Eng 7: English 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
6-Sep 1. Review syllabus, rules, etc.
2.
Literary History Lecture: Anglo-Saxon Period Student Notes and A-S Powerpoint
1. Read "The Anglo-Saxon Period" pp. 2-10
9-Sep 1. Continue lecture: Anglo-Saxons 1. Read Beowulf pp.11-26
10-Sep 1. Group Work: Beowulf Quiz
Lit Term: Kenning

1. Finish class work

11-Sep 1. Discuss Beowulf 1. Read "The Seafarer" pp. 35-38; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-4 p. 38
12-Sep No Class: Senior Meeting  
13-Sep 1. Discuss "The Seafarer"
Lit Term: Eleagiac tradition
 
16-Sep 1. Discuss "The Seafarer" 1. Read "The Medieval Period" pp. 43-54
17-Sep 1. Literary History Lecture: Medieval Period Student Notes and Medieval Powerpoint
18-Sep 1. Literary History Lecture: Medieval Period  
19-Sep 1. Literary History Lecture: Medieval Period  
20-Sep 1. Literary History Lecture: Medieval Period
2. In-Class Reading/Discussion: The Canterbury Tales "Prologue"
3. Take notes on characters and classes
1. Read Bio: Geoffery Chaucer pp. 55-56
23-Sep 1. In-Class Reading/Discussion: The Canterbury Tales "Prologue"
2. Take notes on characters and classes
1. Review reading and notes
24-Sep 1. In-Class Reading/Discussion: The Canterbury Tales "Prologue"
2. Take notes on characters and classes
1. Review reading and notes
25-Sep 1. In-Class Reading/Discussion: The Canterbury Tales "Prologue"
2. Take notes on characters and classes
3. Review for Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Exam
 
26-Sep 1. In-Class Reading/Discussion: The Canterbury Tales "Prologue"
2. Take notes on characters and classes
 
27-Sep 1. In-Class Reading/Discussion: The Canterbury Tales "Prologue"
2. Take notes on characters and classes
3. Review for Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Exam
1. Study for exam
30-Sep 1. Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Exam 1. Read "The Renaissance Period" pp. 127-148
1-Oct 1. Finish Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Exam
2. Literary History Lecture: Renaissance Period Student Notes and Renaissance Powerpoint
2-Oct 1. Continue lecture: Reanissance
3-Oct 1. Continue lecture: Reanissance
4-Oct 1. Continue lecture: Reanissance
7-Oct Sub Day: Work on sonnet homework 1. Spenser "Sonnets 67, 76, 79", ALL "For Study and Discussion" Questions pp. 154-157
2. Read Sidney "Sonnets 31, 36", ALL "For Study and Discussion" Questions pp. 158-160
3. Read Marlowe "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" and Raleigh "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd", ALL "For Study and Discussion" Questions pp. 161-163
8-Oct 1. Discuss readings  
9-Oct 1. Discuss readings  
10-Oct 1. Discuss readings 1. Read Shakespeare "Sonnets 18, 29, 30, 73, 116, 130", "For Study and Discussion" Quest 1-6 pp. 164-169
11-Oct 1. Discuss readings  
14-Oct No School: Columbus Day  
15-Oct 1. Discuss readings 1. Read "The Metaphysical Poets" p. 263
2. Read Donne "Song" Quest 1-3, "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning", "Holy Sonnets 4, 6, 10" Quest 1-3 pp. 264-270
16-Oct 1. Discuss readings
17-Oct 1. Discuss readings  
18-Oct 1. Discuss readings 1. Read Johnson "On My First Son", "On My First Daughter", "Song: To Celia", ALL Quest. pp. 281-286
21-Oct 1. Discuss readings
22-Oct 1. Discuss readings 1. Read Marvell "To His Coy Mistress", Quest 1-5 pp. 275-278
2. Read Herrick "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time" and "To Daffodils", ALL Quest. pp. 287-288
3. Suckling and Lovelace "The Constant Lover", "Why So Pale and Wan", To Lucasta, on Going to Wars", "To Althea, from Prison", ALL Quest. pp. 289-291
23-Oct 1. Discuss readings
24-Oct 1. Discuss readings 1. Read King James Bible "Genesis" and "1 Corinthians", ALL Quest. pp. 294-300
2. Milton "On Having Arrived at the Age of Twenty-Three" and "On His Blindness", ALL Quest. pp. 301-304
25-Oct 1. Discuss readings
28-Oct 1. Discuss readings
1. Review for Renaissance Exam
29-Oct 1. Renaissance exam
30-Oct 1. Renaissance exam
31-Oct  
1-Nov
4-Nov
5-Nov
6-Nov
7-Nov
8-Nov  
11-Nov No School: Veterans Day
12-Nov
13-Nov
14-Nov
15-Nov
18-Nov
19-Nov
20-Nov
21-Nov
22-Nov
25-Nov
26-Nov
27-Nov-
29 Nov
No School: Thanksgiving
2-Dec
3-Dec
4-Dec
5-Dec
6-Dec
9-Dec
10-Dec
11-Dec
12-Dec  
13-Dec
16-Dec  
17-Dec  
18-Dec Finals: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
19-Dec Finals: 4th, 5th, 6th
20-Dec Finals: 7th and Change Day