Dual Credit 203/205
English 203 American Literature

English 203 Course Syllabus Spring 1 2018:

The following readings are from The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter 8th Edition, Vol 1 & 2  unless otherwise indicated.

 

1/10

Introduction to the Course and Syllabus – Confirm registration with TTC

Homework: Browse American Literature Titles; prepare a discussion topic from the first 50 pages of The Awakening

1/11

Independent Read books chosen; Kate Chopin “The Storm” (irony)

Essay on “The Awakening” Assigned

1/12

Periods in American Literature – Presentations Assigned

 

 

1/15

MLK Jr. Day

1/16

Volume 1

Period Introduction: Beginnings to 1700, Vol. 1 p3-19

“The Iroquois Creation Story” 20

Cotton Mather, from “The Wonders of the Invisible World” 149-155

1/17

Period Introduction: 1700-1820, Vol. 1 p157-169

Wheatly “On being brought from Africa to America” 401-403

1/18

Hawthorne, “Young Goodman Brown” 619-628 Quiz

1/19

Hawthorne, “Minister’s Black Veil” 636-645; “The Birth-Mark” 645-656 Quiz

 

 

1/22

Poe, 683-687, “The Raven”688-691; “The Philosophy of Composition” 737-745

1/23

Poe, “Fall of the House of Usher” 702-714; “Annabel Lee” 691-692

Intro to the Slave Narrative; Harriet Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl 818-839

1/24
Volume 2

Period Intro: 1865-1914, Vol 2:3-19; Chopin, “At the ‘Cadian Ball” 427-433; “The Storm” 434-437

The Awakening Rough Draft for Peer Editing

1/25

Wharton, “The Other Two” 499-512

1/26

Chestnut, “The Goophered Grapevine” 457-465; “The Wife of His Youth” 465-473

Introduction to Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea

The Awakening Rough Essay due 2:45pm/ecopy 4:00

 

 

1/29

Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea

1/30

Quiz on The Old Man and the Sea

1/31

Paper #1 Due for Peer Editing

2/1

Period Intro: 1914-45, p653-672; Robinson, “Richard Cory” 674; Hughes, “Mother to Son” 1039; Hurston, “The Gilded Six-Bits” 943-951

2/2

Final Drafts Paper #1 due in folder 2:45 (e-copy 4:00)

 

 

2/5

Period Intro: 1945-present; Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire 1113-1117

2/6

*Progress Reports

Streetcar cont.

2/7

Streetcar Film

2/8

Streetcar Film

2/9

Mid-Term Exam


 

 

2/12

Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman

2/13

Reader Response - Death of a Salesman

2/14

Death of a Salesman, film

2/15

Death of a Salesman, film cont.

2/16

Teacher workday??

Paper #2 Peer Editing; Independent Read Project Planning

 

 

2/19

Final Drafts Paper #2 due in folder 2:45 (e-copy 4:00) ;

2/20

Walt Whitman 20-23, “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” 67-71

2/21

 

Guidance Visit – Naviance; Database Research for Independent Read Project

2/22

Emily Dickinson 79-83; Poems # 122, 269, 320, 340, 479, 706, 764, 1263

2/23

Dickinson cont.; Reading Time

 

2/26

Mark Twain 98-101, “The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” 101-105

2/27

College Day; Saul Bellow, The Adventures of Augie March (Chapter 1), 1223

2/28

Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man (Chapter 1, “Battle Royale”), 1209

3/1

Research Day – Independent Read Project

3/2

Research Day – Independent Read Project – Topic Declaration

 

 

3/5

Lab Day – Independent Read Project – Annotated Bib due

3/6

Lab Day – Independent Read Project **Reading The Pearl - Steinbeck

3/7

Research Day – Independent Read Project – Topic Declaration Due

3/8

Research Day – Independent Read Project – Work Time

3/9

Annotated Bibliography Due

Washington Irving, “Rip Van Winkle” 470 Email Outline by 10/15

 

 

3/12

Independent Read Project Introductions due for Peer Editing

End of the First Quarter- Last Day of English 203

3/13

Independent Read Project Rough Drafts due for Peer Editing

3/14

*CCSD Early Dismissal Day

Independent Read Project; Papers due in folder 2:45 (e-copy 4:00)

Work on Presentations **Financial Literacy Guest Speaker 4th block

3/15

Independent Read Project Prezi Presentations + Any Missed Selections (The Pearl )

3/16

English 203 Grades sent to TTC

 

 









*Complete Summer Reading prior to the first class. 

English 203: American Literature
Prerequisite: English 102
Summer Reading: The Awakening - Kate Chopin


 Textbook (TTC Bookstore): 


Norton Anthology Of American Lit Shorter Ed (Set-Vols 1 & 2)BaymISBN 0-393-91888-2Copyright 13Publisher NortonEdition 8Binding Paperback

Required

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English 205: Early British Literature

Prerequisite: English 102
Summer Reading: The Canterbury Tales
Textbook (TTC Bookstore):
Norton Anth Engl Lit (Set 1-Vols A,B,C)GreenblattISBN 0-393-91300-7Copyright 12Publisher NortonEdition 9Binding Paperback

Required