Eng 5: 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
8-Aug 1. Review syllabus, rules, etc.  
9-Aug 1. Review syllabus, rules, etc. (finish)
2. Literary Symbolism and "Circle" Lecture
 
10-Aug 1. Literary Symbolism and "Circle" Lecture (finish)  
13-Aug 1. Literary History Lecture: Colonial North  
14-Aug 1. Continue lecture (Colonial North and Puritanism)  
15-Aug 1. Continue lecture (Colonial North and Puritanism)  
16-Aug 1. Continue lecture (Colonial North and Puritanism)  
17-Aug 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
20-Aug 1. Discuss Bradford
Lit Element Lecture: plain style
 
21-Aug 1. Discuss Bradford 2. Read "Upon the Burning of Our House..." pp.94-97; "Respond and Think" Quest. 1-4,10-14 p.98
22-Aug 1. Discuss Bradford
2. Discuss Bradstreet
1. Finish class work
23-Aug 1. Discuss Bradstreet  
24-Aug 1.Literary History Lecture: Colonial South
2. Read History of the Dividing Line pp. 72-79; "Respond and Think" Quest. 1-4,8,9 p. 80
1. Finish class work
27-Aug 1. Discuss Byrd 1. Read "Forging a New Nation" pp. 116-118
28-Aug Sub Day  
29-Aug 1. Literary History Lecture: The Revolutionaries, Classicism, and the Age of Reason  
30-Aug 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
31-Aug 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
3-Sep No School-Labor Day  
4-Sep 1. Read/Discuss Paine's "Crisis Number 1"  
5-Sep 1. Read/Discuss Franklin WS The Autobiography
Lit Element Lecture: autobiography
1. Read WS WS The Autobiography; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-4
6-Sep 1. WS Colonial and Revolutionary Exam Review
2. Discuss Franklin
 
7-Sep 1. Read/Discuss Crevecoeur WS Letters from an American Farmer
Lit Element: literary letters
1. WS Letters from an American Farmer; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-2
10-Sep 1. Discuss Crevecoeur
2. Read/Discuss Jefferson The Declaration of Independence pp. 141-148
1. Study for exam
11-Sep 1. Read/Discuss Jefferson The Declaration of Independence pp. 141-148
2. Read/Discuss "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" pp. 106-111
1. Study for exam
12-Sep 1. Discuss "Sinners..."
2. Discuss Colonial and Revolutionary Constructed Response
3. Review for exam
1. Study for exam
13-Sep 1. Colonial-Revolution Period Exam
14-Sep PDL
17-Sep 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 Study Guide
18-Sep Colonial-Revolutionary CR Due
1. In-class reading: The Crucible
1. Work on Study Guide
19-Sep 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
20-Sep 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
21-Sep 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
24-Sep 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
25-Sep 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
26-Sep 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
27-Sep 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
28-Sep 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
1-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
2-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
3-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
4-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
5-Oct No School-County Institute
8-Oct No School-Columbus Day
9-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
10-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
11-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
12-Oct 1. In-class reading: The Crucible 1. Work on Study Guide
15-Oct 1. Discuss The Crucible Constructed Responses
2. Review for exam
1. Work on Study Guide
16-Oct 1. The Crucible Exam--Study guide due
2. Read "American Romanticism" pp. 200-209, 214-216 and "Gothic Fiction" pp. 286-287
1. Review for exam
17-Oct Sub Day
1. Work on The Crucible CR
2. Read Romanticism Introduction pp. 201-209, 215-16, and 287
18-Oct No School-Parent/Teacher Conf. (evening)
19-Oct No School-Parent/Teacher Conf. (day)
22-Oct The Crucible CRs Due
1. Literary History Lecture: Romanticism
 
23-Oct 1. Literary History Lecture: Romanticism  
24-Oct 1. Literary History Lecture: Romanticism  
25-Oct 1. Literary History Lecture: Romanticism
--Dark Romantics and Gothic Literature
 
26-Oct 1. Literary History Lecture: Romanticism
--Dark Romantics and Gothic Literature
 
29-Oct 1. In-Class Reading: "The Devil and Tom Walker" pp. 288-299; "Respond and Think" Quest. 1-3,5-6 p. 300
Lit Lecture: Legend
1. Finish class work
30-Oct 1. In-Class Reading: WS Deerslayer
Lit Lecture: Romantic Hero
 
31-Oct 1. In-Class Reading: WS Deerslayer; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-3, 5 1. Finish class work
1-Nov 1. Discuss Cooper
1. 2. In-Class Reading: "The Fall of the House of Usher" pp. 321-333
Lit Lecture: Allegory and Mood
1. Finish class work
2-Nov 1. In-Class Reading: "The Fall of the House of Usher" pp. 321-333  
5-Nov 1. In-Class Reading: "The Fall of the House of Usher" pp. 321-333  
6-Nov 1. In-Class Reading: "The Fall of the House of Usher" pp. 321-333; "Think and Respond Quest. 1-4, 6, 10 p. 334 1. Finish class work
7-Nov 1. Discuss Poe
2. In-Class Reading: "The Minister's Black Veil" pp.302-313
Lit Lecture: Parable
8-Nov 1. In-Class Reading: "The Minister's Black Veil" pp.302-313; "Think and Respond" Quest. 1-3,5,7,9 p. 314 1. Finish class work
9-Nov 1. Discuss Hawthorne
2. Review Romantic Fiction
1. Study for exam
12-Nov No School-Veteran's Day
13-Nov 1. Review Romantic Fiction  
14-Nov 1. Romantic Fiction Exam  
15-Nov 1. Literary History Lecture: Fireside Poets
2. WS "To a Waterfowl"
; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-5
1. Finish class work
16-Nov 1. Discuss Bryant, "Waterfowl"
19-Nov Sub Day
1. In-Class Reading "Thanatopsis" pp.218-222; "Respond and Think" Quest. 1-4, 10-14 p.223
1. Finish class work
20-Nov Sub Day
1. In-Class Reading: WS "Psalm of Life"; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1, 2, 4
2. In-Class Reading: WS "Nature"; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-3
3.In-Class Reading: WS "The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls"; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1, 2, 4
1. Finish class work
21-Nov No School-Thanksgiving  
22-Nov No School-Thanksgiving
23-Nov No School-Thanksgiving
26-Nov 1. Discuss Bryant, "Thanatopsis"
27-Nov 1. Discuss Bryant, "Thanatopsis"
2. Discuss Longfellow
28-Nov 1. Discuss Longfellow
2. In-Class Reading: "The Chambered Nautilus" pp. 232-236; "Think and Respond" Quest. 1-4, 6-8 p. 237  
1. Finish class work
29-Nov 1. Discuss Holmes
2. In-Class Reading: WS "Snowbound--A Winter Idyll"
 
30-Nov 1. In-Class Reading: WS "Snowbound--A Winter Idyll"; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-4 1. Finish class work
3-Dec 1. Review Romantic poetry 1. Study for exam
4-Dec 1. Romanticism Poetry Exam  
5-Dec 1. Literary History Lecture: Transcendentalism  
6-Dec 1. Literary History Lecture: Transcendentalism
2. Read: WS Emerson Essays
- Nature
- Self-Reliance
- Friendship
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WS Emerson Questions
1. Finish class work
7-Dec 1. Discuss Emerson
2. Read:
WS Emerson Essays

- Experience
- Fate
- The Journals

- WS Emerson Questions
1. Finish class work
10-Dec 1. WS American Lit 1A Final Exam Review
2. Discuss Emerson
 
11-Dec 1. Discuss Emerson
2. Read WS Thoreau's Walden
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"Where I Lived, and What I Lived For"
-WS Thoreau Questions
1. Finish class work
12-Dec 1. Quiz/Discuss reading
2. Read:
WS Thoreau's Walden
-"Brute Neighbors"
-"Pond in Winter"
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WS Thoreau Questions
1. Finish class work
13-Dec 1. Quiz/Discuss reading
2. Read: WS Thoreau's Walden
-"Spring"
-"Conclusion"
-WS Thoreau Questions
1. Finish class work
14-Dec 1. Discuss Thoreau
17-Dec 1. Discuss Thoreau
18-Dec Finals-1,2
19-Dec Finals-3,4,5
20-Dec Finals-6,7
21-Dec Change Day