Quarter 2 Syllabus

Freshmen Honors
(Zeus): ‘Oh for shame, how the mortals put the blame on us gods, for they say evils come from us, but it is they, rather, who by their own recklessness win sorrow beyond what is given […].’
DAY 1

Sophocles Web search due                                                                                       (S/L)

Discuss Sophocles and the Greek Tragedy according to Aristotle

For DAY 2- Complete Parts 1 & 2 of Aristotle’s Greek Tragedy Outline

DAY 2

Complete Parts 1&2 of Aristotle’s Greek Tragedy Outline                                             

Read Prologue and First Episode of Oedipus the King

Work on Part 3 of Aristotle’s Greek Tragedy Outline

For DAY 3- Read to Fifth Choral Ode (page 68) of play; answer related outline questions.

DAY 3

Complete reading Oedipus the King

Complete  Part 3 of Aristotle’s Greek Tragedy Outline

Vocabulary 4

For DAY 4- Complete outline questions & Complete Vocabulary 4

DAY 4

 1,2 &  Part 3 of Aristotle’s Greek Tragedy Outline  due                                      (R&W)

Vocabulary 4 due                                                                                                         (L)

Distribute The Odyssey by Homer

Discuss The Odyssey Project                                                                                      (R&S/L)

For DAY 5- Read Books 1-3 of The Odyssey

DAY 5

Vocabulary 4 Review

The Odyssey Quiz Books 1-3                                                                                        (R)

Read Assigned books for The Odyssey Project

For DAY 6-  study for Vocabulary 4 Test & Read Assigned books for The Odyssey Project

DAY 6

Vocabulary 4 Test                                                                                                               (L)

Prepare for The Odyssey Project                                                                                      (S/L& R)

For DAY 7- Read from The Odyssey

DAY 7

Grammar:  Punctuation

Prepare for The Odyssey Project

For DAY 8- Read from The Odyssey

DAY 8

Final Preparation for The Odyssey Project

Punctuation Practice

For DAY 9-  Read from The Odyssey

DAY 9

Present The Odyssey Project  Books 4-9                                                                       (S/L & R)

Punctuation Practice

For DAY 10-Read from The Odyssey

DAY 10

Present The Odyssey Project  Books 10-15

Punctuation Practice

For DAY 11- Read from The Odyssey

DAY 11

Present The Odyssey Project  Books 16-21

Punctuation Practice

For DAY 12- Read from The Odyssey

DAY 12

Present The Odyssey Project  Books 22-24

Punctuation Practice

For DAY 13- Punctuation Practice

DAY 13

Review for The Odyssey Exam                                                                                       

Punctuation Practice

For DAY 14- Study for The Odyssey Exam & Punctuation Practice

DAY 14

The Odyssey Exam                                                                                                    (R)

Assign Greek Tragedy Essay

Punctuation Practice

For DAY 15- Complete Punctuation Practice

DAY 15

Punctuation Practice due                                                                                            (L)

In-class Essay:  Greek Tragedy                                                                                   (W)

Collect Oedipus the King and The Odyssey

For DAY 16-Complete William Shakespeare Web Search

DAY 16

William Shakespeare Web Search due                                                                  (R)

Read Act I of Romeo and Juliet

For DAY 18- Complete Act I of Romeo and Juliet & the Act I study Guide

DAY 17

Act I Study Guide due                                                                                               (R)

Read Act II of Romeo and Juliet

For DAY 19- Complete Reading Act II of Romeo and Juliet

DAY 18

Act II Study Guide due                                                                                            (R)

Read Act III of Romeo and Juliet

For DAY 20- Complete Reading Act III of Romeo and Juliet

DAY 19

Act III Study Guide due                                                                                           (R)

Read Act IV of Romeo and Juliet

For DAY 21- Complete Reading Act IV of Romeo and Juliet

DAY 20

Act IV Study Guide due                                                                                           (R)

Review for Mid Year Exam

Quarter 2 Concludes

For Next Class- Complete Reading Romeo and Juliet, Act V Study Guide & Study for the Mid Year Exam

 

 

 


Quarter 2 Valued Assessments:

Language (10%)                                3

Speaking/Listening (20%)                 4

Writing   (30%)                                     2

Reading (40%)                                      8