To Kill a Mockingbird and Extra Credit for Honors English I

You can find literally hundreds of websites dedicated to To Kill a Mockingbird. I have picked out my favorites and put them in the literature resources on the right side of the page. For your extra credit this six weeks, surf around and find some interesting information that will be useful for students studying To… Read More To Kill a Mockingbird and Extra Credit for Honors English I

Honors English Extra Credit: If Your Parents Chose

In Romeo and Juliet, Juliet became so very desperate about love when her parents tried to force her into marrying Paris. As we discussed, Paris seemed like a nice guy. He didn’t know that Juliet didn’t want to marry him because arranged marriages were normal in that society. “Renaissance marriages were not simply personal matters;… Read More Honors English Extra Credit: If Your Parents Chose

The Importance of Editing: With Thanks to Chuck Wendig and John Adamus

As you begin your first essay for this class, I’ve spoken to you about the editing process. I’ve tried to impress on you that while getting those ideas out on paper or computer screen may seem like a monumental task, that’s where the really tough work of editing tour work begins. I ran across this… Read More The Importance of Editing: With Thanks to Chuck Wendig and John Adamus

Duality

The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is all about the duality that exists between the public and private, and nowhere was this more typified than in Victorian England, named in honor of Queen Victoria.  You can read about Jekyll and Hyde and its theme of dualities on Dualism & Dualities, an excellent… Read More Duality

Who did it?

I have published a poll on Twitter and here where you can vote on whom you feel is the most responsible for the deaths in Romeo and Juliet. Click here to take the poll! Comment below to discuss your take on the tragedy. I’ll get you started by saying that I definitely believe Friar Laurence should… Read More Who did it?