Tag: verbs

  • Hamlet: Final Response

    Choose a focus for your final response to Hamlet. Synthesize alternative points of view, (include links to sources: your posts, STJ blogs, etc.). Review your responses throughout our study: Thaw, resolve, adieu… Hamlet Getting Started 2 Is Polonius a Good Father? Hamlet: Before Act 1 and 2 Why read literature? Writing tips: Outcome-Illustrating Verbs Voice […]

  • Hamlet Getting Started 2

    Recall: “refer to your responses to these questions and keep track of any changes in your opinions, or any surprises you find.” Revisit your initial response to Hamlet: Getting Started. Include specific examples from the text to justify opinions you are forming; develop, rebuke, or refute your initial impressions. Synthesize ideas from outside the text […]

  • Outcome-Illustrating Verbs

    AKA Strong Verbs Knowledge of terminology; specific facts; ways and means of dealing with specifics (conventions, trends and sequences, classifications and categories, criteria, methodology); universals and abstractions in a field (principles and generalizations, theories and structures): Knowledge is (here) defined as the remembering (recalling) of appropriate, previously learned information: Arrange; defines; describes; duplicate; enumerates; identifies; […]

  • Hamlet: Act 1 and 2(English 30)

    How do isolation and loneliness affect how we perceive ourselves? Is Horatio a nihilist? A Christian existentialist? Something else? Does he reveal his “imperatives“? How does he respond when evidence challenges his “imperatives”? Consider “Postulates 1-4.” How do characters respond when evidence clearly contradicts their ideals? While viewing/reading/blogging, keep the usual “Cornell” notes with pen […]

  • Personal Universe Lexicon

    To construct your Personal Universe Lexicon, start with a new post. You may wish to construct the list with pen and paper first and transfer it to your blog later. Begin by following these instructions: Write down as many words as you can then sort the words into the categories outlined below. Complete each category. […]