Honors 10

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” – William Shakespeare

Argument Writing Playlist:

Homework Assignments:

  • Homework due Tuesday, Feb. 5:  Typed (MLA format) revised “truism” or “eleven-minute” writing practice.



  • British Poet Presentations 
    • Monday, Jan 28
      • Marvell – Ben and Ancil
      • Wordsworth – Kara and Katelyn 
      • Tennyson – Mia and Ms. Bishop
      • E Browning – Jack and Parker
      • Hardy – Piper and Vicky
      • Yeats – Clayton and Ty
    • Wednesday, Jan 30
      • Shelley – Adeline and Emily
      • Keats – Owen and Liam
      • R. Browning – Madison and Ella
      • Kipling – Austin and Xander
      • Housman – Brooke and Jessica
      • Thomas – Zoe and Aiyana
  • Homework due Wednesday, Jan 23
    • quote to craft an in-class eleven minute essay
    • Donald Glover’s “This is America”.
      • thoughtful and detailed SOAPSTone notes on last page
      • single paragraph of analysis (blue and pink handouts provide verbs and details)
        • MLA heading, typed, and titled
        • Thesis statement, supporting details and, at least, one quote

Videos, Slides, Resources

  • Everyday Moments” Ted Talk by Billy Collins
  • SOAPSTone slides and sample Close Reading of “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” by Christopher Marlowe

Classroom Rules

  1. Be respectful.
  2. Be prepared.
  3. HHS Student Handbook and behavior plan are always in effect in this classroom. Students are responsible for knowing the handbook.
  4. Please consume all food before entering the classroom.
  5. Follow the green, yellow, red technology policy.