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. Discuss reading (Faulkner)  
27-Feb 1. Literary Element: Stream of Consciousness
2. In-class reading Porter "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" pp.912-922
 
28-Feb 1. In-class reading Porter "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" pp.912-922
2.
WS "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-4
1. Finish class work
2-Mar 1. Discuss reading (Porter)  
3-Mar 1. Discuss reading (Porter)  
4-Mar 1. Review for exam  
5-Mar 1. Modern Fiction exam
6-Mar 1. Elements of Poetry
2. In-class work Whitman:
-"Song of Myself-1" p. 517
-"Song of Myself-6" p. 518
-WS Whitman Questions 1-5
1. Finish class work
9-Mar 1. Discuss reading (Whitman)
2. In-class work Whitman:
-WS "Song of Myself-21"
-"Song of Myself-52" p. 525
WS Whitman Questions 6-12
1. Finish class work
10-Mar 1. Discuss Whitman
2. In-class work:
-Crane "War Is Kind" p. 478
-Robinson "Richard Cory" p. 713
-Masters "Richard Bone" p. 797
3. WS Crane, Robinson, Masters Questions 1-8
1. Finish class work
11-Mar 1. Discuss Crane, Robinson, Masters
2. In-class work:
-Masters "Butch Weldy" p. 797
-WS Masters "Lucinda Matlock" & "Fiddler Jones"
3. WS Crane, Robinson, Masters Questions 9-14
1. Finish class work
12-Mar 1. Discuss Masters
2. In-class work Frost:
-WS "The Road Not Taken"
-WS "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening"
3. WS Frost Questions 1-7
1. Finish class work
13-Mar 1. Discuss Frost
2. In-class work Frost:
-"Mending Wall" p. 824
-WS "After Apple Picking"
3. WS Frost Questions 8-16
1. Finish class work
16-Mar 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 1-6 (3-32); Quiz #1
17-Mar 1. Review reading/quiz  
18-Mar 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 1-6 (3-32); Quiz #1
19-Mar 1. Review reading/quiz  
20-Mar 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 7-9 (22-61); Quiz #2
23-Mar 1. Review reading/quiz  
24-Mar 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 10-14 (61-93); Quiz #3
25-Mar 1. Review reading/quiz  
26-Mar 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 15-19 (94-126); Quiz #4
27-Mar 1. Review reading/quiz  
30-Mar 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 20-24 (127-159); Quiz #5
31-Mar 1. Review reading/quiz

 

1-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz

1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 25-27 (163-193); Quiz #6

2-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
3-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz

1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 28-30 (194-225); Quiz #7

6-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
7-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 31-34 (226-252); Quiz #8
8-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
9-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 35-37 (253-285); Quiz #9
10-Apr Spring Break  
13-Apr Spring Break 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 38-41 (289-332); Quiz #10
14-Apr SAT Testing Day  
15-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
16-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
17-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
20-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
21-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Study for exam
22-Apr 1. Farewell to Arms Exam  
23-Apr FTA CR Due
1. In-class reading The Great Gatsby
1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 1
24-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
27-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 2
28-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
29-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 3-4
30-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
1-May 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 5-6
4-May 1. Review reading/quiz

 

5-May 1. Review reading/quiz

1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 7

6-May 1. Review reading/quiz
2.

 

7-May 1. Review reading/quiz
2. The Great Gatsby Constructed Response
1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 8-9
8-May 1. Review reading/quiz  
11-May 1. Review reading/quiz  
12-May 1. Review reading/quiz  
13-May 1. Review reading/quiz  
14-May    
15-May Gatsby CR Due
1. The Great Gatsby Exam
 
18-May  
19-May Finals: 1-2  
20-May Finals: 3-5  
21-May Finals: 6-7  
22-May Change Day