Course Overview
 
 
English I Class Materials List:
  • Writing supplies; pens and pencils. 
  • Paper and a three ring binder with at least 4 dividers and paper. You may use the binder for my class for other classes as well.
  • A flash/USB drive is strongly recommended for high school in general.
  • An open mind that is ready to work to achieve new things.
  • A cooperative attitude.

English III and IV Supply List 
  • Writing supplies; pens and pencils. 
  • Paper and a way to stay organized, such as a 3-ring binder. You may use the binder for my class for other classes as well.
  • A flash/USB drive-not required, but recommended.
  • An open mind that is ready to work to achieve new things.
  • A cooperative attitude.
  • Junior Project and Graduation Project needs include a 2 inch or larger binder, page protectors, and computer access.  
  • A calendar or other way to keep deadlines in order.
English III

Junior Pacing Guide Fall 2015

This is a rough outline of the readings for English III. I will update with adjustments and assignments as the course progresses. Dates are subject to change.

Day 1 August 19th

Origins and Encounters 8/19-9/9

Works include:

 "World on a Turtle's Back"

Indian Folk Tales

"A Man to Send Rainclouds"

"An Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano"

Colony to Country 9/9-9/30

Works include:

"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"

The Crucible

"The Declaration of Independence"

"The Declaration of the Rights of Woman"

"What is an American?"

Excerpts from Poor Richard's Almanac

Spirit of Individualism 10/1-10/31

Works include:

Excerpts from "Civil Disobedience" "Self Reliance" and Walden

Selected poems from Walt Whitman

Conflict and Expansion 11/2-11/13

Works include:

from "Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass, an American Slave"

"The Gettysburg Address"

Selections from Mark Twain

The Changing Face of America 11/16-12/4

Selected Emily Dickinson and other poetry

"The Story of an Hour"

 

The Modern Age 12/4-12/118

Works include

Selected Harlem Renaissance Poetry

Robert Frost and T. S. Elliot poetry

"The End of Something"

"The Man Who Was Almost a Man"

Of Mice and Men

War Abroad and Conflict at Home 1/4-1/11

Selected war poetry and essays

 

 

 
English IV
 Pacing guide coming soon. I have decided to begin with modern literature and work backwards in time this semester. We are beginning with The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightime. Other major works include Lord of the Flies, Frankenstein, Macbeth, and Beowulf. 
 
 
 
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