Eng 6: American Literature Regular 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-Jan 1. Review syllabus, rules, etc.
2. Literary Symbolism and "Circle" Lecture
 
7-Jan 1. Literary Symbolism and "Circle" Lecture
2
. "Analyzing 'Staring at the Stars'" Writing Assignment (New Students Only)
 
8-Jan 1. 20th Century History Lecture Student Notes
9-Jan 1. Continue 20th Century Lecture
10-Jan 1. Continue 20th Century Lecture  
13-Jan 1. Continue 20th Century Lecture  
14-Jan 1. Continue 20th Century Lecture  
15-Jan 1. Continue 20th Century Lecture  
16-Jan 1. Continue 20th Century Lecture  
17-Jan PLD: 6, 3, 4, 5
1. Continue 20th Century Lecture
 
20-Jan No School: MLK Day
21-Jan 1. In-class reading London "To Build a Fire" pp. 694-704  
22-Jan 1. In-class reading London "To Build a Fire" pp. 694-704  
23-Jan 1. In-class reading London "To Build a Fire" pp. 694-704
2. "Respond and Think Critically" Quest. 1-4, 6-7, 10  p. 705
1. Finish class work
24-Jan 1. Discuss London  
27-Jan 1. Discuss London
2.
Literary Element: Literary Grotesque
3. In-class reading: WS Anderson "Sophistication"
 
28-Jan 1. In-class reading WS Anderson "Sophistication"  
29-Jan 1. In-class reading WS Anderson "Sophistication"; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1, 2, 3b, 4  
30-Jan 1. Discuss reading Anderson  
31-Jan 1. In-class reading Fitzgerald "Winter Dreams" pp. 856-873  
3-Feb National Survey Day (5 Essentials)  
4-Feb 1. In-class reading Fitzgerald "Winter Dreams" pp. 856-873
2. WS "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-6
1. Finish class work
5-Feb 1. Discuss reading Fitzgerald  
6-Feb 1. Literary Element: Minimalism and Hemingway Hero  
7-Feb 1. Literary Element: Minimalism and Hemingway Hero
2. In-class reading Hemingway "Soldier's Home" pp. 842-849
3. "Respond and Think Critically" Quest. 1-3, 6, 10 p. 850
1. Finish class work
10-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Hemingway)  
11-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Hemingway)  
12-Feb 1. In-class reading WS Hemingway "In Another Country"
2. "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-8
1. Finish class work
13-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Hemingway)  
14-Feb PLD: 2, 3, 4, 5
SUB
1. Modern Fiction Exam Review
 
17-Feb No School: Presidents' Day  
18-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Hemingway)
1. In-class reading WS O'Brien "Field Trip"
2
. "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-5
1. Finish class work
19-Feb 1. In-class reading WS O'Brien from "Speaking of Courage"  
20-Feb 1. Discuss reading (O'Brien)  
21-Feb 1. Literary Element: Southern Gothic and Vernacular
2. In-class reading Faulkner "A Rose for Emily" pp.876-884
 
24-Feb 1. In-class reading Faulkner "A Rose for Emily" pp.876-884
2. "Respond and Think Critically" Quest.1-4, 6, 8, 10 p.885
1. Finish class work
25-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Faulkner)  
26-Feb 1. Literary Element: Stream of Consciousness
2. In-class reading Porter "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" pp.912-922
3.
WS "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-4
1. Finish class work
27-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Porter)  
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17-Mar
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19-Mar    
20-Mar PLD: 7, 3, 4, 5
Parent-Teacher Afternoon
 
23-Mar Gatsby  
24-Mar Gatsby  
25-Mar Gatsby  
26-Mar Gatsby
27-Mar Gatsby
30-Mar Gatsby  
31-Mar Gatsby  
1-Apr Gatsby  
2-Apr Gatsby  
3-Apr Gatsby  
6-Apr Gatsby  
7-Apr Gatsby
8-Apr Gatsby
9-Apr Gatsby  
10-Apr Spring Break  
13-Apr Spring Break  
14-Apr SAT Testing Day  
15-Apr Gatsby  
16-Apr Gatsby  
17-Apr Gatsby
20-Apr Farewell
21-Apr Farewell  
22-Apr Farewell  
23-Apr Farewell  
24-Apr Farewell  
27-Apr Farewell  
28-Apr Farewell  
29-Apr Farewell
30-Apr Farewell
1-May Farewell  
4-May Farewell  
5-May Farewell  
6-May Farewell  
7-May Farewell  
8-May Farewell
11-May Farewell  
12-May Farewell  
13-May Farewell
14-May Farewell
15-May    
18-May    
19-May Finals: 1-2  
20-May Finals: 3-5  
21-May Finals: 6-7  
22-May Change Day