Olympia

High School

1302 North Street
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 596-7000
Attendance: (360) 596-7003
Fax: (360) 596-7001

Week of 9/26

  • Read Beowulf through 34 for Monday, 9/26.
  • Finish Beowulf by Tuesday, 9/27.
  • Test on BeowulfThursday, 9/29.
  • We will be examining the college application essay next week, so gather your prompt(s)!
  • College Application Essay:  You will be turning in a rough draft that I will edit; to receive the 50 points, be sure to complete a final draft and turn in by January 13. (Include the prompt and the date you would like the edited essay back.)

Week of 9/19

  • Read Prologue through fitt 9 for Monday, 9/19.  We will read 10 - 12 in class.
  • Read through fitt 21 for Wednesday,9/21.
  • BECAUSE I AM SICK, PLEASE REDUCE YOUR READING TO THE FOLLOWING -- Read through fitt 27 for Friday, 9/23.  (I'd really just like to watch a movie . . .)

Week of 9/12

  • Due Thursday, 9/15:  Grendel poster.
  • AUTHOR BIO REQUIREMENTS:  Please prepare a poster for your assigned author and day (Tuesday or Thursday).  The poster should include:
    1. PICTURE OF AUTHOR
    2. NAME OF AUTHOR
    3. DATE OF BIRTH/DEATH
    4. FAMOUS WORKS
    5. NOTORIOUS FACTS or SCANDALOUS STORY.  (Elaborate orally)
    6. GREATEST CONTRIBUTION TO BRITISH LITERATURE (e.g., wrote the 1st dictionary; started a literary movement, etc.)
    7. SAMPLE OF THEIR WRITING (This is the only thing that is NOT placed on the poster.)
  • Bring in tea-cup or mug for Tea Day, Friday, 9/16.