Classwork/Homework 10/11

English 10/Honors English 10: Hello, 10th Grade Troopers! You have a busy day today. I’m proud of all you have accomplished thus far, and I look forward to seeing your hard work today!

Type your drafted letter on Google Docs. Please include your first and last name in the title of your document. Share the document with me ( when you are finished. If you finish early, please read your independent novel, or peer edit a friend’s essay.

APE: To my skeptical, stressed-out scholarsI know it seems like a lot of work, but I promise you can accomplish all of this. This will be the largest Hamlet packet, so everything after this will be easy! Don’t sweat it. APE is a challenge, but you are up for it. I believe in you. [Don’t worry, your stress balls are coming!]

The following items need to be completed by Friday, October 14. It would be wise to complete the majority of these things today (10/11) and Thursday (10/13). Yes, you may have to complete some of this at home.

In the Hamlet Act I packet:

  • Act I Outline (page 1) (Can be finished Wednesday after the conclusion of Act I.)
  • Fill out the first choice in the Opportunity Cost Visualizer (Hint: Hamlet faces a choice in Act I, Scene v after speaking to the ghost…) (page 2)
  • Soliloquy Organizer (page 5)
  • Act I, Scenes i-ii activities (if not yet completed) (page 9)
  • Soliloquy #1 Paraphrase (page 15-16)
  • AP Practice questions (page 12)
  • AP Practice questions (page 13)
  • 6 Bits of Advice Organizer (page 10)
  • Complete the Activity on page 10. First, write about 1/2 page (you may handwrite this) about what you already know about tragedy. After, actively read the Tragedy and Theatre mini-packet (pages 19-28). Write about 1/2 page summary of the packet. If you have trouble, take a look at your yellow close reading handout for strategies.
  • Soliloquy #2 Paraphrase (page 17-18)
  • AP Practice questions (page 14)
  • Look over the questions for discussion on page 11. You do not have to answer these questions in writing, but you should be prepared to discuss them on Wednesday and Friday.

In the Pre-Reading Packet:

  • Journal #1: In 2 pages, double-spaced, answer the question: Are parents generally blind to their children’s faults? Why or why not?
  • Journal #2: In 2 pages, double-spaced, answer the question: How common do you believe the act of revenge is in everyday life? Write about specific incidences including any in which you were involved or witnessed.

You may print or share your journal (send to if sharing). Choose the option that is best for you.

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