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Tracy Brennan

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  • September 29, 2015 Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet!

    Benedict Cumberbatch is currently playing Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre in London, and they have made a movie version of the play which will show on one night at the Century Theatre on 29th st. in Boulder and the Westminster AMC theatre on October 15th from 7-11pm. The tickets cost $18.00, and I would like to invite all of you to meet me there and see this wonderful new rendition of the play we will be studying in November! The link is available [here] (http://ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk/productions... (continued)

  • September 15, 2015 HOD Artistic Expression

    Over the next few weeks, we will all be rereading and discussing and doing presentations on the novella, Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. While you are reading and thinking about the novel, I would like you to think about which passages or ideas or themes might lend themselves to an artistic expression of some type. You will have the opportunity to choose your mode of expression, and it could be visual art, music, dance, aerial dance, sculpture, film,or drama. Let me know which mode you would... (continued)

  • September 02, 2015 Guideposts for Wholehearted Living from Brene Brown

    Here is some good advice from Brene Brown about some qualities you can cultivate in yourself this year, and some things you can let go of!

    1. Cultivating authenticity: Letting go of what people think.
    2. Cultivating self-compassion: Letting go of perfectionism.
    3. Cultivating a resilient spirit: Letting go of numbing and powerlessness.
    4. Cultivating gratitude and joy: Letting go of scarcity and fear of the dark.
    5. Cultivating intuition and trusting faith: Letting go of the need for certainty... (continued)

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Upcoming Assignments

  • Due Friday HOD Timed Writing Icon description 0d96784cf8fc62c9e198e9339a7f41a658d680a37a35abd374c2186287741bda
  • Due Oct 14 Reread Act I of Hamlet
  • Due Oct 15 Quiz on Act I of Hamlet
  • Due Oct 19 Reread Act II of Hamlet
  • Due Oct 21 Reread Act III of Hamlet

Events of the Week

  • Practice Passage Analysis
  • HOD Artistic Expressions presentations
  • Socratic Seminar HOD
  • Assignment - HOD Timed Writing