Sophomore English II HOMEWORK PAGE


HW #11

Write the lost scene from "A Rose for Emily." Follow the guidelines on the handout and please formatlandscape, single spaced, two columns. Print for class.

HW #10

Please watch the student project samples below and decide on your Macbeth project. Please submit a proposal for your project idea -- who, what, where, goal, angle, etc. to turnitin by class time after break.
  • Macbeth News Show with Commercials 2012
  • Macbeth in 100 Seconds" Song (2013)
  • Gabe Lyons' Two Interpretations of Act I, sc 1 (2013)
  • Killa (Macbeth Rap Video by Etha, Ryan, and Dylan)
  • Matt's The Shiving Tree Children's Book
  • Jordan and Rob's "I Just Can't Wait to be King" Macbeth Style
  • Caroline, Liz, Sam, and Madi's Macbeth Riff Off 2016
  • Jay's Hamilton/Macbeth Video 2016
  • Carly H, Amanda S, and Daniela C's Chopped Scotland Edition

    HW #9

    What Forces Chape Macbeth? Complete the pie chart ,

    HW #8

    Write your own persnoal soliloquy emulating one of the three we have read so far. See guidelines.

    HW #7

    Finish your response to Au Hasard Bathazar and submit to turnitin by midnight Sunday. Please add Part III: Should I show this to future sophomores? Why or why not?

    HW #6

    Patricia Highsmith, the poet of apprehension, is known for creating claustrophobic and unresolved stories featuring morally bankrupt characters, which make the reader uncomfortable. Does Djemal’s Revenge fulfill these Highsmith expectations? Explain in a well developed discussion. Take 20-30 minutes to respond. You may also include Chorus Girl if it helps your discussion. Consider the themes of silence, power, bystanders, violation.

    HW #5

    Quiz on "Djemal's Revenge." Finish the "Chorus Girl" zones if you were not able to finish in class.

    HW #4

    Quiz on "Chorus Girl's Absolutely Final Performance."

    HW #3

    Finish "Button, Button." Complete the
  • "Button, Button" Prompts . Please use complete sentences, textual evidence, and develop responses. Show me that you know how to set up and blend quotes. Except for #1, all are third person formal.

    HW #2

    Please complete a word art piece on the small paper (half a computer sheet). Include your name in the words, and use words that identify the dominant forces that shape YOUR life. Use color and text size to emphasize.

    HW #1

    Please secure a compact notebook and a folder. Finish the Moraity Variations worksheet if you didn't during class. Think about characters you see on the news or watch on TV that fit some of these gray moral issues we started discussing in class today....

    Register with Remind101: send @sophii to 81010 ... Register with turnitin: CLASS ID: 20292180 PW: gokturk

    Ms. G's Handouts and Useful Links

  • Writer's Digest "Defining and Developing Your Anti-Hero"
  • The Rise of the Anti-Hero (USA TODAY)
  • An ANti-Hero of One's Own (Tim Adams)
  • Tim Adam's "An Anti-Hero of One's Own"
  • Types of Heroes (Wiki)
  • Top 10 Movie Anti Heroes
  • Anti-Heroes in Sci Fi Films
  • Anti-Heroes
  • An Ode to Envy (Parul Sehgal)

    Richard Matheson

  • "Button.Button"
  • "Push the Button" (Twilight Zone)

    William Faulkner

  • "A Rose for Emily"

    Cyrano de Bergerac

  • Cyrano de Bergerac Online Text
  • Cyrano Nose Speech and Fencing Ballade
  • "Online" by Brad Paisley

    Patricia Highsmith

  • Compare Chorus Girl with Ming Assignment
  • Compare Chorus Girl, Ming, and Rat Assignment

    Everything Matters!t

  • Everything Matters! Vocab
  • "In the Morning of the Magicians" by The Flaming Lips
  • We re Here Because We're Here Because We're Here"

    Macbeth Unit

  • Macbeth Online Text
  • Three Different Act 1, Sc 1 (1971, 2006, 2010)
  • Macbeth Act I scene 3 Analysis
  • Lady Macbeth Receives Letter
  • Lady Macbeth and Macbeth Sides 1961 Sean Connery
  • Act I, sc 7
  • If it were done....
  • Story Outline
  • Life in Elizabethan England
  • Macbeth's "If it were done" Soliloquy
  • Macbeth's "Is this a dagger" Soliloquy
  • Shakespeare Insults
  • Macbeth Act V, scene 5
  • Richard the Third Bones

    The Macbeth Project

  • The Macbeth Project
  • MacDonald's Soliloquy
  • Macbeth News Show with Commercials 2012
  • Macbeth Project Sample Foundations 2012 TMZ
  • Cawdor Shore 2013
  • Cawdor Shore with Commercials at end
  • Macbeth Nyquil For Kings Commercial 2013
  • Macbeth Commercial: Victor's Mercenaries 2013
  • Guilt in Macbeth 2013
  • "Dear Malcolm (based on SNL Dear Sister spoof) 2013
  • Macbeth in 100 Seconds" Song (2013)
  • Wonder Pets Macbeth Trailer (2013)
  • Dunsinane Hills (2013)
  • Gabe Lyons' Two Interpretations of Act I, sc 1 (2013)
  • Daggers and Guilt (2013)
  • Jack and Jacob's Movie Trailer Macbeth
  • Messenger Man (A Gossip Girl Inspired Macbeth) [Emily, Emma, Tori, Casey and Maddie]
  • Killa (Macbeth Rap Video by Etha, Ryan, and Dylan)
  • Gabby's Commercial
  • Macbeth: A Children's Book by Jenna and Sabrina
  • Macbeth Restaurant Review by Danielle, Izzy, and Jesse
  • Portable Prophecy Commercial by Allegra, Vicky and Heidi
  • Magic 8 Ball Commercial 2014
  • Macbeth Children's Book 2014
  • Magical Pills Presentation 2014
  • Denise and Jessica's Prezi Presentation
  • Eden's "Is This a Band" (A parody of "Is this a dagger" Soliloquy)
  • Jon and Joe's Kingship for Dummies
  • Chiara, Sam, and Shannon's Animated Macbeth
  • Sophie and Ben's Children's Macbeth
  • Enis, Ben, and Nick's Monkey Macbeth
  • Ashton's Historical Context
  • Michael's Historical Context
  • David, Will, and Andrew's Movie Trailer
  • Alex's Summary Book
  • Rianna's Deadly Daggers Commercial
  • Matt's The Shiving Tree Children's Book
  • Molly's Haunted House Macbeth Style
  • Justin, Gina, and Victoria's Pigeon Macbeth
  • Jeremy and Owen's Macbeth State Farm Commercials
  • Sophie, Claudia, Julia, Phara, Cally, Lauren, and Emily's "Keeping Up with the Macbeths
  • Aoi, Mathias, Brittany and Alex's "Shut Up and Kill" Video
  • Jack, Nikki, and Danny's "Dagger in a Box" SNL spoof Macbeth
  • Ilana and Rachel's Prophecy Commercial
  • Jordan and Rob's "I Just Can't Wait to be King" Macbeth Style
  • Jason's Historical Macbeth: The Supernatural
  • Ryan, Jacob, Matt D, Matt S, Joe and Alec's "Fresh King of Scotland MTV and Hockey Commercial
  • Connor and Sylvia's Macbeth Adaptation 2016
  • Alex's Your Choice Political Satire 2016
  • Emily's Bloody Macbeth 2016
  • Jacob and Jason's Hardcore MacPawn
  • Elijah, Evan, Cesar, and Steven's Macbeth's MTV Cribs
  • Liz, Lulu, Catherin, Savanna, Alison's Macbeth Movie Trailer 2016
  • Andrew, Erick and Josh's Talk Show Interview of Three Kings 2016
  • Caroline, Liz, Sam, and Madi's Macbeth Riff Off 2016
  • Jay's Hamilton/Macbeth Video 2016
  • Mike G's Cheetahs vs. Lions Children's Book
  • Osvalda K and Chloe W's Sleeping Macbeth Children's Book
  • Anthony G, Charlie G, Jonathan J, and Andrew G's TMZ Macbeth
  • Will G and Chris D's Eminem "Lose Yourself" Macbeth Style
  • Carly H, Amanda S, and Daniela C's Chopped Scotland Edition
  • Sam F and Jessica S's Macbetho Mode (2019)
  • Briggs, Brooke, and Max's Project (2019)
  • Jake, Sara, and Ellen's Total Drama of Scotland (2019)
  • Yazmeen's Glory Commercial

    Oedipus Rex

  • Oedipus Online Text
  • National Theater on Ancient Theater
  • Ancient Greek Theater
  • Ancient Greek Actors
  • Ancient Greek Theater Site
  • Greek Theater: Tragedy and Comedy
  • Listen to Oedipus Rex online
  • Oedipus Rex Part I
  • Oedipus Rex (1968 film)
  • Short Animated Oedipus
  • Oedipus Overview 60 Seconds
  • Intro Oedipus 60 Seconds
  • Oedipus Characters 60 Seconds
  • Oedipus Theme in 60 Seconds
  • Truth Theme 60 Seconds
  • Power of Prophecy 60 Seconds
  • Eye Motif 60 Seconds
  • Symbols 60 Seconds
  • Teiresias Scene
  • Ode 1 and Scene 2
  • Fight for Kisses: Oedipus Complex and Commercial
  • Freud's Oedipal Complex
  • The Oedipal Complex
  • Oedipal Complex Animation
  • My Oedipal Complex
  • Zones: My Oedipus Complex
  • Woody Allen's Oedipus Wrecks
  • Oedipus Wrecks Review
  • Family Guy Oedipus
  • What Makes Something Funny?

    Newspaper Unit

  • News Story Sample: Standoff in Alabama Ends in Boy's Rescue and Kidnapper's Death
  • News Story Checklist
  • How to Write a News Story
  • How to Write News Stories
  • Profile Sample: Beck
  • Editorial Model
  • Editorial Checklist
  • How to Write Reviews


  • Restaurant Review Sample: Atera
  • Movie Review Sample: Beautiful Creatures
  • Classical Music Review Sample
  • Art Review Sample
  • Book Review Sample
  • Fashion in Ancient Greece
  • Ancient Greek Music
  • Ancient Instruments
  • "A Rose for Emily"

    Raisin in the Sun Unit

  • Raisin in the Sun Online Text
  • African American Hair History Timeline
  • A Look Back at Black Hairy History
  • Chris Rock Trailer "Good Hair"
  • Black Hair History Timeline
  • Essence Black History Month Natural Hair History
  • Journal Wor. Read handout and answer for each of the following characters from the play who hold similar views, labeled clearly: Booker T. Washington Mini Bio, W.E.B. DuBois Mini Bio, Marcus Garvey
  • Act I, Scene 1: Raisin in the Sun
  • Raisin in the Sun Act II, scene 1
  • Jim Crow 1930s PART I
  • The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow

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