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Resources for Studying Hamlet
Greetings seniors, There are virtually countless resources for studying Shakespeare's plays, so please don't view this as a complete list. Also, remember that in college it is expected that you will be doing research and bringing your ideas to the (More)
Hamlet Essay due Wednesday, Feb 22
Dear seniors, Friday we began planning our approach to writing an essay, and Tuesday of next week we will begin an in-class outline and thesis statement. Please come prepared with specific passages and examples so that you can refer to the text (More)
Citations for your IB Written Assignment
Neruda, Pablo. The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems. Ed. Mark Eisner. San Francisco: City Lights, 2004. Print. Ninh, Bao. The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam. Trans. Frank Palmos. New York: Pantheon, 1995. Print. Murakami, Haruki. The W (More)
The Great Gatsby Reading Resources
Dear Seniors, The "Roaring 20's" was a time of great wealth for some privileged Americans, and a time of great hardship for others. Wall Street speculation led to a series of financial market collapses that eventually led to the great economic cra (More)
IOC Schedule of Commentaries: Jan 12-19
Dear Seniors, Here you will find the individual-oral-commentary-schedule-2017 for January 12-19. Th (More)
Nikki Giovanni Resources
Greeting all! We continue to have thought-provoking discussions and insightful observations about African-American poet, Nikki Giovanni, and the historical times in which she wrote and published. To further support our research of her, I would lik (More)
Frederick Douglass Reading Resources
Dear seniors, As we begin our study of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, there are a variety of important ancillary resources I would like for you to read and be able to discuss within the historical context of the 19th century. More)
Proper Citations and a Neruda Interview!
IB Juniors, Many of you have asked about how to properly cite poetry, especially the line numbers. Well, these examples at Purdue University's Online Writing Lab can (More)
Tuesday's Lesson: Orienting the Reader
Greetings! I'm writing from my hotel room in San Francisco, and I'm so pleased to see all of the great ideas and questions you have posed! Look for my reply to your comments. Today our focus is on the introduction and specifically the idea of "ori (More)
Monday's Lesson: Outlining Your Essay
Greetings IB Juniors: You have recently completed your supervised writing of your Murakami essay. Congratulations! Remember to develop your essay from your supervised writing; the IB organization wants to deter plagiarism and promote academic hone (More)
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