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
"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
"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
"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
Excerpts from "Civil Disobedience" "Self Reliance" and Walden
Selected poems from Walt Whitman
Conflict and Expansion 11/2-11/13
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
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
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.