September 9

DUE: Hamlet Act I Notes (checked off)


  1. Finish discussing prompts for AP Test
  2. Handout poems-for-first-quarter
    1. Here are the revised poetry-response-instructions
  3. Assign each student an Act for the Critical Response papers.  Make sure you are aware of your individual due date.
  4. Act I Quiz
  5. Discussion: Large group discussions on Act I
  6. Hand out simplicity-or-style-what-makes-a-sentence-a-masterpiece


  1. Read the article about great sentences.  No need to annotate, but be prepared to discuss this next class.
  2. Read Act II of Hamlet and complete your notes for the act by Thursday.