English 9B

Use the calendar below to learn about homework or make-up assignments and due dates for major assessments.  Use the links in the sidebar to access class assignments and notes.


Wednesday, April 26
  • Read pages 7-10 in Romeo and Juliet.
Tuesday, April 25
  • Due: Odyssey final. Please see Wegg if you were absent and need to make up this assessment. 
  • We will have a make-up session for the graded discussion later this week. Please let Wegg know if you are interested in participating. 
  • Read pages 5-7 in Romeo and Juliet.
Monday, April 24
  • Odyssey final. Please see Wegg if you were absent and need to make up this assessment. 
  • We will have a make-up session for the graded discussion later this week. Please let Wegg know if you are interested in participating. 
Friday, April 21
  • Graded discussion. This is a major assessment. Please talk to Wegg if you are absent for this discussion. 
  • Due: graded discussion prepared notes.
Thursday, April 20
  • Read pages 15-21 in The Odyssey. (Skits are due today)
  • We are having a graded discussion for the Odyssey on Friday. Read through the questions and take thorough notes on each one, including examples, ideas, and questions about each question. Your notes are due on Friday after our discussion. See the "Odyssey Unit" link to the right for a copy of the questions. 
Tuesday, April 18
  • Due: epic hero worksheet
  • Read pages 15-21 in The Odyssey
  • Think about Odysseus as a hero. Read the definition of a hero (Wegg will give it to you) and consider how Odysseus fits into that definition.
Monday, April 17
  • Due: Venn Diagram and two paragraphs comparing Odysseus' and Polyphemos' points of view in The Odyssey and "Blindness"
  • Finish reading pages 11-15 in The Odyssey
  • Homework: Complete the epic hero cycle worksheet (see Wegg for a copy of the worksheet and the instructions).
Friday, April 14
  • Complete the Venn Diagram comparing Odysseus' version of the Cyclops story, and the version told in "Blindness" (see the "Odyssey Unit" link to the right for a copy of the reading). Then write one paragraph explaining whether your original opinion about who is more civilized has changed as a result of reading Polyphemus' perspective. Support your answer with specific details from both texts. 
  • The rest of the mythology presentations are due today.
  • Read pages 11-15 in The Odyssey. 

Thursday, April 13
  • Read "Blindness" and create a Venn Diagram comparing Odysseus' version of the Cyclops story, and the version told in "Blindness" (see the "Odyssey Unit" link to the right for a copy of the reading). 
  • Due: presentations. We will have 2-3 presentations per day through the end of the week.
Wednesday, April 12
  • Read pages 9-11 in your Odyssey packet .
  • Due: presentations. We will have 2-3 presentations per day through the end of the week.
Tuesday, April 11
  • Read pages 7-9 in your Odyssey packet .
  • Due: presentations. We will have 2-3 presentations per day.
Monday, April 10
  • Read pages 6-7 in your Odyssey packet 
  • Work on your mythology project/presentation. It is due tomorrow.
Friday, April 7
  • Read pages 5 and 6 in your Odyssey packet (Wegg will give you a copy of the packet, but you can find the packet in the Odyssey link in the sidebar). 
  • Work on your mythology project/presentation. It is due Tuesday.
Thursday, April 6
  • Read pages 3 and 4 in your Odyssey packet (Wegg will give you a copy of the packet, but you can find the packet in the Odyssey link in the sidebar).
  • Due: "The Creation of Human Beings" follow up questions 
  • Work on your mythology project/presentation. It is due next Tuesday.
Wednesday, April 5
  • Read pages 2 and 3 in your Odyssey packet (Wegg will give you a copy of the packet, but you can find the packet in the Odyssey link in the sidebar).
  • Read "The Creation of Human Beings" and complete the follow up questions at the end of the packet (Wegg will give you a copy of the story, but you can find it in the Odyssey link in the sidebar).
  • Work on your mythology project/presentation. It is due next Tuesday.
Tuesday, April 4
  • Review the handout on the Greek mythology project (see the Odyssey unit notes link in the sidebar for a copy of the assignment) and choose a topic to research).
  • Fill in the Greek Mythology matrix of gods (see the Odyssey unit notes link in the sidebar for a copy of the assignment) and choose a topic to research).
Monday, April 3
  • Review the syllabus and let Wegg know if you have any questions.
  • Fill in the Greek Mythology matrix of gods (Wegg will give you a copy)





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