English 10: Literary Journeys

Homework 10-3

Due Jan. 23, 2013:

  • Write Ms. Yoon a letter. Respond to the suggested questions posted here. Please write a response letter with as much detail as you are comfortable with. I can’t wait to read them and get to know you better.
  • Bring your book, All Quiet on the Western Front with you to class.
  • Read the epigraph and read the first chapter. Annotate with detail. Remember not to just underline or circle words/phrases without a note about why you did. Remember that we will be using these annotations in class.

Due Jan. 24, 2013:

  • Read and annotate pgs. 19-33 of AQWF
  • Your Vocabulary Word is Due. Complete the Google Doc with your word. The vocab doc is here.

Due Jan. 25, 2013:

  • Read and annotate pgs.35-50 of AQWF

Due Jan. 28, 2013:

  • Choose one of the passages we annotated today.
    Using what we discussed and what you learned today, formulate a thesis statement about the passage’s theme(s).

    • Passage 1: Pg.13, “We loved our country as much as they;…”
    • Passage 2: Pg. 20, “Kantorek would say that we stood…”
    • Passage 3: Pg. 43, “In himself man is essentially a beast…”

    Start developing your thesis statement by writing 3-4 sentences that describe your argument. What is your big idea? What opinion are you trying to express? What position are you trying to take? We will be evolving these sentences into a more concise and concentrated complex thesis statement.

  • Read and annotate pgs.51-74 of AQWF
  • Vocab Quiz/Reading check
  • Character Bookmarks Due

Due Jan. 30, 2013:

  • Read and annotate pgs. 75-97 of AQWF

Due Jan. 31, 2013:

  • Read and annotate pgs. 99-114 of AQWF
  • Vocabulary Word Due by Noon

Due Feb. 1, 2013:

  • Read and annotate pgs. 114-128 of AQWF
  • Poetry Day: Please check below to see when your week is.

Due Jan. 4, 2013:

  • Read and annotate pgs.129-136 of AQWF
  • Vocabulary/Reading Quizlet

Due February 6, 2013

  • Read and annotate pgs. 137-150 of AQWF
  • Letter to Kantorek

Due February 7, 2013

  • Read and annotate pgs. 150-164 of AQWF
  • Vocab Word is Due at Noon

Due February 8, 2013

  • Read pgs. 164-182 of AQWF
  • Poetry Day: Please check below to see when your week is.

Due February 11, 2013

  • Reading/Vocab Quizlet #3
  • Read and annotate pgs. 182-201 of AQWF
  • Finish your What?How?Why? Paragraph and also choose another passage to write another What?How?Why paragraph on. We will be working on these in class.

Due February 13, 2013

  • Read and annotate pgs. 201-216 of AQWF
  • Revision of the Letter due today if you have yet to hand it in. (Rescheduled because of snow days.)

Due February 14, 2013

  • Read and annotate pgs. 216-229 of AQWF
  • Vocabulary Word is Due by Noon

February 15-19, 2013

  • No Homework Weekend

Due February 20, 2013

  • Vocabulary/Reading Quizlet #4
  • Read and annotate pgs. 231-247.

Due February 21, 2013

  • Read and annotate pgs. 247-262.

Due February 25, 2013

  • Your Final Essay Proposals
  • Read and annotate pgs. 262-279.

Due February 27, 2013

  • Finish AQWF.

Due March 5, 2013

  • Final Essay Packet Due.

Due March 11-22, 2013  |  SPRING BREAK


Due March 27, 2013

  • Read the excerpt of the graphic novel you have been given. Create a story based on what you see and what you infer. Use your imagination to create a narrative that makes sense while looking at the images. This story should be at least one page long and include rich, vivid descriptions and mind-blowing details. Make the reader believe in your story.

Due March 28, 2013

  • Read pgs. 3-39 of Persepolis

Due April 1, 2013

  • Reading/Vocab Check Quizlet
  • Read pgs. 40-79 of Persepolis

Due April 3, 2013

  • Read pgs. 80-110 of Persepolis

Due April 4, 2013

  • Narrative Journal Entry
  • Signpost Questions and Predictions

Due April 5, 2013

  • Read pgs. 111-142 of Persepolis
  • Vocabulary Sentences

Due April 8, 2013

  • Read pgs. 143-179 of Persepolis
  • Reading/Vocab Quizlet #2

Due April 10, 2013

  • Read pgs. 180-206 of Persepolis and annotate!

Due April 11, 2013

  • Close Reading/Looking Essay

Due April 12, 2013

  • Read pgs. 207-232 of Persepolis and annotate!
  • Reading Study Questions
  • Vocabulary Sentences

Due April 15, 2013

  • Read pgs. 233-266 of Persepolis and annotate!
  • Reading/Vocab Quiz #3

Due April 17, 2013

  • 3 paper topic proposals for a personal narrative essay, TYPED

Due April 18, 2013

  • Read and Annotate pgs. 267-291 of Persepolis

Due April 19, 2013

  • Read and Annotate pgs. 292-311 of Persepolis

Due April 22, 2013

  • Reading Check Quizlet #4
  • Finish Persepolis

Due April 24, 2013

  • Personal Essay Due

Due April 25, 2013

  • Read and Annotate Antigone, pages 59-72.
  • Character Bookmarks!

Due April 29, 2013

  • Reading Quiz on Antigone
  • Read and Annotate Antigone pages 73-93. (start off wherever we leave off in class.)
  • Post up your Fakebook links to the Google Spreadsheet.

Due May 1, 2013

  • Finish reading and annotating up to page 117 of Antigone.
  • Add 4 different posts on your Fakebook pages.
    (2 per person in the group)
  • Each post should answer one of these questions:
    • What is your opinion of the law?
    • What does family mean to you?
    • What do you think of the gods?
    • If you were stranded on a desert island, what 3 things would you have to have with you?

Due May 2, 2013

Add 4 different posts on your Fakebook pages.
(2 per person in the group)

Each post should answer one of these questions: (These posts should be much longer and have specific details from the text!)

  • Reflect on your character’s actions in the play. Write a journal post reflecting on the character’s emotional state. Do they have regrets? What have they witnessed? Who do they think is right in the conflict? or not?
  • Reflect on your position about the status of women in society. What does your character believe and give examples of this.
  • Have the two dead brothers of Antigone comment on your posts with their point of view.
  • Have Marji comment on your posts from her point of view at the end of Persepolis. (not young Marji)

Due May 3, 2013

Add 6 different posts on your Fakebook pages.
(3 per person in the group)

Each post should answer one of these questions: (These posts should be much longer and have specific details from the text!)

  • Choose another character from the books you have read this year and have them comment on 3 different posts.
  • Answer the essential question from the perspective of your character:
    What does it mean to stay true to what you believe in during extreme circumstances and what are the consequences?
  • (2 posts) Each person in the group should choose one theme and write a post about that theme. This should be a longer paragraph post.
  • (2 posts) Each person should post up a quote from your character that really symbolizes that character’s motivation.

Presentation on your group’s completed Fakebook page.


Poetry Assignments

February 1, 2013 : Nancy, Shirley

February 8, 2013: Rachel, Jackie, Christina

February 14, 2013: Nicole, Ani, Mimi

February 22, 2013: Aisha, Ploy, Catie

February 28, 2013: Angela, Nora, Melissa


Remember that you need to:

Before class:

  1. Choose a poem. (either one from the booklet or from somewhere else.)
  2. Read the poem.
  3. Write down information about the poet. Biographical information.
  4. Annotate the poem

In class:

  1. Share the poet’s biographical information.
  2. Read the poem to the class.
  3. Share one insight into the poem that you thought was really interesting or made you think.


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