Eng 6: 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
3-Jan 1. Review syllabus, rules, etc.
 
4-Jan Snow Day  
5-Jan 1. Literary Symbolism and "Circle" Lecture  
8-Jan 1. Literary Symbolism and "Circle" Lecture
9-Jan 1. 20th Century History Lecture Student Notes  
10-Jan 1. Continue 20th Century Lecture  
11-Jan 1. Continue 20th Century Lecture  
12-Jan PDL: 6, 3, 4, 5
1. Continue 20th Century Lecture
 
15-Jan No School: MLK  
16-Jan Snow Day  
17-Jan 1. Continue 20th Century Lecture
2. In-class reading: London "To Build a Fire" pp. 694-704
 
18-Jan 1.In-class reading: London "To Build a Fire" pp. 694-704  
19-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
22-Jan 1. Discuss London  
23-Jan 1. Literary Element: Literary Grotesque
2. In-class reading: WS Anderson "Sophistication"
 
24-Jan 1. In-class reading: WS Anderson "Sophistication"; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1, 2, 3b, 4 1. Finish class work
25-Jan 1. Discuss reading (Anderson)
2. Literary Element: Minimalism, Hemingway Hero, and the "Nada Concept"
 
26-Jan 1. Literary Element: Minimalism and Hemingway Hero (continued)  
29-Jan 1. In-class reading WS Hemingway "In Another Country"
2. "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-8
1. Finish class work
30-Jan 1. Discuss reading (Hemingway)  
31-Jan 1. In-class reading Hemingway "Soldier's Home" pp. 842-849
2. "Respond and Think Critically" Quest. 1-3, 6, 10 p. 850
1. Finish class work
1-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Hemingway)  
2-Feb 1. In-class reading WS O'Brien "Field Trip"
2
. "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-5
 
5-Feb 2. In-class reading WS O'Brien from "Speaking of Courage"  
6-Feb 1. Discuss reading (O'Brien)
2. In-class reading Fitzgerald "Winter Dreams" pp. 856-873
 
7-Feb 1. In-class reading Fitzgerald "Winter Dreams" pp. 856-873  
8-Feb 1. In-class reading Fitzgerald "Winter Dreams" pp. 856-873  
9-Feb Sub Day
1. In-class reading Fitzgerald "Winter Dreams" pp. 856-873
2. WS "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-6
 
12-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Fitzgerald)  
13-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Fitzgerald)  
14-Feb 1. Literary Element: Southern Gothic and Vernacular
2. In-class reading Faulkner "A Rose for Emily" pp.876-884
 
15-Feb 1. In-class reading Faulkner "A Rose for Emily" pp.876-884
2. Modern Fiction Exam Review
1. Finish class work
16-Feb PDL: 2, 3, 4, 5  
19-Feb No School: Presidents'  
20-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
21-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Faulkner)
2. Literary Element: Stream of Consciousness
3. . In-class reading Porter "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" pp.912-922
4. WS "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-4
1. Finish class work
22-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Porter)
2. Review for exam
1. Study for exam
23-Feb 1. Modern Fiction Exam  
26-Feb 1. Modernism Constructed Response
2. Discuss how to complete CRs
 
27-Feb 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
28-Feb Modernism CR Due
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
1-Mar 1. Discuss Whitman  
2-Mar 1. Discuss Whitman
2. In-class work:
-Crane "War Is Kind" p. 478
-Robinson "Richard Cory" p. 714
-Masters "Richard Bone" p. 798
-Masters "Butch Weldy" p. 799
3. WS Crane, Robinson, Masters Questions 1-10
1. Finish class work
5-Mar No School: Pulaski  
6-Mar 1. Discuss Crane, Robinson, Masters
2. In-class work:
-WS Masters "Lucinda Matlock" & "Fiddler Jones"
3. WS Crane, Robinson, Masters Questions 11-14
1. Finish class work
7-Mar 1. Discuss Robinson and Masters  
8-Mar 1. Discuss Masters
2. In-class work Frost:
-WS "The Road Not Taken"
-WS "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening"
-"Mending Wall" p. 824
3. WS Frost Questions 1-12
1. Finish class work
9-Mar 1. Discuss Frost  
12-Mar 1. Discuss Frost
2. In-class work Williams
-Williams "The Red Wheelbarrow" p. 780
-Williams "The Great Figure" p. 781
-Williams "This Is Just to Say" p. 782
3. WS Williams and MacLeish Questions 1-8
 
13-Mar 1. Discuss Williams
2. In-class work MacLeish
-Macleish "Ars Poetica" p. 788
3. WS Williams and MacLeish Questions 9-11
 
14-Mar 1. Discuss Macleish  
15-Mar 1. In-class work Cummings:
-WS "anyone lived in a pretty how town"
-"somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond" p. 810
2. WS Cummings Questions 1-9
1. Finish class work
16-Mar 1. Discuss Cummings  
19-Mar 1. Discuss Cummings
2. In-class work Cummings
-"what if a much of a which of a wind" p. 807
-WS "pity this busy monster, manunkind"
3. WS Cummings Questions 10-17
1. Finish class work
20-Mar 1. Discuss Cummings
2. Review for exam
1. Study for exam
21-Mar Parent-Teacher: 7, 3, 4, 5 1. Study for exam
22-Mar 1. Modern Poetry Exam  
23-Mar 1. Modern Poetry Exam (continued)  
26-Mar No School: Spring Break  
2-Apr No School: Spring Break  
3-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 1-6 (3-32); Quiz #1
4-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 7-9 (22-61); Quiz #2
5-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 10-14 (61-93); Quiz #3
6-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 15-19 (94-126); Quiz #4
9-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz

1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 20-24 (127-159); Quiz #5

10-Apr SAT Testing  
11-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz

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

12-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz

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

13-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 31-34 (226-252); Quiz #8
16-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 35-37 (253-285); Quiz #9
17-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read A Farewell to Arms Ch. 38-41 (289-332); Quiz #10
18-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
19-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
20-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
23-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz  
24-Apr 1. Farewell to Arms Constructed Response
2. Review for exam
 
25-Apr 1. Farewell to Arms Exam  
26-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 1
27-Apr 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 2
30-Apr FTA CR Due
1. Review reading/quiz
 
1-May 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 3-4
2-May 1. Review reading/quiz  
3-May 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 5-6
4-May 1. Review reading/quiz  
7-May 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 7
8-May 1. Review reading/quiz  
9-May 1. Review reading/quiz 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 8-9
10-May 1. Review reading/quiz  
11-May 1. Review reading/quiz

 

14-May 1. The Great Gatsby Constructed Response
2. Review reading/quiz
3. Final Exam Review

 

15-May 1. Review reading/quiz

 

16-May 1. Review reading/quiz  
17-May 1. Review reading/quiz  
18-May Gatsby CR Due
1. The Great Gatsby Exam
 
21-May 1. Review for final  
22-May Finals 1-2  
23-May Finals 3-5  
24-May Finals 6-7  
25-May Change Day