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
3-Jan 1. Review syllabus, rules, etc.
2. Literary Symbolism and "Circle" Lecture
3. "Analyzing 'Staring at the Stars'" Writing Assignment (New Students Only)
 
4-Jan Snow Day  
5-Jan 1. Literary Symbolism and "Circle" Lecture
8-Jan 1. 20th Century History Lecture Student Notes  
9-Jan 1. Continue 20th Century Lecture  
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
2. "Respond and Think Critically" Quest. 1-4, 6-7, 10  p. 705
1. Finish class work
19-Jan 1. Discuss London
1
. Literary Element: Literary Grotesque
 
22-Jan 1. In-class reading: WS Anderson "Sophistication"; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1, 2, 3b, 4 1. Finish class work
23-Jan 1. Discuss reading (Anderson)
2. Literary Element: Minimalism and Hemingway Hero
3.
In-class reading WS Hemingway "In Another Country"

4. "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-8
 
24-Jan 1. Discuss reading (Hemingway)
2. 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
25-Jan 1. Discuss reading (Hemingway)
2. In-class reading WS O'Brien from "Speaking of Courage"
1. Finish class work
26-Jan 3. In-class reading WS O'Brien "Field Trip"
4. "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-5
 
29-Jan 1. Discuss reading (O'Brien)  
30-Jan 1. In-class reading Fitzgerald "Winter Dreams" pp. 856-873
31-Jan 1. In-class reading Fitzgerald "Winter Dreams" pp. 856-873
2.
WS "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-9
1. Finish class work
1-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Fitzgerald)
2. Modern Fiction Exam Review
 
2-Feb 1. Literary Element: Southern Gothic and Vernacular
3. In-class reading Faulkner "A Rose for Emily" pp.876-884
 
5-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
6-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
7-Feb 1. Discuss reading (Porter)
2. Modernism Constructed Response Assignment
3. Review for exam
1. Study for exam
8-Feb    
9-Feb    
12-Feb  

1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 1  

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

1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 2

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

1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 3-4

15-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby 1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 5-6
16-Feb PDL: 2, 3, 4, 5
1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby
1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 7
19-Feb No School: Presidents'  
20-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby

1. Read The Great Gatsby Ch. 8-9

21-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
22-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
23-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
26-Feb 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Gatsby  
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
 
2-Mar 1. The Great Gatsby Exam 1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 1-6 (3-32)
5-Mar No School: Pulaski  
6-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell 1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 7-9 (22-61)
7-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell

1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 10-14 (61-93)

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

1. A Farewell to Arms Ch. 15-19 (94-126)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

19-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell  
20-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell  
21-Mar Parent-Teacher
1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell
 
22-Mar 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Farewell
2. Farewell to Arms Constructed Response Assignment
 
23-Mar 1. A Farewell to Arms Exam 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 3-41 (green); pp. 1-30 (black)
26-Mar No School: Spring Break  
2-Apr No School: Spring Break  
3-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes

1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 42-82 (green); pp. 31-60 (black)

4-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes

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

5-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 122-166 (green); pp. 90-122 (black)
6-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 167-207(green); pp. 123-152 (black)
9-Apr 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."
10-Apr SAT Testing 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 253-283 (green); pp. 185-208 (black) through "...they'll be mis'able 'fore they hafta."
11-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 283-326 (green); pp. 208-230 (black)
12-Apr 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."
13-Apr 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."
16-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes

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

17-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes

1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 444-477 (green); pp. 325-349 (black)

18-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 478-522 (green); pp. 350-383 (black) through "Payin' five now."
19-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes

1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 523-557 (green); pp. 383-408 (black)

20-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes

1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 558-592 (green); pp. 409-435 (black)

23-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes 1. The Grapes of Wrath  pp. 593-619 (green); pp. 436-455 (black)
24-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes  
25-Apr 1. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes  
26-Apr 1. The Grapes of Wrath Constructed Response Assignment
2. Review Quiz/Discuss Reading: Grapes
 
27-Apr 1. The Grapes of Wrath Exam  
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22-May Finals 1-2  
23-May Finals 3-5  
24-May Finals 6-7  
25-May Change Day?  
28-May No School: Memorial  
29-May    
30-May