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WEEK 13a: May 3-7, 2010

AP EXAM WEEK #1

Lit. Exam 8:00 Thursday

FOR A COPY OF AP LIT POETRY TERMS PACKET, CLICK HERE! 

For a great hand-out to review as you think about explicating the poetry on the AP Lit. Exam, click HERE

HEADS UP!  In reviewing for the AP LIT EXAM, check these out!  For a great hand-out to review as you think about explicating the poetry on the AP Lit. Exam, click HERE

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

POSITION PAPER due Monday May 3rd!

POSITION PAPER due Monday May 3rd!

Click HERE (pdf) or HERE (Word document) for a copy of the PPP.  Click HERE to see/print a pdf. copy of the POSITION PAPER PACKET.  Click HERE for a copy of the required PPP (Position paper planning sheet). 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

FOR THE LATEST PICTURES IN OUR AP GALLERY, CLICK HERE!

finish Frankenstein &

start Heart of Darkness & TFA   (Wallies)

&

 HAMLET Acts 1-2 (Oles)

Rolf does Hamlet's soliloquy 3!

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.

To print more allusion and vocab sheets, click HERE!

FOR A COPY OF AP LIT POETRY TERMS PACKET, CLICK HERE! 

CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET

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

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

   Click HERE for a copy of the ivory HAMLET PACKET.  

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  day 58

Oh no!  the horror!  the horror!

POSTION PAPER DUE!

♥        ♪

Click HERE! for a pdf copy of the paper.

Today's Quote of the Day:

It came to me that reform should begin at home, and since that day I have not had time to remake the world. -Will Durant, historian (1885-1981)

Today's Allusion:

Tower of Babel

Today's Words of the Day:

(Oles)

(Oles)

retrograde (Wallies)

 nefarious (Wallies)

 

WALLIES ONLY:
  1. Group check-in: how did the paper go?  What were some favorite books?

  2. Words and allusion
  3. RadioLab story on the limits of knowledge
  4. more Frankenstein
  1. HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

    WALLIES:

    1. stamped OJ #10 MIB/MIM
    2. collected position paper

OLES ONLY:

Group check-in:

  • weekend?
  • debrief the green  Hamlet Quiz
  • debrief the AP questions 8-15
  • C/C soliloquy #2
  1. Debrief Position paper
  2. Poetry Presentation.  gray poetry project grading sheet, click HERE CLICK HERE for Poetry group agenda and grading sheet
  3. Hamlet's entrance--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. HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

    WALLIES:

    1. stamp soliloquy #2
    2. stamp green end of Act 1 quiz

 

BOTH OLES & WALLIES:
  1. Buybacks!  If buybacks are not turned in on your deadline, they are 1/2 credit the next day and no credit the day after!  Read the blue BUYBACK section of the Survival Packet CAREFULLY so you can ask any questions/clear up anything you don't understand about the buyback procedure.   For a copy of this blue section, click HERE  If you would like to use a template 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!)  If you would like to use the ACE template, click HERE.    For a STUDENT'S SAMPLE (not perfect, but close!) of what BUYBACKS ARE SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE WHEN DONE, CLICK HERE (pdf.verson) or  HERE (WORD) version.

    1.  

    2. 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.

WALLIES ONLY:

  1. Assignment  F8 Do #1 And #2     Take 1 side of a page of notes and jot down points of interest on the Simmons and 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.)       

  2. Assignment  F9 Do #1 And #2 (Read chapters 17 through 21)  Remember to do FIGs and jot down points of interest in the reading notebook that you have been assiduously keeping.

    (Note: you will not be doing the Wordsworth homework until tomorrow, but if you have the time today, you can go ahead and do it.)

OLES ONLY:

  1. ASSIGNMENT H7 #3 Do AP Practice Questions #16-23 Click HERE to get a pdf. copy of the Hamlet AP Question Packet. 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 15  End of Act 1 Topics based on 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 ivory HAMLET PACKET.  Now do this minimum of one side of a page journal. 

  3. Why not do some Hamlet extra credit journals?  To see the list, click HERE.  Wally is also open to a creative topic!  Write her a proposal!

 

TUESDAY, day 59

ADVICE SCENE

Laertes and Ophelia in 1996 Branagh film

Laertes & Ophelia

Polonius and Ophelia

Ophelia & Hamlet in the Olivier film

Shakespeare WORD OF THE DAY:  

 marry

FUN SHAKESPEARE LANGUAGE STUFF

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

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

Shakespeare Who's on First?

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

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

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

Brush up your Shakespeare from Kiss Me Kate--version 1

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

Brush up your Shakespeare from Kiss Me Kate--version 2

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

History of Shakespeare--Brief and Naughty

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

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

A goodly apple rotten at the heart:
O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath!
The Merchant of Venice, 1. 3

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:

tower of Babel

Today's Words of the Day:

fulsome (Oles)

fulminate (Oles)

desultory (Wallies)

prolix (Wallies)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WALLIES ONLY:
  1. Group check-in: Frankenstein articles and FIGs

  2. Words and allusion
  3. sign up on the list of MIBs
  4. The creature's experience of knowledge--did Mary Shelley know what it looks like she knew?

 

  1. HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

    WALLIES:

    1. stamped page of response to articles for F8
    2. collected OJ #10 MIB/MIM

 

OLES ONLY:

  1. Poetry Presentation.  gray poetry project grading sheet, click HERE CLICK HERE for Poetry group agenda and grading sheet
  2. finish Soliloquy #1 and debriefing with friends and plan to meet the ghost, -intro to Ernest Jones theory re: Hamlet and Oedipus
  3. VIDEOS:  Olivier video--sol 1 (min. = 4) debrief Olivier video

    HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

    WALLIES:

    1. stamp soliloquy #2
    2. stamp WA 15 Act 1 topics
 
BOTH OLES & WALLIES:
  1. HEADS UP!  In reviewing for the AP LIT EXAM, check these out!  For a great hand-out to review as you think about explicating the poetry on the AP Lit. Exam, click HERE.  Click HERE for the Literary Time Periods Time line/Works Most Frequently Appearing on the AP Open-ended Essay.

    FOR A COPY OF OUR 2009 AP LIT POETRY TERMS PACKET, CLICK HERE!   

    TODAY'S LITERARY TERM OF THE DAY:

    ENJAMBMENT

  2. 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.

WALLIES ONLY:

  1. 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

     and  #3

  2. Do Read about John Keats, pp. 650-51 in the LBT text.  Jot down some notes.

  3. Read "Endymion" in your Frankenstein packet.  There are no study questions.  This is one of Keats' earliest poems.

  4. Read "Ode on a Grecian Urn" (p. 662+) and do the study questions.

  5. Read "Ode to a Nightingale" (p. 657+) and do the study questions.

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.

 

OLES ONLY:

  1. Comment on someone else's WA 15 "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).

  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  

    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=

  3. Why not do some Hamlet extra credit journals?  To see the list, click HERE.  Wally is also open to a creative topic!  Write her a proposal!

  4. 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.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, day 60

ACT 2 BEGINS!

       

"You are a fishmonger!"

"Though this be madness, yet there is method in it!"

Today's Quote of the Day:

from Macbeth, Act 5, scene 5:

MACBETH

She should have died hereafter;
There would have been a time for such a word.
To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day
To the last syllable of recorded time,
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!
Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage
And then is heard no more: it is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of
sound and fury,
Signifying nothing.

Hamlet allusion:  Pyrrhic victory (PIR-ik VIK-tuh-ree) noun A victory won at too great a cost. [After Pyrrhus, king of Epirus, who suffered staggering losses in defeating the Romans.]

"With lawsuits multiplying like crazy and mutual accusations of stealing the election spiralling out of control, almost any result now looks as if it will be a Pyrrhic victory."United States: Whatever Will They Think of Next?; The Economist (London, UK); Nov 25, 2000.

"One more such victory and we are lost," exclaimed Pyrrhus, king of Epirus, as he described his costly success in the battle of Asculum in Apulia. With those words he gave us a metaphor to refer to a victory so costly that it's barely better than defeat. If we talk to those who lost their sons, daughters, mothers, fathers, husbands, wives and other loved ones in war, every victory is a Pyrrhic victory. A war is perhaps the only occasion when killing a person is not just accepted but rewarded. If only we could learn to fight wars only with words.

Today's Allusion:

Pollyanna

Today's Words of the Day:

exacerbate (Oles)

execrate (Oles)

repast (Wallies)

panoply (Wallies)

Sarah Bernhart

WORD OF THE DAY:

obsequy (OB-se-kwee) noun

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.

 

WALLIES ONLY:
  1. Group check-in: plans to prepare for AP exams?

words and allusion

      2.  study the 2004 AP Lit. and Comp. exam

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

WALLIES:

  1. stamp FIGS for the last section of Frankenstein reading
  2. stamp Keats homework

 

OLES ONLY:

  1. GROUP CHECK-IN:  go over yellow Act 2 quiz
  2. Poetry Presentation.  gray poetry project grading sheet, click HERE CLICK HERE for Poetry group agenda and grading sheet
  3. Explain HAMLET EC JOURNALS--soliloquy paraphrases, Hamlet songs, quote poster, viewing another Shakespeare film
  4. VIDEOS:  Olivier video--sol 1 (min. = 4) debrief Olivier video,  BBC with Derek Jacobi video--opening through sol. 1 (min. = 13)

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

OLES

  1. H6 Hamlet extra credit tragedy notes
  2. yellow quiz Act 2
  3. WA 15 End of Act 1 with comments

 

BOTH OLES & WALLIES:
  1. Meet in Wally's room on THURSDAY ifyou are not taking the AP Lit. Exam!

    HEADS UP!  In reviewing for the AP LIT EXAM, check these out!  For a great hand-out to review as you think about explicating the poetry on the AP Lit. Exam, click HERE.  Click HERE for the Literary Time Periods Time line/Works Most Frequently Appearing on the AP Open-ended Essay.

    FOR A COPY OF OUR 2009 AP LIT POETRY TERMS PACKET, CLICK HERE!   

    TODAY'S LITERARY TERMS OF THE DAY:

    SYNECDOCHE and METONYMY

  2. Buybacks!  If buybacks are not turned in on your deadline, they are 1/2 credit the next day and no credit the day after!  Read the blue BUYBACK section of the Survival Packet CAREFULLY so you can ask any questions/clear up anything you don't understand about the buyback procedure.   For a copy of this blue section, click HERE  If you would like to use a template 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!)  If you would like to use the ACE template, click HERE.    For a STUDENT'S SAMPLE (not perfect, but close!) of what BUYBACKS ARE SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE WHEN DONE, CLICK HERE (pdf.verson) or  HERE (WORD) version.

  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.

 

WALLIES ONLY:

  1. Assignment  finish reading Walton's letters.

  2. rest--especially if you're taking the exam tomorrow.    

OLES ONLY:

  1. DUE FRIDAY!  ASSIGNMENT H9:  CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET #1: Act 2 pp. 53-60,  #2: sol #3 paraphrase (Click HERE to get a pdf. copy of the Hamlet Soliloquy Packet.),  #3: AP Q's 24-30 (Click HERE to get a pdf. copy of the Hamlet AP Question Packet. FOR A COPY OF OUR  AP LIT POETRY TERMS PACKET, CLICK HERE,  #4: ivory quiz  (Click HERE for a copy of the ivory quiz),  #5: WA 16--End of Act 2 TOPICS (NOTE:  it is a 2 sider now but will have peer commentary on it eventually making it a 3 sider = 15 pts.) SIDE ONE: End of Act 4 topics (see HW packet H9 pp. 91-92 for topic choices a-h) SIDE TWO:  "If Hamlet were an EPHS student"(at least 1/2 page--see HW packet H9 pp. 91-92 for ideas)  and (at least 1/2 page) anything else such as  cast a new movie of Hamlet with real actors (alive or dead or even younger than they really are right now) or classmates and/or if you want, try to apply the COLOR CODE or Lit. Theory to Hamlet thus far.

  2. For a copy of the Fulghum "Everything I needed to learn . . ." or the "Wear Sunscreen" graduation address, click HERE.

  3. 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  

    David Tennant as Hamlet

     

  4. 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.

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY  day 61

AP LIT EXAM

Meet in Wally's room on THURSDAY ifyou are not taking the AP Lit. Exam!

Today's Quote of the Day:

"We know what we are but not what we may be"  ~Ophelia

and

If you hold on to the handle, she said, it's easier to maintain the illusion of control. But it's more fun if you just let the wind carry you. 

 

Today's Allusion:

Pavlov's Dogs/Pavlovian

Today's Words of the Day:

foible (Oles)

fledgling (Oles)

quixotic (Wallies)

 ineffable (Wallies)

 

Greg, who are these guys?

APE wannabes?

 

 

WALLIES ONLY:

  1. Group check-in:
  • Words of the Day/allusions
    1. Shakespeare in Love

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

WALLIES:

  1. stamp

OLES ONLY:

  1. Group check-in:
  • words & allusions
  1. Shakespeare in Love

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

OLES:

  1. Act 4 purple quiz
  2. Hamlet stamp WA 15 Act 4

 

BOTH OLES & WALLIES:
  1. Fantastic Healthy Food Friday = Terrific (Heathy) Treat Friday!  REMEMBER TO BRING A HEALTHY TREAT TOMORROW (continuing in our fine AP tradition!)

  2. 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.

 

WALLIES ONLY:

  1. Study for FRANKENSTEIN Final  

  2. OJ 12 FRANKENSTEIN Parody--Write a parody of some aspect of Shelley's novel.  Maybe you will do a comic version of the creature listening at a chink in the wall, or you might imagine Victor talking to Walton about some college experience in Ingolstadt.  (1 side min.)                                       

  3. Read the first ten pages of Heart of Darkness

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

  5. 2008 AP Literature and Composition multiple choice test--just a portion.  Use your own paper.

  6. 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.

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

     

  8. Do OJ 13 Initial Reaction to Heart of Darkness the entire novel (at least one side)

OLES ONLY:

  1. DUE FRIDAY!  ASSIGNMENT H9:  CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET #1: Act 2 pp. 53-60,  #2: sol #3 paraphrase (Click HERE to get a pdf. copy of the Hamlet Soliloquy Packet.),  #3: AP Q's 24-30 (Click HERE to get a pdf. copy of the Hamlet AP Question Packet. FOR A COPY OF OUR  AP LIT POETRY TERMS PACKET, CLICK HERE,  #4: ivory quiz  (Click HERE for a copy of the ivory quiz),  #5: WA 16--End of Act 2 TOPICS (NOTE:  it is a 2 sider now but will have peer commentary on it eventually making it a 3 sider = 15 pts.) SIDE ONE: End of Act 4 topics (see HW packet H9 pp. 91-92 for topic choices a-h) SIDE TWO:  "If Hamlet were an EPHS student"(at least 1/2 page--see HW packet H9 pp. 91-92 for ideas)  and (at least 1/2 page) anything else such as  cast a new movie of Hamlet with real actors (alive or dead or even younger than they really are right now) or classmates and/or if you want, try to apply the COLOR CODE or Lit. Theory to Hamlet thus far.

  2. For a copy of the latest article on authorship and Roland Emmerich's film on Edward DeVere, click HERE.

Edward DeVere 1575

Edward DeVere 1600

Why not do some other Hamlet extra credit journals?  To see the list, click HERE.  Wally is also open to a creative topic!  Write her a proposal!

 

Interested in websites on Shakespeare? 

Click HERE!

Check out some fun youtube Shakespeare LINKS:

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 a fun video with Rowan Atkinson and Hugh Laurie spoofing Shakesepare and "To be or not to be," click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwbB6B0cQs4

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

To see a Shakespeare in Love music video set to "If you're not the one" Daniel Bedingfield, click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l40Syu0sKYM

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

 

 

Friday day 62

Words, words, words!!

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

Today's Quote of the Day:

If you hold on to the handle, she said, it's easier to maintain the illusion of control. But it's more fun if you just let the wind carry you. 

 

Today's Allusion:

none

Today's Words of the Day:

foible (Oles)

fledgling (Oles)

quixotic (Wallies)

 ineffable (Wallies)

 

 

WALLIES ONLY:
  1. Group check-in:
  • Prom?
  • Enjoy a nice ice cream sundae
  1. Shakespeare in Love
  2. Talk briefly about the test on Frankenstein to be taken on Monday.

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

WALLIES:

  1. none

 

OLES ONLY:

  1. Group check-in:
  • weekend?
  • Prom?
  • Enjoy a nice ice cream sundae
  1. Shakespeare in Love
  2. VIDEOS:  Zeffirelli video
  3.  

    HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

    OLES

    1. none
     
BOTH OLES & WALLIES:
  1. PR #3 due MONDAY, MAY 10th!  REMINDERS (since we haven't done a PR for a while)  See ASSIGNMENT  H 2 (don't forget your CODE, type double-spaced, and title your PR) HERE ARE SOME TIPS TO HELP YOU:  Don't forget to put your CODE on top--not your name (if your code is 2R, make up a "handle" such as 2-Reggae or 2-Responsible or 2-Ready to Leave, etc.).  Type double-spaced and give your PR  a title other than "PR 3."  You are to type a minimum of one page on a topic (anything!) that you would like someone to respond to.  Be sure to not give away anything that would make someone guess who you are.  Write about a situation you'd like feedback on, something you have a passion for, rant about something, praise something, etc., etc.   Keep the anonymity!
  2. HAVE A WONDERFUL SENIOR PROM!! Bring or e-mail Wally lwallenberg@edenpr.org  a prom picture for the website (if you like)!

WALLIES ONLY:

  1. TEST ON FRANKENSTEIN ON MONDAY!
  2. PR #3 due MONDAY, MAY 10th!  REMINDERS (since we haven't done a PR for a while)  See ASSIGNMENT  H 2 (don't forget your CODE, type double-spaced, and title your PR) HERE ARE SOME TIPS TO HELP YOU:  Don't forget to put your CODE on top--not your name (if your code is 2R, make up a "handle" such as 2-Reggae or 2-Responsible or 2-Ready to Leave, etc.).  Type double-spaced and give your PR  a title other than "PR 3."  You are to type a minimum of one page on a topic (anything!) that you would like someone to respond to.  Be sure to not give away anything that would make someone guess who you are.  Write about a situation you'd like feedback on, something you have a passion for, rant about something, praise something, etc., etc.   Keep the anonymity!
  3. Do the Wordsworth items-- F9:3, 4 and 5 (pay special attention to "Tintern Abbey")

OLES ONLY:

  1. DUE MONDAY!  ASSIGNMENT H9:  CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET #1: Act 2 pp. 53-60,  #2: sol #3 paraphrase (Click HERE to get a pdf. copy of the Hamlet Soliloquy Packet.),  #3: AP Q's 24-30 (Click HERE to get a pdf. copy of the Hamlet AP Question Packet. FOR A COPY OF OUR  AP LIT POETRY TERMS PACKET, CLICK HERE,  #4: ivory quiz  (Click HERE for a copy of the ivory quiz),  #5: WA 16--End of Act 2 TOPICS (NOTE:  it is a 2 sider now but will have peer commentary on it eventually making it a 3 sider = 15 pts.) SIDE ONE: End of Act 4 topics (see HW packet H9 pp. 91-92 for topic choices a-h) SIDE TWO:  "If Hamlet were an EPHS student"(at least 1/2 page--see HW packet H9 pp. 91-92 for ideas)  and (at least 1/2 page) anything else such as  cast a new movie of Hamlet with real actors (alive or dead or even younger than they really are right now) or classmates and/or if you want, try to apply the COLOR CODE or Lit. Theory to Hamlet thus far.

  2. PR #3 due MONDAY, MAY 10th!  REMINDERS (since we haven't done a PR for a while)  See ASSIGNMENT  H 2 (don't forget your CODE, type double-spaced, and title your PR) HERE ARE SOME TIPS TO HELP YOU:  Don't forget to put your CODE on top--not your name (if your code is 2R, make up a "handle" such as 2-Reggae or 2-Responsible or 2-Ready to Leave, etc.).  Type double-spaced and give your PR  a title other than "PR 3."  You are to type a minimum of one page on a topic (anything!) that you would like someone to respond to.  Be sure to not give away anything that would make someone guess who you are.  Write about a situation you'd like feedback on, something you have a passion for, rant about something, praise something, etc., etc.   Keep the anonymity!
  3. Why not do some other Hamlet extra credit journals?  To see the list, click HERE.  Wally is also open to a creative topic!  Write her a proposal!