“The Heart of the Game”

Here are several resources for you about this fantastic documentary. Remember, this is an optional assignment that you may choose to do to replace an earlier assignment from this semester. Here’s the assignment sheet… • The Heart of the Game Assignment.pdf In the...

“Othello” Final Reflection Survey

In order to complete the “Othello” unit, please complete the following reflection survey. Once you have completed the survey, your grade will be entered in to Skyward. Here’s the link: • Othello Final Reflection...

Othello information

As we progress through this Shakespearean tragedy, we’ll try to share some of the fascinating information that our dramaturges – and others – find along the way. Here we go… • Race & gender among Shakespearean actors: Some have asked whether the character of...

Hitchcock’s “North by Northwest” & “Rear Window”

It’s pretty difficult to put into perspective the amazing impact that Alfred Hitchcock had on the art of filmmaking. His contributions to nearly every aspect of the cinema are legendary. For this unit, however, we will focus mainly on his approach to a few technical...

Bellying up to the Bard

William Shakespeare. The Bard. Arguably the most influential figure in English literature, but also one of the most controversial and mysterious. Want to start an argument? Just make a claim about good old Bill in any English department faculty meeting at nearly any...

English 12 & Senior Project Info 2nd Semester

Welcome to the final semester of mandatory English instruction! Actually, that’s kind of sad. After all, I’m 48 and I’m still learning about English. In fact, I’m still not sure what I want to be when I grow up. Oh, well. Anyway, here’s the English 12 Syllabus.pdf for...