A Survey of American Fiction and Nonfiction
Trimester Three: Recording History: American Journalism and Poetry
Literature: Pulitzer Prize winning journalism
Excerpts from The American Tradition in Literature
William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury
Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five
Focus On: Expository, Narrative, Persuasive Essays
Vocabulary: Success with Words- Units 11-, Literary Terms, Words in Context
Grammar: Sentence Variety, Verbs and Pronouns,Transitions
AP Essays will remain on an 8 scale, but there will be no rewrite option.
4/1: Reading Comp.
4./2: Discuss Twain's Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
4/3-4: Emily Dickinson Poetry
4/5: Vocab Bee Unit 11
BRING YOUR S&F BOOK TO CLASS EVERY DAY!
4/8-5/1: Sound and the Fury
4/8: Review Faulkner and Sound and the Fury
4/9: Reading due from 1-30; Review Dates/ Characters (we will read for the following three weeks in 30 page increments). On each chapter we finish we will have a test on days to be assigned- thus, there will be four chapter tests on the novel (each 100 pts).
4/12: Vocab Bee Unit 12
4/19: Vocab Bee Unit 13
4/26: Vocab Bee Unit 14
BRING YOUR ATL BOOK TO CLASS EVERY DAY!
5/2-23: Poetry of Robinson/Frost/Sandburg/ Pound/ Eliot/Stevens/ Williams/ Moore/ Cummings --Bring your ATL book to class
5/24: Slaughterhouse Five Essay Test
5/28-6/1: Journalism Project/ Exam Review
SOUND AND FURY WEBSITE:http://www.usask.ca/english/faulkner/MAIN/index.html
SOUND AND FURY CRITICISM
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