learning goal: choose an item, or two, from the day’s smorgasbord

1. first individual blog post: draft, and if ready after requesting feedback, publish your first blog post on the general topic of “Modern Monsters: What Beowulf teaches us about today’s terrors”  (publishing deadline: by start of class, Tuesday Nov. 11)

2. next draft of Beowulf essay: if Mr. Brown’s feedback appears in TURNITIN, revise the essay according to those comments and your own authorial decisions (submission deadline to TURNITIN: by start of class, Tuesday, Nov. 11)

3. start reading Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein–in our particular Longman Cultural Edition (reading deadline: Volume I by Friday, Nov. 14)

4. other work: for example, projects for other courses, or college applications