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Posted: November 3, 2015


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Posted: November 2, 2015

You will be writing the test on Monday at noon in my room.

Posted: October 30, 2015

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Posted: October 30, 2015

Film/Story Comparison After watching the film, answer the following questions: 1. What differences did you notice between the film and 
the story? 2. What similarities exist between the two? 3. In your opinion, how well did the film express the 
story's:  a. plot  b. setting  c. theme/message  d. tone  e. characters 4. As a final evaluation, which did you prefer, the film or 
the story, and why?   Value 25

Posted: October 26, 2015

There will be a test this Thursday on Acts I - III of King Lear.  Students should be reviewing the notes and questions from class.  Focus on the quotes discussed.

Posted: October 26, 2015

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Posted: October 22, 2015

There will be a homework check. Read the following three scenes: Act 3. Scene i Act 3. Scene ii 3. Scene iii Answer the following questions: Act 3, Scene 1 1.Explain the significance of lines 16 - 17.  In scenes previous, the 
Fool’s comments were to criticize and point out mistakes made by 
Lear.  What do these lines suggest about the Fool? 2.  List three possible causes Kent suggests for the invasion of 
Britain by the French.  Provide line references. Act 3, Scene 2 How does the storm parallel Lear’s emotional and mental state?  Use at least two supporting quotes.  How does Lear’s language when he faces the storm reflect the storm itself?  Lear is beginning to show signs of humility.  Discuss. Act 3, Scene 3 This scene brings the two plots together.  It shows that Gloucester, as well as Kent is being kept alerted regarding the movements of the French army.  Gloucester is loyal to Lear and has complete confidence in his younger son, Edmund, who is proving to be a traitor.  

Posted: October 22, 2015

Complete Article of the Week 4 for tomorrow.Complete quote work from sheet up to and including lines 160-166 for tomorrow

Posted: October 22, 2015

Students should be reading their novel every night.Students are to read the story "The Blues Merchant" (page 284) for tomorrow. There Will Come Soft Rain Creative Project The short story is filled with countless examples of figurative language and rich description.  Select one example and bring it to life by illustrating it.  You can draw, illustrate with the computer, etc but your illustration MUST be original. Due:  Monday October 26th EFFORT:  10 ACCURACY:  5 CREATIVITY:  5


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