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American Literature
Week of March 22, 2004 

Week of March 22, 2004

REMINDER: WE WILL BEGIN READING THE GREAT GATSBY THIS WEEK!  PURCHASE A COPY ASAP.

Look below the schedule for the list of assignments that should be in your notebook forTuesday's(3/23/04) exam.

These assignments should all be in your notebook by Tuesday, 3/23.

Monday 3/22

Robinson and Dunbar

  1. Read biographies, p. 679.
  2. Read historical connection, p. 675.
  3. Read poems by Robinson and Dunbar.
  4. Do quick write #1 and #2, p. 678.
  5. Copy the last two pages of notes into notebooks for test.

Tuesday 3/23

  1. TEST CIVIL WAR TO MODERN ERA.
  2. Turn in notebooks before exam. *See reverse side of this for list of assignments due.
  3. 2nd of class go to lab to type essay answers for test questions.

DO NOT BEGIN ESSAY ANSWERS WITH I THINK or IN MY OPINION.

Rephrase questions to begin essay answers.

Wednesday 3/24

  1. Turn in pp. 166-168 from grammar books.
  2. Start pp. 169-171: hyphens, dashes and ellipsis
  3. Pass out Gatsby/1920s projects handout. Choose topics.
  4. TO LRC 2nd of class to begin research on projects.

Thursday 3/25

  1. Begin reading The Great Gatsby Chapter 1.
  2. Complete the first page of study guide in class.
  3. Notes on Chapter 1 for Mondays quiz.
  4. TO LRC to continue research 2nd of class.

Friday 3/26

  1. Review game Unit 9 vocabulary.
  2. Turn in Unit 9 vocabulary.
  3. QUIZ on Unit 9.
  4. Continue research for 1920s project in computer lab.

Frederick Douglass (20 points)

Define: autobiography, objective, subjective, point of view (3rd person, omniscient and limited). 

Rethink #2, and literary link on p. 455.

 

Ambrose Bierce (10 points)

Literary Link, p. 475.

 

Sullivan Ballou (10 points)

Quick Write #1, p.475.

 

Lowell and Harper (20 points)

Quick Writes 1 & 2 & relate #6, p. 462.

 

Anne Moody (20 points)

personal connection, p. 491.

Do Literary Link #1, and Quick Write #2, p. 498.

 

Emily Dickinson (30 points)

Define: metaphor, simile, personification, quatrains, slant rhymes in notebooks.

quick write #1, p. 603, rethink #4, p. 601 & literary connection, p. 598. Do one example of each: simile, metaphor,  slant rhyme, personification

 

Sandburg and Masters  (20 points)

personal connection, p. 668.

Define: ephithet in notebook.

Do rethink #3, p. 671, quick write #1, p. 673. (Use EP as subject.)

 

Robinson and Dunbar  (20 points)

Quick write, #1 and #2, p. 678. 

 

Four pages of notes on the Civil War to the modern era.

(50 points)

 

Total= 200 points