Eng 5A: American Literature Work

 

 

NOTE: In addition to the reading selections below, you are expected to read all author biographies before the selection.

 

Date In-Class Work Homework Assigned
6-Sep 1. Review syllabus, rules, etc.
2.
Group Work: "Analyzing 'Staring at the Stars'" Writing Assignment
1. Finish analysis
9-Sep 1. Discuss poem  
10-Sep 1. Discuss poem  
11-Sep 2. Review Constructed Response Construction and Constructed Response Rubric  
12-Sep 1. Literary History Lecture: Colonial North  
13-Sep "Starring at the Stars" CR Due
1. Continue lecture (Colonial North and Puritanism)
 
16-Sep 1. Continue lecture (Colonial North and Puritanism) 1. Read Of Plymouth Plantation pp. 54-59; "Respond and Think" Quest. 1-4,6-8,11 p.60
17-Sep 1. Discuss Bradford
Lit Element Lecture: plain style
1. Read "Upon the Burning of Our House..." pp.94-97; "Respond and Think" Quest. 1-4,10-14 p.98
18-Sep 1. Discuss Brandford and Bradstreet  
19-Sep 1. Discuss Bradstreet 1. Read History of the Dividing Line pp. 72-79; "Respond and Think" Quest. 1-4,8,9 p. 80
20-Sep 1. Discuss Bradstreet
2.Literary History Lecture: Colonial South

3. Discuss Byrd
 
23-Sep 1. Discuss Byrd  
24-Sep 1. Discuss Byrd
2. Literary History Lecture: The Revolutionaries, Classicism, and the Age of Reason
1. Read "Forging a New Nation" pp. 116-118
25-Sep 1. Continue lecture (Revolutionaries)  
26-Sep 1. Continue lecture (Revolutionaries) 1. Read "Speech in the Virginia Convention" pp. 120-126; "Respond and Think" Quest. 1-4,6,8,10 p.127
27-Sep 1. Discuss Henry
Lit Element: arguing with analogy
1. Read "Crisis Number 1" pp. 130-135; "Respond and Think" Quest. 1-3,13,15,16 p.136
30-Sep 1. Discuss Paine
2. WS Colonial and Revolutionary Exam Review
1. WS "Letters from an American Farmer"; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-2
1-Oct 1. Discuss Paine  
2-Oct 1. Read/Discuss Crevecoeur
Lit Element: literary letters
1. Read WS WS The Autobiography; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-4
3-Oct 1. Read/Discuss Franklin
Lit Element Lecture: autobiography
2. Review for exam
1. Study for exam
4-Oct 1. Colonial-Revolutionary Period Exam  
7-Oct 1. Discuss Colonial and Revolutionary Constructed Response
2. Review Declaration and "Sinners In the Hands of an Angry God"
 
8-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible
2. WS The Crucible Exam Review (Character List/Student Notes)
3. WS The Crucible Study Guide
1. Work on Reading Guide
9-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Reading Guide
10-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Reading Guide
11-Oct Colonial/Revolutionary CR Due
1. In-class reading: The Crucible
1. Work on Reading Guide
14-Oct No School: Columbus Day
15-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Reading Guide
16-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Reading Guide
17-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Reading Guide
18-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Reading Guide
21-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Reading Guide
22-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Reading Guide
23-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Reading Guide
24-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Reading Guide
25-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Reading Guide
28-Oct 1. Discuss The Crucible Constructed Responses
2. Review for exam
1. Work on Reading Guide
29-Oct 1. The Crucible Exam--Study Reading due
2. Read "American Romanticism" pp. 200-209, 214-216 and "Gothic Fiction" pp. 286-287
1. Review for exam
30-Oct
31-Oct
1-Nov
4-Nov
5-Nov
6-Nov
7-Nov
8-Nov  
11-Nov No School: Veterans Day
12-Nov
13-Nov
14-Nov
15-Nov
18-Nov
19-Nov
20-Nov
21-Nov
22-Nov
25-Nov
26-Nov
27-Nov-
29 Nov
No School: Thanksgiving
2-Dec
3-Dec
4-Dec
5-Dec
6-Dec
9-Dec
10-Dec
11-Dec
12-Dec  
13-Dec
16-Dec  
17-Dec  
18-Dec Finals: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
19-Dec Finals: 4th, 5th, 6th
20-Dec Finals: 7th and Change Day