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December 1st - 5th
Monday

Welcome to the Cave of Learning!

YOUR "WRITER'S NOTEBOOK"

The First Exploration:

"Caving" or, as the Americans would say, "Spelunking" the Website

"Ice Stalagmite Breaker": Sharing a Common Human Experience

Exploring the First Myth in the Cave: Your Writer's Notebook (WN)
Circle/List Vocabulary, 20-Word Gist Statement, Main Purpose. Q-C-O-R

Small Group Discussion: FKB - MTS - TBB - DS -TFG - MF

HW: Assignment # 1: Engage in a critical reading of the C. Wright Mills text only
(
in the handout).

a) Class Handout: Excerpt from The Sociological Imagination, C. Wright Mills,
(adddtional background article on Mills)

Question (Q) - Connection (C) -Objection (O) - Revelation (R) . Q-C-O-R
In your Writer's Notebook include a 20-Word Gist/Summary.

 

b) Speech of Professor William E. B. DuBois, "The Individual and Social Conscience"

Who is W.E.B. DuBois? (read the first five paragraphs in N.A.A.C.P. History link)

What was the rhetorical situation for his speech? (read the background paragraph)


What is a Rhetorical Precis ? (Click on this link for an answer to the question)

Optional: We will listen to/read the speech in class tomorrow, but you can give it a first read in preparation for tomorrow's class.

 

Tuesday

American Studies Report - "Tear Down That Wall Mr. Gorbachev"

Writer's Notebook: Write Down One Idea that stays with you from the article on the Myth of the Model Family. You could paraphrase that Idea and/or copy the pertinent sentence.

Discussion of Assignment # 1 - Q-C-O-R and Vocabulary Expansion

C. Wright Mills, The Sociological Imagination

Rhetorical Precis Completion (Rubric) - (Writer's Notebook - First Draft)

W.E.B. DuBouis, "The Individual and Social Conscience"

HW: Complete a final draft of your Rhetorical Precis Essay on Du Bois's Speech (due by class time on Friday).

CREATE A GOOGLE DOC and name the document: Dubois- Rhetorical Precis - your Last Name. BE SURE TO LOGIN WITH YOUR SCHOOL EMAIL ACCOUNT. BE SURE TO MOVE THE DOCUMENT INTO YOUR GOOGLE DRIVE FOLDER:

First hour: American Studies A1 TRI2

Fourth hour: American Studies A4 WELLSTRI2

Fifth hour: American Studies A5 TRI2

DID YOU LOOK AT THE RUBRIC? DO THE BEST YOU CAN.

Please upload your Rhetorical Precis google doc to Turnitin.com (Remember you must first enroll in the class by going to Moodle and finding the enrollment information - I have already enrolled you in the Moodle Course.

 

Wednesday

American Studies Report - "Tear Down That Wall Mr. Gorbachev"

Trimester Goals: Write down 2 - 3 Specific Personal Goals for the Trimester (4 x 6).

Rhetorical Precis Completion (Rubric) - (Writer's Notebook - First Draft)

The Essential Question: How do the times influence the writer and how does the writer influence the times?

W.E.B. DuBouis, "The Individual and Social Conscience"

On Being - Dubois & the American Soul

Introduction to the Program 00:00 - 1:43
A Mass of Paradoxes 7:25 - 11:00
Double Consciousness 14:50 - 18:25
Folds of European Civilization 22:09 - 23:54

Writer's Notebook: Listening/Discussion Take-Away

Say Something Activity

Establishing Discussion Guidelines

Modeling Reading Strategies for Non-Fiction: Close Reading and Annotation

Introduction to Rereading America: "Thinking Critically, Challenging Cultural Myths"

HW: Complete Introduction to Rereading America: "Thinking Critically, Challenging Cultural Myths"

Engage in a critical interaction with the text. In your Writer's Notebook, Include a 20-Word Gist/Summary; Question (Q) - Connection (C) -Objection (O) - Revelation (R).
Q-C-O-R..

Complete a final draft of your Rhetorical Precis Essay on Du Bois's Speech due Friday.

CREATE A GOOGLE DOC and name the document: Dubois- Rhetorical Precis - your Last Name. BE SURE TO LOGIN WITH YOUR SCHOOL EMAIL ACCOUNT. BE SURE TO MOVE THE DOCUMENT INTO YOUR GOOGLE DRIVE FOLDER:

First hour: American Studies A1 TRI2

Fourth hour: American Studies A4 WELLSTRI2

Fifth hour: American Studies A5 TRI2

DID YOU LOOK AT THE RUBRIC? (Rubric) DO THE BEST YOU CAN.

 

Please remember to upload your Rhetorical Precis google doc to Turnitin.com by tomorrow (Remember you must first enroll in the class by going to Moodle and finding the enrollment information - I have already enrolled you in the Moodle Course.

Thursday

American Studies Report- "Tear Down That Wall Mr. Gorbachev"

Introduction to Rereading America: "Thinking Critically, Challenging Cultural Myths"

Unit One - A New Nation and American Romanticism / Transcendentalism /
Dark Romanticism

The Arrival of the Puritans:

Prior Knowledge & Further Background (Class PPT Notes)

CLICK ON THE HYPERLINK TO DISCOVER WHO IS IN YOUR SMALL GROUP. THEN CLICK ON THE LINK OF THE PERSON YOU WERE "PREDESTINED" TO LEARN MORE ABOUT.

EACH PAGE HAS A NUMBER OF LINKS TO EXPLORE. PLEASE USE THESE SOURCES ONLY . NO WIKIPEDIA OR ANSWERS.COM

Small Groups - The goal is Six Minute Creative Presentations

Winthrop: from A Modell of Christian Charity
(Start at the line:"... From the former Considerations arise these Conclusions...)
Bradstreet: "To My Dear and Loving Husband" & "Upon the Burning of Our House" (other poems by Bradstreet are possible for presentation)
Edwards: The Great Awakening, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Hutchinson: The Puritans and Dissent
Cotton Mather: The Salem Witch Trials

Small Group Discussion Preparation:

After learning which group you are in, begin your individual preparation in order to be ready for tomorrow's discussion with your group. Your group will be presenting to the class on Monday.

Begin by reading the handout you recieved in class about the Puritans. Look for content from the notes we took in class ( PPT Notes) and highlight (underline, circle) the information. Explore your group's person and include any further Questions and unfamiliar Vocabulary. Reflect upon the Puritans Key Values, Ideas, Beliefs. What is your personal impression of the Puritans in general and of your group's person in particular (favorable, unfavorable or some of both?). Explain why.

HW:final draft of your Rhetorical Precis Essay on Du Bois's Speech due Friday.

Begin research on the Puritans. See the information above.

On the day of your presentation (Monday), the focus of the presentations should include the following:

Biographical Info: Who? When? What? - Determine a few important aspects
The Writings: Key excerpt/sample from their writings.
Rhetorical Analysis: Comment on the purpose and effect of the selected writings.
Puritanism: Values and Beliefs embedded in their writings.

Six Minute Creative Presentation

Friday

American Studies Report-
"The walls between the countries with the most and those with the least cannot stand."

Unit One - A New Nation and American Romanticism / Transcendentalism /
Dark Romanticism

Small Group Preparations - Questions, Diction, Key Values, Ideas, Beliefs found in their writings, Impressions (both favorable and unfavorable).

Biographical Info: Who? When? What? - Determine a few important aspects
The Writings: Key excerpts/samples from their writings.
Rhetorical Analysis: Comment on the purpose and effect of the selected writings.
Puritanism: Values and Beliefs embedded in their writings.

Six Minute Creative Presentation

Salem Witch Trials: Interactive

To participate in the Trials click on the above link. Be sure that you scroll up and down, left and right to read the text on each page. The underlined red text is the hyperlink to the next page. After reading the prologue, Enter the Trial!

HW: Puritan Small Group Presentations Monday

Biographical Info: Who? When? What? - Determine a few important aspects
The Writings: Key excerpts/samples from their writings.
Rhetorical Analysis: Comment on the purpose and effect of the selected writings.
Puritanism: Values and Beliefs embedded in their writings.

Six Minute Creative Presentations

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December 8th - 12th
Monday

American Studies Report-
"The walls between the countries with the most and those with the least cannot stand."

Unit One - A New Nation and American Romanticism / Transcendentalism /
Dark Romanticism

Puritan Presentations

HW: Watch the Packer Game

Tuesday

Independent Reading Book Talk (IMC)

Du Bois Rhetorical Precis Feedback (IMC)

Vocabulary Study - Membean Training (IMC) [Training - 3 x 10]

HW: Assignment # 3: Created Equal: The Myth of the Melting Pot.
Engage in a critical interaction with the text. In your Writer's Notebook, Include a 20-Word Gist/Summary; Question (Q) - Connection (C) -Objection (O) - Revelation (R).
Q-C-O-R..

Membean Training: VOCABULARY QUIZ ON NEXT TUESDAY

Wednesday

Independent Reading Sign Up - Sign up before Winter Break

American Studies Report-
"The walls between the countries with the most and those with the least cannot stand."

Du Bois Rhetorical Precis Feedback (IMC)

Social Conscience and the Problem of the Color Line:

Black Lives Matter

NAACP-Led Marchers

Unit One - A New Nation and American Romanticism / Transcendentalism /
Dark Romanticism

Protestant Work Ethic Handouts

Impromptu

The Coming Revolution:

 

HW: Assignment # 4 Close Reading and Analysis


Begin by reading biographies of Patrick Henry (Early Life and Times, Henry's Virginia and Henry and Independence) and Thomas Paine (A Brief Literary Biography, found in the Perspectives in American Literature link)

(remember C. Wright Mills' - The Sociological Imagination -when he writes about how "...[People] are seldom aware of the intricate connection between the patterns of their own lives and the courses of world history...").

In your Writer's Notebook, analyze one of the following texts using The SOAPStone Strategy HERE IS A LIST OF TONE WORDS (FOR THE "T" IN SOAPSTONE)

For Patrick Henry, (read/listen to the complete speech in the Virginia Convention), for Thomas Paine (excerpt from The Crisis # 1, paragraphs. 1,2,9,11-15).

Click on the corresponding link for either person.

 

Thursday

American Studies Report-
"The walls between the countries with the most and those with the least cannot stand."

Unit One - A New Nation and American Romanticism / Transcendentalism /
Dark Romanticism

Discussion of Created Equal: The Myth of the Melting Pot

Calling for Revolution:

Hearing the Revolutionary Voices: Thomas Paine and Patrick Henry

The Crisis # 1 : "These are the times that try men's souls."
2nd Continental Congress Speech: "Give me liberty or give me death."

From Notes on the State of Virginia (1785) - Thomas Jefferson (Biographical note)

Assignment # 5 Complete the reading of Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia.
Engage in a critical interaction with the text. In your Writer's Notebook, Include a 20-Word Gist/Summary; Question (Q) - Connection (C) -Objection (O) - Revelation (R). Q-C-O-R..

Complete this assignment in your Writer's Notebook

Membean Training: THERE WILL BE A QUIZ ON TUESDAY

Friday

Independent Reading Sign Up - Sign up before Winter Break

Word Crimes

The Essential Question: How do the times influence the writer and how does the writer influence the times?

Calling for Revolution:

Hearing the Revolutionary Voices: Thomas Paine and Patrick Henry -(continued)

The Crisis # 1 : "These are the times that try men's souls."
2nd Continental Congress Speech: "Give me liberty or give me death."

Prior Knowledge ("The Transformation of European Society." Nash.)

Governing a Nation: Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamiltion

From Notes on the State of Virginia (1785) - Thomas Jefferson (Biographical note)

Discussion of Jefferson: Liberty and Slavery

The Peculiar Institution

The Poetry of Phyllis Wheatley

"Among the blacks is misery enough, God knows, but no poetry. Love is the peculiar oestrum of the poet. Their love is ardent, but it kindles the senses only, not the imagination."
- Thomas Jefferson

Writing: Respond to Jefferson in light of your poetic encounter with Wheatley.

Equality and Equity

Vocabulary Study - Membean Training (example)

HW: "The Founding Immigrants" (NY Times. Davis) RAP (Include 20-Word Summary)

Franklin: America, the Rattlesnake.
You: America, the ???

Assignment # 6: Creative Writing. What values, ideas, and attributes do you think America represents abroad? What misconceptions might people in other lands have about life in the United States? Why?

Share your thoughts on America, the ______ and on the above questions in the form an original Tweet with a corresponding original #hashtag. Put them on 8.5 x 11 hardstock paper for display (include an image along with your tweet). DUE on Tuesday.

Membean Training: THERE WILL BE A QUIZ ON TUESDAY

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December 15th - 19th
Monday

Independent Reading Sign Up - Sign up before Winter Break

American Studies Report-
"The walls between the countries with the most and those with the least cannot stand."

Unit One - A New Nation and American Romanticism / Transcendentalism /
Dark Romanticism

Further Background on the Age of Enlightenment

Governing a Nation: Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton

In the formative years of the United States, two key figures helped shape its new government: Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. Their visions of what that government should be and do often conflicted.

1. Can we trust the people to govern themselves wisely? Why/Why not?
2. What is the role of government in promoting the public good?
3. What kind of economic development brings the best results?
4. How can we understand differences of opinion over slavery?

The Federalist No. 6: Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States (Nov. 14, 1787) - Alexander Hamilton Biographical notes The Federalist Papers

Vocabulary Expansion

Analysis and Discussion of Hamilton

 

Assignment # 6: Creative Writing. What values, ideas, and attributes do you think America represents abroad? What misconceptions might people in other lands have about life in the United States? Why?

Share your thoughts on America, the ______ and on the above questions in the form an original Tweet with a corresponding original #hashtag. Put them on 8.5 x 11 hardstock paper for display (include an image along with your tweet). DUE on tomorrow.

Membean Training: THERE WILL BE A QUIZ TOMORROW

Tuesday

Membean Vocabulary Quiz

Ben Franklin: Rhetoric and Analysis

Tweeting America

The Pursuit of Moral Perfection!

Poor Richard's Almanack - Aphorisms and Proverbs

HW: Complete your Impromptu on DuBois&Puritans&You (10 pts). Complete the Franklin Activity on Moral Perfection and Aphorism (20 pts).

Wednesday

Ben Franklin:

"The Founding Immigrants" (NY Times. Davis) RAP (20-Word Summary)

The Pursuit of Moral Perfection!

Benjamin Franklin and the Invention of America (W. Isaacson 73 - 77)

A First Pass at Analysis (80 - 83)

The First Blossoms: Fiction in American Literature (1835 - 1850)

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 - 1864) & Edgar Allan Poe (1809 -1849)

PPT - click here

"Young Goodman Brown" (1835) - link & "The Oval Portrait" (1850) - link,

HW: The First Blossoms of American Literature (1835 - 1850)

Assignment # 7: Read the following stories from Hawthorne and Poe

"Young Goodman Brown" (1835) - link & "The Oval Portrait" (1850) - link,

1) Analyze the effectiveness of the operative *symbols in ONE of the stories.

2) Compare and contrast the two authors's **syntax and ***diction.

*A symbol is something that stands for something else. Literary symbolism combines the literal and the abstract. Some symbols are generic, such as the color red representing love and flowers representing mortality.

**The arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences. In other words evaluate their writing style.

***Select three words that expanded your vocabulary. Define them and include the sentence from the author in your document. You can select words from either story (or from both).

Create a google doc and title it: Hawthorne and Poe - your last name. Save it in your shared file in Google Drive. DUE TOMORROW.

The top of your document must include:

Name
Class
Teacher
Date

1) Analyze the effectiveness of the operative *symbols in ONE of the stories.

2) Compare and contrast the two authors's **syntax and ***diction.

 

Thursday

American Studies Report-
"Take care what you say before a wall, as you cannot tell who may be behind it.."

Unit One - A New Nation and American Romanticism / Transcendentalism /
Dark Romanticism

Poe and Hawthorne Discussion -

Assignment # 8: Read the following stories from Hawthorne and Poe. Your purpose while reading the next two stories includes the following:

1) Determine the main idea ("The take-home idea") for each story; in other words, identify a main theme in the story.

2) Determine each author's purpose for writing the story.

3) Locate a portion of the story that is most effective in accomplishing that purpose (It may be descriptive sentences or dialouge between characters). Insert that portion of the story into your document and comment on the reason why you chose this section.

Add these thoughts to your Hawthorne and Poe Google Doc.

Nathaniel Hawthorne Short Story: "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" (1836) - link

Edgar Allan Poe Short Story: "The Black Cat" (1845) - link,

HW:

Try to read both stories, but make sure to read at least one.

Poe's -"The Masque of the Red Death" (1850) link

Hawthorne's "The Minister's Black Veil" (1837) -link

There will be a "close reading" test on one of these stories tomorrow

Friday

American Studies Report-
"Take care what you say before a wall, as you cannot tell who may be behind it.."

Unit One - A New Nation and American Romanticism / Transcendentalism /
Dark Romanticism

Poe and Hawthorne Close Reading and Comprehension

The Flowering of New England - The Transcendentalists

Click on this link to view today's PPT -

Impromptu

(video clip: Part one & Part Two)

 

HW: Complete your Poe and Hawthorne Impromptu response by Tuesday (earlier completion 2 pt. bonus)

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December 22nd - 26th
Monday

The Flowering of New England - The Transcendentalists

Click on this link to view today's PPT -

Romanticism - 1820s - 1860s
Transcendentalism - 1830s - 1860s

Read the above links closely and determine the significant characteristics for each of these literary movements. Record them in your writers's notebook.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Excerpts from Nature, Self-Reliance, Friendship, and Selected Poems (link)

The Ideal - Part One

 

HW: Complete your Poe and Hawthorne Impromptu response by Tuesday (earlier completion 2 pt. bonus)

The Transcendentalist Observation Experiment. Click Here for a further explanation of this assignment Virtual Observation.

 

Tuesday

The Flowering of New England - The Transcendentalists

Romanticism - 1820s - 1860s
Transcendentalism - 1830s - 1860s

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Excerpts from Nature, Self-Reliance, Friendship, and Selected Poems (link)

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

Excerpts from Walden (link) and Civil Disobedience (link)

Walden: The Ballad of Thoreau

HW: The Transcendentalist Observation Experiment. Click Here for a sample of this assignment. Click on this link to view Monday's PPT -

Start putting your observations in a google doc entitled Transcendental Observations and move it to your Google Drive folder. Remember, this activity concludes on Monday January 5th

OPTIONAL HW:

The Unit Test will be on WEDENSDAY after the Winter Break. If you would like to spend some time preparing for this test during the break, please scroll down to the first week of the New Year - there you will find additional information about the test. If you choose not to prepare over the break, then I strongly encourage you to use your time wisely in class on Monday AND to extend your study into the night on January 6th. Preparation and study ahead of time will only help. As Alexander Hamilton once said of himself:

“Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have lies in this;

when I have a subject in hand,

I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me.

My mind becomes pervaded with it."

Be sure you spend time re-reading (studying) the documents, handouts, and PPTs listed in the Review Link Page. Print the following documents or copy them into a google doc: Bradstreet's and Poe's poems, Henry's speech and Jefferson's quotes. In the google doc, highlight, comment, make connections, etc. Print the documents in order to analyze and annotate them. The Winthrop and Reagan speeches are in the American Jeremiad handout. (This packet will be handed out on Monday January 5th.)

Try to anticipate how these documents will be used on the test. Each one will be a part of the test.

Review Link

Independent Reading Sign Up - Prompt Response Due on January 20th

Wednesday

Winter Break

 

Thursday

Christmas Day

Friday
Winter Break

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December 29th - January 2nd
Monday
Winter Break
Tuesday
Winter Break
Wednesday

Winter Break

 

Thursday

New Year's Day

Friday
Winter Break

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January 5th - 9th
Monday

Independent Reading Sign Up - Prompt Request by January 20th. Prompt Response Due on January 30th

Romanticism: Hawthorne and Poe Essays

The Transcendentalist Observation Experiment. Click Here for a further illustration of this assignment.

Transcendentalism: Say, Do, Mean

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Excerpts from Nature, Self-Reliance, Friendship, and Selected Poems (link)

The Ideal - Part Two, Part Three and Part Four

HW: Land of Liberty: American Mythology in a "New World Order" Engage in a critical interaction with the text. In your Writer's Notebook, Include a 20-Word Gist/Summary; Question (Q) - Connection (C) -Objection (O) - Revelation (R). Q-C-O-R.

Tuesday

Unit One - A New Nation and American Romanticism /
Dark Romanticism

Unit One Review Day

Be sure you spend time re-reading (studying) the documents, handouts, and PPTs listed in the Review Link Page. Print the following documents or copy them into a google doc: Bradstreet's and Poe's poems, Henry's speech and Jefferson's quotes. In the google doc, highlight, comment, make connections, etc. Print the documents in order to analyze and annotate them. The Winthrop and Reagan speeches are in the American Jeremiad handout.

Try to anticipate how these documents will be used on the test. Each one will be a part of the test.

Review Link

The Unit Test Tomorrow. I strongly encourage you to use your time wisely in class today and to extend your study into Flex-Time and at home. You will not finish the test without preparation and study ahead of time. As Alexander Hamilton once said of himself:

“Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have lies in this;

when I have a subject in hand,

I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me.

My mind becomes pervaded with it."

How goes your Membean Training? Minimum of 30 minutes (three 10 minute sessions). Next quiz will be on Friday.

HW: Unit One Test (TOMORROW)

Wednesday

Unit One Test

How goes your Membean Training? Minimum of 30 minutes (three 10 minute sessions). Next quiz will be on Friday.

Independent Reading Sign Up - Prompt Request by January 20th. Prompt Response Due on January 30th

Thursday

Transcendentalism

 

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

Walden: The Ballad of Thoreau

Excerpts from Walden (link) and Civil Disobedience (link)

From Observations to an Essay

HW: Excerpts from Walden (link) and Civil Disobedience (link) Close Reading (RAP, Q-C-O-R, or SOAPSTone) and preparation for an exchange of ideas and questions.

The Transcendentalist Observation Essay (Due Tuesday January 20th). You may turn it in prior to the due date. Place it in your Google Drive Folder and upload your essay to Turnitin.com )

Friday

Membean Quiz

Membean Quiz: Words, words, words

Grammar Day - Sentences, sentences, sentences

Building Effective Compound and Complex Sentences Together

Sentence Types: Click Here

Fragments and Run-Ons: Click Here

Comma Usage: Click Here

Coordination and Subordination: Click Here

Transcendentalism Revisited: Click Here

 

HW: Complete the Reading of Money and Success: The Myth of Individual Opportunity.
Engage in a critical interaction with the text. In your Writer's Notebook, Include a 20-Word Gist/Summary; Question (Q) -Connection (C) -Objection (O) -Revelation (R). Q-C-O-R.

 

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10) Next Quiz on Friday

The Transcendentalist Observation Essay (Due Friday January 20th)

HERE ARE TWO SAMPLE ESSAYS: CLICK HERE

Independent Reading Sign Up - Prompt Request by January 20th. Prompt Response Due on January 30th.You may turn it in prior to the due date. Place it in your Google Drive Folder and upload your essay to Turnitin.com )

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January 12th - 16th
Monday

Transcendentalism Revisited: Click Here

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Excerpts from Nature, Self-Reliance, Friendship, and Selected Poems (link)

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

Excerpts from Walden (link) and Civil Disobedience (link)

The American Transcendentalist Movement and the Myths of Individual Opportunity Transcendentalism Revisited: Click Here

Cultural Myth Discussion:

Money and Success: The Myth of Individual Opportunity.

Questions about the Essay?

The Transcendentalist Legacy in Literature (click here)

Emily Dickinson

Walt Whitman

Unit Two: Realism and Naturalism - Textbook Introduction

Excerpts from The Slave Narrative of Frederick Douglass

HW: Please read the assigned sections of the Douglass Narrative (feel free to read the other chapters if time allows). Complete the study guide for your sections. We will discuss the first five chapters Wednesday.

The Transcendentalist Observation Essay (Due Tuesday January 20th)

HERE ARE TWO SAMPLE ESSAYS: CLICK HERE

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10) Next Quiz on Friday

Independent Reading Sign Up - Prompt Request by January 20th. Prompt Response Due on January 30th. You may turn it in prior to the due date. Place it in your Google Drive Folder and upload your essay to Turnitin.com )

Tuesday

The Transcendentalist Legacy in Literature (click here)

Emily Dickinson

Walt Whitman

Unit Two: Realism and Naturalism - Textbook Introduction

Excerpts from The Slave Narrative of Frederick Douglass

HW: Please read the assigned sections of the Douglass Narrative (feel free to read the other chapters if time allows). Complete the study guide for your sections. We will discuss the first five chapters Wednesday.

The Transcendentalist Observation Essay (Due Tuesday January 20th) - See class handout. You may turn it in prior to the due date. Place it in your Google Drive Folder and upload your essay to Turnitin.com )

Looking to improve your writing? Are you consciously incorporating compound and complex sentences in your essay? Why not take advantage of the Homestead Writing Lab? Going to the ISWAC lab ALWAYS improves your writing and your grade!)

See the Writing Process

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10) Next Quiz on Friday

Wednesday

Return Unit One Exams

The Transcendentalist Legacy in Literature (click here)

Walt Whitman

Unit Two: Realism and Naturalism - Textbook Introduction

12 Years a Slave

HW: Please continue reading the Douglass Narrative. Complete the study guide for Chapters 1-5. We will discuss the chapters one - five tomorrow.

The Transcendentalist Observation Essay (Due Tuesday January 20th) See class handout. You may turn it in prior to the due date. Place it in your Google Drive Folder and upload your essay to Turnitin.com )

HERE ARE TWO SAMPLE ESSAYS: CLICK HERE

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10)

Thursday

Unit Two: Realism and Naturalism -

Excerpts from The Slave Narrative of Frederick Douglass

Discussion of Douglass

HW: Please read the assigned sections of the Douglass Narrative (feel free to read the other chapters if time allows). Complete the study guide for your sections. We will discuss the chapters six - ten tomorrow.

Ch. 6 - 7
Ch. 8 - 9
Ch 10 (part one)
Ch 10 (part two - three)

The Transcendentalist Observation Essay by January 20th. - See class handout. You may turn it in prior to the due date. Place it in your Google Drive Folder and upload your essay to Turnitin.com )

Friday

Unit Two: Realism and Naturalism - Textbook Introduction

Discussion of Douglass - the remaining chapters

Walking with Unchained Memories and Frederick Douglass (click here)

Robert Hayden's Poem "Frederick Douglass"
Recited by Shawntay A. Henry (click here)

Frederick Douglass Prompt
(Optional Response due January 26th - see google doc in the Shared File)

Honoring the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rhetorical Analysis: The Purpose of Education Speech Given at Morehouse College 1948

I've Been to the Mountaintop Speech in Memphis. TN April 3rd, 1968 - (19:00 minutes)
(Dr. King's final speech, the next day he was assassinated on his hotel balcony)

Robert Kennedy's Speech in Indianapolis, IN - Announcing the death of Dr. King
(6:30 minutes)

The Transcendentalist Observation Essay by January 20th. - See class handout.

Independent Reading Sign Up - Prompt Request by January 20th. Prompt Response Due on January 30th. You may turn it in prior to the due date. Place it in your Google Drive Folder and upload your essay to Turnitin.com )

Membean Training (remember 3 x 10): Fourth Vocabulary Quiz on Wednesday Jan. 21st

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January 19th - 23rd
Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Short Biography: click here
Scholars Point of View (Ken Burns short clips): click here

Tuesday

The Transcendentalist Observation Essay DUE TODAY

Introduction to Mark Twain

Mark Twain Tribute:

Ken Burns Documentary (click here) :

Part One: Introduction to Mark Twain (15:00 - 20:20)
Part Two: Innocents Abroad (20:21 - 26:24)
Part Three: Old Voices (26:24 -38:00)

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10) Fourth Vocabulary Quiz Tomorrow

Chadwick-Joshua, Jocelyn. The Jim Dilemma: Reading Race in Huckleberry Finn.

Wednesday

Membean Quiz

Ken Burns Documentary (click here) :

Part Three: Tom Sawyer, Life on the Mississippi, (38:00 - 40:33)
Part Four: A Tramp Abroad, The Prince and The Pauper (40:33 - 43:00)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
(43:00 - 50:45)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Study Packet

In Class Reading Chapters *1- 3

Online version: click here

Huck Finn Illustrations: click here

Independent Reading Sign Up - Prompt Response Due on January 30th. You may turn it in prior to the due date. Place it in your Google Drive Folder and upload your essay to Turnitin.com )

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10)

Frederick Douglass Prompt
(Optional Response due January 26th - see google doc in the Shared File)

Complete the Reading of Chapters *1- 3: Noting First Impressions of Huck, Jim, and Tom. Make observations about Twain's writing style, and bring questions about what he wrote.

Thursday

Parent - Teacher Conferences 3:30 - 7:45

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Pre-AP Close Reading

Understanding Satire

Online version: click here

Membean Quiz (3 x 10) next Wednesday

Complete the Reading of Chapters *4 - 7: Note your impressions of Pap and Huck's relationship. Did Huck "do the right thing?" What else could he have done?

Friday

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

"Call this a govment!" (39)

The Study Packet

Kholberg's Theory of Moral Development

In Class Reading Chapter *8 (Jim's Voice and Huck's Conscience Level)

1) Why did Jim and Huck end up on Jackson Island together, and how does Huck’s response to Jim reveal his level of conscience development?

2) Provide two examples from chapter eight of how “Jim’s voice” both expresses his knowledge and his sense of self-worth.

Online version desktops & laptops: click here smartphones: click here

"Jim's Dream" Huck Finn Illustrations: click here

HW: Read Chapters 9 - 13 by Monday

First Literary Circles Discussions will take place on Tuesday

Frederick Douglass Prompt
(Optional Response due January 26th - see google doc in the Shared File)

Independent Reading Sign Up - Prompt Response Due on January 30th. You may turn it in prior to the due date. Place it in your Google Drive Folder and upload your essay to Turnitin.com )

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January 26th - 30th
Monday

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Literary Circles: Questions and Explanations

Discussion of Chapters 9 - 13

Jim's Voice

Huck's Developing Conscience

In Class Reading Chapters *14

"King Sollermun" - Mannipean Logomachy

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HW: Read Chapter 15 & 16 Prepare for Literary Circle Discussion & Quiz

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10)- Quiz on Thursday

Tuesday

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Literary Circles Discussions & Quiz

Chapter 15

"Dat truck dah is trash"

Chapter 16

Huck's Developing Conscience

"Dah's Cairo!'

My Conscience got to stirring me up hotter than ever."

Chapter 17 - Local Color (Highlights)

In Class Reading Chapters *18

"Col. Grangerford was a gentleman, you see."

"Why ,where was you raised? Don't you know what a feud is?"

HW: Finish Reading Chapters 18

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Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10)- Quiz on Thursday

Wednesday

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Discussion of Chapters 15 - 16 and 18

Chapter 15 "Dat truck dah is trash"

Chapter 16 "Dah's Cairo!'

Huck's Developing Conscience

The Grangerfords and the Sheperdsons

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HW: Read Chapters 19 - 20

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10)- Quiz Tomorrow

Independent Reading Sign Up - Prompt Response Due on January 30th. You may turn it in prior to the due date. Place it in your Google Drive Folder and upload your essay to Turnitin.com )

Thursday

Membean Quiz & Mindset Quotes

Return Transcendentalist Essays

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Discussion of Chapters 19 -20

The King and the Duke

Second Literary Circles Discussions will take place on Monday

Determine Roles: Chapters 23 - 27

HW: Independent Reading Sign Up - Prompt Response Due by Sunday, February 1. You may turn it in prior to the due date. Place it in your Google Drive Folder and upload your essay to Turnitin.com )

Friday

Azar Nafisi: The Republic of Imagination

In Class Reading: Chapter 22 Colonel Sherburn & Mobs

Individual Class Reading Time

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HW: Second Literary Circles Discussions will take place Monday (Chapters 23 - 27)

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February 2nd - 6th

Monday

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Second Literary Circles Discussions

Jim's Weeping and Moaning

In Class Reading Time: Chapter 28

HW: Please read Chapters 29 - 30

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10)

Tuesday

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Jim's Voice

Huck's Conscience Development

In Class Reading of Chapter 31

Pre-AP Reading and English Grammar Practice

The Final Section of the Novel

Final Satirical Commentary or Failed Ending?

HW: Finish Huck Finn by this Friday. Proposed "pace of reading" schedule

By Wednesday:  Chapters 32 - 35 (273 - 306)

By  Thursday: Chapters 36 - 38 (307 - 329)

By Friday: Chapters 39 - 41 (330- 352)

Friday in Class: Chapters 42 - the Last (353 - 365)

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10) Quiz Friday

Wednesday

Huck Finn

Discussion Chapters 32 - 35

What baffles Huck the most about Tom?

Huck: The Realist

and

Tom: The Romantic

Contemporary Transcendentalist Poets: Observing Nature

A Broader Understanding of Realism and An Introduction to Naturalism

In-Class Reading Time

HW: Finish Huck Finn by Friday. For tomorrow: Chapters 36 - 38 (307 - 329)

Thursday

Huck Finn

Thinking it Over in my Mind - The (Un)Reconstructed South

What is Twain's purpose in this final section of the novel?

"Bitter" Satire: "The Sound Heart and the Deformed Conscience"

How will he conclude his story?

A Broader Understanding of Realism and An Introduction to Naturalism

Reality TV Presents: The Naturalist Poetry Slam Competition

Stephen Crane:

Eight Poems -

1) "A Man Said to the Universe"
2) "War is Kind"
3) "God Lay Dead in Heaven"
4) "Once There Came a Man"
5) "A Man Went Before a Strange God"
6) "A Youth in Apparel the Glittered"
7) "In the Desert"
8) "A Learned Man Came to Me Once"

 

HW: Finish Huck Finn By Friday: Chapters 39 - 41 (330 - 344)

Membean Quiz Tomorrow

Friday

Membean Quiz - "Ransomed" by Tom Sawyer and his gang of robbers. Moved to next Wednesday.

Reality TV Presents: The Naturalist Poetry Slam Competition (cont.)

Huck Finn

Discussion

In-Class Reading: Chapters 42 - the Last

English Practice Assessment Review

HW: Huck Finn Final Test (part one): Thinking it Over and Essay Writing. Google doc draft due by class time on Monday.

View Ken Burns Documentary: (click here) Advance the video clip to 49:30 and listen until 1:00:05 (good food for thought for your Part One essay too)

"At last I had an idea; and I says, I'll go and write the [response]...Spend no more than one hour composing your response! Try to do this in "one sitting." (in my Google Doc).

Mikado cast and crew, you have until Wednesday to complete your essay.

Huck Finn Final Test:PART TWO ON MONDAY IN CLASS

Ways to prepare (You will not be able to use the novel or your study materials during Monday's test.):

Look over your Study Packet: Character list, plot development, and Kholberg's Moral Development Language

Re-read the Handouts: The Portrayal of Jim and Pap's Call this a Gov'ment

Re-view Huck's Conscience and Jim's Voice (PPT Click Here)

Re-view Satire and Twain (PPT Click Here)

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February 9th - 13th

Monday

Huck Finn: End of Novel Test (The Last)

Close Reading, English Grammar, Characters, and Plot Development

Illustrations: - Constructed Responses (Complete in your Google Doc)|
Responses for credit must be completed during class.

Time Permitting: Begin the Reading of "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane in class

I have copied an Online Version of "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane into a Google doc To highlight and annotate/comment, use the document found in your shared file folder.

HW: Complete the reading of sectons I - V of "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane by class time tomorrow. BE SURE TO READ THE VERSION FOUND IN YOUR GOOGLE FILE (HIGHLIGHT AND COMMENT IN YOUR DOCUMENT)

Online Version "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10) Quiz Wednesday

Tuesday

A Broader Understanding of Realism and An Introduction to Naturalism

Class Reading and Small Group Discussion of "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane

"I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest..."

Thinking it Over in my Mind

Jack London: "To Build a Fire"

HW: Complete the Reading of "To Build a Fire"

Creating Imagist Poems (inspired by this week's short stories). Put them in a google slides doc and place it in the document titled: Imagist Poems in your Shared File. At total of four poems will be created over the next week. You will select one to print out and turn in on next Wednesday.

Wednesday

Membean Quiz

Jack London: "To Build a Fire"

Reading Comprehension Quiz

Unit Three Challenges and Successes of the Early Twentieth Century

True Women and Real Men: Myths of Gender

Engage in a critical interaction with the text. In your Writer's Notebook, Include a 20-Word Gist/Summary; Question (Q) -Connection (C) -Objection (O) -Revelation (R). Q-C-O-R.

"The Scribbling Women"

The Cult of Domesticity and True Womanhood

Godey's Lady's Book Link Two

HW: Please read the handouts related to The Myths of Gender, The Scribbling Women and The Cult of Domesticity and True Womanhood.

Creating Imagist Poems (inspired by this week's short stories). Put them in a google slides doc and place it in the document titled: Imagist Poems in your Shared File. At total of five poems will be created over the next week. You will select one to print out and turn in on next Wednesday.

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10) Quiz Wednesday after the break

Thursday

Unit Three Challenges and Successes of the Early Twentieth Century

Kate Chopin: Short Stories: Critical reading and small group discussions

"The Storm"
"The Kiss"
"The Story of an Hour"

 

A Radio Drama: Julia Peterkin: "The Merry-go-Round"

HW: Read Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Short Story - "The Yellow Wallpaper"

Creating Imagist Poems (inspired by this week's short stories). Put them in a google slides doc and place it in the document titled: Imagist Poems in your Shared File. At total of four poems will be created over the next week. You will select one to display to classmates and print out for next Wednesday.

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10) Quiz Wedensday after the break

Friday

No School for Students

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February 16th - 20th

Monday

No School for Students

Tuesday

Unit Three Challenges and Successes of the Early Twentieth Century

"The Yellow Wallpaper" - Close Reading Passage

A Radio Drama (Part Two): "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Huck Finn Essays - Required Revisions and Turnitin.com expectations

Revise your essay based on comments made in your google doc
Copy and paste your essay (with original, creative title) into a new document
Upload this document toTurnitin.com by Friday.

Optional:

Read/Listen to Susan Glaspell: Trifles"A Jury of Her Peers" (click here)

Here's a pdf. link to the story (click here)
Radio Drama: "A Jury of Her Peers"

Complete a fifth Imagist poem for bonus points.

Creating Imagist Poems (inspired by this week's short stories). Put them in a google slides doc and place it in the document titled: Imagist Poems in your Shared File. At total of four required poems based on the four stories read in the past week. You will select one to display to classmates and you will print out this poem for tomorrow's class. Each poem is worth 5 pts (each poem should illustrate the poetic theory of the Imagist Poetry Movement.)

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10) Quiz Tomorrow

Wednesday

Membean Quiz

Unit Three Challenges and Successes of the Early Twentieth Century

Imagist Poetry

Introduction: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald's Biography: PPT

Fitzgerald Biography: Reading Assessment (P-1) & English Asssessment (p-5)

The 1920s - 10 minute Mini Research on a topic of interest

Are you curious to learn more about Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda? Click Here

HW: Read chapter 1 (pgs. 5 - 26) and Prepare Discussion Questions in your writer's notebook (online version: click here)

Thursday

Unit Three Challenges and Successes of the Early Twentieth Century

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

West Egg and East Egg

Discussion of Chapter 1

Nick Carraway
Gatsby
Daisy and Tom Buchanan
Jordan Baker

East Egg vs. West Egg: Passage 1 (Q 1 - 7)

In Class Reading of Chapter 2 (27 - 42)

The Valley of Ashes
The Wilsons

The Myth of Gender - Fitzgerald's Portrayal of Women

HW: Read Chapter 2 (pgs. 27 - 42) and time permitting, start reading Chapter 3 (pgs. 43 - 64) Prepare Discussion Questions in your writer's notebook (online version: click here)

Huck Finn Essays - Required Revisions and Turnitin.com expectations

Revise your essay based on comments made in your google doc
Copy and paste your essay (with original, creative title) into a new document
Upload this document toTurnitin.com by Friday.

 

Friday

Unit Three Challenges and Successes of the Early Twentieth Century

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

East Egg vs. West Egg: Passage 2 (Q 8 - 15)

Discussion of Chapter 2

East Egg vs. West Egg: Eng Assess 9 (28 - 33) & 6 (34 - 50)

The 1920s

The Myth of Gender - Fitzgerald's Portrayal of Women

HW: Finish Reading Chapter 3 (pgs. 43 - 64) and Read Chapter 4 (pgs. 65 - 85) Prepare Discussion Questions in your writer's notebook

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10)- Quiz on Wednesday

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February 23rd - 27th

Monday

Unit Three Challenges and Successes of the Early Twentieth Century

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Discussion of Chapter 3

Party at Gatsby's
Rumours
Jordan and Nick

Discussion of Chapter 4

East Egg vs. West Egg : Passage 5 (31 - 38)

The Myth of Money and Success

HW: Read Chapter 5 (pgs. 86 - 102) Prepare Discussion Questions in your writer's notebook

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10)- Quiz on Wednesday

Tuesday

Unit Three Challenges and Successes of the Early Twentieth Century

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Discussion of end of Chapter 4 & Chapter 5

Ain't We Got Fun: Doris Day & Eagan & Kahn

The Love Nest:
Paul Whitman and His Orchestra (George Burns & Gracie Allen)
Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra (from the Musical Comedy "Mary")

Drop Me Off in Harlem: Harlem Renaissance Projects

Google doc Project sign up

HW: Read Chapters 6 ( pgs. 103 - 118) Prepare Discussion Questions in your writer's notebook

Membean Vocabulary Study (3 x 10)- Quiz Tomorrow

Harlem Renaissance Group Projects Due Wednesday March 4th

Drop Me Off in Harlem: Harlem Renaissance Projects

Wednesday

Unit Three Challenges and Successes of the Early Twentieth Century

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Discussion of Chapter 6

"Three O'Clock in the Morning" - Paul Whiteman (1922/1926/1928)
"Somebody Stole My Gale" - Ted Weems (1924) Benny Goodman
"You're the Cream in My Coffee" Ted Weems (1928)

East Egg vs. West Egg : Passage 7 (Q 46 - 52)

Harlem Renaissance Projects

Drop Me Off in Harlem: Harlem Renaissance Projects

HW: Finish Reading Chapter 7 ( pgs. 118 - 153) Prepare Discussion Questions in your writer's notebook

Harlem Renaissance Group Projects Due Wednesday March 4th

Drop Me Off in Harlem: Harlem Renaissance Projects

Thursday

Unit Three Challenges and Successes of the Early Twentieth Century

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Discussion of Chapter 7

East Egg vs. West Egg : Passage 8 (Q 53 - 61)

The Myth of Gender...

Harlem Renaissance Projects

Drop Me Off in Harlem: Harlem Renaissance Projects

Google doc Project sign up

Read Chapter 8 (pgs. 154 - 170) Prepare Discussion Questions in your writer's notebook

Friday

Unit Three Challenges and Successes of the Early Twentieth Century

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Discussion of Chapter 8

East Egg vs. West Egg : Passage 11 (Q 77 - 84)

Symbol Hunt

Harlem Renaissance Group Projects Due Wednesday March 4th

Drop Me Off in Harlem: Harlem Renaissance Projects

Read Chapter 9 (pgs. 171 - 189) Prepare Discussion Questions in your writer's notebook

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March 2nd - 6th
(Last week of the Trimester)
Monday

Unit Three Challenges and Successes of the Early Twentieth Century

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Discussion of the Novel's End

East Egg vs. West Egg : Passage 12 (Q 85 - 90)

Harlem Renaissance Group Projects Due Wednesday March 4th

Drop Me Off in Harlem: Harlem Renaissance Projects

Presentation Guidelines (50 pts):

Time: 4 -5 minutes (less than four minutes 10% deduction)

Face, Place, Theme, and Influence

Video Clip(s): May not exceed a total of 1:00 minute

Poem: Must be Recited
Longer poems should be excerpted (on screen and/or in rectitation)

Credit Page: Include, but simply present as final slide

Tuesday

 

Gatsby Test

Values Survey Form (LINK)

HW: Complete Values Survey Form if need be (LINK)

Wednesday
Harlem Renaissance Projects
Thursday

Gatsby Test Results - The East Egg vs. West Egg Final Count

Trimester Review, Reflection and Feedback
(SEE GOOGLE DOC IN YOUR FILE FOLDER)

Membean - Choose 20 Good Progress Words

Create an original for each word employing diverse types of syntax
(compound, complex, compound-complex; varied sentence beginnings)

You will be allowed to bring in a hard copy of this document on test day.
(SEE GOOGLE DOC IN YOUR FILE FOLDER)

The Final Exam Components

Close Reading Passages

Grammar Assessment

Poetry and Naturalism

Gatsby & Cultural Myths

HW: Complete your Trimester Reflection and Membean Vocabulary Docs (in google doc - shared file & Submit to turnitin.com) (SEE GOOGLE DOC IN YOUR FILE FOLDER). Reflection Letter is due tomorrow (required of all students, prerequisite to exemption)

 

Friday

Early Release

Close Reading and Grammar Assessment Practice (Answer Key)

Close Reading, Annotation, Note Taking Preparation Articles:

The Myth of Gender

The Cult of Domesticity and True Womanhood
(Reminder of the predominant images and expectations placed upon women in the 19th century). Handout during "Scribbling Women" Unit:
The Ideals of True Womanhood: Piety, Purity, Submissiveness and Domesticity

The Role of Women in The Great Gatsby
(pdf link and Class Handout)

Women are the Central Focus of The Great Gatsby
(Stimulus Document and Class Handout)

Emancipated Women of The Great Gatsby
(pdf link and Class Handout )

The Myth of Money and Success

The Great Gatsby Delusion
(The London Telegraph and Class Handout

Gatsby and the Pursuit of Happiness (full article click here) and Class Handout (excerpted article)

The Great Gatsby Still Challenges the Myth of the American Dream
(Pittsburgh Post Gazette) and Class Handout

 

Naturalism in American Literature (link link link link & Class Notes on Naturalism)

HW: Exam Prep - Writing a Rhetorical Precis Document of a Gatsby Article and preparing an outline (with supportive "textual evidence" from the articles and the novel).

Membean - Choose 20 Good Progress Words document

YOU WILL BE ALLOWED TO USE THESE PREP DOCUMENTS ON TEST DAY; HOWEVER, YOU MAY NOT BRING IN A COMPLETED DRAFT OF YOUR ESSAY.

As a *"critically thinking" reader, ask yourself what you agree/disagree within the articles you received; then ask yourself what might be an effective thesis statement that could become the basis for your essay, based on your interpretation of the novel and the articles related to your myth?

Images of test components (click here)

*See the The Re-Reading America "Critical Thinking" Introductory Handout about the importance of asking questions.

 

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March 9th - 13th
Monday

Final Exams: Day One

Hour 1 CLASS

7:25

8:33

68 minutes

Hour 2 CLASS

8:39

9:47

68 minutes

Lunch A

9:53

10:23

30 minutes

Hour 3A CLASS

9:53

11:01

68 minutes

Lunch B

11:07

11:37

30 minutes

Hour 3B CLASS

10:29

11:37

68 minutes

Hour 1 EXAM

11:52

1:07

75 minutes

Hour 2 EXAM

1:22

2:37

75 minutes

Final Exam Essay Consideration

Preview of a Coming Trimester-Attraction:

Ernest Hemingway & John Steinbeck & .....
The Ghost of Tom Joad
{Lyrics}

Tuesday

Final Exams: Day Two

Hour 3 EXAM

7:25

8:40

75 minutes

Hour 4 CLASS

8:55

9:55

60 minutes

Lunch A

10:01

10:31

30 minutes

Hour 5A CLASS

10:01

11:01

60 minutes

Lunch B

11:07

11:37

30 minutes

Hour 5B CLASS

10:37

11:37

60 minutes

Hour 4 EXAM

11:52

1:07

75 minutes

Hour 5 EXAM

1:22

2:37

75 minutes

Preview of a Coming Trimester-Attraction:

Ernest Hemingway & John Steinbeck & .....
The Ghost of Tom Joad {Lyrics}

 

Wednesday
No School for Students
Thursday
 
Friday