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DUAL ENG: Mythology
Due Date: 3/25/2020
Subject: Dual English

Read the summary of The Epic of Gilgamesh - Click Here

Reader Response #8 - Compare and contrast any four creation stories you have now read about. Use at least 2 quotes. Submit to Schoology

Complete a diary entry for each day you are out of school. Five entries will make an essay grade: 150-200 words At least 1 page.... Submit to Schoology

œ        You are living through a moment in history that people will look back on one day. You may be telling your own children what you experienced during the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020. Your words will be a first-hand historical account (primary source) of these events that will be of great value in the future. You might describe what you do with your time, how you’re feeling, what you’re thinking, and what you’re observing in the world around you. You might include videos, images, excerpts from news sources, etc



DUAL ENG: Mythology
Due Date: 3/24/2020
Subject: Dual English

Read about the Mayan creation myth - click here and here

I would also like you to complete a diary entry for each day you are out of school. Five entries will make an essay grade: 150-200 words At least 1 page.... Submit to Schoology

œ        You are living through a moment in history that people will look back on one day. You may be telling your own children what you experienced during the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020. Your words will be a first-hand historical account (primary source) of these events that will be of great value in the future. You might describe what you do with your time, how you’re feeling, what you’re thinking, and what you’re observing in the world around you. You might include videos, images, excerpts from news sources, etc

 



DUAL ENG: Mythology
Due Date: 3/23/2020
Subject: Dual English

Read about Finnish Creation Mythology - Click Here

I would also like you to complete a diary entry for each day you are out of school. Five entries will make an essay grade: 150-200 words At least 1 page.... Submit to Schoology

*You are living through a moment in history that people will look back on one day. You may be telling your own children what you experienced during the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020. Your words will be a first-hand historical account (primary source) of these events that will be of great value in the future. You might describe what you do with your time, how you’re feeling, what you’re thinking, and what you’re observing in the world around you. You might include videos, images, excerpts from news sources, etc.



DUAL ENG: Mythology
Due Date: 3/20/2020
Subject: Dual English

Reader Response #7: Summarize what you have read in Chapter 3, using at least 1 quote. Use at least 1 paragraph to compare and contrast this chapter with the creation myth you researched last week. Completed in MLA format. Submit to Schoology

 

I would also like you to complete a diary entry for each day you are out of school. Five entries will make an essay grade:  At least 1 page.... Submit to Schoology.

 

You are living through a moment in history that people will look back on one day. You may be telling your own children what you experienced during the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020. Your words will be a first-hand historical account (primary source) of these events that will be of great value in the future. You might describe what you do with your time, how you’re feeling, what you’re thinking, and what you’re observing in the world around you. You might include videos, images, excerpts from news sources, etc.

 



DUAL ENG: Mythology
Due Date: 3/19/2020
Subject: Dual English

Read Edith Hamilton's Mythology Chapter 3 - How the World and Mankind Were Created

Scroll down to page 77

 

I would also like you to complete a diary entry for each day you are out of school. Five entries will make an essay grade: At least 1 page.... Submit to Schoology

You are living through a moment in history that people will look back on one day. You may be telling your own children what you experienced during the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020. Your words will be a first-hand historical account (primary source) of these events that will be of great value in the future. You might describe what you do with your time, how you’re feeling, what you’re thinking, and what you’re observing in the world around you. You might include videos, images, excerpts from news sources, etc. 

 



Dual English: Scholarship Applications
Due Date: 2/26/2020
Subject: Dual English

Rotary Scholarship due at the end of class



Dual English 12: College Applications
Due Date: 2/17/2020
Subject: Dual English

Tell me about yourself 150-200 words



Dual ENG: "Catcher in the Rye"
Due Date: 2/4/2020
Subject: Dual English

We are going to be working on our portfolio during class

Portfolio Project: Click Here 



DUAL ENG: Candide
Due Date: 11/18/2019
Subject: Dual English

Reader Response #5 Due What is the significance of Candide's garden?   What does the final sentence of the novel mean?

Quiz #2 Who is the most likeable character in this novel?  Who is the least likable?



DUAL ENG: Candide
Due Date: 11/15/2019
Subject: Dual English

Candide Read Chapters through the end



DUAL ENG: Candide
Due Date: 11/14/2019
Subject: Dual English

Reader Response #3 Due Candide is a satire.  What is a satire, and what is the object of Voltaire's satire in this novel?  What is the novel's attitude toward the idea of evil? ( 2 parts )

Reader Response #4 Due What kinds of comments about human nature are made in this novel?

 



DUAL ENG : Candide
Due Date: 11/12/2019
Subject: Dual English

Snow Day #1



DUAL ENG: Candide
Due Date: 11/11/2019
Subject: Dual English

Candide Read Chapters 12-16

Reader Response #2 Due What role does religion play in Candide?  What does Eldorado represent in this story?  How is the theme of greed handled in the novel?



DUAL ENG: Candide
Due Date: 11/8/2019
Subject: Dual English

Essay #1 Look Twice - Save a Life Essay Contest – REQUIRED http://www.insuranceproviders.com/look-twice-save-a-life-scholarship

 

OPTIONAL Essay Contest entry due! If students want extra credit in the form replacing a lower grade item for the second six weeks, seize the opportunity.. Due at the beginning of class. No excuses. You pick the contest…something we have not done as a class.       

 

Reader Response #1 Due (Read about the Lisbon earthquake of 1755 – How could this event affect Voltaire’s handling of satire



DUAL ENG: Candide
Due Date: 11/7/2019
Subject: Dual English

Quiz #1 How would you describe Pangloss' view of the world?  Is there anything problematic about it? 



DUAL ENG: Candide
Due Date: 11/6/2019
Subject: Dual English

Assign the book Candide

Read Chapters 1-5



DUAL ENG: Six Weeks' Essay
Due Date: 10/31/2019
Subject: Dual English

Six Weeks' Essay due - student choice

Must not have an entrance fee

must be at least 500 words

Finish "Paradise Lost"



DUAL ENG:"Paradise Lost"
Due Date: 10/25/2019
Subject: Dual English

Read “Paradise Lost” 



DUAL ENG:"Paradise Lost"
Due Date: 10/24/2019
Subject: Dual English

Parent Teacher Conferences 4-7 

Video on Paradise Lost



DUAL ENG:"Paradise Lost"
Due Date: 10/23/2019
Subject: Dual English

Read “Paradise Lost” 



DUAL ENG: “The Canterbury Tales”
Due Date: 10/22/2019
Subject: Dual English

Watch the video on The Canterbury Tales

Reader Response #9 Due Your own topic, but related to "The Canterbury Tales!"



DUAL ENG: “Middle Ages, Chaucer, and The Canterbury Tales” video
Due Date: 10/21/2019
Subject: Dual English

Watch the video on "The Canterbury Tales"



DUAL ENG: Essay Contest
Due Date: 10/18/2019
Subject: Dual English

Essay #3: Why is Earth Science Important?

https://www.earthsciweek.org/contests/essay

 

I need a copy and I need to see evidence of your submission to the contest. The selected entry will win $300 and a copy of an AGI publication. The winner's and finalists' names and entries will be posted on the Earth Science Week website. Deadline for submission 10/18/19



DUAL ENG: "The Pardoner's Tale"
Due Date: 10/16/2019
Subject: Dual English

Quiz #4: Write a character analysis of the Pardoner. Consider the prologue, his tale, and his description in the prologue. Use details and quotes! To be written in class: You may only bring in an outline         



DUAL ENG: "The Wife of Bath's Tale"
Due Date: 10/15/2019
Subject: Dual English

Reader Response #7 Due:  What is the central irony in “The Pardoner’s Tale”? What moral does the Pardoner want us to draw from his tale? Discuss the irony in the knight’s quest..

 



DUAL ENG: "The Wife of Bath's Tale"
Due Date: 10/14/2019
Subject: Dual English

Read “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”    page 138-150

https://sites.fas.harvard.edu/~chaucer/teachslf/wbt-par.htm

Class Discussion: What is the central irony in “The Pardoner’s Tale”? What moral does the Pardoner want us to draw from his tale?



DUAL ENG:"The Pardoner's Tale"
Due Date: 10/11/2019
Subject: Dual English

Quiz #3:To be written in class: You may only bring in an outline:          

 What have you learned from your reading?



DUAL ENG:"The Pardoner's Tale"
Due Date: 10/10/2019
Subject: Dual English

Read “The Pardoner’s Tale” page 125-134

Reader Response #6 Due “What plan does the host propose to the pilgrims? How do the pilgrims respond? Where is the narrator at the very beginning of the Prologue? Who joins him and for what purpose? What does Chaucer reveal about himself, his personality, his biases and values in the Prologue?”

 

 

 



DUAL ENG: “Middle Ages, Chaucer, and The Canterbury Tales”
Due Date: 10/8/2019
Subject: Dual English

Essay #2 Due Discuss Grendel’s life as it was 

influenced by his mother, the dragon, and his

contact with humans.

 

 

 

 



DUAL ENG: “Middle Ages, Chaucer, and The Canterbury Tales”
Due Date: 10/7/2019
Subject: Dual English

Read “Middle Ages, Chaucer, and The Canterbury Tales”

Text. https://www.slideshare.net/ra74195/chaucer-ppt

 

 



DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 10/4/2019
Subject: Dual English

Essay #2 Due Discuss Grendel’s life as it was

influenced by his mother, the dragon, and his

contact with humans.

 



DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 10/3/2019
Subject: Dual English

 Quiz #1 It has been said that Gardner used this ancient tale of

Grendel to tell a very modern story about the nature of Evil and

the quest for a meaningful life in the 20th century. In what ways

do you find this to be true?

 

 Let’s watch this together:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34myHZKSGBQ



DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 10/2/2019
Subject: Dual English

Reader Response #3 Due Although Grendel in “Beowulf” represents

all that is evil, Gardner seems to take a different, more complex approach.

Identify some signs of potential goodness in Grendel. What prevents these

“seeds” of goodness from developing?”

Quiz #2 Discuss Grendel’s self awareness as an animal, as a monster.

How do instinct, nature, free will, and language affect his place in the

universe?



DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 10/1/2019
Subject: Dual English

Grendel, by John Gardner Chapter 8

Essay #1 Due: Write a comparison/contrast essay on the top three

colleges you are considering, or did consider in making your decision

for the next step of your education. Use at least three quotes in

making your argument for the one you ultimately are going to choose.



DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 9/30/2019
Subject: Dual English

 Grendel, by John Gardner, Chapter 7

 

Reader Response #2 Due Grendel’s narration is full

of references to a mechanical Universe. Why do you

think he sues this image? What does this reveal about his

own sense of the meaning of life?

 

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DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 9/27/2019
Subject: Dual English

 

Grendel, by John Gardner, Chapter 6

Watch the end of the movie



DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 9/26/2019
Subject: Dual English

Finish reading Chapter 5, begin Chapter 6

Reader Response #1 Due Chart Grendel’s understanding of other animals.

What is the human relationship to other animals? How are animals

used as symbols in Anglo Saxon culture?

 

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DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 9/25/2019
Subject: Dual English

 

Quiz #1 It has been said that Gardner used this ancient tale

of Grendel to tell a very modern story about the nature of Evil

and the quest for a meaningful life in the 20th century. In what

ways do you find this to be true?

 Read Grendel, Chapter 5

 

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DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 9/24/2019
Subject: Dual English

Beowulf and Grendel Movie

 

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DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 9/23/2019
Subject: Dual English

Beowulf and Grendel Movie

 

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DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 9/20/2019
Subject: Dual English

Grendel, by John Gardner, pages 91-105

Reader Response #10 Due Grendel is an outsider, but he does sometimes express or show a desire to be a part of a community-even the human community. Describe some of these moments. What are the outcomes of his need to belong?

 

Grendel Full Text:  or under the "Reading Materials" section of my web site

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DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 9/19/2019
Subject: Dual English

Reader Response #9 Due How much if any of Grendel’s behavior is determined by instinct or nature? How much if any is determined by his own will?

 

Grendel Full Text or under the "Reading Materials" section of my web site

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DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 9/18/2019
Subject: Dual English

 Grendel, by John Gardner, pages 76-90,

 Reader Response #8 Due “ How does Grendel create for Unferth a fate worse than death?? Why does he do this to him?

Quiz # 5: Chart Grendel’s understanding of other animals. What is the human relationship to other animals? How are animals used as symbols in Anglo Saxon culture?

 

Grendel Full Text: or under the "Reading Materials" section of my web site

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DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 9/17/2019
Subject: Dual English

Grendel, by John Gardner, pages 51-75

 

 Six Weeks' Essay Due: How is the Christian religion represented in ‘Beowulf’ and what effect does this have on the character of Beowulf as an epic hero in Anglo Saxon times??” 

 Grendel Full Text: or under the "Reading Materials" section of my web site

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DUAL ENG: Grendel
Due Date: 9/16/2019
Subject: Dual English

Grendel, by John Gardner, pages 25-50

 

Grendel Full Text:  or under the "Reading Materials" section of my web site

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DUAL ENG:Grendel *
Due Date: 9/13/2019
Subject: Dual English

Class Activity #4 “Describe the effect of the Shaper’s songs on Grendel’s sense of the world, of humans, and of himself.”  moved to next week

 Reader Response #8 Due “ How does Grendel create for Unferth a fate worse than death?? Why does he do this to him? moved to next week

 Grendel Full Text:  or under the "Reading Materials" section of my web site

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DUAL ENG:Grendel *
Due Date: 9/12/2019
Subject: Dual English

Grendel, by John Gardner, pages 20-35,

 

Quiz # 4 Why would John Gardner choose to retell “Beowulf” from the monster’s point of view? What is to be gained from such a shift?

 

Grendel Full Text: or under the "Reading Materials" section of my web site

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DUAL ENG:Grendel *
Due Date: 9/11/2019
Subject: Dual English

Class Activity #3 What do you know directly, and what can you infer about Grendel after reading the first paragraph?

 

Reader Response #7 Due “What if anything, do you think young Grendel learns about himself and the world while he is trapped in the tree?” 

Grendel Full Text: or under the "Reading Materials" section of my web site

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DUAL ENG: College Info - SWCC
Due Date: 9/10/2019
Subject: Dual English

Ms. Seymore, from Southwest Virginia Community College, will be addressing classes sharing information on college applications and financial aid, as well as the work force after high school.



DUAL ENG:Grendel
Due Date: 9/9/2019
Subject: Dual English

Reader Response #6 Due A hoarded treasure in Old English literature usually symbolizes spiritual death or damnation. How does this fact add significance to Beowulf’s last fight with the dragon? Submit to Schoology

Grendel, by John Gardner, pages 1-20

Grendel Full Text: or under the "Reading Materials" section of my web site

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DUAL ENG:"Beowulf"
Due Date: 9/6/2019
Subject: Dual English

Read: “Beowulf” “The Final Battle” Sections 14, 15, 16, 17 

 

Essay #3 to be written in class: How does the Christian religion influence the writing/telling of the story of “Beowulf”? Submit to Schoology

 

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DUAL ENG:"Beowulf"
Due Date: 9/5/2019
Subject: Dual English

 Quiz #3: To be completed in class (have 9-10-11-12-13 completed from the Power Point 20 points on the quiz grade) Submit to Schoology

Read: “Beowulf” “The Monster’s Mother” Sections 12, 13 (pages 31, 32, 33)

Class Activity #2  Due at the beginning of classDiscuss why it is important for Beowulf to fight Grendel without a weapon. What symbolism is there in the uselessness of human weapons against the monster? Submit to Schoology

 

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DUAL ENG:"Beowulf"
Due Date: 9/4/2019
Subject: Dual English

Read: “Beowulf” “The Battle with Grendel” Sections 8, 9, 10, 11 (you still have to do – we will discuss in class)  

 

Reader Response #5 Due at the beginning of class: “In what specific ways does Herot contrast with the place where Grendel lives? Submit to Schoology

 

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DUAL ENG:"Beowulf"
Due Date: 9/3/2019
Subject: Dual English

Essay #1 - Redo

 *** If you did not get an A or B on Essay #1, you need to rewrite it. This will be done by hand, in class - pen and paper

 

Class Activity #1Discuss the religious imagery in “Beowulf.”  If you did get an A or B on Essay #1, then move ahead and write Class Activity. This willl be done by hand, in class - pen and paper.  If you are working on your essay, then you will do this at home and submit to Schoology

 

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DUAL ENG: Essay #2
Due Date: 8/30/2019
Subject: Dual English

Essay #2 ~ due by the beginning of class: How do you know Beowulf is an epic hero?” Submit to Schoology

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DUAL ENG:“Unferth’s Challenge” Sections 6,7
Due Date: 8/28/2019
Subject: Dual English

 Read: “Beowulf” “Unferth’s Challenge” Sections 6,7 

 Quiz #2: Done in class (have pages 5-6-7) completed from the Power Point and ready to hand in. (20 points of the quiz grade) 

 

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DUAL ENG: Arrival of the Hero
Due Date: 8/27/2019
Subject: Dual English

Read: “Beowulf” “The Arrival of the Hero” Sections 4,5 

 

Reader Response #3 Due “What significance can you see in the fact that Grendel attacks at night? What images describing Grendel might associate him with death or darkness? What is the relevance of this? Submit to Schoology before your class period

Create your Schoology Account : Dual Enrollment code is 7C66-ZJ8P-T5FG2

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DUAL ENG:
Due Date: 8/20/2019
Subject: Dual English

Let’s take a look at this web site PowerPoint: https://www.slideshare.net/csrygley/beowulf-my-powerpoint

Using this web site (also on my web page), fill in the blanks for the first four pages of this Power Point

 Reader Response #1To be written in class: Describe the Anglo Saxons.”  You will turn in your four pages of the Power Point with your Reader Response (20 points)

 

Create your Schoology Account : Dual Enrollment code is 7C66-ZJ8P-T5FG2

First Six Weeks Syllabus : Click Here

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