Eng 6A: American Literature Accelerated 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 Snow Day  
20-Jan No School: MLK Day
21-Jan 1. Continue 20th Century Lecture
2. 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 1. Finish class work
23-Jan 1. In-class reading: London "To Build a Fire" pp. 694-704  
24-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
 
27-Jan 1. Discuss London
2. Literary Element: Literary Grotesque
3. In-class reading: WS Anderson "Sophistication"; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1, 2, 3b, 4
1. Finish class work
28-Jan 3. In-class reading: WS Anderson "Sophistication"; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1, 2, 3b, 4  
29-Jan 1. Discuss reading (Anderson) 1. Finish class work
30-Jan 1. Discuss reading (Anderson)  
31-Jan 1. In-class reading Fitzgerald "Winter Dreams" pp. 856-873
2.
WS "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-9
1. Finish "Winter Dreams"
3-Feb National Survey Day (5 Essentials)  
4-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Fitzgerald)  
5-Feb 1. Literary Element: Minimalism and Hemingway Hero
2. In-class reading WS Hemingway "In Another Country"

3. "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-8
1. Finish class work
6-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Hemingway--"In Another Country")  
7-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Hemingway--"In Another Country")
 
10-Feb 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
11-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Hemingway--"Soldier's Home")  
12-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
13-Feb 1. Discuss reading
2. Literary Element: Southern Gothic and Vernacular
3.
In-class reading Faulkner "A Rose for Emily" pp.876-884
1. Finish class work
14-Feb PLD: 2, 3, 4, 5
Sub Day
 
17-Feb No School: Presidents' Day  
18-Feb 1. Discuss reading (O'Brien)
2. Literary Element: Southern Gothic and Vernacular
3.
In-class reading Faulkner "A Rose for Emily" pp.876-884
 
19-Feb 1. Discuss reading
2. Literary Element: Southern Gothic and Vernacular
3.
In-class reading Faulkner "A Rose for Emily" pp.876-884
1. Finish class work
20-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Faulkner)
2. Review for exam
 
21-Feb 1. Modern Fiction Exam
24-Feb 1. Discuss Modernism Constructed Response Assignment 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 1  
25-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby

1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 2

26-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby

1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 3-4

27-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 5-6
28-Feb Modernism CR Due
1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby
1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 7
2-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby

1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 8-9

3-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
4-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby
5-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby
6-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
9-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
10-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
11-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
12-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
13-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
16-Mar 1. The Great Gatsby Exam
2. The Great Gatsby Constructed Response Assignment
1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 3-41 (green); pp. 1-30 (black)
17-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 42-82 (green); pp. 31-60 (black)
18-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes

1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 83-121 (green); pp. 61-89 (black)

19-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 122-166 (green); pp. 90-122 (black)
20-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 167-207(green); pp. 123-152 (black)
23-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 208-253 (green); pp. 153-185 (black) through "'You done a nice job,' said Casy."
24-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 283-326 (green); pp. 208-230 (black)
25-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 327-364 (green); pp. 231-267 (black) through "...on his face a curious look of conquest."
26-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 364-407 (green); pp. 267-298 (black) through "...sun shone hotly down on them in the growing morning."
27-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes

1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 407-443 (green); pp. 298-324 (black)

30-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 444-477 (green); pp. 325-349 (black)
31-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 478-522 (green); pp. 350-383 (black) through "Payin' five now."
1-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 523-557 (green); pp. 383-408 (black)
2-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 558-592 (green); pp. 409-435 (black)
3-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 593-619 (green); pp. 436-455 (black)
6-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes  
7-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes
8-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes
9-Apr 1. The Grapes of Wrath
2. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes
 
10-Apr Spring Break  
13-Apr Spring Break  
14-Apr SAT Testing Day  
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19-May Finals: 1-2  
20-May Finals: 3-5  
21-May Finals: 6-7  
22-May Change Day