English II Honors
A Survey of American Fiction and Nonfiction
Mrs.Crawford

Trimester Three: Recording History: American Journalism and Poetry

Mrs. Crawford

 

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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