American Lit

American Lit (11th and 12th grade)

*Note: Riley will be on maternity leave 3rd trimester;
the long-term sub will be ____________. 

Standards: Author’s Craft (Diction, Imagery, Tone); Discussion; Theme; Essay Writing


 

Theme

Reading/Text

Writing

 

Discussion

1

“Native American Lit”

Native American Mythology

 

Pre-assessment

Pre-assessment

2

“Life in the New World”

The Crucible

20% Analytical Essay

(Theme)

 

20% Discussion

80% Discussion

3

“Road to Independence”

Emerson/Thoreau Pieces

Practice analysis

(Theme)

 

20% Discussion

4

“Romanticism”

 

“The Pit and the Pendulum”

 

20% Analytical Essay

(Imagery, Tone)

20% Discussion

5

“The Civil War”

 

Civil War Poetry

80% Analytical Essay

(Imagery, Theme, Tone)

 

20% Discussion

6

“Realism”

 

Huck Finn

 

20% Analytical Essay

(Tone, Theme)

 

20% Discussion

80% Discussion

7

“Modernism”

The Great Gatsby

80% Analytical Essay

(Imagery, Theme, Tone)

 

20% Discussion

 

8

“Harlem Renaissance”

Poetry of the Harlem Renaissance

 

Final Discussion Only

(Imagery, Tone, Theme)

80% Discussion



 

Index