'Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.' - Cassandra Clare
Congratulations! You are earning dual credit for your English class this semester! PLEASE FIND THE CLASS SYLLABUS UNDER PAGE DOCS ON RIGHT SIDE OF THIS WEB PAGE!
Making Literature Matter, 5th edition, Schilb and Clifford
When the Emperor was Divine, Julie Otsuka
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HOCO MUSIC FESTIVAL WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED A 'DAY' IN L202.
UNIT 3: LITERARY CONTEXTS
UNIT 3: LITERARY CONTEXTS
THIS IS OUR LAST UNIT!
REMEMBER THERE IS A ONE-TIME $500 SCHOLARSHIP FOR IUK ONLY THAT YOU CAN APPLY FOR IF YOU EARNED A B+ OR BETTER IN W131 OR L202 (CAN'T GET 2, ONLY 1). THE FORM IS ATTACHED ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF MY W131 WEBPAGE. IT IS EASY. PRINT IT, FILL IT OUT, AND GIVE IT TO ME.
HERE IS YOUR LAST HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH AGENDA:
DAY 1 (part 3) Wednesday, March 20
In class: Intro to literary criticism / review Homework DUE day 3: review MLM pp. 1621-1626 about kinds of critical approaches; read Joyce “Counterparts” p. 1626 and the criticisms through page 1638 to understand them and how they are applied. Be prepared to share the criticism that you would most likely use if you had to choose one to write about with the story and why; also be prepared to share any of them that were puzzling or confusing to you. Read the essay on p. 1639 (it is similar to what you will be doing for the Microtheme).
DAY 2 Thursday, March 21
In class: intro to literary context
Day 3 Friday, March 22 IF YOU WILL BE GONE, YOU NEED TO DO THE HOMEWORK ON PAPER AND TURN IT IN BEFORE YOU LEAVE TO MAKE UP IN CLASS POINTS.
Due: MLM 1621-1641:
review MLM pp. 1621-1626 about kinds of critical approaches
read Joyce “Counterparts” p. 1626 and the criticisms through page 1638 to understand them and how they are applied.
Be prepared to share the criticism that you would most likely use if you had to choose one to write about with the story and why; also be prepared to share any of them that were puzzling or confusing to you.
Read the essay on p. 1639 (it is similar to what you will be doing for the Microtheme).
In class: 1621-41/ “Eveline”/ critical approaches practice
Day 4 Monday, April 1
in class: intro to A Raisin in the Sun
DAY 5 Tuesday, April 2
Due: MLM 443-444; A Raisin in the Sun context info (attached below), and do take home quiz
In class: begin ARITS
Day 6 Wednesday, April 3
In class: ARITS
Day 7 Thursday, April 4
Due: MLM pp. 513-516/ REMEMBER KENYATTA AND BOOKER T. WASHINGTON AND HIS RELATIONSHIP TO ASSIMILATIONIST
In class: ARITS
Day 8 Friday, April 5
In class: ARITS /review quoting dialogue in prose drama (sample is ARITS)
Day 9 Monday, April 8
Due: Read instructions and come with questions for microtheme #4 assigned (attached below) &
MLM p. 1639 (sample paper close to microtheme #4)
In class: ARITS (watch from minute 71-111)
Day 10 Tuesday, April 9
due: none (IF YOU ARE GONE TODAY, YOU NEED TO WATCH USING YOUTUBE ATTACHMENT BELOW)
in class: ARITS (watch from minute 111-151)
Day 11 Wednesday, April 10
In class: finish ARITS/ turn in "things to notice as you watch"
Day 12 Thursday, April 11
In class: questions on microtheme #4
Day 13 Friday, April 12
Due: microtheme #4 submit to Turnitin by 2:45 and paper copy to Mrs. Rogers by 2:45
In class: work time/ reading time
Day 14 Monday, April 15
Due: “A Good Man is Hard to Find” MLM 1283-1296; 1296 #2,3,5
In class: "AGMIHTF"
Day 15 Tuesday, April 16
Due: 1296-1307 and quiz
In class: reading time
Day 16 Wednesday, April 17
“Love of my Life” MLM p. 556 and supplemental readings--"Love of my Life context" (attached below)
In class: LOML
Day 17 Thursday, April 18
Due: "Battle Royale" MLM p1494 and CULTURAL context (attached below)
In class: Battle Royale
Friday, April 19 NO SCHOOL GOOD FRIDAY
Day 18 Monday, April 22
Due: MLM PP.1506-1516—COME WITH 2 GOOD QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR READING (WRITTEN OUT--CAN BE ON IPAD)
1. Finish "Battle Royal" discussion
2. Share questions about 1506-1516
3. p.1509 #2,3 / p. 1513 #1,3
4. Discuss Battle Royale movie, Hunger Games, LOTF
5. intro to Hunger Games
Day 19 Tuesday, April 23 (happy birthday Shakespeare)
Due: READ MAJOR PAPER THREE INSTRUCTIONS, come to class with any questions
In class: Questions about MP3, Hunger Games
Day 20 Wednesday, April 24
Due: Read and Annotate MLM 224-243 (reading notes ok)
In class: Hunger Games
Day 21 Thursday, April 25
In class: Read sample MP3, Hunger Games
FRIDAY, APRIL 26TH NOT A DAY
Day 22 Monday, April 29
Due: claim for major paper DUE BEGINNING OF CLASS
In class: Hunger Games / work on MP3
Day 23 Tuesday, April 30
in class: work on MP3
Day 24 Wednesday, May 1
In class: work on draft
Day 25 Thursday, May 2
in class: work day
day 26 Friday, May 3
due: PRINTED OUT ROUGH DRAFT (5 PAGES WITH WORKS CITED--NEED AT LEAST 3 SOURCES AT THIS TIME)
in class: peer editing
Day 27 Monday, May 6
in class: PEER EDITING #2
WORKSHOP INFO ATTACHED BELOW. IT MIGHT HELP
Day 28 Tuesday, May 7
due: revised rough draft, come prepared with specific questions HAVE YOUR SPECIFIC QUESTIONS HIGHLIGHTED OR MARKED ON YOUR REVISED DRAFT. DON'T NEED A PRINT OUT IF YOU HIGHLIGHT ON COMPUTER
IF YOR ARE NOT HERE THIS DAY—PLEASE EMAIL ME YOUR SPECIFIC QUESTIONS!
in class: WORKSHOP FOR MAJOR PAPER 3 /CONFERENCES
Day 29 Wednesday, May 8
in class: work day/conferences
Day 30 Thursday, May 9
In class: work day/conferences
Day 31 Friday, May 10
due for 5 bonus points: FINAL MAJOR PAPER 3 SUBMITTED TO TURNITIN AND PRINTED OUT AND TURNED IN BY 2:45; PEER EDITING MUST BE TURNED IN AS WELL.
THE FINAL PAPER ONLY HAS TO BE 3 LINES ON THE 5TH PAGE AND 6 FULL PAGES MAX.
Monday, May 13
due: ok to turn in final paper today
in class: class evaluation
Tuesday, May 14--begin Macbeth (The video is attached below)
You will get a remind text from me, but we usualy just follow the agenda on the webpage.