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
8-Jan 1. Review syllabus, rules, etc.
2. Literary Symbolism and "Circle" Lecture
3. "Analyzing 'Staring at the Stars'" Writing Assignment (New Students Only)
 
9-Jan 1. Constructed Response Lecture
2.
"Analyzing 'Staring at the Stars'" Writing Assignment (New Students Only)
3.
Literary Symbolism and "Circle" Lecture
10-Jan 1. Literary Symbolism and "Circle" Lecture
11-Jan 1. 20th Century History Lecture Student Notes  
14-Jan Stars CR Due (New Students)
1. Continue 20th Century Lecture
 
15-Jan 1. Continue 20th Century Lecture  
16-Jan 1. Continue 20th Century Lecture  
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
2. "Respond and Think Critically" Quest. 1-4, 6-7, 10  p. 705
1. Finish class work
21-Jan No School: MLK  
22-Jan 1. Discuss reading: London  
23-Jan 1. Discuss reading: 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
24-Jan 1. Discuss reading: Anderson  
25-Jan PDL: 1, 3, 4, 5  
28-Jan National Survey Day  
29-Jan 1. Discuss reading: Anderson
2. In-class reading Fitzgerald "Winter Dreams" pp. 856-873; "Respond and Think" Quest. 1-3, 12-14 p. 874
1. Finish class work
30-Jan Snow Day  
31-Jan 1. Discuss reading: Fitzgerald  
1-Feb 1. Discuss reading: Fiztgerald  
4-Feb 1. Literary Element: Minimalism and Hemingway Hero
2. Read WS Hemingway "In Another Country"; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-8
1. Finish class work
5-Feb 1. Literary Element: Hemingway's "Nada Concept"
2. Discuss reading: "In Another Country"
3. Read "Soldier's Home" pp. 842-849; "Respond and Think Critically" Quest. 1-3, 6, 10 p. 850
1. Finish class work
6-Feb 1. Discuss reading: Hemingway  
7-Feb 1. Discuss reading: Hemingway
2. Read WS O'Brien "Field Trip"; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-5
1. Finish class work
8-Feb WS Modern Fiction Exam Review
1. In-class reading WS from "Speaking of Courage"
 
11-Feb 1. Discuss reading: O'Brien  
12-Feb 1. Literary Element: Southern Gothic and Vernacular
2. In-class reading Faulkner "A Rose for Emily" pp.876-884
 
13-Feb 1. In-class reading Faulkner "A Rose for Emily" pp.876-884; Respond and Think Critically" Quest.1-4, 6, 8, 10 p. 885 1. Finish class work
14-Feb 1. Discuss reading: Faulkner
2. Modernism Constructed Response Assignment
3. Review for exam
 
15-Feb PDL: 6, 3, 4, 5  
18-Feb No School: President's  
19-Feb 1. Modern Fiction Exam

1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 1  

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

1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 2

21-Feb Modernism CR Due
1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby

1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 3-4

22-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 5-6
25-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 7
26-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby

1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 8-9

27-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
28-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
1-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby
2. The Great Gatsby Constructed Response Assignment
 
4-Mar No School: Pulaski  
5-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
6-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
7-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
8-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 Gatsby CR Due
1. The Great Gatsby Exam
1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 1-6 (3-32)
14-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell 1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 7-9 (22-61)
15-Mar PDL: 2, 3, 4, 5 (Parent-Teacher)
1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell
1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 10-14 (61-93)
18-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell 1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 15-19 (94-126)
19-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell

1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 20-24 (127-159)

20-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell

1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 25-27 (163-193)

21-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell

1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 28-30 (194-225)

22-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell

1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 31-34 (226-252)

25-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell

1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 35-37 (253-285)

26-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell

1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 38-41 (289-332)

27-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell  
28-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell  
29-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell  
1-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell
2. A Farewell to Arms Constructed Response Assignment
 
2-Apr 1. Review Discuss Farewell
2. Review for exam
1. Study for exam
3-Apr 1. A Farewell to Arms Exam  
4-Apr SAT Prep  
5-Apr SAT Prep  
8-Apr FTA CR Due
SAT Prep
1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 3-41 (green); pp. 1-30 (black); pp. 3-39 (tan)
9-Apr SAT Testing  
10-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 42-82 (green); pp. 31-60 (black); pp. 40-78 (tan)
11-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 83-121 (green); pp. 61-89 (black); pp. 79-115 (tan)
12-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 122-166 (green); pp. 90-122 (black); pp. 116-156 (tan)
15-Apr Spring Break (15-22)  
22-Apr Spring Break (15-22)  
23-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 167-207(green); pp. 123-152 (black); pp. 157-195 (tan)
24-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 208-253 (green); pp. 153-185 (black); pp. 195-238 (tan) through "'You done a nice job,' said Casy."
25-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 253-283 (green); pp. 185-208 (black); pp. 238-268 (tan) through "...they'll be mis'able 'fore they hafta."
26-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 283-326 (green); pp. 208-230 (black); pp. 268-308 (tan)
29-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 327-364 (green); pp. 231-267 (black); pp. 309-343 (tan) through "...on his face a curious look of conquest."
30-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 364-407 (green); pp. 267-298 (black); pp. 343-383 (tan) through "...sun shone hotly down on them in the growing morning."
1-May 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 407-443 (green); pp. 298-324 (black); pp. 383-417 (tan)
2-May 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 444-477 (green); pp. 325-349 (black); pp. 418-449 (tan)
3-May 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 478-522 (green); pp. 350-383 (black); pp. 450-491 (tan) through "Payin' five now."
6-May 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 523-557 (green); pp. 383-408; pp. 491-523 (tan) (black)
7-May 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 558-592 (green); pp. 409-435;  (black); pp. 524-556 (tan)
8-May 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 593-619 (green); pp. 436-455 (black); pp. 557-581 (tan)
9-May 1. The Grapes of Wrath
2. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes
 
10-May 1. Review for exam  
13-May 1. The Grapes of Wrath Exam  
14-May 1. Review for final exam  
15-May 1. Review for final exam  
16-May Finals: 1, 2  
17-May Finals: 3, 4, 5  
20-May Finals: 6, 7  
21-May Change Day