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Week 14   December 7-10, 2010

ALLUSION TEST &

Beowulf Paper finally due &

CHAUCER! 

Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!           

It's Minne-SNOW-ta!!!

 

FIELD TRIP PICTURES! Click HERE to see them all!  Click http://picasaweb.google.com/103391408735368780157/2011Adv12ClassPix?authkey=Gv1sRgCIjW1u22xe2A3gE# to see all the pictures from the beginning of the year!

To see our latest class pictures, click HERE or

http://picasaweb.google.com/103391408735368780157/2011Adv12ClassPix?authkey=Gv1sRgCIjW1u22xe2A3gE#

 

  Beowulf paper (due Monday Dec. 6)

Click HERE for a copy of the new 2011 Beowulf paper packet Click HERE for the credentials for the editor/writers of the Norton Anthology of English Literature, vol. 1.   (It's the blue chapter copied in your Beowulf packet).

BEOWULF PAPER

ORDER:

1. outline

2. paper itself

3.  works cited

4.  any articles/texts (pre-highlighted)

5.  security copy  (or e-mailed to lwallenberg@edenpr.org before midnight the day the paper is due)

For a current list of all journals assigned, click HERE!

For  the purple packet outlining the CT paper (due Tuesday, Dec. 22), click HERE.

Frankenstein! the Saga Begins!

 For a copy of the gray Frankenstein HW packet, click HERE!

For a copy of the ENTIRE FRANKENSTEIN PACKET, CLICK HERE!

FOR the GREEN PACKET of GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS OF ALL THE FRANKENSTEIN ASSIGNMENTS, CLICK HERE.

For a copy of the packet of Frankenstein FIG questions, click HERE

For a reminder on how to do FIG questions, click HERE  FIG questions:  -pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, goldenrod = level 3 global.

 

EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL MANUAL  (rev. 11.22.09)

Click HERE for the entire manual full size

or  HERE for the entire manual half size.

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 (rev. 2010)!  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 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 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DATE In-Class plan Homework (due next day almost always):
MONDAY, day 57

ALLUSION TEST!

Beowulf paper DUE TODAY

ORDER:

1. outline

2. paper itself

3.  works cited

4.  any articles/texts (pre-highlighted)

5.  security copy  (or e-mailed to lwallenberg@edenpr.org before midnight

To see Wally's 1988 and 2006 pictures from Canterbury, the Canterbury Cathedral, and Geoffrey Chaucer School, click HERE!

 

FOR FUN!  Here are some Chaucer websites to check out:

http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/sc/chaucer/chaucer.htm

http://www.towson.edu/~duncan/chaucer/images.htm

http://www.huntington.org/HLPress/chaucerdetail.html

If you would like to see more of the Canterbury Cathedral, including an interactive tour, go to this website:

http://www.canterbury-cathedral.org/

the very spot where St. Thomas Becket was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral

Do you see Robby up in the corner teasing me that he was going to throw something on the "hallowed spot"?  Oh, those kids!

Today's Quote of the Day:

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.  ~William Arthur Ward
 

Today's allusion:

noble savage

Today's Words of the Day:

pyrrhic

quell

edacious

mettlesome

 

 

 

 

Group Check-in:
  • Weekend?
  • Lessons learned from Beowulf paper
  • What do you think of Chaucer so far?
  • Propose a name for your MONSTER GROUP
  • Share topic for Beowulf paper and lessons learned

 

  1. Debrief lessons learned from Beowulf paper

  2. ALLUSION TEST Click HERE for a copy of all the allusions, their background, and their meanings.

  3. Intro to Chaucer

    Tell about Ellesmere Manuscript and Huntingdon Library--show websites:

    http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/sc/chaucer/chaucer.htm

    http://www.towson.edu/~duncan/chaucer/images.htm

    http://www.huntington.org/HLPress/chaucerdetail.html 

    http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/468319

    HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

    1. C1:  Chaucer background notes
    2. WA 27 Miller & Reeve & Censorship
    3. Beowulf paper DUE TODAY

      ORDER:

      1. outline

      2. paper itself

      3.  works cited

      4.  any articles/texts (pre-highlighted)

      5.  security copy  (or e-mailed to lwallenberg@edenpr.org before midnight

       

     

 

 

  1.  ASSIGNMENT C7:  WA 28 "GENDER ROLES" and Meet the Wife of Bath (15 points total for 3 sides minimum AFTER tomorrow night's Wife of Bath topics)

    Tonight do the first part of WA 28 "GENDER ROLES" (minimum of 2 sides)  Response to  3 Gender Roles Articles  Using the packets of articles you got in class today, comment on something from each color of articles--pink, blue, and yellowIf you need copies of the articles, click a few of each COLOR and read!  PINK article 1, PINK article 2, PINK article 3, PINK article 4, PINK article 5, PINK article 6, PINK article 7, PINK article 8, PINK article 9, PINK article 10, PINK article 11, BLUE article 1, BLUE article 2, BLUE article 3, BLUE article 4, BLUE article 5, BLUE article 6, BLUE article 7, BLUE article 8 , YELLOW article 1, YELLOW article 2, YELLOW article 3, YELLOW article 4, YELLOW article 5. 

    HOW TO SET UP THE 2 SIDES:  Be sure to label each section of response PINK--and then the NAME of the PINK ARTICLE(S), then BLUE--and then the NAME of the BLUE ARTICLE(S,) and finally YELLOW--and then the name of the YELLOW ARTICLE(S).

     

  2. FUN!  To read more about the Ellesmere CT Manuscript, click below:

    http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/sc/chaucer/chaucer.htm

    http://www.towson.edu/~duncan/chaucer/images.htm

    http://www.huntington.org/HLPress/chaucerdetail.html

    THE ELLESMERE

    Check out this website to learn more about the Ellesmere:

    http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/sc/chaucer/chaucer.htm

     

    FOR FUN!  Below are listed are some cool websites on the humors.  You can take a test and find out if your personality is sanguine, melancholy, choleric, or phlegmatic (rather like the COLOR tests).  First site--click on the link, then select "Take the Free Personality/Temperament test online now."

    http://www.oneishy.com/personality/

    Another site--click on the link, then select "Eysenck Personality Test (46 questions)"

    www.similarminds.com/cgibin/eysenck.pl

     

  3. CHAUCER PAPER COMING UP NEXT!  If you like, read the purple packet outlining the CT paper (due December 22).  For a copy of this packet, click HERE. Start familiarizing yourself with the CT paper (remember NO BUYBACKS!!!) (technical aspects graded by avg. errors per page!) Read the purple packet outlining the CT paper  For a copy of this packet, click HERE.  To see a copy of the packet and/or print off the grading sheet, click HERE.  Click HERE for a copy of brainstormed IDEAS FOR MEETING PLACES.    
  4. Buybacks  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.

 

TUESDAY, day 58

"Miller's Tale" & "Reeve's Tale"

    

"THE MILLER'S TALE"--Yikes!

Today's Quote of the Day:

We all grow up with the weight of history on us.  Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies.  ~Shirley Abbott

Today's allusion:

from Allusion Set #2:  stealing someone's thunder

Today's Words of the Day:

mitigate

moiety

ruminate

repast

 

 

FOR FUN!  Here are some Chaucer websites to check out:

http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/sc/chaucer/chaucer.htm

http://www.towson.edu/~duncan/chaucer/images.htm

http://www.huntington.org/HLPress/chaucerdetail.html

 

Today's Quote of the Day:

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.  ~William Arthur Ward
 

Today's allusion:

the muses

Today's Words of the Day:

none

 

 

 

 

GROUP CHECK-IN: 
  • What do you think of Chaucer so far?
  • Exchange WA 28 with a partner!  Re-read your WA 31 Gender Roles and exchange WA 31 with someone at your table for tonightComment on someone else's journal--in margins, another sheet of paper, etc.  This is worth 3 more points for the writer's original WA. 
  • What did you think of the "Miller's" and "Reeve's" Tales?
  • What should we tell the school board if parents challenge teaching "Miller's" and "Reeve's" Tales?
  • PREP SHEET FOR  DISCUSSION: Write 3 questions to ask Ms. Stiever or Mr. Salinger.  Then write some ideas of what Wally might say to the school board if they wanted to pull "Miller's Tale" and "Reeve's Tale" from the curriculum.  Then write what parents might say who object to the tale.
  1. Intro to Chaucer

    Tell about Ellesmere Manuscript and Huntingdon Library--show websites:

    http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/sc/chaucer/chaucer.htm

    http://www.towson.edu/~duncan/chaucer/images.htm

    http://www.huntington.org/HLPress/chaucerdetail.html 

    http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/468319

     

  2. Teaching in Canterbury--show pictures
  3. The PROLOGUE!  What is "PHYSIOGNOMY"? Define physiognomy (use  p. 9 Ch. Packet) and jot down examples from CT AND define humors (CT pac. p. 9) and use overheads.  Talk about husband/wife (melancholy & sanguine) who go around country lecturing on the this. Discuss ex. of humors in CT:  p. 10 physician, franklin, Chanticleer (red bile), Goldsworthy, bus story about Minnesota sanguine  If time, show Shallow Hal film clip—3 min. 20 sec. (ff to 37:00)   More in Chaucer Packet pp. 3-5 articles:  TEEN magazine physiognomy ex. & Twin Cities personalities,  Lookism articles, “dress for success” articles, Goldsworthy, bus story about Minnesota sanguine, Julia's website to find out more about the humors  MORE HUMORS STUFF:  Click HERE for HUMORS and DIET article and HERE for historical way HUMORS turned into COLORS and HERE for Humor Me Folger article. Ch. Packet pp. 9-10 Physiognomy and the Humors. More in Chaucer Packet pp. 3-5 articles:  TEEN magazine physiognomy ex. & Twin Cities personalities,  Lookism articles, “dress for success” articles, Goldsworthy, bus story about Minnesota sanguine, Julia's website to find out more about the humors
  4. STUDENTS READ HUMORS POEM ALOUD--Click HERE or HERE for a copy of the HUMORS poem.  MORE HUMORS STUFF:  Click HERE for HUMORS and DIET article and HERE for historical way HUMORS turned into COLORS and HERE for Humor Me Folger article.
  5. Intro to CT paper-brainstorm places  Chaucer packet p. 7 #4.  Do #2 and #3 in Chaucer packet p. 7--
  6. MAYBE: GROUP TALE WORK (to get ready for the group project)!   1. Read your assigned tale's narrator's section in Chaucer's "General Prologue" to refresh your memory about this character.  2.  Read your group's prologue (if there is one).  3.  Read your group's tale.    4.  Do the HW/Agenda sheet that your group will use to plan the presentation.  This is worth 10 points. Click HERE if you need this worksheet.  5.   Review the grading sheet for the group project. CLICK HERE for grading sheet for the project! 

    OUTLINE!

    QUIZ--10 pt. objective

    INTRODUCTION--creative opening foreshadowing plot/themes, genre research, critical reviews

    CLASS DISCUSSION--FACTS, INTERP. GLOBAL & PERSONAL CONNECTIONS, TABLE TOPICS, JOURNAL SHARING--topic assigned the night before

    CONCLUSION--critical reviews, summary, something unique

  7.  ASAP!
  8.  

 

Homework Due today:

WA 28 Gender Roles (part 1)  (10 points)

 

 

 

  1.  ASSIGNMENT C7:  Finish WA 28 "GENDER ROLES" and Meet the Wife of Bath (OLD ASSIGNMENT C7 and C8 ) 

    1.        Review the description of the Wife of Bath in the "General Prologue" (pp. 9-10).

    2.        Read "The Wife of Bath's Prologue" (pp. 153-169--YES!  IT'S LONG!  DON'T SKIP IT!  IT'S ALMOST MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE TALE ITSELF.)  Dame Alice is often called the "first feminist character in literature."  What do you think of that?  What do you think of her?   Is she, as some critics call her, "a militant suffragist rampant for her rights who may lose her cause by exaggeration"?

    3.        Read "The Wife of Bath's Tale" (pp. 169-176).  Pay special attention to pp. 174-176! 

    4.    finish WA 28 part 2: RESPONSE TO THE Wife of Bath's TALE  Comment on the UNIVERSAL QUESTIONS brought up in this tale and/or its prologue.  HERE ARE SOME OTHER IDEAS FOR DISCUSSION:  What is it that women supposedly desire most?  What three topics does the old woman take up the last few pages from the end?  Why are these so critical?  Also, what's up with the ending?  Was there really a magic transformation?  What do you (or most people presumably) want to believe?

     

  2. Read and comment on another classmate's WA 27 GENDER ROLES.  Please provide "meaty feedback"!  This is worth 3 more points on the original journal!

  3. CHAUCER PAPER COMING UP NEXT!  If you like, read the purple packet outlining the CT paper (due Dec. 22nd.  For a copy of this packet, click HERE.

  4. Buybacks  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.

If you like, get your copy of Frankenstein (Signet Classic edition? If you'd like to buy your own, you'll need it ASAP!

WEDNESDAY, day 59

"The Wife of Bath's Tale"

 

What do Men Want?

Mel and Helen ????

OR

Mel and Ruce ????

 

GENDER ROLES

What do Women Want?

Click HERE FOR MORE IDEAS!

Click HERE for more CRAZY ADS from the 1950's like these:

 The Wife of Bath

 

Today's Quotes of the Day:

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind. -Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, and author (1872-1970)

At times it may be necessary to temporarily accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good. -Margaret Mead, anthropologist  (1901-1978)

As far as I'm concerned, 'whom' is a word that was invented to make everyone sound like a butler. -Calvin Trillin, writer (1935- )

The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.  ~John E. Southard

 

Today's allusion:

witch hunt

Today's Words of the Day:

irenic

marmoreal

abase

polemic

belie

candor

 

  1. Group Check-in:
    • the
    • eawegf
    • wge
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  2. FINISH: The PROLOGUE!  What is "PHYSIOGNOMY"? Define physiognomy (use  p. 9 Ch. Packet) and jot down examples from CT AND define humors (CT pac. p. 9) and use overheads.  Talk about husband/wife (melancholy & sanguine) who go around country lecturing on the this. Discuss ex. of humors in CT:  p. 10 physician, franklin, Chanticleer (red bile), Goldsworthy, bus story about Minnesota sanguine  If time, show Shallow Hal film clip—3 min. 20 sec. (ff to 37:00)   More in Chaucer Packet pp. 3-5 articles:  TEEN magazine physiognomy ex. & Twin Cities personalities,  Lookism articles, “dress for success” articles, Goldsworthy, bus story about Minnesota sanguine, Julia's website to find out more about the humors  MORE HUMORS STUFF:  Click HERE for HUMORS and DIET article and HERE for historical way HUMORS turned into COLORS and HERE for Humor Me Folger article. Ch. Packet pp. 9-10 Physiognomy and the Humors. More in Chaucer Packet pp. 3-5 articles:  TEEN magazine physiognomy ex. & Twin Cities personalities,  Lookism articles, “dress for success” articles, Goldsworthy, bus story about Minnesota sanguine, Julia's website to find out more about the humors
  3. STUDENTS READ HUMORS POEM ALOUD--Click HERE or HERE for a copy of the HUMORS poem.  MORE HUMORS STUFF:  Click HERE for HUMORS and DIET article and HERE for historical way HUMORS turned into COLORS and HERE for Humor Me Folger article.
  4. Intro to CT paper-brainstorm places  Chaucer packet p. 7 #4.  Do #2 and #3 in Chaucer packet p. 7--
  5. "THE KNIGHT'S TALE" Small groups--work on your assigned questions from "The Knight's Tale" agenda(ONE PER GROUP)
  6. "Knight's Tale" discussion:  initial reactions,  Boethius, Boccacio poem, medieval romance genre characteristics, group work on assigned questions: roles of women, role of gods/goddesses, universal questions,  themes (free will vs. destiny, chivalric duty & honor), why the original story was called the "Story of Theseus."  Use AGENDA.
  7. Start Miller's Tale" and "Reeve's Tale":  What is a fabliau?  Read Joseph Grennen’s comments,  Is the sexuality justified? Look at Reeve’s prologue, Read the history of "Miller" and "Reeve's Tale" censorship articles, ask Sal/Mrs. Stiever Q's   PREP SHEET FOR  DISCUSSION: Write 3 questions to ask Ms. Stiever or Mr. Salinger.  Then write some ideas of what Wally might say to the school board if they wanted to pull "Miller's Tale" and "Reeve's Tale" from the curriculum.  Then write what parents might say who object to the tale.
  8. "Miller's Tale" and "Reeve's Tale" Read Monarch Notes on Miller's and Other issues about censorship:  Fly fishing story, Kathy Haddad’s story, Isabel Gomez story--Chaucer class, Law School bathrooms.  Discuss views of men and women and “courtly love."
  9. More Miller's Tale" and "Reeve's Tale" and censorship:  What is a fabliau?  Read Joseph Grennen’s comments,  Is the sexuality justified? Look at Reeve’s prologue, Read the history of "Miller" and "Reeve's Tale" censorship articles, Fly fishing story, Kathy Haddad’s story, Isabel Gomez story--Chaucer class, Law School bathrooms.  Discuss views of men and women and “courtly love."

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. exchange back journals
  2. C1 Chaucer Background Notes
  3.  

 

  1.  Assignment  C9  WA 29 "Partner" Poem HEADS UP! DUE MONDAY, DEC. 13th!  Write a poem  modeled after/inspired by one of the three poems template.  Click HERE to read the poems.  Length is not pre-defined.  You may do yours solo or with a partner.  DUE the last day of the Chaucer Unit.  Prepare to share your poem aloud!!! 
  2.   WA 30 4 CHAUCER TALES (10 points--2 sides minimum covering 4 Chaucer Tales)  There are 4 parts:  A. Assignment   C10 "Nun's Priest's Tale," B. Assignment   C11"Pardoner's Tale," C. Assignment   C12 "Physician's Tale," and D.  your choice tale.                                                       Tonight do parts A & B:                       A. Assignment   C10 "Nun's Priest's Tale  Read "Nun's Priest's Tale Prologue (pp. 139-140) and "The Nun's Priest's Tale" (pp. 140-152.   Think about the use of the animal symbolism in this tale!  For the journal, write about two topics--the animal (rooster, hen, fox--what traditional/symbolic associations do they have?) and also write about dreams--a dream you have had that is recurring, a dream that foretold the future, your opinion on dreams, or whatever else you want to share about the topic!   (1/2 to 1 page).  For an Adv. 12 student's storybook of this tale, click HERE.     B. Assignment   C11"Pardoner's Tale" Read "The Pardoner's Tale Prologue (pp. 286-289) and "The Pardoner's Tale" (pp. 290-299). As you read the tale, think about what it means to "talk the talk" and "walk the walk" and how this relates to the pardoner.  Are there any ways at all you might see the pardoner in a positive light?  Anything redeeming about him despite his hypocrisy?  What universal questions/themes surface in the tale? For the journal, do the "Pardoner's Tale" topic. (1/2 to 1 page) 
  3. If you like, read the purple packet outlining the CT paper (due Wednesday, Dec. 22.  For a copy of this packet, click HERE. Click HERE for a copy of brainstormed IDEAS FOR MEETING PLACES.

  4. Buybacks  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.

  5. Got your copy of Frankenstein (Signet Classic edition? If you'd like to buy your own, you'll need it in ASAP

Thursday, day 60

Pardoner's "Introduction" and "Pardoner's Prologue" and "Pardoner's Tale"

 

"Physician's Tale

Today's Quote of the Day:

Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts.  It's what you do with what you have left.  ~Hubert Humphrey
 

Today's allusion:

throw down the gauntlet

Today's Words of the Day:

fiduciary

scapula

belie

candor

 

 

 

GENDER ROLES DAY!

 

"Nun's Priest's Tale"

For a former Adv. 12 student's storybook of this tale, click HERE.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

 

 

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:
    • sign in books
    • table topics about one of the tales
    •  

     

  2. FINISH: The PROLOGUE!  What is "PHYSIOGNOMY"? Define physiognomy (use  p. 9 Ch. Packet) and jot down examples from CT AND define humors (CT pac. p. 9) and use overheads.  Talk about husband/wife (melancholy & sanguine) who go around country lecturing on the this. Discuss ex. of humors in CT:  p. 10 physician, franklin, Chanticleer (red bile), Goldsworthy, bus story about Minnesota sanguine  If time, show Shallow Hal film clip—3 min. 20 sec. (ff to 37:00)   More in Chaucer Packet pp. 3-5 articles:  TEEN magazine physiognomy ex. & Twin Cities personalities,  Lookism articles, “dress for success” articles, Goldsworthy, bus story about Minnesota sanguine, Julia's website to find out more about the humors  MORE HUMORS STUFF:  Click HERE for HUMORS and DIET article and HERE for historical way HUMORS turned into COLORS and HERE for Humor Me Folger article. Ch. Packet pp. 9-10 Physiognomy and the Humors. More in Chaucer Packet pp. 3-5 articles:  TEEN magazine physiognomy ex. & Twin Cities personalities,  Lookism articles, “dress for success” articles, Goldsworthy, bus story about Minnesota sanguine, Julia's website to find out more about the humors
  3. STUDENTS READ HUMORS POEM ALOUD--Click HERE or HERE for a copy of the HUMORS poem.  MORE HUMORS STUFF:  Click HERE for HUMORS and DIET article and HERE for historical way HUMORS turned into COLORS and HERE for Humor Me Folger article.
  4. Intro to CT paper-brainstorm places  Chaucer packet p. 7 #4.  Do #2 and #3 in Chaucer packet p. 7--
  5. "THE KNIGHT'S TALE" Small groups--work on your assigned questions from "The Knight's Tale" agenda(ONE PER GROUP)
  6. "Knight's Tale" discussion:  initial reactions,  Boethius, Boccacio poem, medieval romance genre characteristics, group work on assigned questions: roles of women, role of gods/goddesses, universal questions,  themes (free will vs. destiny, chivalric duty & honor), why the original story was called the "Story of Theseus."  Use AGENDA.
  7. Start Miller's Tale" and "Reeve's Tale":  What is a fabliau?  Read Joseph Grennen’s comments,  Is the sexuality justified? Look at Reeve’s prologue, Read the history of "Miller" and "Reeve's Tale" censorship articles, ask Sal/Mrs. Stiever Q's   PREP SHEET FOR  DISCUSSION: Write 3 questions to ask Ms. Stiever or Mr. Salinger.  Then write some ideas of what Wally might say to the school board if they wanted to pull "Miller's Tale" and "Reeve's Tale" from the curriculum.  Then write what parents might say who object to the tale.
  8. "Miller's Tale" and "Reeve's Tale" Read Monarch Notes on Miller's and Other issues about censorship:  Fly fishing story, Kathy Haddad’s story, Isabel Gomez story--Chaucer class, Law School bathrooms.  Discuss views of men and women and “courtly love."
  9. More Miller's Tale" and "Reeve's Tale" and censorship:  What is a fabliau?  Read Joseph Grennen’s comments,  Is the sexuality justified? Look at Reeve’s prologue, Read the history of "Miller" and "Reeve's Tale" censorship articles, Fly fishing story, Kathy Haddad’s story, Isabel Gomez story--Chaucer class, Law School bathrooms.  Discuss views of men and women and “courtly love."

  10. READ PARTNER POEMS & EXPLAIN WA --Click HERE to read the poems!

    Wife of Bath Tale--MAYBEGENDER ROLES ACTIVITY--divide up and make poster based on WA

     

  11. GENDER ROLES ACTIVITY DEBRIEF  Read the Tribune statement about the need to talk about gender in school, Isabel Gomez story, Wixon jewelry ads, Faludi books, Senate clothing issue, Spur Posse, old magazines, etc.
  12. Wife of Bath genre--confession and exemplum and question about what men/women want most

    start discussing "Wife of Bath's Tale" --Arlyn Diamond quote.  What do you think of the ending? WofB--Do you agree or disagree with the Wife?  What do you look for in a relationship?  What would a feminist say about this tale? 

  13. Mona Lisa Smile featurette clip--Women in 1953 (10 min.) and "The Man Song" and "Wishin' and Hopin'" and Susan Faludi's books and various transparencies
  14. Finish "Wife of Bath's Tale" --Arlyn Diamond quote.  What do you think of the ending? WofB--Do you agree or disagree with the Wife?  What do you look for in a relationship?  What would a feminist say about this tale? 
  15. Nun's Priest--Do you follow or are you ruled by your head or your heart? Jot down what you think is symbolically associated with the animals (rooster, hen, fox) in this tale.  Then, write up a dream you had recently or a recurring dream or a dream you had once that puzzled you.  Draw a line across the page.Coastal Carolina Chants, symbolism of specific animals--rooster, fox, hen, why beast fable is suitable, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,  9 lines that shifted Head to Heart, role of the widow--deism, article:  "Listening to your stomach and your colon," dreams, pride goes before the fall, etc.  Share dreams. For an Adv. 12 student's storybook of this tale, click HERE.   DREAM BOOKS
  16. Pardoner--Would you ever want to cheat death?  How would you do it?  "to talk the talk, you must also walk the walk," is there anything redeeming in the character of the pardoner, and what do you think are the universal questions and themes in this tale Flanders, what a pardoner did, indulgences and relics, 7 deadly sins (old German woodcut), any sin worst?, artwork of Pardoner, hypocrisy, is there anything redeeming about him, ref. in A Knight's Tale, the "Wandering Jew," being "above the law,"  Green Mile and Franklin--happy tale?  true love?  sacrifice?  what goes around comes around?     Manciple--danger of rumors?  truth at what expense?  gossip
  17. Physician's Tale--What are the costs of purity?  What is true purity?  What about perfection?  discuss the concept of "death before dishonor."  What do you think of Virginius, Virginia, the implications of honor/dishonor in the society of the tale and/or our society today?  Is this tale way out of date? --death before dishonor modern examples, abuse of power & positions (principles vs. personalities), Virginia's abstinence, Virginius' choices, portrayal of gender
  18. If time, Final thoughts on Chaucer--Debrief unit, show the CT Shrinklits, Ellesmere Manuscript, "Take the Chaucer" article, Awards for the best tale? Yale Spizznix "Canterbury Tales" song, Rob's "Lockdown Friend"--Read TAKE THE CHAUCER or Show BABA raps--wife of Bath tale and youtube?  Which tale should win the contest and why?  Rob St. Clair--"Lockdown Friend," Bill Salinger reads Chaucer
  19.  

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. stamp WA30 4 Chaucer Tales--1/2-1 page on Nun's Priest's Tale & Pardoner's Tale
  2. packets from gender roles
  3. Chaucer background notes
  4. WA 31--EC coupon for your response to someone's PR
 
  1. UGLY HOLIDAY SWEATER FRIDAY!   AND        Fantastic Healthy Food Friday!

    Wally loves French silk and apple pie!!  (HINT!)

     WALLY'S BIRTHDAY!

    AND

    Emily Dickinson's birthday!

    Emily Dickinson was born on Dec. 10, 1830 and died May 15, 1886.  Here's what she looked like:

    We do not play on Graves --
    Because there isn't Room --
    Besides -- it isn't even -- it slants
    And People come --

    And put a Flower on it --
    And hang their faces so --
    We're fearing that their Hearts will drop --
    And crush our pretty play --

    And so we move as far
    As Enemies -- away --
    Just looking round to see how far
    It is -- Occasionally --

     

    EMILY DICKINSON

  2.   finish WA 30 4 CHAUCER TALES (10 points--2 sides minimum covering 4 Chaucer Tales)  There are 4 parts:  A. Assignment   C10 "Nun's Priest's Tale," B. Assignment   C11"Pardoner's Tale," C. Assignment   C12 "Physician's Tale," and D.  your choice tale. Tonight do parts C & D:   C. Assignment   C12 Read "The Physician's Tale" (pp. 280-285). As you read this tale, think about the characters of Virginius and Virginia and the concept of "death before dishonor" and how this applies to the story as well as our world today.  What experiences have you had with "honor"?  Does this story have any relevance to the modern world?  What universal questions/themes that surface in the tale?For the journal, do the topic.  (1/2 to 1 page)  D.  Read a Chaucer tale of your choice!  For the journal, write a very quick plot summary and discuss the universal questions--especially those that you have already seen surface in other Chaucer tales.

    for example: "The Manciple's Tale"

  3. HEADS UP!  DUE Monday! Assignment  C9  WA 29 "Partner" Poem modeled after/inspired by one of the three poems template.  Click HERE to read the poems.  Length is not pre-defined.  You may do yours solo or with a partner.  DUE the last day of the Chaucer Unit.  Prepare to share your poem aloud!!! 

  4. CT paper (due December 22nd Wednesday)  For a copy of this packet, click HERE.

  5.   Click HERE for a copy of brainstormed IDEAS FOR MEETING PLACES. For the brainstorming sheet, click HERE.  For a reminder on how to do the extra credit iambic pentameter, click HERE.

  6. Buybacks  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.

  7. Buybacks  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.

 

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FRIDAY, day 61

Wally's Birthday!

Thanks to my dear 2nd and 3rd hour SENIORS FOR MAKING TODAY SO VERY SPECIAL!!!!

                               1953!

Guess who just got a lot  older than you today--besides Emily Dickinson?) 

  

4th grade                   5th grade

   

8th grade         12th grade

 

freshman year at Gustavus 1971

1977 Wally and her Adv. 12 English student Conn McCartan!

2007

2008

2009

Wally gets a surprise birthday serenade 4th hour!

Intro Frankenstein

the 1931 film poster--directed by James Whale starring Boris Karloff

James Whale's 1936 Frankenstein

Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley

Mary's husband, the famous poet Percy Bysshe Shelley:

Mary Shelley's parents:

        Godwin     Wollstonecroft

    

Today's Quote of the Day:

'Tis strange, but true; for truth is always strange, -
Stranger than fiction.
~Lord Byron, Don Juan, Canto XIV, stanza 101

Today's allusion:

the muses

Today's Words of the Day:

obdurate

loquacious

circumscribe

scintilla

savant

 

Today's Quotes of the Day:

Never send to know for whom the bell tolls . . . it tolls for thee  --John Donne

John Donne's powerful poem:             

DEATH be not proud, though some have called thee

Mighty and dreadfull, for, thou art not so,

For, those, whom thou think'st, thou dost overthrow,

Die not, poore death, nor yet canst thou kill me.

From rest and sleepe, which but thy pictures bee,

Much pleasure, then from thee, much more must flow,

And soonest our best men with thee doe goe,

Rest of their bones, and soules deliverie.

Thou art slave to Fate, Chance, kings, and desperate men,

And dost with poyson, warre, and sicknesse dwell,

And poppie, or charmes can make us sleepe as well,

And better then thy stroake; why swell'st thou then;

One short sleepe past, wee wake eternally,

And death shall be no more; death, thou shalt die.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. GROUP CHECK-IN
    • weekend?
  2. Intro to Frankenstein--a frame story 

    FOR GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS OF ALL THE FRANKENSTEIN ASSIGNMENTS, CLICK HERE.

  3. GENDER ROLES ACTIVITY DEBRIEF  Read the Tribune statement about the need to talk about gender in school, Isabel Gomez story, Wixon jewelry ads, Faludi books, Senate clothing issue, Spur Posse, old magazines, etc.
  4. Wife of Bath genre--confession and exemplum and question about what men/women want most

    start discussing "Wife of Bath's Tale" --Arlyn Diamond quote.  What do you think of the ending? WofB--Do you agree or disagree with the Wife?  What do you look for in a relationship?  What would a feminist say about this tale? 

  5. Mona Lisa Smile featurette clip--Women in 1953 (10 min.) and "The Man Song" and "Wishin' and Hopin'" and Susan Faludi's books and various transparencies
  6. Finish "Wife of Bath's Tale" --Arlyn Diamond quote.  What do you think of the ending? WofB--Do you agree or disagree with the Wife?  What do you look for in a relationship?  What would a feminist say about this tale? 
  7. Nun's Priest--Do you follow or are you ruled by your head or your heart? Jot down what you think is symbolically associated with the animals (rooster, hen, fox) in this tale.  Then, write up a dream you had recently or a recurring dream or a dream you had once that puzzled you.  Draw a line across the page.Coastal Carolina Chants, symbolism of specific animals--rooster, fox, hen, why beast fable is suitable, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,  9 lines that shifted Head to Heart, role of the widow--deism, article:  "Listening to your stomach and your colon," dreams, pride goes before the fall, etc.  Share dreams. For an Adv. 12 student's storybook of this tale, click HERE.   DREAM BOOKS
  8. Pardoner--Would you ever want to cheat death?  How would you do it?  "to talk the talk, you must also walk the walk," is there anything redeeming in the character of the pardoner, and what do you think are the universal questions and themes in this tale Flanders, what a pardoner did, indulgences and relics, 7 deadly sins (old German woodcut), any sin worst?, artwork of Pardoner, hypocrisy, is there anything redeeming about him, ref. in A Knight's Tale, the "Wandering Jew," being "above the law,"  Green Mile and Franklin--happy tale?  true love?  sacrifice?  what goes around comes around?     Manciple--danger of rumors?  truth at what expense?  gossip
  9. Physician's Tale--What are the costs of purity?  What is true purity?  What about perfection?  discuss the concept of "death before dishonor."  What do you think of Virginius, Virginia, the implications of honor/dishonor in the society of the tale and/or our society today?  Is this tale way out of date? --death before dishonor modern examples, abuse of power & positions (principles vs. personalities), Virginia's abstinence, Virginius' choices, portrayal of gender
  10. If time, Final thoughts on Chaucer--Debrief unit, show the CT Shrinklits, Ellesmere Manuscript, "Take the Chaucer" article, Awards for the best tale? Yale Spizznix "Canterbury Tales" song, Rob's "Lockdown Friend"--Read TAKE THE CHAUCER or Show BABA raps--wife of Bath tale and youtube?  Which tale should win the contest and why?  Rob St. Clair--"Lockdown Friend," Bill Salinger reads Chaucer
  11. ir--"Lockdown Friend," Bill Salinger reads Chaucer
  12. CT paper (due December 22nd Tuesday)  For a copy of this packet, click HERE.
  13.   Click HERE for a copy of brainstormed IDEAS FOR MEETING PLACES. For the brainstorming sheet, click HERE.  Brainstorm places  Chaucer packet p. 7 #4.  Do #2 and #3 in Chaucer packet p7.  For a reminder on how to do the extra credit iambic pentameter, click HERE.

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. WA 30 4 Canterbury Tales
  2. packets from gender roles
  3. Chaucer background notes
  4. Miller & Reeve packets
 

 

 

  1. HEADS UP!  DUE Monday! Assignment  C9  WA 29 "Partner" Poem modeled after/inspired by one of the three poems template.  Click HERE to read the poems.  Length is not pre-defined.  You may do yours solo or with a partner.  DUE the last day of the Chaucer Unit.  Prepare to share your poem aloud!!! 
  2. Assignment  F1   Frankenstein! LOTS OF BACKGROUND NOTES (5 sides MINIMUM = 25 points!) to get ready for our study of this amazing gothic novel.  

    CLICK  HERE (reduced pdf format) and scroll down or HERE (WORD FORMAT FOR F1 ONLY which you can usually just type on to do your work) FOR A GRAPHIC ORGANIZER FOR THIS GROUP WORK SO YOU CAN SEE HOW IT SHOULD BE STRUCTURED ON YOUR PAPER!

    1.  EVERYONE:  NOTES ON THE ROMANTICS    2 sides of a page notes on Romantic Era (10 pts) using the LBT black lit textbook pages 565-576              

    2. GROUP WORK:   Group Assigned topics:  2 sides of a page of notes (10 pts)

             Monster group A---

      • Neo-classical experts (1 side of notes from the text) (5 points)
      • The chart!  Fill out the two columns on the neo-classical worksheet (This worksheet is in the Frankenstein packet.  Do not write in the packet.  Copy the two columns in your journal putting the terms in the right columns.) (5 points) Click HERE if you need a copy to write on instead

              Monster Group B--Mary Wollstonecroft

    1. •Read the two articles on Mary Wollstonecroft and take at least two sides of a page of notes.  (10 pts.)   Be sure to key in on what it was about her life that struck you as most engaging, interesting, critical, etc.

      Monster Group C--MARY SHELLEY

      •Read the articles on Mary Shelley and take at least two sides of a page of notes.  (10 pts.)   Be sure to key in on what it was about her life that struck you as most engaging, interesting, critical, etc.

      Monster Group D--GOTHIC NOVEL (For a copy of the hand-outs, click HERE)

      •Read the article entitled, "Gothic Horror," and take at least two sides of a page of notes.  (10 pts.)

      3. EVERYONE

      NOTES on Author Introduction (by Mary) AND the Preface (by Percy) in Frankenstein book, pp. xxi-xxvii:  1 side of a page of notes  (5 pts)

     For a copy of the gray Frankenstein HW packet, click HERE!

    For a copy of the ENTIRE FRANKENSTEIN PACKET, CLICK HERE!

    FOR the GREEN PACKET of GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS OF ALL THE FRANKENSTEIN ASSIGNMENTS, CLICK HERE.

    For a copy of the packet of Frankenstein FIG questions, click HERE

     

  3. Assignment  F2 Frankenstein!

    Rime of Ancient Mariner and Walton’s Narrative

    HOMEWORK ON COLERIDGE BACKGROUND and RIME (2 sides of a page total = 20 points)

    CLICK  HERE (reduced pdf format) and scroll down or HERE (WORD FORMAT FOR F2 ONLY which you can usually just type on to do your work) FOR A GRAPHIC ORGANIZER FOR THIS GROUP WORK SO YOU CAN SEE HOW IT SHOULD BE STRUCTURED ON YOUR PAPER!

    1. Read about Coleridge (p. 594 LBT).  Jot down some notes on a piece of paper where you will also put your study questions for the Rime of the Ancient Mariner.  (3 points)
    1. Read about the Rime of the Ancient Mariner's sound devices (p. 595 LBT)  Jot down some notes on a piece of paper where you will also put your study questions for the Rime of the Ancient Mariner. (3 points)
    1. Now, read Coleridge's entire Rime of the Ancient Mariner in LBT (pp. 596-618).

    §         Answer SQ's 1-9, 11-12 (pp. 618-619) on the sheet of paper on which you placed your Coleridge and sound device notes.  (11 points)

    1.  TAKE A BREAK! (I mean it!  You'll need it!)
    1. Read  Walton’s Narrative .

    ·        green CSCC text:  pp. 25-38

    ·        orange Signet text:  15-29

    ·        Signet paperback text:  1-15

    As you read, jot down information about the characters on your character chart and the page number where each first appears.

    6.  Read the Prometheus story hand-out.  Read the poem "Prometheus" by Lord Byron in the in the Frankenstein packet (goldenrod sheet entitled "Supplementary Poetry with Frankenstein.") Click HERE for a copy of the packet.

      Jot down about 1/2 a page of  ideas/questions about each of these right under your Rime of the Ancient Mariner study questions.  Label these "Thoughts on Prometheus."   (3 points)  This NOW completes the 20 points this assignment is worth!

    7. Write 3 "FIG" questions for this Frankenstein reading (Walton's Narrative) in the Frankenstein FIG Question Packet. Do 1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, goldenrod = level 3 global--universal questions.   Put your personal answers to each of the three questions on the back of each question. Click HERE to get a reminder as to what FIG questions are.  Click HERE if you need the FIG packet.

     For a copy of the gray Frankenstein HW packet, click HERE!

    For a copy of the ENTIRE FRANKENSTEIN PACKET, CLICK HERE!

    FOR the GREEN PACKET of GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS OF ALL THE FRANKENSTEIN ASSIGNMENTS, CLICK HERE.

    For a copy of the packet of Frankenstein FIG questions, click HERE

     

  4. CT paper (due December 22nd Wednesday)  For a copy of this packet, click HERE.
  5.   Click HERE for a copy of brainstormed IDEAS FOR MEETING PLACES. For the brainstorming sheet, click HERE.  For a reminder on how to do the extra credit iambic pentameter, click HERE.

Branagh's Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

         

DiNiro as the creature and Branagh as Victor

 

 

 
 

 

   
NEXT YEAR:

WORK DAY ON CHAUCER PROJECTS!

REQUIRMENTS!

CLICK HERE for grading sheet!  Click HERE for the HW/Agenda planning sheet.

OUTLINE OF PROJECT!

QUIZ--10 pt. objective

INTRODUCTION--creative opening foreshadowing plot/themes, genre research, critical reviews

CLASS DISCUSSION--FACTS, INTERP. GLOBAL & PERSONAL CONNECTIONS, TABLE TOPICS!

JOURNAL SHARING--topic assigned the night before

CONCLUSION--critical reviews, summary, something unique

 

 

   

Green Food Day

SIR GAWAIN & THE GREEN KNIGHT

SIR GAWAIN & THE GREEN KNIGHT

 

  1. SIR GAWAIN & THE GREEN KNIGHT-Share  take home quizzes on Gawain parts 1-2-3-4 For a copy of this quiz, click HEREWA 33: GROUP B: WA 33 "Some Preliminary Thoughts on Gawain parts 1-2 explained under  Assignment  G1, p. 52 in the HW packet.  Group B:   WA 33 "Gawain Closure Topics" explained under  Assignment  G2, pp. 53-54 in the HW packet.  Group C:   WA 33 "The Letter" explained under  Assignment  G3, p. 55 in the HW packet. Group D:   WA 33 "Potluck Journal Topic" Choose any of the topics explained under  Assignments  G1, p. 53, G2 pp. 53-54, or G3, p. 55 in the HW packet or do the "Hunt Chart" as Group 4 is doing.    Group E:   WA 33 "The Hunt Chart."  Draw the Hunt Chart in your journal and fill it out completely.   OR USE Agenda:  group A--green & deer, boar, fox, group B--why Gawain was "chosen" and why the "imperfect" human is really the perfect human, group C--C/C Arthur, Gawain, and the Green Knight, group D--how Gawain fits its medieval genre (romance), group E--most imp't info from the cover green page and the introduction, group F--pot luck!
  2. GAWAIN connections: Discuss the chart--how the animals, temptations, and the blows relate and how much Gawain was pressured to be the chivalric hero and obey the rules of courtly love in the temptations
  3. Final thoughts on Gawain: read a letter from each group (WA) or parts 3-4 journal topics WA 38,  lessons, admirable or not, GK--good or bad, ending--happy or not, significance of green and the sash, universal questions. Read quote by Jack Selzer.  If time, show 20 min. film clip of the first scene in Gawain.
  4. INTRO TO SIR GAWAIN & THE GREEN KNIGHT--

    start COURTLY LOVE:   Discuss “courtly love."  Andreas Capellanus, "Care of a Husband,"  read the "Rules of Courtly Love" aloud (circle any still relevant today and make up 2 modern 2006 rules). 1950's Rules For a Successful Marriage and FILM CLIPS: Show clip from Knight's Tale DVD: Rules of Love—Courtly Love—2:25 min and SHOW A Mirror Has Two Faces clip here (5 min.)

  5. Gawain Group Quiz--C/C take home quizzes on Gawain parts 1-2-3-4 For a copy of this quiz, click HERE
  6. GAWAIN SMALL GROUP WORK: C/C WA 33: chart of 3's:  animals, temptations, blows C/C
  7. SIR GAWAIN & THE GREEN KNIGHT--begin by going over the quiz

    COURTLY LOVE:   Discuss “courtly love."  Andreas Capellanus, "Care of a Husband,"  read the "Rules of Courtly Love" aloud (circle any still relevant today and make up 2 modern 2006 rules). 1950's Rules For a Successful Marriage and FILM CLIPS: Show clip from Knight's Tale DVD: Rules of Love—Courtly Love—2:25 min and SHOW A Mirror Has Two Faces clip here (5 min.)

  8.  SIR GAWAIN & THE GREEN KNIGHT-GAWAIN GROUP WORK Share WA 33: GROUP A: WA 33 "Some Preliminary Thoughts on Gawain parts 1-2 explained under  Assignment  G1, p. 52 in the HW packet.  Group B:   WA 33 "Gawain Closure Topics" explained under  Assignment  G2, pp. 53-54 in the HW packet.  Group C:   WA 33 "The Letter" explained under  Assignment  G3, p. 55 in the HW packet. Group D:   WA 33 "Potluck Journal Topic" Choose any of the topics explained under  Assignments  G1, p. 53, G2 pp. 53-54, or G3, p. 55 in the HW packet or do the "Hunt Chart" as Group 5 is doing.    Group E:   WA 33 "The Hunt Chart."  Draw the Hunt Chart in your journal and fill it out completely.  OR USE GAWAIN Agenda:  group A--green & deer, boar, fox, group B--why Gawain was "chosen" and why the "imperfect" human is really the perfect human, group C--C/C Arthur, Gawain, and the Green Knight, group D--how Gawain fits its medieval genre (romance), group E--most imp't info from the cover green page and the introduction, group F--pot luck!
  9. GAWAIN connections: Discuss the chart--how the animals, temptations, and the blows relate and how much Gawain was pressured to be the chivalric hero and obey the rules of courtly love in the temptations
  10. Final thoughts on Gawain: read a letter from group assigned or parts 3-4 journal topics,  lessons, admirable or not, GK--good or bad, ending--happy or not, significance of green and the sash, universal questions. Read quote by Jack Selzer.  If time, show 20 min. film clip of the first scene in Gawain.
  11.  

 

  1. GAWAIN HW (due THURSDAY--Gawain parts 1-2--pages ___ - ____).   For FRIDAY In GAWAIN packet, read pp. A and pp. 231-253 (Yes!  the ENTIRE poem!).  Do WA 34: "Some Preliminary Thoughts on Gawain parts 1-2 explained under  Assignment  G1, p. 52 in the HW packet. In addition, fill out columns 1-2 in  "The Hunt Chart."  Draw the Hunt Chart in your journal and fill it out completely.
  2. Do Gawain take home quiz on Gawain parts 1-2. For a copy of this quiz, click HERE)   For a copy of the Gawain packet, click HERE.
  3. Bring GREEN TREATS for Green Food Day Friday!
  4. GAWAIN HW (due THURSDAY--Gawain parts 3-4--pages ___ - ____).   For FRIDAY In GAWAIN packet, read pp. A and pp. 231-253 (Yes!  the ENTIRE poem!).  Do WA 35:  your group's assigned Gawain WA.  GROUPS 1-2: WA 34 "Gawain Closure Topics" explained under  Assignment  G2, pp. 53-54 in the HW packet.  Group 3-4:   WA 34 "The Letter" explained under  Assignment  G3, p. 55 in the HW packet.  EVERYONE must complete "The Hunt Chart" columns 3-4.  Draw the Hunt Chart in your journal and fill it out completely.  Group 5:   WA 34 "Potluck Journal Topic" Choose any of the topics explained under  Assignments  G1, p. 53, G2 pp. 53-54, or G3, p. 55 in the HW packet or do the "Hunt Chart" as Group 4 is doing.    IF YOU WERE ABSENT OR CANNOT REMEMBER YOUR GROUP, JUST DO ANY CHOICE YOU WANT! For a copy of the Gawain packet, click HERE.
  5. Do  take home quiz on Gawain parts 3-4 For a copy of this quiz, click HERE)   For a copy of the Gawain packet, click HERE.
  6. CT paper (due Jan. 8 Friday)  For a copy of this packet, click HERE.
  7.   Click HERE for a copy of brainstormed IDEAS FOR MEETING PLACES. For the brainstorming sheet, click HERE.  For a reminder on how to do the extra credit iambic pentameter, click HERE.