1 (min. = 14).  For copies of the forms for the videologs, click HERE.

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

OLES:

  1. Collect CC #2
  2. stamp Sol. #1 paraphrase
  3. stamp buff quiz

WALLIES ONLY:

 

    1. Group check-in:
    • weekend?
    • Words of the Day
  1. collected CC #2
  2. went over clauses
  3. Jeopardy game review for test

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

WALLIES:

  1. Collect CC #2

MONDAY, March 28th  day 39

BOTH OLES & WALLIES:

  1.  Work on the POSITION PAPER! Read the position paper packet!  Click HERE or HERE for a copy. This paper will NOW be due  Thursday, March 31st.  Click HERE to see/print a pdf. copy of the POSITION PAPER PACKET.   Remember that in writing this paper, you must advocate your viewpoint to a specific audience--taking into account an audience (positive, negative, neutral, indifferent) and a course of action to advocate for the audience after you have convinced them to come over to your side.  Yes!  You must include credibility for sources!! NOTE from Mr. Olson:  For more information on TRUTH and VALIDITY and DEDUCTIVE reasoning, visit either of these two sites:  http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/courses/log/tru-val.htm   OR          http://www.zmag.org/instructionals/logstats/logstats3.htm

    ORDER TO TURN IN POSITION PAPER:   

    1.  grading sheet (student parts MUST be filled out completely or you will lose points) Click HERE if you only need to print out a POSITION PAPER GRADING SHEET.

    2. outline

    3. paper   HOW TO HIGHLGHT CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #1 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in color #1 for that source

    4. CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #2 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in in color #2 for that source

    5. CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #3 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in color #31 for that source

    6. works cited (3 doc. check sources highlighted--just like the CLT paper, do each source highlighted in a different color)

    7. photocopy of first chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #1)

    8. photocopy of second chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #2)

    9. photocopies of third chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #3

    Work on Buybacks for the CLT paper if you got it back.

     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 of what BUYBACKS ARE SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE WHEN DONE, CLICK HERE (WORD version) OR  HERE (pdf.verson)! 

    Remember to record results in the pink chart Notes: 1.  Record your results on the yellow and pink sheets in your folder.  You must summarize these in the pink boxes and write a goal for the next paper.  Then, record your number of errors in the CLT 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

  2. MISCELLANEOUS: 

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

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

    To print more allusion and vocab sheets, click HERE!

 

OLES ONLY:

  1. ASSIGNMENT H5:  #1-5           #1: Read pp. 19-27 only #2:  Green Quiz--Do Q's 1 to 14 only on the green take home quiz. Click HERE for a copy of this green quiz.   #3:  On YOUR OWN PAPER, fill out advice chart from H5 in the purple Hamlet HW packet.   #4:  Read articles on "advice."  Do WA 11 ADVICE  . . . or don't do it and instead ask a parent to do it!  No hurry, then, because it won't be collected until ALL the journals come in the last week of class in JUNE.   (See H5 in the purple Hamlet HW packet  for details.)   #5:    After reading the "vicious mole" speech, summarize it in the blue box in the SOLILOQUY packet.  Then, if you want to ,   paraphrase it for +5 EC in soliloquy packet.    

     FYI! click HERE for a copy of the ivory HAMLET PACKET.

    CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET.

    By the way, check out this ADVICE RAP on youtube:

    ADVICE SCENE RAP from Renaissance Man  Melvin and Hamlet!  Click:    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iM1kb3b9t8&feature=related

     

  2. EXTRA CREDIT (5 pts.) COUPON  ASSIGNMENT H6:  Tragedy Myths and Reality--Tragedy Notes Do #1-2:  First, think about the ideas our society generates about what constitutes a tragedy.  At the top of your Tragedy Notes, jot down about a paragraph on this topic.  Next, read through the blue Tragedy Packet and after your initial paragraph, jot down notes from the packet filling at least the page or as much space as it takes to record additional/new/important information about tragedy.  This is not a journal but NOTES. (worth 5 points) CLICK HERE for a pdf. copy of the blue Tragedy Packet if you didn't get one in class.  FYI! click HERE for a copy of the ivory HAMLET PACKET.

    Interested in websites on Shakespeare?  Click HERE!

    Check out some fun youtube Shakespeare LINKS:

    Click HERE.

WALLIES ONLY:

 

 

  1. Study for PHRASE and CLAUSE test!

  2. BACKGROUND NOTES ON FRANKENSTEIN. ASSIGNMENT F 1--part one:  Take a minimum of one side of Background Notes on the Romantic Era from the black LBT book pp. 565-576

  3. BACKGROUND NOTES ON FRANKENSTEIN. ASSIGNMENT F 1--part two: GROUP TOPIC NOTES -- Follow the gray Frankenstein HW packet handed out in class.  If you did not get one, you can access this online by clicking HERE.   So, here's  ASSIGNMENT F 1.  Each group takes a minimum of one side of a page of notes on the topic/articles assigned to your group as follows:   Group A   The Neo-Classical Period (notes from the LBT book pp. 433-444) Group B : Mary Wollstonecroft  Read pink article in salmon Frankenstein packet.  If you don't have the article, click HERE and scroll down until you find the article. Group C/D:  Mary Shelley Read pink article in salmon Frankenstein packet.  If you don't have the article, click HERE and scroll down until you find the article. Group E: Gothic Novel  Read gray article in salmon Frankenstein packet.  If you don't have the article, click HERE and scroll down until you find the article. NOTE: If you were absent today and, therefore, don't know what your group is (A, B, C/D, or E), just choose one!  Click HERE and scroll down until you find the article

    The ROMANTIC MOVEMENT!

    The GRANDFATHERS:

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge

     

    and William Wordsworth:

     

    THE 3 GRANDSONS:

                                  John Keats:

                   

    Lord Byron:

    Percy Bysshe Shelley (husband of Mary Shelley):

     

     

     

TUESDAY,  March 29th  day 40

"Yes, by St. Patrick, it is an honest ghost"

   --Hamlet, Act 1.5

Jude Law as Hamlet meets the ghost!

Ethan Hawke as Hamlet

Brian Blessed as the ghost

Kenneth Branagh as Hamlet

David Tennant as Hamlet

  

David Tennant  (Dr. Who) as Hamlet

The entire RSC's latest production of Hamlet with David Tennant and Patrick Stewart is online!  Check it out periodically to see some of the scenes:

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2wyITj/www.pbs.org/arts/gallery/shakespeare-three-tragedies/hamlet-full-performance-video

Royal Shakespeare Company's 2008 production of Hamlet with David Tennant as Hamlet and Patrick Stewart as Claudius--Click HERE for more pictures!

Click HERE to see more info/pic on the 2008 RSC Production Wally saw of Hamlet in Stratford

Patrick Stewart as Claudius

Jude Law as Hamlet

Today's Quote of the Day:

A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.

-Edgar Watson Howe, novelist and editor (1853-1937)

Today's Allusion:

Scheherazade

Today's Words of the Day:

felicity

brazen

coxcomb

stygian

 

 

TUESDAY,  March 29th  day 40

OLES ONLY:

  1. Group check-in:
  • AP Q's 8-15
  • C/C the 3 Opening Court Q's in your HW packet on page 84.   Click HERE for a copy of these questions. 
  1. We meet Hamlet--kin vs. kind  Discuss Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance & Goethe's "The Erl King" connection
  2. Gertrude's clueless--common vs. common.  Word vulgar = common
  3. Claudius and Hamlet go at it
  4. Soliloquy #1 and debriefing with friends and plan to meet the ghost, -intro to Ernest Jones theory re: Hamlet and Oedipus

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

OLES:

  1. vicious mole speech--stamp

WALLIES ONLY:

 

  1. Group check-in:
  • word of the day
  • allusion
  1. Phrase/clause test pre-discussion
  2. Phrase/clause test
  3. Go over AP Practice Tests

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

WALLIES

  1. Stamp notes on F1-#2&3
  2. Collect all clause homework

 

TUESDAY,  March 29th  day 40

BOTH OLES & WALLIES:

  1.  Work on the POSITION PAPER! Read the position paper packet!  Click HERE or HERE for a copy. This paper will be due Thursday, March 31st. Click HERE to see/print a pdf. copy of the POSITION PAPER PACKET.   Remember that in writing this paper, you must advocate your viewpoint to a specific audience--taking into account an audience (positive, negative, neutral, indifferent) and a course of action to advocate for the audience after you have convinced them to come over to your side.  Yes!  You must include credibility for sources!! NOTE from Mr. Olson:  For more information on TRUTH and VALIDITY and DEDUCTIVE reasoning, visit either of these two sites:  http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/courses/log/tru-val.htm   OR          http://www.zmag.org/instructionals/logstats/logstats3.htm

    ORDER TO TURN IN POSITION PAPER:   

    1.  grading sheet (student parts MUST be filled out completely or you will lose points) Click HERE if you only need to print out a POSITION PAPER GRADING SHEET.

    2. outline

    3. paper   HOW TO HIGHLGHT CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #1 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in color #1 for that source

    4. CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #2 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in in color #2 for that source

    5. CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #3 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in color #31 for that source

    6. works cited (3 doc. check sources highlighted--just like the CLT paper, do each source highlighted in a different color)

    7. photocopy of first chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #1)

    8. photocopy of second chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #2)

    9. photocopies of third chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #3

     

  2. Do buybacks if you got your paper back. Click HERE for the buyback packet if you need a copy.

     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)! 

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

 

OLES ONLY:

  1. ASSIGNMENT H 7 HAMLET meets the GHOST: 1.  pp. 28-34,  2. finish green quiz--questions 15-35,  3. sol. #2 paraphrase and  4. AP practice Q's 16-23. Click HERE for a copy of this green quiz CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET.

     

  2. ASSIGNMENT H8 # 1 ONLY!:  CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET. 1.WA 12  End of Act 1 Topics--based topics relating to what happens in Act 1 and your personal connections/reflections. Read the description of the journal entry first.   Here are the choices:  Grief, Appearance vs. Reality, Breaking the Rules, Gender Roles (esp. in Hamlet.)  Read the articles on A/R, grieving, etc., included in our Hamlet packet.  If you need a copy of these, click HERE.  CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET.  Now do this minimum of one side of a page journal.                NOTE!  For a current master list of journals, click HERE to see Wally's current list, and click HERE  to see Olson's current list.

  3. EXTRA CREDIT (5 pts.) COUPON  ASSIGNMENT H6:  Tragedy Myths and Reality--Tragedy Notes Do #1-2:  First, think about the ideas our society generates about what constitutes a tragedy.  At the top of your Tragedy Notes, jot down about a paragraph on this topic.  Next, read through the blue Tragedy Packet and after your initial paragraph, jot down notes from the packet filling at least the page or as much space as it takes to record additional/new/important information about tragedy.  This is not a journal but NOTES. (worth 5 points) CLICK HERE for a pdf. copy of the blue Tragedy Packet if you didn't get one in class.  FYI! click HERE for a copy of the ivory HAMLET PACKET.

  4. 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#

  5.  

    For FUN!!!!    Do some Hamlet extra credit! For the list of Hamlet EC journals, click HERE. Also, interested in websites on Shakespeare?  Click HERE!

    For a video spoof on Shakespeare's life, click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY4HdGJcJVo

    For a fun "slam" on Shakespeare's ruining the lives of students, click

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

    For a "romantic" Romeo and Juliet video, click

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G0NHmGcY0M

    For the reduced Shakespeare company's rendition of R&J part 1,click

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzVyqiskpMk&mode=related&search=

    For the reduced Shakespeare company's rendition of R&J part 2,click

    starts with balcony scene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKUyq-uCZr0&mode=related&search=

    For some other fun youtube Shakespeare video links, click HERE.

    To watch the Beatles do a spoof of the Pyramus and Thisby scene from Midsummer Night's Dream, click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psATF1mUpUU

     

WALLIES ONLY:

 

 

  1. ASSIGNMENT F1 #3:  AUTHOR INTRO NOTES: Take at least one side of a page of notes on the Author Introduction and Percy's Preface in your Frankenstein book.  Add it to your F1 materials.

  2.    Do OJ 8: Reaction to first three AP MC and AP Essay exams (1 side).  Respond briefly to your scores on the essays.  What is it about the essay for the higher scored essay that made it superior to your lower scored essay?  How do you feel about the types of essay questions.  What do you think of the nine point scoring protocol?  Comment briefly as well on the experience of doing the multiple choice questions on the poetry as well as on Tale of Two Cities.

 

WEDNESDAY,  March 30th  day 41

FAMOUS HAMLETS!

 

Sir Laurence Olivier

for some interesting sites on Olivier and this landmark 1948 Hamlet click on these websites:

http://www.laurenceolivier.com/

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040416/trivia

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040416/movieconnections

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040416/photogallery

Do you like Branagh? 

Here's 101 reasons you need to see Branagh's Hamlet! Click HERE.

Click also on this link:

http://www.branaghcompendium.com/101.htm

David Tennant  (Dr. Who) as Hamlet

John Barrymore as Hamlet

Sarah Bernhart as Hamlet

Adrian Lester as Hamlet

Richard Burton as Hamlet

  

CLICK HERE to see pictures of the final Vineland Place Guthrie's  production of Hamlet and look at various cool articles and costume renderings from the Guthrie Hamlet Study Guide! 

Santino Fontano as the Guthrie's Hamlet

Today's Quotes of the Day:

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.  ~Attributed to both Golda Meir and Indira Gandhi


Peace hath higher tests of manhood
Than battle ever knew.
~John Greenleaf Whittier

Five great enemies to peace inhabit with us:  avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride.  If those enemies were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.  ~Francesco Petrarch

Today's Allusion:

skeletons in the closet

Today's Words of the Day:

galvanize

progeny

harbinger

 

WEDNESDAY,  March 30th  day 41

OLES ONLY:

  1. Group check-in:
  • debrief the green quiz
  • position paper progress
  1. Soliloquy #1 and debriefing with friends and plan to meet the ghost, -intro to Ernest Jones theory re: Hamlet and Oedipus
  2. Post Sol. 1 debriefing with friends and plan to meet the ghost--Hamlet's meeting of Horatio and friends after sol. #1--"He was a man, take him all in all."  be vs. do--"king" vs "father"

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

OLES:

  1. green quiz
  2. WA 12 Act 1 Topics
  3. Stamp sol. #2
  4. Shakespeare background notes

WALLIES ONLY:

 

  1. Group check-in:
  • word of the day
  • allusion
  1. Paper questions, etc.
  2. Presentations on Neo-classicism, Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley and Gothic Horror
  3. MAYBE:  Watch video "Making of the Monster"--16 minutes

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. leftover grammar assignments
  2. Collect OJ 8
  3. Stamp Romantic notes and Author Intro

 

WEDNESDAY,  March 30th  day 41

BOTH OLES & WALLIES:

  1. Fantastic Healthy Food Thursday tomorrow!  Healthy? or Healthier?  You choose!
  2.  Work on the POSITION PAPER! Read the position paper packet!  Click HERE or HERE for a copy. This paper will be due Thursday, March 31st. Click HERE to see/print a pdf. copy of the POSITION PAPER PACKET.   Remember that in writing this paper, you must advocate your viewpoint to a specific audience--taking into account an audience (positive, negative, neutral, indifferent) and a course of action to advocate for the audience after you have convinced them to come over to your side.  Yes!  You must include credibility for sources!! NOTE from Mr. Olson:  For more information on TRUTH and VALIDITY and DEDUCTIVE reasoning, visit either of these two sites:  http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/courses/log/tru-val.htm   OR          http://www.zmag.org/instructionals/logstats/logstats3.htm

    ORDER TO TURN IN POSITION PAPER:   

    1.  grading sheet (student parts MUST be filled out completely or you will lose points) Click HERE if you only need to print out a POSITION PAPER GRADING SHEET.

    2. outline

    3. paper   HOW TO HIGHLGHT CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #1 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in color #1 for that source

    4. CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #2 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in in color #2 for that source

    5. CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #3 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in color #31 for that source

    6. works cited (3 doc. check sources highlighted--just like the CLT paper, do each source highlighted in a different color)

    7. photocopy of first chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #1)

    8. photocopy of second chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #2)

    9. photocopies of third chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #3

     
  3. Do buybacks if you got your paper back. Click HERE for a copy of the buyback packet. if you need a copy.

     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)! 

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

 

OLES ONLY:

  1. Fantastic Healthy Food Thursday tomorrow!

  2. Comment on someone else's Journal WA 12 "End of Act 1 Topics"  The comments on your ideas can be in the margins or at very end of WA 15.  This journal with the commenting is now worth 10 points (+5 for the commenting).

  3. NOTE!  For a current master list of journals, click HERE to see Wally's current list, and click HERE  to see Olson's current list.

  4. EXTRA CREDIT (5 pts.) COUPON (option expires tomorrow)  ASSIGNMENT H6:  Tragedy Myths and Reality--Tragedy Notes Do #1-2:  First, think about the ideas our society generates about what constitutes a tragedy.  At the top of your Tragedy Notes, jot down about a paragraph on this topic.  Next, read through the blue Tragedy Packet and after your initial paragraph, jot down notes from the packet filling at least the page or as much space as it takes to record additional/new/important information about tragedy.  This is not a journal but NOTES. (worth 5 points) CLICK HERE for a pdf. copy of the blue Tragedy Packet if you didn't get one in class.  FYI! click HERE for a copy of the ivory HAMLET PACKET.

  5. For FUN!!!!    Do some Hamlet extra credit! For the list of Hamlet EC journals, click HERE. Also, interested in websites on Shakespeare?  Click HERE!

    For a video spoof on Shakespeare's life, click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY4HdGJcJVo

    For a fun "slam" on Shakespeare's ruining the lives of students, click

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

    For a "romantic" Romeo and Juliet video, click

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G0NHmGcY0M

    For the reduced Shakespeare company's rendition of R&J part 1,click

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzVyqiskpMk&mode=related&search=

    For the reduced Shakespeare company's rendition of R&J part 2,click

    starts with balcony scene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKUyq-uCZr0&mode=related&search=

    For some other fun youtube Shakespeare video links, click HERE.

    To watch the Beatles do a spoof of the Pyramus and Thisby scene from Midsummer Night's Dream, click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psATF1mUpUU

    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#

     

WALLIES ONLY:

 

 

  1. Fantastic Healthy Food Thursday tomorrow!
  2. ASSIGNMENT F 2: #5 ONLY! Start reading FRANKENSTEIN. Read in Walton's Narrative (letters 1-4)   
  3. Take notes on character charts.
  4. Click  HERE for the LATEST CLASS OF 2011 PICTURES IN OUR EXPANDING PHOTO GALLERY (Thanks, Wallies!).

    Click the following website for the WEB ALBUM GALLERY:

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

     

 

THURSDAY,  March 31st  day 42 

END OF TERM!

SPRING BREAK BEGINS!!!!

E-mail Wally lwallenberg@edenpr.org any fun spring break pictures to put on the website after break (appropriate content, of course).  We'd love pictures of you reading Hamlet and Heart of Darkness on a cruise ship or in front of Senor Frog's or . . .  where ever!

 POSITION PAPER DUE!

ORDER TO TURN IN POSITION PAPER:   

  1.  grading sheet (student parts MUST be filled out completely or you will lose points) Click HERE if you only need to print out a POSITION PAPER GRADING SHEET.

  2. outline

  3. paper   HOW TO HIGHLGHT CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #1 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in color #1 for that source

  4. CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #2 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in in color #2 for that source

  5. CHOSEN INSTANCE OF SOURCE #1  MARKED in color #3 then highlight ALL parenthetical references in color #31 for that source

  6. works cited (3 doc. check sources highlighted--just like the CLT paper, do each source highlighted in a different color)

  7. photocopy of first chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #1)

  8. photocopy of second chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #2)

  9. photocopies of third chosen source (ALL used parts highlighted in color #3

Check these out!

Renaissance Man --Melvin tries to do advice speech

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iM1kb3b9t8&feature=related

Big Brother "Who's Shakespeare?"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bPHyVOA7iI&feature=related

Beatles do Shakespeare

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bPHyVOA7iI&feature=related

Crispin's Day Speech

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NA3gOST4Pc8

Click HERE for some advice from Maya Angelou on her 70th birthday!

Today's Quote of the Day:

Quotes about Character:

To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.  ~William Shakespeare, Hamlet

Every job is a self-portrait of the person who does it.  Autograph your work with excellence.  ~Author Unknown

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.  ~Henry Ford

Laws control the lesser man.  Right conduct controls the greater one.  ~Chinese Proverb

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.  ~Mark Twain, "What Is Man?", 1906

If we are ever in doubt about what to do, it is a good rule to ask ourselves what we shall wish on the morrow that we had done.  ~John Lubbock

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.  ~James D. Miles

Today's Allusion:

15 minutes of fame

Today's Words of the Day:

ambivalent

phlegmatic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY,  March 31st  day 42 

OLES ONLY:

  1. Group check-in:
  • weekend plans
  • debrief the green  Hamlet Quiz questions 1-14
  • debrief the AP questions 8-15
  • progress on lit theory paper?
  • C/C soliloquy
  1. Post Sol. 1 debriefing with friends and plan to meet the ghost--Hamlet's meeting of Horatio and friends after sol. #1--"He was a man, take him all in all."  be vs. do--"king" vs "father"
  2. Explain HAMLET EC JOURNALS--soliloquy paraphrases, Hamlet songs, quote poster, viewing another Shakespeare film
  3. Advice Scene-- PRELUDE TO ADVICE SCENE:  Read Fulghum's "Everything I needed to Learn" & c & m (divide up parts) and play "Wear sunscreen" CD & show "Wear Sunscreen" journal and write up advice slips   If you would like a copy of the Fulghum "Everything I needed to learn . . ." or the "Wear Sunscreen" graduation address, click HERE.    Click HERE for some advice from Maya Angelou on her 70th birthday!  ADVICE SCENE RAP from Renaissance Man  Melvin and Hamlet!  Click:    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iM1kb3b9t8&feature=related
  4. Discuss Laertes' advice to Ophelia--why Polonius would want to separate Hamlet & Ophelia, Polonius advice to Ophelia and her response indicative of her character "I do not know my lord what I should think" ("I think nothing, my lord" in Act 3)
  5. sol. #2: and debriefing with Marcellus, Horatio and company, Hamlet's announcement of putting on his "antic disposition"--Is Hamlet mad?VIDEOS:  BBC with Derek Jacobi video--opening through sol. 1 (min. = 13) and sol. 2 (6 min.),
  6. FINISH ADVICE SCENE Discuss Laertes' relationship with Ophelia (read Catcher in the Rye excerpt and tell about Olivier film--hint of incest with brother) Polonius' advice speech to Laertes and Motocross ad allusion  Ferris Bueller clip "primrose path" (3 min.) and Clueless clip (2 min.)
  7. If time, show Branagh and Almareyda Ophelia/Polonius advice scene videos
  8. VIDEOS:  Olivier video--sol 1 (min. = 4) debrief Olivier video,  BBC with Derek Jacobi video--opening through sol. 1 (min. = 13) and sol. 2 (6 min.), Branagh video--Claud's entrance through sol. 1 (min. = 14).  For copies of the forms for the videologs, click HERE.

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

WALLIES:

  1. WA 12 Act 1 topic PEER RESPONSE

WALLIES ONLY:

 

  1. Group check-in:
  • Word of the Day
  • Food Thursday?
  1. 16 min. clip Great Book video Frankenstein:  The Making of a Monster
  2. Group discussion--anticipation questions
  3. Discuss letters
  4. Freaky stuff on meme and memetics

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

OLES:

  1. position paper

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY,  March 31st  day 42 

BOTH OLES & WALLIES:

  1. E-mail Wally lwallenberg@edenpr.org any fun spring break pictures to put on the website after break (appropriate content, of course).  We'd love pictures of you reading Hamlet and Heart of Darkness on a cruise ship or in front of Senor Frog's or . . .  where ever!  CARPE DIEM! Need something over break to read or see? Click HERE for the OLES' LIST OF "MOST IMPORTANT BOOKS and MOVIES." How about reading or watching a movie suggested by our EPHS STAFF?  Click on this link: http://www.edenpr.k12.mn.us/ephs/departments/english/favorite_books_movies.pdf

  2. REMINDER ABOUT APRIL 11-15th--THE WEEK WE COME BACK:

    Hamlet Field Trip THURSDAY, APRIL 14th!!!

    Theatre in the Round for

    viewing of performance (and lunch following)

    DATE OF FIELD TRIP:  :  Thursday, April 14, 2011 from 9:00 a.m.-4:30

             (part of 1st hour-through 4th hours will be missed)

    Students will be transported to the Theatre in the Round  http://www.theatreintheround.org/   (245 Cedar Avenue,Minneapolis  55454 and phone 612-333-3010) from Eden Prairie High School at 8:45 a.m. After the performance (10:00-1:00), we will eat at restaurants right next to the theatre, and then return to EPHS (about 3:00 hopefully) 

    Plan to bring money for lunch at nearby restaurants such as Noodles,

    Chipotle, Preston's www.prestonsurbanpub.com etc. 

    You are also welcome, of course, to bring your own bag lunch.

    Please bring cell phones with you for this field trip.

    READ ABOUT THE SHOW: http://www.theatreintheround.org/on-stage/59th-6/hamlet-more/

  3. Do buybacks if you got your paper back. Click HERE for a copy of the buyback packet. if you need a copy.

     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)! 

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

OLES ONLY:

  1. E-mail Wally lwallenberg@edenpr.org any fun spring break pictures to put on the website after break (appropriate content, of course).  We'd love pictures of you reading Hamlet and Heart of Darkness on a cruise ship or in front of Senor Frog's or . . .  where ever!

  2. ASSIGNMENT H8 # 2-3:               CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET

    # 2.   begin Act 2 (pp. 35-top of 53) and  # 3.  do yellow take home quiz.  Yes!  You do have to have the correct page numbers to justify your answers!  Click HERE for a copy of this yellow "killer" quiz.

    Need some comic relief??

    YOU HAVE TO SEE THESE FUN YOUTUBE CLIPS! 

    1.  CAT-HEAD THEATRE:   FOR A VERY FUNNY youtube of a part of the Hamlet Act 2 pp. 35-53  scene by the "Cat-head Theatre."  HERE ARE THE CLIPS:

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbK1eCt97ag 

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbK1eCt97ag&mode=related&search=

    2.   DR. WHO as the new English Teacher!  You may not find this as funny as I do (if you are not *Dr. Who* fans), but here is a clip of David Tennant and Catherine Tate in English class. The Lauren character is a recurring feature on the *Catherine Tate Show*. We've only ever seen it youtube clips.  If you like this one, the "Lauren French Exam" is also very funny.  HERE'S THE CLIP:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxB1gB6K-2A  

  3. For FUN!!!!    Do some Hamlet extra credit! For the list of Hamlet EC journals, click HERE. Also, interested in websites on Shakespeare?  Click HERE!

    For a video spoof on Shakespeare's life, click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY4HdGJcJVo

    For a fun "slam" on Shakespeare's ruining the lives of students, click

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

    For a "romantic" Romeo and Juliet video, click

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G0NHmGcY0M

    For the reduced Shakespeare company's rendition of R&J part 1,click

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzVyqiskpMk&mode=related&search=

    For the reduced Shakespeare company's rendition of R&J part 2,click

    starts with balcony scene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKUyq-uCZr0&mode=related&search=

    For some other fun youtube Shakespeare video links, click HERE.

    To watch the Beatles do a spoof of the Pyramus and Thisby scene from Midsummer Night's Dream, click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psATF1mUpUU

 

 

WALLIES ONLY:

 

 

  1. E-mail Wally lwallenberg@edenpr.org any fun spring break pictures to put on the website after break (appropriate content, of course).  We'd love pictures of you reading Hamlet and Heart of Darkness on a cruise ship or in front of Senor Frog's or . . .  where ever!

  2. DUE MONDAY, APRIL 11 Read the entire novel Heart of Darkness.  No, Mr. O is NOT kidding--the entire novel.

  3. Do OJ 13: Initial reaction to reading Heart of Darkness (1 side minimum)

    James Whale's 1936 Frankenstein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 ONLY

FRIDAY day 32

HAMLET MEETS THE GHOST!

"Yes, by St. Patrick, it is an honest ghost"

   --Hamlet, Act 1.5

Jude Law as Hamlet meets the ghost!

Ethan Hawke as Hamlet

Today's Quotes of the Day:

New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.     --John Locke, philosopher (1632-1704)

and

It makes sense to make a map of places where you can get eaten by bears, or where there's a bottomless pit, but when you get into making maps of your mind, you're basically wasting your time.

Today's Allusion:

fid

Today's Words of the Day:

exegesis

germane

progeny

phlegmatic

Sir Laurence Olivier

 

for some interesting sites on Olivier and this landmark 1948 Hamlet click on these websites:

http://www.laurenceolivier.com/

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040416/trivia

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040416/movieconnections

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040416/photogallery

Kenneth Branagh as Hamlet

Do you like Branagh? 

Here's 101 reasons you need to see Branagh's Hamlet! Click HERE.

Click also on this link:

http://www.branaghcompendium.com/101.htm

David Tennant  (Dr. Who) as Hamlet

John Barrymore

Sarah Bernhart:

Adrian Lester:

Richard Burton:

  

CLICK HERE to see pictures of the final Vineland Place Guthrie's  production of Hamlet and look at various cool articles and costume renderings from the Guthrie Hamlet Study Guide! 

Santino Fontano as the Guthrie's Hamlet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 ONLY

WALLIES:

  1. Group check-in:
  • weekend plans
  • debrief the green  Hamlet Quiz questions 1-14
  • debrief the AP questions 8-15
  • progress on lit theory paper?
  • C/C soliloquy
  1. Claud's first 1/3 of opening speech and Laertes' questions
  2. We meet Hamlet--kin vs. kind  Discuss Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance & Goethe's "The Erl King" connection
  3. Gertrude's clueless--common vs. common.  Word vulgar = common
  4. Claudius and Hamlet go at it
  5. Soliloquy #1 and debriefing with friends and plan to meet the ghost, -intro to Ernest Jones theory re: Hamlet and Oedipus

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

WALLIES:

  1. stamp EC vicious mole
  2. Hamlet background notes
  3. green  Hamlet Quiz

OLES:

  1. Group check-in:
  • weekend
  • Word of the Day
  1. OJ 9 MIB/MIM discuss
  2. Discuss through end of the creature's narrative

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

OLES:

  1. Stamp F8

  2. Collect F7 Milton and Faustus material

Emily hurling Shakespearean insults to Emily!

 

 

2012 OVERFLOW ONLY

 

 

BOTH OLES & WALLIES:

  1. Do buybacks if you got your paper back. Click HERE for a copy of the buyback packet. if you need a copy.

     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)! 

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

WALLIES ONLY:

  1. FUN STUFF!  Do some Hamlet extra credit! For the list of Hamlet EC journals, click HERE. Also, interested in websites on Shakespeare?  Click HERE!  

    ADVICE SCENE RAP from Renaissance Man  Melvin and Hamlet!  Click:    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iM1kb3b9t8&feature=related

    Click HERE for some advice from Maya Angelou on her 70th birthday!

    FOR SOME VERY FUNNY youtube Shakespeare spoofs, click BELOW!

    History of Shakespeare--Brief and Naughty

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQGATTeg1Os&NR=1

    Shakespeare's "Who's on First?"

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

    Abbott & Costello's original "Who's on First?"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sShMA85pv8M&feature=related

    Brush up your Shakespeare from Kiss Me Kate--vers. 1

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-CSb3Xe06s&feature=related

    Brush up your Shakespeare from Kiss Me Kate--vers. 2

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSmZfnax1yw

    Hamlet Act 2 pp. 35-53  scene by the "Cat-head Theatre"

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbK1eCt97ag 

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbK1eCt97ag&mode=related&search=

     

OLES ONLY:

 

 

  1. ASSIGNMENT F3 #1-5:            #1-2:  "Kubla Khan"  #3 "Old Familiar Faces" in Frankenstein Packet.  Click HERE and scroll down in the Frankenstein Packet for this poem on the Supplementary Poems goldenrod sheet.  #4 READ Chaps. 1-5 of Victor's Narrative (Can you explain allusion to the Rime of the Ancient Mariner?), and #5 make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global.  Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions.

James Whale's 1936 Frankenstein

 

 

 

 

   
  1. OVERFLOW

     

  2. ASSIGNMENT F1 #3:  AUTHOR INTRO: Take at least one side of a page of notes on the Author Introduction and Percy's Preface in your Frankenstein book.  Add it to your F1 materials from yesterday.

  3. ASSIGNMENT F2 1-4: Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner work! # 1.First, read about Coleridge (p. 594 in the LBT--black textbook Literature:  The British Tradition).  # 2.Then read about  The Rime of the Ancient Mariner's sound devices (p. 595 LBT).  # 3.Now, read the entire Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (LBT pages 596-618), and do SQ's 1-12.  The study questions follow the selection in the LBT on pages 618-619. 

  4. Now you are done with F2! 

  5.  
    1. FINISH BACKGROUND NOTES ON FRANKENSTEIN. ASSIGNMENT F 1 #2 (finish F1 background notes by doing the second side of the page of notes as well as the notes on the "Author Introduction")  Do side #2 Assigned Group Notes on the topic/articles assigned to your group as follows:   Group A   The Neo-Classical Period (notes from the LBT book pp. 433-444) Group B : Mary Wollstonecroft  Read pink article in salmon Frankenstein packet.  If you don't have the article, click HERE and scroll down until you find the article. Group C/D:  Mary Shelley Read pink article in salmon Frankenstein packet.  If you don't have the article, click HERE and scroll down until you find the article. Group E: Gothic Novel  Read gray article in salmon Frankenstein packet.  If you don't have the article, click HERE and scroll down until you find the article. NOTE: If you were absent today and, therefore, don't know what your group is (A, B, C/D, or E), just choose one!  Click HERE and scroll down until you find the article Follow the gray Frankenstein HW packet handed out in class.  If you did not get one, you can access this online by clicking HERE.   So, here's  ASSIGNMENT F 1.  Each group (A-E designated by a post-it note on your gray Frankenstein HW packet)--

       

    2. ASSIGNMENT F1 #3:  AUTHOR INTRO NOTES: Take at least one side of a page of notes on the Author Introduction and Percy's Preface in your Frankenstein book.  Add it to your F1 materials.

  6. ASSIGNMENT F2 1-4: Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner work! # 1.First, read about Coleridge (p. 594 in the LBT--black textbook Literature:  The British Tradition).  # 2.Then read about  The Rime of the Ancient Mariner's sound devices (p. 595 LBT).  # 3.Now, read the entire Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (LBT pages 596-618), and do SQ's 1-12.  The study questions follow the selection in the LBT on pages 618-619. 

  7. ASSIGNMENT F 2: #5, #6, #7 ONLY!  #5: Start reading FRANKENSTEIN. Read in Frankenstein Walton's Narrative (letters 1-4)    #6:  Read the Prometheus hand-out and jot down some questions based on this reading.  If you need a copy of this hand-out, open up the PDF file of the first Frankenstein Hand-out Packet.  The Prometheus hand-out is pp. 27-31.  Click HERE and scroll down for this hand-out. #7 Make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global. Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions. Now you are done with F2! 
  8.  

     

  9. ASSIGNMENT F 2: #5, #6, #7 ONLY!  #5: Start reading FRANKENSTEIN. Read in Frankenstein Walton's Narrative (letters 1-4)    #6:  Read the Prometheus hand-out and jot down some questions based on this reading.  If you need a copy of this hand-out, open up the PDF file of the first Frankenstein Hand-out Packet.  The Prometheus hand-out is pp. 27-31.  Click HERE and scroll down for this hand-out. #7 Make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global. Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions.
  10. ASSIGNMENT F3 #1-5:            #1-2:  "Kubla Khan"  #3 "Old Familiar Faces" in Frankenstein Packet.  Click HERE and scroll down in the Frankenstein Packet for this poem on the Supplementary Poems goldenrod sheet.  #4 READ Chaps. 1-5 of Victor's Narrative (Can you explain allusion to the Rime of the Ancient Mariner?), and #5 make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global.  Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions.

  11. ASSIGNMENT F 4:  #1, 2, 3  #1 chaps. 6-10, #2 make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global.  Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions  #3 EVERYONE DOES   GROUP A: THE BYRON EXPERTS (You will need to read Byron's poem "Prometheus" on the goldenrod Supplementary Poetry with Frankenstein hand-out.)  (NOTE: If you need this hand-out, click HERE.  You will need to scroll down in the PART TWO: FRANKENSTEIN HAND-OUTS PACKET to find this particular hand-out.)  AND:  GROUP C: THE PERCY SHELLEY EXPERTS.
  12. ASSIGNMENT  F 5:  Read chapters 11-16 and make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global.  Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions.
  13. (you may want to)--Start Assignment  F7  MILTON and FAUST HOMEWORK:  Everyone do what is assigned to groups B, C, D, E.  So, you will all do readings from Paradise Lost and versions of the Faustian story.  (We won't be doing F6 until much later.)
  1. Finish Assignment  F7  MILTON and FAUST HOMEWORK:  Everyone do what is assigned to groups A, B, C, D, E.  So, you will all do readings of sonnets and the passage from Paradise Lost plus versions of the Faustian story. 

Will you make me a bride?

How about a son?

 

  1. Assignment  F8 Do #1 OR #2 (either!  your choice) but YOU MUST ALL DO #3     #1 or #2: Take 1 side of a page of notes and jot down points of interest on the Simmons OR the Cantor articles.   (NOTE: If you need this hand-out, click HERE.  You will need to scroll down in the PART TWO: FRANKENSTEIN HAND-OUTS PACKET to find this particular hand-out.)                                                            #3 : OJ 10 MIB & MIM (Most Important Books/Movies--4 interviews and your personal choices) JOURNAL (2 sides minimum!) Everyone must do this journal.  CLICK HERE FOR A TEMPLATE AS TO HOW TO CONDUCT THE INTERVIEWS/SET UP THE JOURNAL.Assignment  F9 #1,2 ONLY:  #1  Read Chapters 17 through 21  (Be sure to do this or you will be overwhelmed with the amount of reading tomorrow.)  and #2 make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global.  Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions.

 

  1. Here's the Story of the Day:
    Missing Link II
    I thought, I'll remove my head for a while & it went fine except most people didn't know where to look when we were having a conversation.

    WAR OF THE ROSES!

    (click HERE for genealogical chart)

 

 

 

  1. Goethe's Faust

     

    John Milton

    1. Assignment  F9 #4, 5: #4 Wordsworth and "Tintern Abbey" and #5 "The World is Too Much With Us" and study questions

    2. Assignment  F10 #1, 2, 3:  #1  Read Chaps. 22-just before Walton's letters.    and #2 make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global.  Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions and

    James Whale's 1936 Frankenstein

     

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY

"Yes, by St. Patrick, it is an honest ghost"

   --Hamlet, Act 1.5

 

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  1. OJ 14  Reread part 1 HofD and write a one page reaction

  2. Start Heart of Darkness AP practice

  3. HEADS UP:  THERE MAY BE A QUIZ ON THE NOVEL TO MAKE SURE YOU READ IT! 

  4. Find your copy of the novel. Review your active reading/notes you did this summer on Things Fall Apart.  Re-familiarize yourself with the novel.
  5. Read "Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness"  Achebe article packet (one side minimum)  If you need a copy of the Achebe/Conrad Readings packet, click HERE.  Also pick one additional article to read.  Be prepared to discuss.

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  • Spring Break plans
  • What would you like to be sure to discuss today?  Jot on white board!
  • c/c salmon quiz

 

  1. Finish the AP Multiple choice practice test on Heart of Darkness.  Come ready to correct your answers after having your paper stamped.

  2. OJ 16: PARODY OR shrink lit. OR any humorous creation baseed on HEART OF DARKNESS.  

  3. Read "Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness"  Achebe article packet (one side minimum)  If you need a copy of the Achebe/Conrad Readings packet, click HERE.  Also pick one additional article to read.  Be prepared to discuss.

  4. Things Fall Apart for the next one day!
  5. Find your copy of the novel.

  6. Review your active reading/notes you did this summer on Things Fall Apart.  Re-familiarize yourself with the novel.

 

 

Read the first ten pages of Heart of Darkness

  1. Write OJ12--thoughts, questions, reactions and predictions

  2. 2008 AP Literature and Composition multiple choice test--just a portion.  Use your own paper.

  3. DUE MONDAY! ( You can start on it tonight if you feel so motivated!)  AP Heart of Darkness MC practice test.  Spend no more than 60 minutes.  Click HERE for a copy of this test.

  4. DUE MONDAY Read the entire novel Heart of Darkness.  No, Mr. O is NOT kidding--the entire novel.

     

  5. Do OJ 13 Initial Reaction to Heart of Darkness the entire novel (at least one side)
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  1. Re-read/skim parts two and three of Heart of Darkness

  2. Write OJ 14 about some issue you notice in either part of the novella.

  3. Complete two more sections of the AP practice test on Heart of Darkness.

 

     

 

Reread & take notes Heart of Darkness part  3--OJ 17 Reaction and analysis of part 3         Warning! There are two tests next week on Heart of Darkness (probably Wednesday).

  1. DUE MONDAY! AP Heart of Darkness MC practice test.  Spend no more than 60 minutes.  Click HERE for a copy of this test.

  2. OJ 18: Heart of Darkness parody  Either write a "Shrinklet"-type poem that humorously captures the full sweep of HofD or a parody of Conrad's writing style that develops a hypothetical comic short scene in HofD.

  3. NEXT WEEK:  Do AP Prompt Writing Activity based on Conrad's "Introduction to Aylemer's Folly."  Click HERE if you need a copy.  First, paraphrase Conrad's theory of fiction.  Second, write AP style essay prompt.  Third, write the opening paragraph to an essay answering the prompt.

  4. Read & take notes Heart of Darkness part  1--OJ 15 Reaction and analysis of part 1         Warning! There are two tests next week on Heart of Darkness (probably Wednesday).

  5. See ABOVE FOR WALLIES/OLES ASSIGNMENT.

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  1. Peer response to someone else's WA 14 Act 4 topics NOTE!  For a current master list of journals, click HERE to see Wally's current list, and click HERE  to see Olson's current list.

 

  Take a minimum of one side of Background Notes on the Romantic Era from the black LBT book pp. 565-576

The ROMANTIC MOVEMENT!

The GRANDFATHERS:

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 

and William Wordsworth:

 

THE 3 GRANDSONS:

                              John Keats:

               

Lord Byron:

Percy Bysshe Shelley (husband of Mary Shelley):

 

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