Thursday, November 8, 2018

Week 9 Homework

Shakespeare Homework

Week 9, November 8, 2018

1.)  Keep taking those showers and using that deodorant!

2.)  Read:  Act IV, Scenes 6-7

3.)  Write:  Compare Laertes & Hamlet:  How are they different?  How are they alike?  What traits of theirs would you like to emulate in your life?

4.)  Next week's presentations:  Thalia and Jason

5.)  Keep working on memorizing the set piece!  Write it out several times to help get it memorized.  You might also record yourself reciting the piece and listen to it over and over and over and over again!

6.)  Do some more work on your vocabulary!

7.)  How many plays have you consumed?  You should be closing in on 17!

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Week 6 Homework


Week 6 Homework

1.)  Take a shower and wear deodorant!

2.)  Read "Hamlet", Act 3, Scenes 3-4 and the commentary

3.)  Writing Assignment:  "Have you ever made a choice based solely on emotion?  Is that the best way to make choices?  Why or why not?

4.)  Presentations:  Pierce and Skylynn

5.)  Work on memorizing the set piece

6.)  Keep working on those plays!

Monday, October 15, 2018

Homework, Week 5

Homework, Week 5

1.)  Take those showers and use that deodorant! 

2.)  Read:  Hamlet:  Act 3, Scene 2 and commentary  (1 coin)

3.)  Writing Assignment:  What is your conscience?  Why do you have one?  How does it affect you?  (1 coin)

4.) Presentations next week:  Lilli and Colin

5.) Plays:  Keep watching, listening, reading!  Earn coins and get crowned!

6.)  How is your vocabulary coming along?

7.)  Keep working on that set piece!

8.)  BONUS COIN!  Watch Disney's 'Hercules'

Friday, October 5, 2018

Week 4 Homework

Shakespeare, Week 4

1.)  Take a shower and put on deodorant!
2.)  Read "Hamlet", Act III, Scene 1 and commentary
3.)  Writing Assignment:  "What is Betrayal? How would you feel if someone betrayed you?"
4.)  Presentations:  Benjamin and Eva
5.)  Plays -- keep working on those plays!
6.)  Vocabulary -- keep working on it
7.)  Set Piece -- Start memorizing it

Note:  Eva and Elliot have switched presentation dates and this has been reflected in the official presentation calendar.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Week 3 Homework & The Little Pigs link

Week 3 Homework

1)  Shower and Deodorant!
2)  Read Act II, Scenes 1-2, and commentaries
3)  Writing Assignment:  What is True Friendship?
4)  Presentations next week:  Mariah and Corban
5)  Keep working on your plays!
6)  Start working on your Set Piece
7)  Keep working on your vocabulary

Here is a link to The Three Little Pigs in Ye Olde English:

Shakespeare Presentation Schedule -- Updated

Shakespeare Presentation Schedule

September 20
Madeline:  The King James Bible 

September 27
Gwen:  Superstitions
Elsa:  Food &Dining Customs

October 4
Gabe:  Mental Illness During the Renaissance
Corban:16th Century Armor & Weapons

October 11
Benjamin:  16th Century Games
Eva:  The Life of Queen Elizabeth

October 18
Lilli:  Beliefs About and Practices of Death and Burial
Colin: England's Geography

October 25
Pierce:  Professions of the Times
Skylynn:  Artwork and Artists of the Day

November 1
Elliot: 16th Century Science, Technology, and Inventions
Sydney:  The House of Tudor

November 8
Lacey:  Nobility and the Ruling Class
Ammon:  Crime and Punishment
Marissa:  The Class System and Social Position

November 15
Thalia:  Theatre and Acting in the 16th Century
Jason:  Warfare and the Military

November 29
Grace-Ellen:  Roles of the Sexes
Sabrina:  Elizabethan Music

December 6
Mariah:  Myths, Stories and Legends
Alonnah:  Renaissance Fashions


Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Week 2 Homework

Well met, thy studious thespians! 

  All Hail Queen Madeline 

of the House of Blanchard!

Our heartiest congratulations to our newly crowned queen!

This homework for Week Two is as follows:

1)  Shower and deodorant! 

2)  Read Hamlet:  Act I, Scenes 3-5

3)  Writing Assignment:  True or False?  How do you know?

4)  Next week's Presenters:   Gwen & Elsa

5)  Keep working on your 7+ plays!

6)  Keep working on your vocabulary

Read pages 1-27 in "Cliffs Complete:  Hamlet"  by 9/27 -- earn 2 coins!
Read Commentaries for Scenes 3-5 -- earn 1 coin!