Welcome to Mr. Esner's online course resources! This site is designed to service your class needs away from the classroom. On this site students and parents will find daily and long term assignments, downloadable worksheets and handouts, and the ability to communicate with me as necessary. It is going to be a fast paced and exciting year that will be over before you know it. Be sure to stay ahead of the curve by utilizing all available resources. Effort is the key to success!
"May you grow up to be righteous
May you grow up to be true
May you always know the truth
And see the lights surrounding you
May you always be courageous
Stand upright and be strong
May you stay forever young"
-Bob Dylan (Forever Young)
"A day without laughter is a day wasted."
"Why should poetry have to make sense?"
"Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning. "
"If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?"
"The important thing is not to stop questioning."
Final Exam 1/25
Create Your Own Ballads 1/25
"And now for something completely different..." Check out these great links!
Impressionist Jim Meskimen Does Shakespeare in Celebrity Voices: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8PGBnNmPgk
Benjamin Bagby performs the opening lines to Beowulf, in Old English! Yeah, that's right, I said Old English.
The Monomyth as explained through The Matrix. And you thought it couldn't get any better.