Dual Credit 203/205

*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

 





English 203 American Literature


English 203 Course Syllabus:

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

1/21

MLK Jr. Day

1/22

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

1/23

Independent Read books chosen; Kate Chopin “The Story of an Hour” (irony)

Essay on “The Awakening” Assigned

1/24

Periods in American Literature – Presentations Assigned

The Pearl - Steinbeck

1/25

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

The Pearl Cont



1/28

Period Introduction: 1700-1820, Vol. 1  p.157-169

Wheatly “On being brought from Africa to America” 401-403 “Me & My Book” due

1/29

Wheatly cont.

1/30

Hawthorne, “Young Goodman Brown” 603-606, 619-628 Quiz

1/31

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

2/1

Period Intro 1820-1865

The Pearl - Final Assignment



2/4

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

2/5

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

2/6

Volume 2

Period Intro: 1865-1914

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

2/7

The Awakening Rough Draft for Peer Editing

Wharton, “The Other Two” 499-512

2/8

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

Introduction to Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea

The Awakening Essay due 2:45pm/ecopy



2/11

John Steinbeck, The Pearl

2/12

Mid-Term Exam

2/13

Quiz on The Pearl  Essay #2 Introduced

2/14

Period Intro: 1914-45, p653-672;

Robinson, “Richard Cory” 674; Hughes, “Mother to Son” 1039; Hurston, “The Gilded Six-Bits” 943-951

2/15

No School - Teacher Work Day



2/18

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

Rough Drafts Due: Peer Editing The Pearl

2/19

*Progress Reports

Streetcar cont.

2/20

Streetcar Film

Introduction to Ernest Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea

The Pearl Essay due 2:45pm

2/21

Streetcar Film

2/22

Streetcar Film; Quiz The Old Man and the Sea





2/25

Independent Read Project Planning

2/26

Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman

Paper #3  - Death of a Salesman Introduced

2/27

Death of a Salesman

2/28

Death of a Salesman, film

3/1

Research Day – Independent Read Project – Topic Declaration

Database Research for Independent Read Project



3/4

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

Peer Editing - Death of a Salesman Papers

3/5

Final Drafts Paper #3 due in folder 2:45 (e-copy 4:00)

3/6

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

3/7

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

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

3/8

Research Day – Independent Read Project– Annotated Bibliography due




3/11

Lab Day – Independent Read Project Introductions and Outlines due for Peer Editing

3/12

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

3/13

Research Day – Independent Read Project

3/14

Lab Day – Independent Read Project

3/15

Independent Read Project Rough Drafts due for Peer Editing

 

 

3/18

Independent Read Project; Papers due in folder 2:45

3/19

Lab Day – Independent Read Project

3/20

Independent Read Project – Prezi Presentations

3/21

Open Day for Missed Assignments

3/22

*CCSD Early Dismissal Day

End of the 3rd Quarter- Last Day of English 203

English 203 Grades sent to TTC