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  
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
2. The Great Gatsby Constructed Response Assignment
 
8-Mar 1. The Great Gatsby Exam  
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9-Apr SAT Testing  
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15-Apr Spring Break (15-22)  
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15-May Finals: 1, 2  
16-May Finals: 3, 4, 5  
17-May Finals: 6, 7  
20-May Change Day  
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